A fired Iowa official known for his praise of Tupac Shakur has filed a complaint with the state, Jerry Foxhoven is seeking $2 million for wrongful discharge, saying his firing was done to prevent him from enforcing his legal right to disclose information.
"Shark Tank" star Kevin O'Leary says he was on a boat that was involved in a fatal crash in Canada over the weekend. Ontario Provincial Police say two boats crashed on Lake Joseph, killing a Florida man and an Ontario woman.
Prince's estate will take over management of the late rock star's studio complex near Minneapolis. Graceland Holdings, which runs Elvis Presley's tourist attraction in Memphis, had been operating Prince's Paisley Park as a museum since October 2016.
The Minnesota State Fair announced an attendance record was set for opening day in 2019. The fair said 133,326 people visited on Thursday. Last year, the State Fair set an overall attendance record, crossing the 2 million mark during the 12-day event.
The latest monthly survey of bankers in parts of 10 Plains and Midwestern states indicates a shrinking rural economy. Three-quarters of bankers said President Donald Trump's trade policies are having a negative effect on their local economies.
Receipts obtained by the Associate Press show the Wisconsin DNR spent nearly $10,000 on a chronic wasting disease conference. The gathering of leaders from ten states did not result in any new strategies.
The Canadian government says two more rare North Atlantic right whales have been found dead in the country's waters. Right whales number only about 400, and eight of them have been found dead off Canada this year.
An animal rescue group in Pittsburgh says someone strapped firecrackers to a cat's front left paw with rubber bands and set them off, causing such severe injuries the animal's leg had to be amputated. The cat is healing and will be up for adoption soon.
Life House Duluth is asking people to donate spare change and money to help support their mission. The "Clean Out Your Couch" campaign kicked off Monday. Bring your spare change and drop it in the couch outside of Life House Duluth each morning from 7:30 - 8:30 a.m. Life House Duluth works with homeless youth from the ages of 14 to 24.