Dayton: Syrian Refugees Welcome In MN, If Given ScreeningsMinnesota Gov. Mark Dayton isn't objecting to the possible placement of Syrian refugees in his state as long as they undergo rigorous screening first. Dayton released a statement Monday saying he's been assured by the White House that any refugees from the war-torn country would be "subject to the highest level of security checks of any category of traveler to the United States."
Minneapolis' Alliance Française Plans March For ParisA Twin Cities group is planning a memorial march and service for Paris. Alliance Française promotes French language and culture around the world.
Minn. Muslim Group Calls Paris Attacks 'Unacceptable & Inexcusable'A Minnesota civil rights and advocacy group for Muslims has denounced the deadly terrorist attacks in Paris. The Minnesota chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations issued a statement Saturday condemning the attacks that killed at least 127 people in Paris.
Bloomington Police: No Extra MOA Security After Paris AttacksA Bloomington police official says there are no plans to increase security at the Mall of America following the Paris terrorist attacks. Deputy Bloomington Police Chief Mike Hartley tells The Associated Press that police already had an increased presence at the nation's busiest shopping center.
MN Businessman In France On Attacks: 'It's Like Being Home On 9/11'A Minnesota businessman in southern France for a major wine auction spoke with NewsRadio 830 WCCO Saturday morning about the Paris terror attacks. "It is touching to be here," Haskell's Chairman and CEO Jack Farrell said. "It's like being at home on 9/11."