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At Least Four Injured After Semi Crashes into Minnesota School

School officials say two of the students suffered minor injuries and the two people in the car were also hurt

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Traveling to Philly for Sunday’s Game? What You Need to Know

If you're planning to go to the game in Philly, you should be warned. KMSP Fox 9's Rob Olson Reports.

NATIONAL — We’re just days away from the Vikings next playoff matchup, and fans are looking to follow the team to Philadelphia. Luckily, some airlines are offering unique deals, but there are a couple of other things you may want to know about before hopping on that plane. If you’re planning to go to the game in Philly or even…

Minnesota’s Republican Party Chairwoman Seeking Commission on Large Donations

Carnahan says her annual salary of 67,000 isn't enough and fundraising is the most important thing she does

  ST. PAUL, Minn. — Minnesota’s Republican Party chairwoman wants a personal cut from large donations to the party. Jennifer Carnahan is seeking a 10 percent commission on big donations, though she doesn’t specify what size donations would qualify. Carnahan says her annual salary of 67,000 isn’t enough and fundraising is the most important thing she does. Ted Lovdahl says…

Minnesota Man Charged in Fatal Shooting Over Minor Traffic Crash

Weiss says he was acting in self-defense after Rahim confronted him following the crash

  ROCHESTER, Minn. — A man accused of fatally shooting a driver in a confrontation over a traffic crash in Rochester is charged with second-degree murder. A criminal complaint filed against 25-year-old Alexander Weiss accuses him of shooting 17-year-old Muhammed Rahim at point blank range Sunday. Weiss says he was acting in self-defense after Rahim confronted him following the crash….

Dilworth Builds for the City’s Future by Planning Two New Housing Projects

The Keystone and Summerwood Addition Projects are the first major housing projects in Dilworth in eight years

DILWORTH, Minn. — The city of Dilworth has grown by 50 percent since the year 2000; however, it has been eight years since the last major housing project in the city. Dilworth hopes that two new developments can attract more to move to Dilworth and lead to even more growth in the future. The city of Dilworth has been growing…

Dalton Woman Turns Herself in to Authorities

Wiese is charged with murder-conspiracy

DALTON, Minn. — A rural Dalton woman wanted in a shooting in Fergus Falls has turned herself in. Mavis Wiese, 49, is among those charged in what police say was a drug-related shooting at a downtown Fergus Falls apartment in November. Wiese is charged with murder-conspiracy. Police say she drove to the Twin Cities and picked up David Laiz the…

Tim Pawlenty: Thanks, but No Thanks to Run for Senate Seat

The GOP thought it could help flip the state

  MINNESOTA — One of the biggest Republican names in Minnesota politics isn’t interested in running for the Senate. Former Minnesota governor and presidential candidate Tim Pawlenty had considered running for the seat vacated by Al Franken. The GOP thought it could help flip the state. But appearing on Fox Business, Pawlenty says it’s too short of a campaign for…

Governor Dayton Looking to Borrow Money for Wish-List Construction Projects

He says the time is ripe to invest heavily in public construction

MINNEAPOLIS, MN – JULY 14: Governor of Minnesota Mark Dayton speaks to Policy Fellows at the Humphrey School of Public Affairs on July 14, 2011 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The state of Minnesota shut down state services after Republicans and Democrats failed to come to an agreement on the budget. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)  ST. PAUL, Minn. — Gov. Mark…

Money Talks: 401k

With the markets up sky-high, it's time to start thinking long-term.

Retirement might seem like a long way away, but if you don’t start paying attention to your retirement investments now, retirement itself might never come. The markets have been riding on a high since well before the start of the new year, and they just broke 26,000. So when you look over your portfolio, you need to make sure you’re…

How People in the Valley are Honoring and Celebrating Martin Luther King Jr.

His message is still relevant today and civil rights struggles are still a reality unfortunately

FARGO, ND — This is Martin Luther King Day and although many people have the day off, others are taking the time to celebrate the legacy of the civil rights leader. It’s the 17th annual Martin Luther King Jr. celebration at the Fargo Theater and three awards to those who have continued to build on his legacy. “It starts with…