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Audit: Minn. welfare programs have lax eligibility checks
It's back: Minnesota Senate has plan to revive Real ID
Planned Parenthood sees brief reprieve after healthcare bill yanked
State Fair doughnut fry leads to political fray
Capitol Chatter: A legislative budget primer
CMCS rebounds to play for consolation crown
State Basketball: CMCS rebounds in consolation bracket
New England keeper Cropper has Minnesota roots
Gophers riding turnaround into NCAA Tournament
Relief prospect Chargois optioned to Triple-A
Donald Trump once called actress Emma Thompson for a date
'Wheel of Fortune' unfortunate guess goes viral
'Sesame Street' to welcome muppet character with autism
Kim Kardashian breaks silence on Paris robbery
'Beauty and the Beast' smashes records with towering $170 million debut
'Dogs!' Children's musical opens tonight at The Barn in Willmar
Willmar High School band and choir concerts rescheduled
Pirrotta Park: Spicer to rename downtown park
Volunteer training for AIS detection to begin in April
Play our Basketball Brackets Challenge
Derald F. Rolfsmeier
Loren E. Meyer
Ruth O. Jones
Hoops on Hops: Delve into the wide range of beer books
Port: Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton calls criticism over #NoDAPL protests response “inaccurate and offensive”
American wines are gaining in popularity
Lost Italian: It all starts with Pasta Aglio e Olio
Swift: The new 'Maximum Overdrive': Could our appliances be too smart?
Dave & Vivian Swanson
February 14, 2017
Rural schools lead Minnesota teacher shortage
ST. PAUL—When Lee Carlson entered his career in public education nearly 30 years ago, aspiring teachers could expect to compete with hundreds...
February 14, 2017 - 10:32am
February 13, 2017
Minnesota offers website as centerpiece in effort to warn about opioid dangers
ST. PAUL—Educating the public about opioid drugs may be the best way to fight their dangers. That is what Minnesota Attorney General Lori...
February 13, 2017 - 6:51pm
February 7, 2017
Republicans back former legislator Steve Sviggum in surprise bid for UMN regents seat
MINNEAPOLIS — Five years after he was forced to resign from the University of Minnesota's Board of Regents, former House speaker Steve Sviggum could return to the board after a surprise move Tuesday by Republican lawmakers. The Regent Candidate Advisory Council, which vets candidates,...
February 7, 2017 - 10:43pm
February 1, 2017
Baby sitter, 19, charged in death of St. Paul baby
ST. PAUL — A St. Paul teenager faces murder charges after the infant she was baby-sitting died of injuries suffered while in her care....
February 1, 2017 - 10:49pm
January 31, 2017
New Gold mine north of MN border running behind schedule, over budget
INTERNATIONAL FALLS, Minn. — An all-new gold mine under development 45 miles northwest of International Falls is running three months behind schedule and $195 million over budget. Toronto-based New Gold Inc. said Monday, Jan. 30, that the first production from its Rainy River...
January 31, 2017 - 10:02am
Minnesota homeowner arrested after shooting dead a burglary suspect fleeing from his home
MADELIA, Minn.—A homeowner in southern Minnesota was charged Monday with second-degree manslaughter after he allegedly shot and killed...
January 31, 2017 - 9:45am
Second lawsuit filed against PolyMet land exchange
DULUTH — Minnesota-based WaterLegacy on Monday, Jan. 30, filed suit in U.S. District Court against the U.S. Forest Service seeking to...
January 31, 2017 - 7:37am
January 30, 2017
Muslim ban reaches Minnesota as Trump order brings confusion
ST. PAUL — They were words a Muslim American certainly did not want to hear: "We deported your wife and kids." A few hours later, the message...
January 30, 2017 - 10:52pm
January 29, 2017
Deadline extended for Minnesotans to buy health insurance
ST. PAUL — Next week's impending deadline for Minnesotans to buy health insurance on the individual market just got a little looser. The...
January 29, 2017 - 9:01am
January 28, 2017
Credit where credit is due: Campaign encourages more people to claim earned-income tax credit
DULUTH — On average, people who claim the federal earned-income tax credit see an extra $2,210 added to their refund checks. Yet about...
January 28, 2017 - 1:00pm
Bomb threat reported at Grand Forks airport; suspect arrested
GRAND FORKS – A bomb threat prompted officials to evacuate the Grand Forks International Airport early Saturday morning, Jan. 28. Grand Forks officers responded at 5:14 a.m. to the airport after a traveler told a ticket agent there was a bomb in his bag, according to a news release....
January 28, 2017 - 11:04am
January 27, 2017
In speech to media, Wetterlings praise reporting and advise people in spotlight to be honest, open
January 27, 2017 - 9:05pm
Dayton proposal includes extra $371 million for public schools
ST. PAUL — New funding for education makes up a weighty portion of the more than $1.9 billion in new spending Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton...
January 27, 2017 - 8:14pm
January 26, 2017
Update: Minnesota OKs health insurance premium relief, and here's what you need to know
ST. PAUL—Gov. Mark Dayton signed health insurance premium relief into law Thursday night, mere hours after it passed the House of Representatives...
January 26, 2017 - 9:06pm
Health insurance premium relief passes Minnesota Legislature
ST. PAUL—Gov. Mark Dayton could sign health insurance premium relief into law Thursday evening after both chambers of the Minnesota Legislature approved the bill Thursday afternoon. A few hours after the Senate approved health insurance premium relief 47-19, the House approved...
January 26, 2017 - 6:30pm