The Department of Natural Resources plans to put counties in central and southeastern Minnesota under tighter campfire and open burning restrictions starting Sunday.
The State Patrol will have extra DWI patrols on the roads this weekend.
Former Minnesota House Minority Leader Tom Pugh is headed for the judicial branch.
A Carver man has been indicted in federal court for allegedly producing child pornography.
Authorities are at the scene of a semi rollover in Carver early Saturday afternoon, according to Carver County Dispatch.
A plan of attack has been made to combat the large amount of mosquitoes swooping into Anoka, Washington, Hennepin and Carver counties after the season’s heavy rains.
Bail has been set at $1 million for a totem pole carver charged with second-degree murder in the death of his wife, who died in November after a 700-pound log fell on her.