Minnesota Congresswoman Betty McCollum applauds the Army's decision to discontinue its sponsorship of a stock car racing crew. But McCollum says it will not slow her push for legislation banning Pentagon sponsorship of all sports events, including fishing tournaments and ultimate fighting.
Body of missing Mankato woman believed to have been found
A canoer found the body in a swamp near Eagle Lake Friday.
MN GOP endorses attorney general, secretary of state candidates
Kim Crockett was endorsed as the party's candidate for secretary of state, while Jim Schultz won the endorsement for attorney general.
Volunteer firefighter identified as man killed during Thursday storms
The Kandiyohi County Sheriff's Office confirmed that 63-year-old Ryan Erickson died when a grain bin fell on him.
Firm takes on case defending Taco Chon against Taco John's lawsuit
The local Mexican restaurant is fighting a case presented by Taco John's over naming rights, among other things.
Worker killed in skid loader accident was 23-year-old apprentice lineman
Minnesota Valley Electric Cooperative called the incident "the unthinkable."
Raging North Shore rivers overtake bridges, snap trees in half
Pedestrian bridges near the Lutsen Resort have been damaged by the vast river flow.
Stillwater teen drowned while helping save friend struggling in river
The 17-year-old was identified Friday.
Nation's first city-owned EV car share service gets official Twin Cities launch
Subscriptions cost between $0-$30 a month.
Stevens County may have been hit the hardest by Thursday storms
The entire county was without power after the storms blew through Thursday evening.
3 killed, 1 critical after trio of crashes in Minnesota Thursday
One person also faces life-threatening injuries in a crash that happened in Olmsted County.
Mora woman saves pelican caught in fishing line for days
A birthday fishing trip shapes into a heroic tale.
McCollum renews push to end military sponsorship of race cars
Minnesota Congresswoman Betty McCollum wants to prohibit the Pentagon from sponsoring NASCAR, pro wrestling, or fishing events. Her effort went nowhere last year, but this time she has a Republican co-sponsor and the measure gained committee approval.
Temple shooting: MN Sikhs want more understanding, McCollum fewer guns
The day after a gunman killed six people at a Sikh temple near Milwaukee, much of the response in Minnesota involved conversations about faith and firearms. Some in Minnesota's Sikh community hope the spotlight that's now trained on their faith will improve public understanding of Sikhs and make them less likely to be taken for Muslims. One Minnesotan in Congress hopes the tragedy leads the country toward tighter gun controls.
Army Corps to ramp up juice on electric carp barrier
Army engineers say they're restoring a high-power setting on an electric barrier that they hope will prevent the invasive Asian carp from migrating from Chicago waters to the Great Lakes and Mississippi River. One official with the Army Corps tells the Associated Press he's confident the barrier is working, and that the higher setting is just an extra precaution.
Government dismisses ATK's protest over $850 million Army deal
Alliant Tech last year filed a protest asking the federal government to review a contract that the U.S. Army awarded to rival BAE Systems. Alliant on Tuesday told the Pioneer Press that the government has dismissed the company's protest.
Ellison, McCollum introduce bill aimed at capping cost of new St. Croix bridge
Democrat Reps. Betty McCollum and Keith Ellison have introduced a bill to cap any bridge project using federal funds at just under $600 million. The proposed bridge currently has a $700 million price tag.
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