Cokato Man Pleads Not Guilty To Robbing Aberdeen CasinoOne of two Minnesota men accused of robbing a South Dakota casino at gunpoint has pleaded not guilty. Roger Kihega, of Cokato, Minnesota, pleaded not guilty to armed robbery and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon Friday.
Nevada Casino, Tavern Owner To Merge With Minnesota CompanyThe owner of three Pahrump, Nevada casinos west of Las Vegas and 48 taverns across the state says it plans to merge with a Minnesota-based casino company. Sartini Gaming Inc. which operates as Golden Gaming announced the merger with Minnesota-based Lakes Entertainment Inc. Monday.
Kenosha Casino Not A Done Deal But Jobseekers Still Sought Gov. Scott Walker still hasn't decided whether to approve a proposed off-reservation casino in Kenosha, but that hasn't stopped the team leading the project from launching a website for prospective job seekers.
Duluth-Area Casino Cooks Up 2,000-Pound BurgerA casino near Duluth, Minn. grilled a record-breaking whopper on Labor Day. Black Bear Casino Resort near Carlton cooked up the world-record bacon cheeseburger.
Curiocity: Interview With Ann Wilson Of ‘Heart’Well-known for their mega-hits “Barracuda,” “Crazy On You” and “Dog And Butterfly,” Heart is still rocking and recording albums after four decades of making music. Lead singer Ann Wilson took some time for a WCCO interview to discuss a number of topics, including her upcoming show in Minnesota and the band’s next album, “Fanatic.”
Minn. Senate Committee Kills Racetrack Casino Plan A state Senate committee has voted down the proposal to permit casino-style games at Minnesota horse-racing tracks.
White Earth Presents Casino Plans To Fund Vikes StadiumThe White Earth Indian Tribe thinks it has the answer to funding a new Vikings stadium -- build a casino in the Metro. The proposal comes at a time when leaders at the Capitol say they're very close to a deal on a new stadium.
White Earth Tribe Proposes Twin Cities CasinoLeaders of northwestern Minnesota's White Earth Tribe will ask the Legislature to let them build a Twin Cities-area casino as a way to help pay for a new Minnesota Vikings stadium.
Block E Developers Reiterate Casino BenefitsOnce the epicenter of entertainment in downtown Minneapolis, Block E is now struggling to stay alive. Now, the developers of the struggling Block E are prepared to join the stadium debate -- placing a wager that they could be the saving grace.
Charges: Man Raped Woman Who Agreed To Clean Apt.A 49-year-old St. Paul man has been accused of raping a woman after she agreed to clean his apartment, according to the Ramsey County Attorney's Office.
Fire Engulfs Hinckley Casino WarehouseFire engulfed half of a warehouse near a Hinckley casino Sunday evening, firefighters said.
White Earth Tribe Offers Casino Partnership With StateThe chairwoman of the White Earth Tribal community said the tribe would be open to building a casino that would split revenue with the state.
Will Expanding Non-Indian Gaming For Stadium Cost Jobs?Minnesota's 18 Indian casinos employ more than 20,000 people, making it one of the largest industries in the state. But casino operators say expanding non-Indian gaming to help pay for a Minnesota Vikings stadium means casino job cuts of 30 percent.
Dayton Meets With Casino Supporters, Wilf On StadiumGov. Mark Dayton is continuing to meet with supporters of a new Vikings stadium Wednesday, including one group who says they have a plan to pay for it.