State, Nation and World

S. Korea: Suspected midrange North Korean missiles fail

SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea attempted unsuccessfully to launch two suspected powerful intermediate-range missiles on Thursday, South Korean defense officials said, bringing the number ... Read more | Add your comment

Broadband funding pieces start falling into place

ST. PAUL — Nearly a year’s worth of legislative wrangling over how much to spend on broadband Internet development started to come together Wednesday, as ... Read more | Add your comment

Minn. man admits lying about Islamic State contact

ST. PAUL — A Minnesota man charged with threatening to “shoot up” a drugstore pleaded guilty Wednesday to lying to the FBI about when he ... Read more | Add your comment

Dayton establishes Minnesota mental health task force

ST. PAUL — Gov. Mark Dayton has created a task force on mental health in Minnesota. Dayton issued an executive order Wednesday creating the task ... Read more | Add your comment

Judge rules Minnesota teen in school plot case can go home

WASECA — A judge has ruled that a Minnesota teen who authorities say was planning a school attack two years ago can go home. Judge ... Read more | Add your comment