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Data: Nov. 15, 2018
St. Paul approves eventual increase to $15 minimum wage
Only openly gay Minnesota House member proposes ban on conversion therapy
Minnesota West professor recognized at symposium
Pelosi seeks to shore up votes for speaker; McConnell,Schumer keep top Senate spots
Towns, Wiggins lead Timberwolves past Pelicans
Wolves' Taylor glad to put Butler drama behind him, confident in Thibodeau
Wild GM Paul Fenton happy with season so far
Minnesota deer kill down 9.5 percent from last year
This time, Gophers bring offense into last two Big Ten games
Frozen out of China, American farmers refuse to sell their soybeans
Seasonal worker didn’t know former boss was escaping after fraud accusations
Co-op seeking access to inventory taxidermy, property
trū Shrimp board approves plans in Luverne
Tesla names a new chairman to replace Elon Musk
Place a Business Announcement
Letter: Support Minnesota's Give to the Max Day
Letter: Crailsheim exchange student readies for move to new host family
Jessie Veeder: The making of me
Veterans Day changes today
Roger A. Hesebeck
Connie R. DeGroot
Ronald L. Mulder
Creamy wild rice soup is a great way to use up leftover Thanksgiving turkey
Chocolatiers need more cocoa, and they want millennials to help
Seasonal depression, 'winter blues' and SAD
Disheveled Theologian: Life after death
Overwhelmed caregiver accounts for insufficient family updates
out and about
McCready family -- five generations
Lawrence and Sara Mae Klingenberg
Air quality remains good in N.D./Minn.
MNIT seeks funds to protect Minnesotans' data
Probate of Vernon G. Engelkes
Don't miss your chance to bid on the 2018 NIE Silent Auction!
November 17, 2017
Franken talk abounds, but senator quiet
ST. PAUL — Former women staffers of U.S. Sen. Al Franken said he treated them well, the woman who accused him of sexual harassment does...
November 17, 2017 - 7:41pm
Sexual harassment cure includes electing 'women in high places'
ST. PAUL — Criticizing sexual harassment is easy, but coming up with a solution is tough. "If women could fix the problem on their own,...
November 17, 2017 - 6:07pm
Capitol Chatter: Sex harassment allegations reach several states
ST. PAUL — Minnesota is far from the only state in which legislators stand accused of sexual harassment. Reports have surfaced in states...
November 17, 2017 - 12:32pm
November 16, 2017
Minnesota House members must take harassment prevention training or lose committees
ST. PAUL — Minnesota House members who refuse to take sex harassment prevention training may have a whole lot of time on their hands. House...
November 16, 2017 - 5:00pm
Court says Minnesota Legislature has enough money to remain open
ST. PAUL — Minnesota legislative leaders say they will limp along to the 2018 legislative session by taking money from a House-Senate commission....
November 16, 2017 - 2:29pm
November 15, 2017
Minn. lawmakers hear more horror stories about vehicle licensing bureau
ST. PAUL—Minnesota lawmakers got an earful Wednesday about the beleaguered new computer system intended to make life easier for anyone needing to deal with license plates and vehicle titles. In fact, it's made everything worse, according to license center workers, a credit...
November 15, 2017 - 9:16pm
2 percent hospitality tax proposed in Bemidji
BEMIDJI, Minn.—A new 2 percent hospitality tax idea that could bring in $1.25 million annually has received support from the Bemidji lodging/business...
November 15, 2017 - 8:35pm
Supreme Court to issue Minnesota legislative veto opinion Thursday
ST. PAUL—Minnesotans soon may know if their Legislature can stay in business. The state Supreme Court plans to release an opinion at 10...
November 15, 2017 - 5:38pm
November 13, 2017
U.S. high court to hear Minnesota political apparel case
ST. PAUL — The U.S. Supreme Court will consider whether a Minnesota law banning political items in and near polling places violates free...
November 13, 2017 - 2:09pm
November 10, 2017
Minn. Capitol Chatter: 2012 sex scandal came at a different time than 2017 allegations
MINNEAPOLIS—The Minnesota Legislature has been relatively free of sex-related scandals, which is one reason why recent harassment allegations...
November 10, 2017 - 10:50pm
Central Minn. farm worker from Guatemala makes his case to stay in U.S.
ST. PAUL—Wearing tan pants and a dark-colored sweatshirt with shackles on his hands and feet, a teary-eyed Julio Estrada Escobar admitted...
November 10, 2017 - 8:41am
November 9, 2017
Sexual harassment allegations erupt at Minnesota Capitol
ST. PAUL—The national phenomenon of women alleging sexual harassment by men in power erupted in the Minnesota Capitol Thursday, following...
November 9, 2017 - 10:15pm
November 8, 2017
Funding dispute could force MN Senate to lay off workers Dec. 1
ST. PAUL — Minnesota Senate leaders say they are preparing to lay off their employees. If the courts do not decide a funding dispute between...
November 8, 2017 - 5:11pm
November 6, 2017
Writing programs in Minnesota jails struggle to find long-term funding
ST. PAUL—Organizers of a creative writing workshop for women in Twin Cities metro-area jails are worried for the program's future. Neither of the programs' current sites—Washington and Sherburne County jails—have been fully funded for 2018. The women's writing program...
November 6, 2017 - 8:00am
November 5, 2017
Despite high number of Minnesota adoptions, many still in foster care
MANKATO, Minn.—Mike and Kari Fletcher were 23 years old when they became parents to a 17-year-old. It wasn't a permanent situation. They...
November 5, 2017 - 8:30am