Republican State Sen. Julianne Ortman, who has been considering a U.S. Senate campaign, is announcing her political plans on Saturday at an event in Waconia. Ortman released details of the weekend event on Wednesday night.
Gov. Mark Dayton has declared a state of emergency in 26 counties after storms and flash flooding last month. The executive order will allow the state to call for federal disaster assistance in the areas hit hardest by storms.
Officials have given out the warning to Twin Cities residents: West Nile Virus is back. Authorities with the Metropolitan Mosquito Control District said Wednesday a sample of mosquitoes collected in Carver County tested positive for West Nile Virus.
Republican state Sen. Julianne Ortman says she is “seriously considering” a challenge to Sen. Al Franken next year. Ortman tells The Associated Press on Monday that it’s a tough decision she’ll make after discussions with her family and political advisors in the coming weeks. The state senator from Chanhassen has been discussed as a possible candidate but she had not publicly addressed the speculation until Monday.
In Eden Prairie friends and family aren’t giving up the search for Mandy Matula after coming up empty over the weekend. Mandy was reported missing after she didn’t show up to work last Thursday.
According to a new report, Carver County holds the rank of healthiest county in Minnesota.
Authorities say a smoky fire set in a men’s bathroom forced the evacuation of a Twin Cities area high school.
Carver County authorities are investigating a possible assault at a Lifetime Fitness in Chanhassen.
A 12-year-old girl was struck by a SUV while walking her bike Wednesday afternoon, according to authorities.
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has been sued by three associations representing Lake Bavaria, Christmas Lake and Lotus Lake in Carver County over failing to stop the spread of zebra mussels , officials said Wednesday.
Police jolted a man with a Taser after he displayed a knife following a chase through multiple counties Saturday, authorities said.
A 42-year-old Minneapolis woman made an emergency landing Saturday afternoon in a plowed farm field in Hamburg, Minn., after her plane’s instrument panel lost power, authorities said.
Firefighters in Carver County say they found the body of a woman while fighting a house fire in Dahlgren Township.
One person was killed and three others suffered non-life threatening injuries in a two-vehicle crash in Carver County Friday night, according to the Minnesota State Patrol.
The Bloomington Bomb Squad was summoned to a home near Mayer, Minn. after a resident found an old box filled with dynamite.