Skip to main content
Heroin use, addiction up sharply among U.S. whites
Former Christie associate gets two years in prison for bridge scandal
Minnesota teenager supporting vets around the state
Police open fire after driver strikes cruiser near U.S. Capitol
Repeal of internet privacy rules passes Congress, Trump likely to sign
Zach Parise takes high stick to the face; prognosis unclear
Rubio's three FTs send Wolves past Pacers
U.S. women's team settle pay dispute, avoid boycott
Gimenez hardest transition to Twins may be getting son on the bandwagon
Tonkin polishing new cutter in Twins bullpen
Editorial: We’re still here and serving our readers
Letter: Newspaper needs more ‘local flavor’
Parenting Perspectives: Why I worry about what others think of me
Column: Thanks to Minnesota farmers, we’re making great progress on new buffer requirement
Letter: Trump far from alone on climate change views
Amanda Faith Schmidt
Robert Allen Yates
Salvador Adame Magana
Mareileen "Neen" Benson
Church’s Lenten theme gets people thinking
Daughters often get first tanning salon experience with mom
Column: Your not-average people have great things going for them
Remarkable recovery: A combined 14 surgeries later, Bart and Sherry DeBoer share tale of crash with suspected drunk driver
Disheveled Theologian: Forsaken -- A few thoughts during Lent, week 4
out and about
Talsma 100th birthday
McNab 95th birthday
Liepold 90th birthday
Reitmeier 85th birthday
Nau 50th anniversary
Data: March 29, 2017
Data: March 28, 2017
Data: March 27, 2017
Data: March 25, 2017
Data: March 24, 2017
September 30, 2015
Dayton says state spending within its means: GOP begs to differ
ST. PAUL — Gov. Mark Dayton Wednesday shared a nerdy way to look at government spending to trumpet his belief that Minnesota is not spending beyond its means. The DFL governor, and his Minnesota Management and Budget commissioner Myron Frans, said the “price of government”...
September 30, 2015 - 9:50pm
September 15, 2015
Congress about to fail on budget, but highway funding may yet pass
If it is September, then elected officials in Washington must be talking about short-term budget fixes. In what has become commonplace, Congress will not approve a full budget by the time the fiscal year ends Sept. 30, but lawmakers representing the Upper Midwest are optimistic...
September 15, 2015 - 8:59pm
September 10, 2015
Minnesota revenue up in August
ST. PAUL — Minnesota state revenues were 8.5 percent higher last month than expected. The $113 million jump from what was forecast last February, continuing a trend seen most of this year, came thanks to the three state’s three major taxes coming in higher: individual income...
September 10, 2015 - 9:06pm
September 2, 2015
Council continues levy budget talks
WORTHINGTON — The Worthington City Council met Wednesday morning for a second special workshop to discuss the 2016 tax levy budget. City Administrator Steve Robinson said at last week’s meeting the the levy was at $3,616,870, a 10.87 percent increase from last year’s budget....
September 2, 2015 - 8:39pm
August 26, 2015
Council talks levy budget
WORTHINGTON — The Worthington City Council met for a special workshop Wednesday morning to discuss the 2016 tax levy budget. Included in the agenda were discussions of prospective budgets for public safety; engineering, community economic development, the Center for Active Living;...
August 26, 2015 - 8:50pm
July 12, 2015
Minnesota tax collections beat expectations again
ST. PAUL — Minnesota collected $555 million more in taxes over the last three months than state economists had predicted in February as both individual and corporate income turned out higher than expected. The news means lawmakers will have even more money than expected to dispose...
July 12, 2015 - 9:35pm
June 30, 2015
State budget starts: Aid for the poor included in new Minnesota laws
ST. PAUL — Thousands of poor Minnesota families will begin getting more state aid today as the new state budget begins. The $42 billion, two-year overall state budget provides more housing assistance, as well as lower child care costs. “Too many children are living in...
June 30, 2015 - 9:30pm
June 26, 2015
Column: Greater Minnesota will benefit from new state budget laws
By DISTRICT 16B REP. PAUL TORKELSON HANSKA — After years of being left behind at the hands of big-city lawmakers, Minnesota House Republicans insisted on prioritizing Greater Minnesota this session while crafting a new state budget. You can see the results in nearly every budget...
June 26, 2015 - 9:30pm
June 10, 2015
Legislators to consider a variety of bills at special session
ST. PAUL — Here is a look at what Minnesota legislators are expected to consider during a special session to finish passing a two-year, $42 billion state budget: Education About $17 billion will be spent for early childhood-through-high school education. While Gov. Mark Dayton...
June 10, 2015 - 8:23pm
June 4, 2015
Bonding first pre-special session agreement
ST. PAUL — Minnesota budget negotiators said throughout Thursday they were confident they could hold a special Saturday legislative session...
June 4, 2015 - 8:58pm
June 2, 2015
Minnesota budget deal still in works
ST. PAUL — Details remain to be worked out before Minnesota leaders are ready for a special legislative session to finish the state budget. Leaders Tuesday sounded much like they did late Monday, saying they are close, but technicalities remain and they hoped a special session...
June 2, 2015 - 9:14pm
June 1, 2015
‘I think we’re there’ Daudt says of budget deal
ST. PAUL — A state budget deal is all done except for a few details, the chief negotiators said Monday, making a special session for lawmakers...
June 1, 2015 - 7:53pm
May 26, 2015
Minnesota governor, leaders want short special session soon
ST. PAUL — It was fitting that Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton and House Speaker Kurt Daudt stood by a grandfather clock Tuesday after they began...
May 26, 2015 - 8:55pm
May 25, 2015
With more budget vetoes, shutdown preparations begin
ST. PAUL — Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton has vetoed legislation funding state programs ranging from education to the parks, setting up a special legislative session and launching preparations for a potential partial government shutdown. On Saturday, Dayton vetoed spending bills...
May 25, 2015 - 8:37pm
May 22, 2015
Iowa budget making progress
DES MOINES, Iowa — Progress has been made in determining Iowa’s overall budget spending for the next fiscal year, lawmakers said Friday, including talks on K-12 education. Republican House Speaker Kraig Paulsen and Democratic Senate Majority Leader Mike Gronstal made the assessment...
May 22, 2015 - 9:38pm