Gov. Mark Dayton wants to crack down on poachers with tougher criminal penalties and longer license revocations. The governor on Friday proposed a new felony-level penalty for poaching, and revoking game-and-fish privileges for up to 10 years. Current law only goes up to a gross misdemeanor penalty for poaching, and license revocations of up to only five years.
Less than 24 hours after the initial report, a Little Canada, Minn. chiropractor accused of sexually assaulting a patient has now had his license suspended.
The demographics of Minnesota’s roads are changing. Between 2006 and 2012, the numbers of drivers age 49 and younger fell sharply. Meanwhile, during the same time period, every category of drivers age 50 and older was on the rise. But from the shape and meaning of road signs to the law allowing right turns on red, a lot has changed over the years.
Minnesota opens it second wolf hunting season Saturday since the animals came off the endangered list. The Department of Natural Resources has set the target harvest at 220 wolves, down from 400 for last year’s inaugural season when hunters and trappers killed 413.
According to the State Patrol, Abdrihaman Ali is one of thousands of Minnesotans caught driving without a license in the last year.
Several Minnesota counties will start accepting marriage license applications Thursday for same-sex couples. Hennepin, Ramsey and Washington counties will start taking applications at 7:30 a.m. Thursday morning.
The new law means many same-sex couples can now tie the knot, but there are a lot of questions about how exactly that will work. Charlie Rounds and Mark Heimenz of St. Louis Park, Minn., are still having a hard time believing they’ll be able to get married.
A Minnesota man who did not have a license to buy and sell firearms is being accused of purchasing dozens of assault rifles at local stores, then illegally reselling them online at a profit.
Bear hunters looking to get a license for the season ahead that haven’t already purchased one have their chance on Monday.
With all the talk of changing Minnesota law to require people to show an ID before they vote, some are proposing using an ID swiping system to verify that the voter is a legal one.
If you love your pet, the City of Minneapolis has an incentive that could save you money and stress.
A Twin Cities woman is outraged that her license photo was accessed 425 times by more than 100 law enforcement personnel over a four-year period.
The Minnesota Department of Human Services has revoked the license of a Northrop daycare provider after an infant died in her care in September.
At Capra’s Bait and Sporting Goods, customers know that the cost of a license or stamp is the price of admission to Minnesota’s great outdoors.
The New Year is also the start of a new law for the tattoo industry in Minnesota. Businesses and each tattoo artist must now be licensed with the State Health Department. This past summer, the state sent out a packet, notifying businesses of the upcoming changes.
The city of Minneapolis may soon raise the penalty for not registering dogs and cats.
The city of Minneapolis is looking to take more of a “bite” out of people who don’t license their pets. The fines may double for those who don’t have the licenses.