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ST. PAUL — Minnesota farmers are happy that lawmakers lowered some farm property taxes, but small businesses complain that a higher minimum wage and a bill giving them more legal exposure will hurt.
By Brian Murphy St. Paul Pioneer Press ATLANTA — The Vikings lost four Super Bowls on the field, but the team and Minnesota pulled off the ultimate upset Tuesday, beating...
GLENWOOD — Four-year-old Eric Dean was an abused child and, ultimately, a homicide victim, according to Ramsey County Medical Examiner Michael McGee. McGee testified Tuesday in the murder trial of...
ATLANTA -- Super Bowl LII, where are you? Minneapolis, that's where.
MANKATO — Blue Earth County Jail officials identified a second suspect in the assault on former Minnesota State University-Mankato football player Isaac Kolstad in downtown Mankato early Sunday. Police identified Trevor Stenner Shelley, 21, of St. Peter, from a downtown surveillance video of the altercation that broke out as partons left a Mankato bar.
ST. PAUL — Gov. Mark Dayton dropped a legislative bombshell Monday when he announced that he is willing to give up $846 million in public works projects around Minnesota if legislators insist on overturning a state requirement for fire sprinklers in larger new homes.
ST. PAUL — How attempts to legalize marijuana will proceed remained unclear Monday.
PILLAGER, Minn. — Coal and crushed metal littered the train tracks early Monday as crews worked to clear the scene of a massive train derailment on a BNSF Railway line near Pillager.
ST. PAUL — Gov. Mark Dayton was joined by lawmakers and advocates on Sunday to sign a new state law aiming to reduce the gender pay gap in Minnesota. The...
DICKINSON, N.D. — North Dakota’s lone U.S. representative has released a BNSF Railway report that says rail cars carrying grain from North Dakota are almost a month behind schedule.