laser treatment for hair growth

Politics

by / on April 28, 2015 at 6:49 pm / in Business, Local, News, Politics, State/Region

Bird flu confirmed in 10th Stearns County flock

ST. PAUL, Minnesota (AP) – Minnesota health officials say bird flu has been confirmed in a flock in Stearns County. It’s the 10th such flock in Stearns County to have the virus, and includes 27,000 turkeys. Bird flu has hit the Midwest hard this spring in an epidemic that has killed some 15 million birds in several states. In Minnesota, […]

Read more ›
by / on April 28, 2015 at 1:08 pm / in News, Politics, State/Region

Minnesota Senate Bill raises gas sales tax

ST. PAUL, Minnesota – Your daily commute could be getting spendier with the outcome of a new bill passed by the Minnesota Senate. Minnesotans could be paying more for gas and license tab fees after the Minnesota Senate passed a new bill yesterday. Set to fund road and bridge repairs, the bill would raise more than $6 billion by adding […]

Read more ›
by / on April 24, 2015 at 2:30 pm / in News, Politics, State/Region

Gun Silencer Law Passes Senate

The Democratic-State Sentate has approved legislature which would make it legal to own gun silencers in the state of Minnesota.  On Thursday night, despite a potential showdown with Governor Mark Dayton, it passed through the senate with a vote of 40 to 23. Mark Dayton said previously that “Nowhere in the Second Amendment to the United States Constitution does it […]

Read more ›
by / on April 3, 2015 at 6:10 pm / in Featured Stories, News, Politics, St. Cloud State, State/Region, Top Stories, Video

Lack of young voters

A plunge in young voters in the 2014 presidential election in St. Cloud’s Ward 1, Precinct 1, which includes a lot of St. Cloud State University has Minnesota Secretary of State, Steve Simon, concerned.

Read more ›
by / on April 2, 2015 at 7:02 pm / in News, Politics, State/Region

DNR pushes Governor Mark Dayton’s proposal

ST. PAUL, Minnesota (AP)  — Officials with the Department of Natural Resources touted Gov. Mark Dayton’s proposal for their agency Thursday as a way to boost funding for fish, wildlife and outdoors programs, including more officers to enforce game and fish regulations. The agency’s goals for the proposed increased spending include improving fish population surveys, creating more forest wildlife habitat, helping […]

Read more ›
by / on March 31, 2015 at 6:41 pm / in Local, News, Politics, State/Region, Top Stories

Education Debate

  ST. CLOUD, Minnesota – Today at the Atwood Memorial Center at St. Cloud State, the debate on education resumed. A smaller debate that is all in preparation for a bigger one at the state capital in St Paul in the coming months. “They (Republicans) admit that they will not allow that freeze to continue”, Minnesota State Minority Leader Paul […]

Read more ›
by / on March 27, 2015 at 1:32 pm / in News, Politics, State/Region

Budget proposal outline to be released for Minnesota

AP-MN-XGR–Minnesota Budget Senate Democrats to fill in piece of Minnesota budget puzzle Eds: APNewsNow. Will be updated from 9:30 a.m. news conference ST. PAUL, Minnesota (AP) – Senate Majority Leader Tom Bakk says a budget outline his Democratic caucus is releasing will fall in between spending levels suggested by House Republicans and Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton. The Senate framework was […]

Read more ›
by / on March 20, 2015 at 4:11 pm / in Politics, State/Region

Body Camera Bill Passed

ST. PAUL, Minnesota. (AP) – Body camera legislation limiting access to the police-gathered footage has cleared a significant Minnesota Senate hurdle. After weeks of discussion and refinement, the Senate Judiciary Committee sent the bill Friday to the floor for an eventual vote. It deems much of the data off-limits to the general public, except when an officer uses a dangerous […]

Read more ›
by / on March 6, 2015 at 9:36 pm / in Local, Main Menu, News, Politics, UTVS Livestream

Proposed ammunition ban

WAITE PARK, Minnesota – One of the most polarizing debates over the last few years has been that of the AR-15 firearm. Last week, that debate got a little thicker when the current administration and the BATF proposed a ban on the popular M855 5.56mm ammunition for the AR-15. Calls have been made for the ban by the White House, who […]

Read more ›
by / on March 3, 2015 at 7:50 pm / in Business, Local, National, News, Politics, State/Region

Minnesota House bill would help agriculture exports to Cuba

ST. PAUL, Minnesota (AP) — Seeking to fan agriculture exports to Cuba, a Minnesota House panel took initial steps Tuesday to spend state money on promoting the shipment of goods to the island nation amid improving relations with the United States. The bipartisan bill that the House Agriculture Finance Committee kept in the budget mix would designate $100,000 to promote […]

Read more ›