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Minnesota Senate Goes Home Without Votes on Commissioners
The Republican-controlled Minnesota Senate has adjourned its special session without a planned vote on confirming two of Gov. Tim Walz's commissioners.
Fond Du Lac Band Wants to Move Elk to Northeast Forest
Once hunted to the brink of extinction, elk could be reintroduced to the forest in northeastern Minnesota.
Oak-Killing Disease Spreading North in Minnesota
Foresters and landowners are concerned that a disease that kills oak trees is spreading farther north in Minnesota.
Police Groups Sue Over Changes to Minnesota Deadly Force Law
A coalition of Minnesota’s largest law enforcement groups has sued the state to overturn a state law that changed the standard for justified use of deadly force by police.
Fireworks A Concern for Minnesota’s Tinder Dry Conditions
Minnesota’s tinder-dry conditions has the Department of Natural Resources and others concerned about backyard Fourth of July fireworks.
Two of Three Suspects in Northfield Death Investigation Arrested
Investigators say a man found dead at his home near Northfield is apparently a homicide victim.
Woman: Officers Didn’t ID Selves in Fatal Minnesota Shooting
The woman who was with a Black man when he was fatally shot by members of a U.S. Marshals Service task force during an arrest attempt last month said through her attorneys that the law enforcement officers were not in uniform and did not identify themselves as authorities when they surrounded the SU…
Minnesota Tops 200 Traffic Deaths, A 25% Increase Over 2020
Minnesota is reporting its 200th traffic death for the year, the earliest date to reach the mark since 2009.
South Dakota to Send National Guard Troops to Texas
South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem says she will join a growing list of Republican governors sending law enforcement officers to the U.S. border with Mexico.
Minnesota Governor Announces Changes to Policing Practices
Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz is making statewide changes to policing he says will increase transparency and accountability in advance of an expected vote by lawmakers to approve a bipartisan public safety budget bill.