4 Things To Know: 52 Dead In Mexican Prison Fight, New Lincoln Artifact, Obama On Ellen & MoreFrom a Mexican prison fight that left 52 inmates dead to a new Abraham Lincoln artifact lent to an Indiana museum, here's a look at the top four stories from Feb. 12, 2016.
Six Indiana Vacationers Charged With 676 Fish Over Minnesota LimitIt was an anonymous tip to the "Turn In Poachers" program that led to the uncovering of a massive case of overfishing.
Q&A: A Look At Climate Change Plan And Its Impact On StatesPresident Barack Obama unveiled the final regulations in his plan to cut nationwide carbon dioxide emissions 32 percent by 2030. Obama touted it as a bold step to slow climate change, while opponents said it was federal overreach that will raise prices for electricity consumers.
Man Accused In Killing, Kidnapping Arrested In MinnesotaPolice in northern Minnesota say they've arrested an Indiana man accused of killing another man at his estranged wife's house and then forcing her and three children to flee with him.
Burnsville Stabbing Suspect Arrested In Indiana, ChargedThe suspect in a Burnsville stabbing has been arrested in Indiana after a brief standoff that ended peacefully early Thursday morning, according to Indiana officials.
Police Arrest Minnesota Man In Girlfriend's Death In IndianaAuthorities say they've arrested a Minnesota man suspected of killing his girlfriend at a motel in northwest Indiana. Police say the 33-year-old suspect was arrested in St. Paul early Sunday morning.
Steel Dynamics Idles 2 Iron Range Operations, Cuts 200 Jobs More layoffs were announced Tuesday on northern Minnesota's Iron Range, this time at Mesabi Nugget in Hoyt Lakes and Mining Resources in Chisholm. Their Fort Wayne, Indiana-based parent company, Steel Dynamics Inc., said in a statement that the operations are being idled effective immediately, meaning the loss of about 200 positions for at least two years.
High Winds Hitting 6 States, Including MinnesotaHigh winds are affecting a wide stretch of the upper Midwest, from Minnesota to western Pennsylvania. The National Weather Service says sustained winds Tuesday afternoon will top 30 mph, with gusts reaching 45 to 50 mph.
Canine Flu Outbreak Hits Midwest, But Not MinnesotaThe Midwest has become the epicenter of a canine flu outbreak. While the virus has not appeared in Minnesota, it has been detected in Wisconsin, Illinois, Indiana and Ohio.
Good Question: Why Do College Basketball Teams Cut Down The Net?Every year, March Madness ends with the new national champions cutting down the nets -- we saw Wisconsin/Duke players do that Monday night. Believe it or not, there is a coach and a team that are credited with starting the tradition that's spread to all levels of college basketball.
Al Franken Urges David Letterman To Run For US SenateU.S. Sen. Al Franken made his first appearance on David Letterman's "The Late Show" for the first time since the Minnesotan went to Washington in 2009. The senator and Letterman are old friends that date back to Franken's days as a writer and performer on Saturday Night Live.
Dayton Mulls Ban On State Travel To Indiana After New LawGov. Mark Dayton is considering a ban on state travel to Indiana after a religious freedom law there has faced sharp criticism. Opponents say the Indiana law is a thinly veiled attempt to legalize discrimination against gays and lesbians. Dayton says he abhors the law and supports those standing against it.