News & Features Archive

Sunday, March 10, 2013

Children of military families in Minnesota are being invited to enter Sen. Al Franken's second annual poetry contest. (03/10/2013)
New data from the U.S. Census Bureau shows Mankato, North Mankato and St. Cloud are among the top 10 metro areas nationwide when it comes to the percentage of people who telecommute for work. (03/10/2013)
Google headquarters in Mountain View, Calif.
A federal appeals court has dismissed a Wisconsin woman's lawsuit against Google Inc. alleging that it was using her name to generate revenue through online advertising. (03/10/2013)
The head of a task force to recommend changes to the Minnesota Sex Offender Program says if the Legislature doesn't reform the program soon, a federal judge may force the state to act.
Rita Moreno is one of a handful of performers to have won all of the prestigious show business awards; an Oscar, a Golden Globe, a Tony, a couple of Emmys and a Grammy. At 81, she's telling the story of her remarkable life and career in "Rita Moreno," a new memoir.
Minnesota's governor and legislators could be in line for their first pay hikes since the late 1990s.
Stress does bad things to the heart. New studies have found higher rates of cardiac problems in veterans with PTSD, New Orleans residents six years after Hurricane Katrina and Greeks struggling through that country's financial turmoil.
The authorities say the victims of a shooting at an illegal after-hours club are identified as a Minneapolis man and a Pennsylvania man.
Judges at the U.S. Championship Cheese Contest will consider more than 1,700 cheeses entered in the contest at Lambeau Field.
Gluten-free is the Jennifer Lawrence of food trends. But we were still startled to hear that one-third of Americans say they're trying to avoid gluten. Harry Balzer, the food numbers king for consumer survey firm NPD Group, said that not only is that number for real, but he thinks it's a little low.
Two years after the nuclear crisis in Japan, the top U.S. regulator says American nuclear power plants are safer than ever, though not trouble-free. A watchdog group calls that assessment overly rosy.
Listeners to The Daily Circuit nominated plenty of examples of bad grammar, poor usage and creative spelling.
Now that Gov. Mark Dayton has gone back to the drawing board, a pair of leading tax authorities from the Legislature join us to talk about what comes next.
In her latest book, author and conservationist Terry Tempest Williams' tries to find meaning in the empty journals her mother left her when she passed away.
We'll discuss the best songs to listen to when your kids are driving you mad.
The southbound lanes of Highway 169 from St. Peter to Mankato are reopen a day after they were closed because of flooding and mudslides.
A St. Cloud teenager has been chosen to perform in the inaugural tour of a national orchestra group. It's part of an initiative to bring together the most talented orchestral players in the country.
A Minnesota man accused of killing a 9-year-old boy by standing in the street and firing indiscriminately at passing cars told investigators he did it because people had been waking him up by revving their engines in front of his home, according to a search warrant affidavit.
A bill that would require Minnesota hospitals to meet national standards on nurse staffing appears headed for a roadblock in the Legislature.
The Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe will announce its purchase of two hotels in downtown St. Paul at a news conference at 9:30 a.m. Monday.
The Minnesota Department of Health says women have gone from being about 2 percent of Minnesota HIV cases in 1985 to 25 of the state's cases in 2011.
A pair of players who may not be well-known outside Edina hockey circles came up big Saturday night, lifting the Hornets to a state title.

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