The White House is trying to streamline the permitting process for new power lines as it works to modernize the electrical grid. The projects should mean new jobs and fewer blackouts.
Video: I-694 northbound closed in Oakdale as jackknifed semi hangs over bridge
A scary moment in Oakdale.
New details revealed in Bloomington restaurant shooting that killed Prior Lake man
Aaron Le has been charged with 2nd-degree murder.
Runways shut down at MSP Airport due to heavy snow
Some spots in the Twin Cities could see up to 8 inches of snow on Tuesday.
U of M researcher who dreamed of becoming doctor ID'd as victim in fatal crash
Ebony Miller was 24 years old.
Bank robbery in Savage sends Target into lockdown; no arrest made
This is a developing story.
Government official accused of stealing luggage at MSP Airport
Charges state Sam Brinton stole luggage with its contents valued at over $2,000.
Developer plans 'modern European' condos for Minnetonka
City planners are set to review a concept plan Thursday.
Expect up to 8 inches in Twin Cities; another snowstorm next week?
The latest from Bring Me The News meteorologist Sven Sundgaard.
Northern long-eared bat moved from threatened to endangered list
Populations affected by white-nose syndrome have declined by 97% or more.
Early closures at growing number of schools as snow falls in Minnesota
There are concerns over the afternoon commute.
Court: Ex-cop who fatally shot Philando Castile had teaching license wrongfully denied
The Court of Appeals sent the application back for reconsideration by the board.
Minnesota Regulators OK final portion of CapX2020 project
The Minnesota Public Utilities Commission has unanimously approved the final route for the new high-voltage power line. The 90-mile segment runs from Hampton to La Crosse, Wisconsin. It's expected to be in service by 2015.
North Dakota sues Minnesota over coal power limits
The state of North Dakota and its coal power industry want to overturn a Minnesota law that limits imports of electricity generated by coal. Critics claim the law is unconstitutional and unfairly limits business between the states.
Ikea plugs in largest solar power project in Minn.
The Swedish retail chain has finished installing the solar panels on top of its Bloomington store, the Star Tribune reports. Ikea says the array of 4,300 solar panels will produce roughly 1.2 million kilowatt hours worth of electricity a year, the equivalent of powering more than 100 homes yearly.
New Public Utilities chair has experience with power line, pipeline cases
Governor Dayton named administration law judge Beverly Jones Heydinger to be the new chair of the Public Utilities Commission. The post has been vacant since the Senate rejected Dayton's first choice, former Senator Ellen Anderson.
Kline: Obama overreaching his power with 'No Child Left Behind' waivers
Kline says states should be allowed to opt out of the controversial law, which sets unachievable goals for some schools. But he says the president is overreaching his power by granting waivers from the program.
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