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ST. PAUL -- Forum News Service will host a briefing with the governor and four legislative leaders at 1 p.m. Monday afternoon, Dec. 19. View the live stream here
ST. PAUL—A look ahead to the 2017 Minnesota legislative session will be missing one vital voice today: Gov. Mark Dayton. His spokesman said Dayton woke up sick this morning and canceled all events. However, the Forum News Service-sponsored pre-session briefing will continue Monday, Dec. 19, with four legislative leaders.
PERHAM, Minn. – A truck went through the ice Saturday near Perham. The Ottertail County Sheriff's Department said the Ford F-150 was still in Big Pine Lake near Big Pine...
ST. PAUL—The last time Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton and House Speaker Kurt Daudt met, it lasted about a quarter of an hour before the governor walked out, saying Daudt did not want to help people afford health insurance. "That was about as productive as everyone thought it would be," Daudt, R-Crown, said Friday, Dec. 16, as he left the brief, tense meeting. The meeting was filled with finger pointing over who was responsible for lack of a special legislative session to help individual health insurance policy holders facing sky-rocketing costs.
ALEXANDRIA, Minn. -- A level-three sex offender who resides in Alexandria has been located and is in custody, after being reported missing Friday morning. According to the Alexandria Police Department,...
FARGO - A man was arrested for DUI early Friday, Dec. 16, after a near miss with a train. Nathanial Klose tried to cross train tracks around 2:30 a.m. near...
AITKIN, Minn.—Unconditional bond was set at $1 million for a Palisade man accused of killing his 5-week-old daughter by throwing her 12 feet in the air and across the kitchen floor in November. John Douglas Peterson, 33, was charged Wednesday in Aitkin County District Court with one count of second-degree felony murder and had his first appearance Thursday in front of Judge Earl Maus.
WILLMAR, Minn. — The driver of a horse-drawn wagon injured Saturday during a ride in rural Willmar died Thursday at Hennepin County Medical Center in Minneapolis. The death notice for Fred R. Zwart, 80, of New London, was posted Thursday on the Harvey Anderson and Johnson Funeral Home web site.
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service agents raided the Great Outdoors Bait Shop in Ely on Dec. 1, seizing more than 6,000 ciscoes along with the shop's computer files, tax records...
AITKIN, Minn.—A 33-year-old Aitkin County man has been charged with allegedly killing his 5-week-old daughter in November. John Douglas Peterson of Palisade, Minn., was charged on Wednesday with one count of second-degree felony murder in State District Court in Aitkin. If convicted, Peterson faces a maximum sentence of 40 years in prison. He remained in the Aitkin County Jail Wednesday night and is expected to make his first court appearance today. According to the criminal complaint: