A new law will hit Minnesota drivers in their wallets if they text and drive. Starting Saturday, drivers could face a $225 fine for texting behind the wheel.
Getting caught texting while driving could carry a steeper fine. Entrance fees at Minnesota state parks would rise slightly to pay for upkeep. Meat, poultry, canning and other food-production plants would be more likely to come under inspection thanks to beefed-up budgets.
A federal judge in Minneapolis denied a request from the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission to temporarily block Honeywell’s new health program. The program requires Honeywell employees to undergo health screenings such as measuring blood pressure and cholesterol, or else face a fine of up to $4,000.
Two Minnesota employees have filed complaints against Honeywell for its wellness program, and the federal government is suing to stop it.
If you’re planning on hitting the water this weekend, try not to make any waves. No-wake zones remain in effect on several area lakes because of the high water. On Prior Lake, a wall of sandbags is all that stands between the lake and several neighborhoods.
Five Wisconsin men face significant fines after North Dakota Game and Fish say they were over their limit of walleyes by 110 fish. A call to a poacher tip line led wardens to the men, who’d been staying and fishing on Devils Lake.
Toni Lynn from North St. Paul asked: Why are robin eggs blue? According to DNR bird expert Carol Henderson, the pigments in the blood of the mom robin are embedded into the egg shell as the egg passes through the oviduct before it’s laid.
Little sunfish can be expensive — for anglers who keep more than their limits. The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources says four men recently pleaded guilty and paid fines of about $740 each for sunfish over-limits.
The NBA is considering to fine the players who flop trying to get fouls.
There have been a lot of drug companies getting hit with colossal fines lately and that got Katie from Minneapolis wondering: Where does the fine money go?
Campaign finance regulators have fined the Minnesota Republican Party, former chairman Tony Sutton and a separate corporation over the financing of recount in the 2010 governor’s race.
Starting Sunday, boaters could get big fines if they don’t clean water craft of invasive species.
Starting this weekend, it’s going to get a lot more expensive for Minnesota boaters if they’re caught with invasive species.
Christmas Lake Boaters could be hit with a big fine if they don’t comply with a new rule.
A bill to increase the legal consequences for people who harm or kill police and other public safety dogs is on its way to Gov. Mark Dayton.
State campaign finance regulators won’t fine two conservative campaign groups or the Republican Governors Association for failing to register properly.