Magistrate: Allow Evidence In Minn. Weapons CaseA federal magistrate is recommending that statements made by a western Minnesota man be allowed at his trial on weapons charges. U.S. Magistrate Judge Jeanne Graham recommended Thursday that the judge deny Buford "Bucky" Rogers' request to suppress Rogers' statements and evidence gathered in a raid on his father's mobile home outside Montevideo.
Mound Man Found Guilty Of Fraud With Petters CompanyA 59-year-old Mound, Minn., man was found guilty by a jury Wednesday in federal court for fraudulently raising money for investment in Petters Company, Inc. James Nathan Fry, a hedge fund manager, was convicted of five counts of securities fraud, four counts of wire fraud, and three counts of making false statements to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.
Government Moves To Wrap Up Gray Wolf RecoveryFederal officials are declaring victory in their four-decade campaign to rescue the gray wolf, a predator the government once considered a nuisance and tried to exterminate.
Federal Cuts Ground St. Cloud Air ShowIt was planned to be a huge fundraiser for a central Minnesota Boy Scout camp. But Washington's budget cuts have grounded a popular and profitable air show.
Officials Find Way To Preserve MinnesotaCareState and federal officials have come up with a way to preserve Minnesota's subsidized health care plan for the working poor when the federal health overhaul takes effect, Minnesota's human services commissioner said Wednesday.
Reports Of Fraud, Abuse Surround Federal Free Phone ProgramA federal program is giving away thousands of free cell phones and minutes in Minnesota, and you're paying for it.
A Few Hundred Candidates Vying For Minn. Offices A few hundred Minnesotans will see their name on a 2012 election ballot seeking state legislative, federal or judicial office.
Xcel Clears Federal Hurdle For License RenewalXcel Energy has cleared an environmental hurdle in its request to renew the license for its Prairie Island nuclear plant near Red Wing.