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U of M system to shoulder cost of Miller award: Discrimination ruling has broad impact, experts say
Data: March 17, 2018
Few holes found in state's voting: Audit confirms small numbers of illegal votes, suggests fixes
Secretary of state asks for $1.4M to strengthen voter registration
SD traffic fatalities up for last year, but state still has one of lowest rates in the nation
COLLEGE BASKETBALL: No. 16 seed UMBC ousts No. 1 Virginia in historic upset
Girls basketball: T-M-B gets consolation title at state
Girls basketball: Two Trojans on All-Big South team
Gopher women upset Green Bay in NCAA tourney opener
College basketball: Herkimer rallies late to beat Minnesota West in national tourney
Column: Assistive technologies benefit all
An economics class taught me about gender and income inequality
Commentary: An open letter to the kids who walked out of school Wednesday
Letter: A plea for positive debate in upcoming election season
Rosella J. Dammer
Marian Jane Runia
Joyce Bush Whalen
Corks have significant impact on wine
An Irish "pi" for any day of the week
It turns out I am 'that' mom
Future smart homes will have roll-up TVs, brain-wave baths
Disheveled Theologian: Let's always keep the ability to say 'thanks!'
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City of Worthington planning commission notice of public hearing
Data: Nov. 27, 2017
Bipartisan campaign of ex-lawmakers push for reform
BRAINERD, Minn. — Money, former Minnesota Gov. Arne Carlson said, and lots of it — that might be the single greatest ailment of modern...
12 hours 38 min ago
January 26, 2018
MN Democratic governor candidates vary marginally, share goals
BLOOMINGTON, Minn.—Minnesota's Democratic governor candidates generally agree on policies affecting greater Minnesota, ranging from spending...
January 26, 2018 - 2:49pm
August 5, 2017
Democrats begin to see Pelosi as a 2018 problem
August 5, 2017 - 9:32am
April 3, 2017
Democrats amass support needed to block Trump high court pick's confirmation vote
WASHINGTON - Democrats on Monday amassed enough support to block a U.S. Senate confirmation vote on President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee,...
April 3, 2017 - 12:39pm
March 4, 2017
DFL re-elects Martin as party chairman
HINCKLEY, Minn. — Minnesota Democrats re-elected a chastened Ken Martin to another term as party chair, after the longtime party leader...
March 4, 2017 - 8:58pm
August 2, 2016
Minnesota House candidate accuses opponent of not disclosing financial contributions
FOSSTON, Minn. -- The race between two Democratic candidates for the Minnesota District 1B House seat continues to heat up, now with allegations of breaking campaign finance laws. On July 28, Erwin Rud submitted a complaint to the state Campaign Finance & Public Disclosure Board...
August 2, 2016 - 9:06pm
Minnesota Senate bonding wish list: $1.5 billion
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota Democratic senators want to borrow nearly $1 billion more for public works projects than House Republicans and slightly more than the governor. Even so, Sen. LeRoy Stumpf, D-Plummer, said his $1.5 billion legislation falls far short of the $5.2 billion state...
May 2, 2016 - 9:47am
May 3, 2015
He’s always been a builder: Both houses and laws require firm touch and ability to compromise, Bakk says
May 3, 2015 - 8:12pm
April 19, 2015
Final education bill still a big unknown
ST. PAUL — There’s a month left to the legislative session and most education spending and policy plans are unresolved, leaving parents and teachers wondering where lawmakers will compromise. At $16 billion every two years, public schools are the largest piece of Minnesota’s...
April 19, 2015 - 7:53pm
February 5, 2015
Plan expands preschool access through scholarships
February 5, 2015 - 8:24pm
February 1, 2015
From nursing homes to wolves
ST. PAUL — This Minnesota legislative session is heavy on greater Minnesota topics, but the governor’s budget, which will be the base of whatever two-year spending plan that eventually passes, drew mixed reviews about how it would fund issues outside of the Twin Cities. Officials...
February 1, 2015 - 9:31pm
January 23, 2015
Democrats say they helped Greater Minnesota
ST. PAUL — Minnesota House Democrats think they are getting a bum rap by Republicans who say that Greater Minnesota has been ignored in recent years. A move to treat Greater Minnesota right was the GOP focus for much of last fall’s House campaign and has intensified since then....
January 23, 2015 - 10:13pm
January 4, 2015
Lawmakers face long list of issues
ST. PAUL — Republicans and Democrats agree on the big issues Minnesotans want addressed when lawmakers return to the Capitol Tuesday, but true bipartisanship is as much a work in progress as the century-old Capitol building now under renovation. Transportation, education, health...
January 4, 2015 - 9:37pm
December 11, 2014
Shutdown deadline looms
WASHINGTON — With the threat looming of a midnight government shutdown, the fate of a $1.1 trillion U.S. spending bill was thrust into doubt Thursday by Democratic objections over a provision to roll back part of the Dodd-Frank financial reform law. Republican leaders in the House...
December 11, 2014 - 8:26pm
December 7, 2014
Column: The real fight is among Democrats
WASHINGTON — Old habits die hard. The media are so enamored of the continuing (and largely contrived) story about the great Republican civil war that they fail to appreciate that the real internecine fight is being waged on the other side of the aisle. I grant that there’s...
December 7, 2014 - 8:28pm