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ST. PAUL — Minnesota women on average are paid 80 percent of wages men receive, and women who own businesses earn just 60 percent of male entrepreneurs. Bills to help close that gender pay gap are nearing votes in the Minnesota House and Senate. The House Ways and Means Committee on Wednesday approved the measure on a split voice vote, sending it to the full House. The bill by Rep.
FARGO — A Fargo man is charged with 11 counts of possession of child pornography after Google alerted national activists that he had child porn on his email and IP addresses. Devin Cole Reed, 26, was charged Friday in Cass County District Court with 11 counts of possession of prohibited materials, a Class C felony. According to court documents, a Fargo police detective received a cybertip from Google via the National Center fo
The expression used to be garbage in, garbage out. Not anymore. With the new materials recovery facility attached to the solid waste incinerator at Perham, it’s garbage in, recyclables and...
A veteran employee of a Bagley, Minn., wood manufacturing plant was killed early Tuesday when he was caught in the pulley of a large industrial-size door as it was opened. Police Chief Larry Peterson said an official of the U.S.
BEMIDJI — The BSU football team, including center Jesse Hein and quarterback Jordan Hein, began spring ball Sunday.
DICKINSON, N.D. – Concordia head coach Bucky Burgau picked up career victory No. 700 in the first of two Cobbers baseball wins against Dickinson State on Friday. Ryan Smith batted...
ST. PAUL — Parents of suffering children used an emotional Wednesday news conference to blame Gov.
A Bemidji man is in custody after a 10-mile chase Friday night in Becker County in which two deputies fired their weapons. Ty Justin Andree, 23, was jailed on suspicion of possessing a stolen firearm and faces other charges as a result of the chase, according to a news release from the Minnesota Department of Public Safety. Around 8:30 p.m. Friday, Becker County sheriff’s deputies identified a vehicle believed to be involved in a Detroit Lakes liquor store theft. They tried to stop the vehicle on County Road 37 near Shell Lake, but the suspect fled.
Minnesotans entitled to share in $49 million of new individual income tax breaks should wait a week and a half to file tax returns, state revenue officials say. “It will allow them to get their refunds quicker,” Assistant Revenue Commissioner Terri Steenblock said Monday. If taxpayers who qualify for one of 10 new breaks file returns now, Revenue Commissioner Myron Frans added, it could be months before they get their refunds. If they wait to file until April 3, tax officials expect software and tax preparers to be ready to handle law changes state legislators and Gov.