Minn. Releases Intragovernment Sexual Harassment DataMinnesota's state government has a written no-tolerance policy toward sexual harassment that sets standards for identifying unwelcome behavior and guidelines for a management response. Many agencies, including the Department of Public Safety, have their own sexual harassment prevention and misconduct action plans to buttress the state policy.
Winona State Investigating Complaint Against Ex-Coach LeafWinona State University officials are investigating a complaint lodged against former men's basketball coach Mike Leaf. The university released a statement noting Leaf was placed on administrative leave June 22, the day after the university received a complaint about Leaf. Leaf was still on leave when he notified the university June 26 he would be resigning effective June 30.
Man Charged After 2 Andover Teens Found In HomeA 23-year-old man was charged Thursday in a case where two teenage girls went missing from their homes in Andover and were found a day later at a home in Burnsville.
Family Asked To Leave Southwest Flight After TweetA Twin Cities man is upset about the way his family was treated on Southwest Airlines flight because of a tweet. Duff Watson says he and his two kids were asked to de-board a flight from Denver to Minneapolis on Sunday after an agent didn't like a tweet he wrote about her service.
2nd Bachmann Aide To Say Iowa Aide Wrongly Paid A second campaign adviser to former Republican presidential candidate Michele Bachmann has come forward with allegations that the Minnesota congresswoman improperly paid an Iowa state senator to work on her campaign just months before last year's Iowa caucuses.
Cops: Man Beat Up Boy Over Ding Dong DitchFed up with being "ding dong ditched," a 45-year-old Farmington man allegedly tackled a juvenile into a fence and then punched the boy up to five times, leaving the juvenile with a separated shoulder, police say.
Gov't Watchdog Group Files Complaint Against GOP, SuttonA government watchdog group wants criminal charges filed against the former chairman of the state Republican Party for activities related to the governor's race recount in 2010.
EEOC: 3M Settles Age Discrimination ComplaintThe U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission says technology giant 3M has agreed to pay $3 million to several hundred former employees who accused the company of age discrimination.
Minn. Senator's Tweet Sparks Ethics ComplaintA Minnesota senator faces an ethics complaint for a remark she posted on Twitter about a colleague.
Wis. Dems File Ethics Complaint Against WalkerThe Democratic Party of Wisconsin has filed an ethics complaint against Gov. Scott Walker for statements made during a recorded prank phone call.
E-Mail From Minn. Senator's Office Spurs ComplaintA Republican state senator faces an ethics complaint after an e-mail said he wouldn't meet with his election rival's supporters.