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Minnesota woman convicted of killing 6-year-old son

Feb. 08, 2023 20:01 PM EST

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A Minnesota woman who asked a store clerk for ammunition that would “blow the biggest hole" was found guilty Wednesday of fatally shooting her 6-year-old son just 10 days after regaining full custody of him, in a case that raised questions about the conduct of child welfare...

Cardiovascular Systems: Fiscal Q2 Earnings Snapshot

Feb. 08, 2023 18:35 PM EST

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Cardiovascular Systems Inc. (CSII) on Wednesday reported a loss of $7.9 million in its fiscal second quarter. On a per-share basis, the St. Paul, Minnesota-based company said it had a loss of 20 cents. The results fell...

Brittney Griner absent from USA camp, but keeping in touch

Feb. 08, 2023 15:11 PM EST

Brittney Griner texted her good friend Diana Taurasi on Tuesday asking how the USA Basketball training camp was going. Griner was back in Arizona, choosing to skip the camp in Minnesota so she can be with her wife and recover from her time in a Russian jail. She returned to the U.S....

US, states weigh farmland restrictions after Chinese balloon

Feb. 08, 2023 12:01 PM EST

HARLOWTON, Mont. (AP) — Near the banks of Montana's Musselshell River, cattle rancher Michael Miller saw a large, white orb above the town of Harlowton last week, a day before U.S. officials revealed they were tracking a suspected Chinese spy balloon over the state. The balloon caused a stir in...

Editorial Roundup: Minnesota

Feb. 08, 2023 07:12 AM EST

Minneapolis Star-Tribune. February 4, 2023. Editorial: Walz budget is ambitious, pricey Plan for Minnesota’s future competitiveness, yes, but make it affordable. Gov. Tim Walz has described his budget as transformational, holistic and long-range. ...

Minn. governor trusts energy law will survive ND suit threat

Feb. 07, 2023 17:31 PM EST

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Democratic Gov Tim Walz signed a bill Tuesday that requires Minnesota utilities to get 100% of their electricity from carbon-free sources by 2040, saying he's confident it will stand up against a threatened lawsuit from coal and gas producing North Dakota. ...

More funds head to Minn. attorney general, public defenders

Feb. 06, 2023 21:08 PM EST

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Millions of extra dollars are working their way through the Minnesota Legislature to both beef up the ability of Attorney General Keith Ellison's office to prosecute violent crime and the state's public defender system to relieve the staffing shortages that nearly led to a...

Minnesota-Illinois postponed for COVID-19 in Gophers program

Feb. 06, 2023 19:44 PM EST

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota's game at Illinois that was scheduled for Tuesday has been postponed because of COVID-19 health and safety protocols within the Gophers' program. The announcement was made Monday by Minnesota, which didn't specify how many players would have been unable...

Minnesota man gets life for deadly North Dakota shooting

Feb. 06, 2023 18:19 PM EST

FARGO, N.D. (AP) — A Minnesota man was sentenced Monday to life in prison after he pleaded guilty to three counts of murder in the deaths of two co-workers and their unborn child at a North Dakota factory. A judge sentenced Anthony Reese Jr. to life in prison without the...

Jokic, 3 other starters out for Nuggets at Timberwolves

Feb. 05, 2023 18:45 PM EST

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Denver Nuggets star Nikola Jokic has been ruled out for Sunday night's game at Minnesota because of left hamstring tightness. Jamal Murray, Aaron Gordon and Kentavious Caldwell-Pope also rested injuries after playing in Saturday night's 128-108 victory over...