A convicted rapist won’t gain more freedom from a Minnesota program that confines more than 600 dangerous sex offenders after they leave prison.
This week, a high-risk sex offender is expected to be released to a halfway house in Golden Valley.
It’s a sports fan’s favorite time of the year. The state boys hockey tournament is in full swing, the boys basketball section playoffs are underway and the NCAA tournament is just around the corner.
State officials say they’re phasing out the use of metal handcuffs and seclusion at a secure hospital for the mentally ill in the wake of fines for maltreatment of patients.
A Minnesota hospital has been fined and placed on conditional status after accusations of workers abusing two mentally ill patients.
The new head of the Minnesota Security Hospital in St. Peter used to lead a Maine hospital that was sanctioned by federal regulators for failing to provide a safe workplace for employees.
Gov. Mark Dayton has picked a poet who teaches creative writing as Minnesota’s chief promoter of poetry.
Sun Country Airlines announced Wednesday that they’ve been sold to a private company owned by the Davis family of St. Peter, Minn.
A funeral was held Monday for the MnDOT worker who died last week fighting the spring floods.
Gov. Mark Dayton is doing his best to put the mind’s of Minnesotans at ease when it comes to eminent flooding this spring. But while Dayton’s problem is statewide flooding, Chad Bock’s problem is his own backyard.
Police are still searching for the person responsible for two attempted sexual assaults over the weekend at Gustavus Adolphus College.
The Minnesota Sex Offender Program is looking for an emergency 55-bed expansion as it fills up with sex offenders committed to treatment by the courts after serving prison time.
It will cost about $250,000 to fix a 200-foot section of Highway 169 that washed away during recent floods just north of St. Peter.