Prosecutors say 52-year-old Gregory Jaunich of North Oaks took $1.5 million from investors in 2006 and 2007 and promised to use the money to develop a wind energy project near Fargo in Clay County, Minn.
The span is scheduled to open in 2016, and will replace the aging Stillwater Lift Bridge.
Major construction work resumes Monday on the Minnesota approach to the new St. Croix River bridge.
Two people were hospitalized after an early morning fire broke out at a home in St. Paul's Hamline-Midway neighborhood.
The passenger train travels daily between Chicago and the Pacific Northwest. Westbound trips starting in St. Paul will take 90 minutes longer beginning on April 15, Amtrak spokesman Marc Magliari said.
This year is turning out to be a much better for the Minnesota Orchestra than either of the previous two.
Riverwood Centers Community Behavioral Healthcare, a nonprofit that operated in five counties, shut down abruptly last week because of financial problems. The nonprofit operated in five counties in east-central Minnesota.
The crash started just before 1 p.m., the Minnesota Department of Transportation said.
Authorities in northwestern Minnesota say a suspect is in custody following a 10-mile chase Friday evening that involved a stolen squad car.
Robbinsdale's police chief resigned abruptly Saturday, a month after he was caught in a prostitution sting.
Bill author Sen. Ron Latz, DFL-St. Louis Park, and other supporters say a proposal that would make it illegal for people under domestic violence restraining orders to possess firearms could save lives.
State and county officials are working to find a way to find care for people with mental illness in east central Minnesota after a major mental health care provider abruptly shut its doors Monday.
Prosecutors say telephone records show that just before he was killed Anthony Lee Fairbanks spoke with Maureen Ndidiamaka Onyelobi who provided Fairbanks with heroin, and who's now charged in his death.
If you've been out on the roads at all in the last week, you know that much of Minnesota is in the throes of that short season between winter and road construction. We're talking about pothole season. And after this year's especially harsh winter, just how bad are the potholes? They're bad.
About 700 offenders live under civil commitment in two prison-like facilities in Moose Lake and St. Peter, even though most have completed prison sentences. In a lawsuit, they claim their confinement is unconstitutional.