The order establishes a 20-year mining ban on 225,000 acres next to the Minnesota wilderness, further crippling a Chilean firm's plans for a copper mine.
After winning legislative seats and taking over governor’s mansions, Democrats will try to implement reforms and beat back Republican efforts to restrict voting access.
Police said a dispute between two groups of young men led to an exchange of gunfire at the Minnesota mall on Dec. 23.
A criminology professor concluded that the cop's use of force was unreasonable and excessive, the complaint said.
Five people have been arrested in a fatal shooting at Minnesota's Mall of America that sent the sprawling commercial center into lockdown on Friday.
Bloomington Police Chief Booker Hodges said the victim was a 19-year-old man.
The Minnesota Vikings completed the biggest comeback in NFL history by erasing a 33-point deficit to beat the Indianapolis Colts 39-36 in overtime.
River William Smith, who also expressed interest in neo-Nazi paramilitary groups, was arrested as he allegedly tried to buy grenades from an informant.
The animals had been chemically euthanized with pentobarbital and then improperly dumped at a Minnesota landfill, a local Raptor Center official said.
An estimated 200 people were stranded on the ice chunk in Upper Red Lake.