Outdoors retailer Gander Mountain is set to open the state’s first firearms “super center” at the end of the month, while pushing for owners to take greater responsibility regarding gun safety.
Top Minnesota lawmakers are tacking toward new gun legislation that wouldn’t impose universal background checks for gun purchases.
Senate Majority Leader Tom Bakk says a proposal to require background checks on all firearm purchases probably lacks support to become Minnesota law.
An Albert Lea gun shop that’s been in business for more than 30 years will stop selling firearms next month.
An ongoing debate over gun control by Minnesota state lawmakers has been accompanied by a spike in notifications to the state Department of Public Safety from people who plan to carry loaded weapons into the Capitol.
The Minnesota Senate opened controversial hearings on gun violence at the Capitol Thursday, focusing on much tougher background checks.
Carver County Sheriff Jim Olson says a person deemed mentally ill and dangerous should never be allowed to buy a gun.
The U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives has appointed a veteran agent to lead operations in Minnesota and surrounding states, the agency announced Tuesday.
As lawmakers in Washington discuss how to keep guns out of the hands of disturbed individuals, gun sales are setting records the New York Times reports.
A search warrant of a Maple Grove residence turned up 46 firearms and methamphetamine, police say.
A $5,000 reward is being offered for information leading to the arrest and conviction of those responsible for stealing more than 30 handguns from the Gander Mountain in Woodbury.
A task force made up of officers from multiple agencies arrested a man Thursday after finding firearms, controlled substances and proceeds from sales of controlled substances in a St. Cloud house.
An 85-year-old Hurley man shot and killed by a SWAT team had a pistol wrestled from his hands several hours before by his apartment manager, the Hurley police chief said Saturday.
The Minnesota Legislature has given overwhelming approval to legislation allowing prosecutors to carry a firearm on duty as long as they have a permit.
House Democrats have left the Statehouse, stalling debate on two measures dealing with gun rights.
Thousands of Minnesotans carry guns. The latest numbers show 20,000 people applied for permits to carry last year. A big number of those who carry are women.
The Republican lawmaker who presides over the state Assembly says he’s been carrying a concealed weapon during floor sessions.
Details released by the Pine County Sheriff’s Office in the wake of internal investigations show a number of cases of alleged misconduct.
Less than two months after a Minnesota prosecutor was shot by a defendant in a Grand Marais courthouse, a legislative committee advanced two bills designed to beef up security for county attorneys, including one that would let prosecutors carry guns.
A proposal expanding the right to use deadly force in self-defense is headed for a vote in the Republican-controlled House.
In January 2010, three men were gunned down during an apparent robbery attempt at the Seward Market in south Minneapolis. One of the victims worked at the store. The second victim was the clerk’s cousin who stopped by to chat. The third was a man who just happened to walk in at the wrong time.
A northern Minnesota teacher is charged with bringing a gun on school property.
Gov. Mark Dayton says he doesn’t want to get rid of state permits that provide “reasonable” background checks for gun buyers.
The deer hunting opener is this weekend in Minnesota. It’s typically thought of as a big weekend for the men in this state, but they don’t hold exclusivity on the event.