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Minnesota Senate debates abortion rights late into night

Jan. 28, 2023 00:21 AM EST

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Senate began a marathon debate that extended late into the night Friday on a bill to write broad protections for abortion rights into state statutes, which would make it difficult for future courts to roll back. Democratic legislative leaders...

Timberwolves top Memphis after moment of silence for Nichols

Jan. 27, 2023 23:36 PM EST

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Anthony Edwards scored 13 of his 25 points in the third quarter as Minnesota extended its lead, D’Angelo Russell added 19 points and the Timberwolves topped the short-handed Memphis Grizzlies 111-100 on Friday night. The Grizzlies took the court minutes after v...

Student groups show support for Minnesota college president

Jan. 27, 2023 14:31 PM EST

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Representatives of several student groups at a Minnesota college that dismissed an adjunct art instructor for showing an image of the Prophet Muhammad to her class say they do not want the school's embattled president to resign. In a letter published...

Boldy, Zuccarello lead Wild past Flyers 3-2 in OT

Jan. 27, 2023 00:05 AM EST

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Mats Zuccarello scored in overtime, Matt Boldy had two goals and the Minnesota Wild returned home with a 3-2 win against the Philadelphia Flyers on Thursday night. Marc-Andre Fleury made 28 saves for Minnesota, which had lost three in a row and was 1-3 on a...

Gov. Walz proposes $3.3B for infrastructure across Minnesota

Jan. 26, 2023 18:17 PM EST

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Gov. Tim Walz proposed a $3.3 billion public infrastructure package Thursday that would use a combination of borrowing and cash to finance improvements to roads, bridges, water systems, housing and the environment across Minnesota. “The investments in our...

US moves to protect Minnesota wilderness from planned mine

Jan. 26, 2023 15:55 PM EST

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Biden administration moved Thursday to protect northeastern Minnesota's pristine Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness from future mining, dealing a potentially fatal blow to a copper-nickel project. Interior Secretary Deb Haaland signed an order closing...

Biden administration moves to protect Boundary Waters wilderness in northern Minnesota from proposed copper-nickel mine

Jan. 26, 2023 14:10 PM EST
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Biden administration moves to protect Boundary Waters wilderness in northern Minnesota from proposed copper-nickel mine.

Editorial Roundup: Minnesota

Jan. 26, 2023 00:49 AM EST

Minneapolis Star Tribune. January 18, 2023. Editorial: Repairing state’s juvenile justice system DFL proposals would help address problems revealed in Star Tribune news series. In Minnesota, there aren’t enough appropriate places to send juvenile...

Jackson-Davis has 20-20 game, rescues Indiana in last minute

Jan. 26, 2023 00:02 AM EST

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Trayce Jackson-Davis had 25 points and 21 rebounds, and scored the go-ahead basket in the final minute to lead Indiana to a 61-57 victory over short-handed Minnesota on Wednesday night. Indiana's Race Thompson made the first of two free-throw attempts to tie the...

Minnesota woman pleads guilty to leaving newborn to die

Jan. 25, 2023 19:36 PM EST

RED WING, Minn. (AP) — A Minnesota woman admitted in a guilty plea Wednesday that she left her newborn baby boy to die on the banks of the Mississippi River in 2003. Jennifer Matter, 50, pleaded guilty to second-degree murder in the baby's death. She will be sentenced April 28. ...