Sections

Weather Forecast

Close

news

Council gives final approval on city's first solar garden
32 min 56 sec ago
February 22, 2018
Karla Bigham
Bigham's commissioner role to be filled by appointment
12 hours 22 min ago
Department of Natural Resources Commissioner Tom Landwehr, Attorney General Lori Swanson, and Pollution Control Agency Commissioner John Linc Stine discussed the uses of the $850 million settlement between the state and 3M Feb. 21. Katie Nelson / RiverTown Multimedia
3M settlement money earmarked for water improvements
20 hours 2 min ago
Rep. Erin May Quade
Minnesota House sex harassment training criticized
22 hours 12 min ago
Authorities say the Hudson Walmart and other area stores were targeted last summer by a group of thieves who transacted fraudulent gift-card purchases. File photo
Charges: Cross-state Walmart scam involved employee impersonation
23 hours 16 min ago
Minnesota Attorney General Lori Swanson speaks at a news conference Feb. 20. Katie Nelson / RiverTown Multimedia
State settles for $850M in 3M lawsuit
23 hours 53 min ago
February 21, 2018
Families share shocking stories of elder abuse at Minn. care centers
February 21, 2018 - 6:31pm
Windom, Minn., Mayor Dominic Jones tells reporters Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018, that his city cannot afford to build a $15 million sewage treatment plant without state help. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Cities say they need state money to meet water rules
February 21, 2018 - 5:38pm
Iqbal K. Tafader
Sex crime suspect allegedly tried slipping into Canada
February 21, 2018 - 2:49pm
Minnesota Senate President Michelle Fischbach, also the state lieutenant governor, presides over the Senate on opening day of the session on Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018. Democrats say Fischbach, a Republican, cannot hold both offices. David Oakes / Senate photographer
New suit against Fishbach may depend on election timing
February 21, 2018 - 10:31am
February 20, 2018
Karla Bigham. Submitted photo
WATCH: Bigham gets sworn in
February 20, 2018 - 10:41am
Cottage Grove houses one of the east metro's 3M sites. Katie Nelson / RiverTown Multimedia
State v. 3M trial halts before it begins
February 20, 2018 - 10:10am
February 16, 2018
Light from a Bear Paw Guides fishing shack reflects on the ice of Upper Red Lake on Jan. 27, 2015. Sam Cook / Forum News Service
The science of winter: Ice more complex than just frozen water
February 16, 2018 - 1:37pm
Senate Minority Leader Tom Bakk of Cook is center of attention as he answers a reporter's question during a Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018, Forum News Service-sponsored pre-session briefing. From left are Bakk, Senate Majority Leader Paul Gazelka, Gov. Mark Dayton, House Speaker Kurt Daudt and House Minority Leader Melissa Hortman. David Oakes / Minnesota Senate photographer
Minnesota lawmakers must pass own budget, but not much work mandatory
February 16, 2018 - 10:44am
Not all lakes and rivers with thin ice have these warning signs. Experts say people who go onto ice should check its depth regularly to make sure it is safe. Minnesota Department of Natural Resources photo
'He was to the point of giving up.' Behind the numbers, trends emerge in MN ice fatalities
February 16, 2018 - 8:36am
randomness