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Dayton postpones vote on Southwest LRT to study alternatives

Gov. Mark Dayton has stepped into the controversy over the proposed Southwest light-rail line from Minneapolis to Eden Prairie and called for a delay on a crucial vote while alternative routes are sought.

Franken reports nearly $4 million in campaign funds

GOP challenger Mike McFadden announced his fundraising tallies last week: $700,000 in the last quarter and about $1.2 million on hand.

Unusual sentence: Man gets a weekend in jail for next 10 years

A Winona County District Court judge handed down an uncommon sentence for a 21-year-old Minnesota City man who was convicted in a crash that killed Ruth Doris Brendel, 85, of Winona.

Humphries sells Kardashian's old engagement ring for $749K

Humphries, a Minneapolis native, reportedly paid $2 million for the 20.5 carat diamond ring, but he didn't get near that at auction. His marriage to the reality TV star lasted 72 days.

Week 6 NFL power rankings: Vikings fall closer to bottom

Getting destroyed at home by the previously 1-3 Carolina Panthers is not how to win the hearts of the heartless NFL power rankings creators.

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