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Emmer to lead U.S.House GOP campaign committee
Gov. Dayton back in hospital after post-surgery complications
Three-month weather outlook sticks with warmer than normal winter forecast
FDA unveils sweeping anti-tobacco effort to reduce underage vaping and smoking
Wilson, Seahawks drive past Packers
Wild offense explosive in win over Vancouver
Ideal snowmaking conditions make for early season start for Minnesota ski hills
Bemidji Beavers, No. 2 Huskies square off in St. Cloud
Wild’s Matt Hendricks watches another contemporary call it quits
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
Vina "Alice" McHugh
Denis M. Schneider
Donald W. Schmuck
Roger A. Hesebeck
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
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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
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June 20, 2018
Minnesota State to study leaving downtown St. Paul offices
ST. PAUL -- The Minnesota State higher education system will explore moving its 300 administrative workers out of downtown St. Paul in 2022. It costs the system around $2.5 million a year to lease 89,000 square feet inside Wells Fargo Place for the chancellor, system office divisions,...
June 20, 2018 - 10:55pm
May 15, 2018
Achievement gap widens at Minnesota State's 7 universities
ST. PAUL—Achievement gaps between whites and students of color are closing somewhat at Minnesota State two-year colleges but growing at the system's seven universities. Over the past four years, the 30 colleges saw broad improvement in their three-year completion rates. Fifty-eight...
May 15, 2018 - 7:43pm
April 17, 2018
Minnesota State university presidents say tuition freezes aren't working
ST. PAUL—Minnesota State university leaders want the freedom to raise tuition in order to pay for initiatives they say will improve student...
April 17, 2018 - 7:43pm
March 21, 2018
Minnesota State chancellor's 3-year contract approved
ST. PAUL—The leader of Minnesota's largest higher education system will get $507,000 in annual salary and benefits when his new contract starts Aug. 1. Minnesota State trustees Wednesday approved a three-year contract for Devinder Malhotra, who has been interim chancellor since...
March 21, 2018 - 7:45pm
March 18, 2018
COLLEGE MEN'S HOCKEY: UMD goes from life support to Sioux Falls for NCAA West Regional
DULUTH—Minnesota Duluth senior wing Blake Young called the bus ride from St. Paul to Duluth on Saturday, March 18, the longest of his life....
March 18, 2018 - 6:47pm
March 2, 2018
Minnesota State system rejects 3 finalists, selects interim chancellor
ST. PAUL—A second nationwide search in as many years has again failed to produce a new chancellor for the Minnesota State higher education...
March 2, 2018 - 7:24pm
Interim president stepping down early for health reasons
WILLMAR, Minn. — Joel Opatz, interim president of Ridgewater College, has notified the college staff that he will resign effective April 3. In a letter addressed to colleagues this week, Opatz said he is leaving for health reasons. He was appointed a year ago to a contract that...
March 2, 2018 - 1:29pm
February 28, 2018
Minnesota State trustees to name chancellor Friday of 37-school system
ST. PAUL—Minnesota State trustees plan to appoint the higher education system's next chancellor Friday morning, March 2, after two days...
February 28, 2018 - 9:25pm
February 22, 2018
Minnesota State names three finalists for chancellor
MINNEAPOLIS — Minnesota's largest higher education system has named three finalists for chancellor, a year after trustees passed on every...
February 22, 2018 - 7:05pm
February 21, 2018
Minn. State system Board adopts 'affirmative' sexual consent policy
ST. PAUL—Students and staff could be punished if they fail to obtain affirmative consent for sex through "words or clear, unambiguous action" under a policy change approved Wednesday, Feb. 21, by the Minnesota State Board of Trustees. The policy applies to some 375,000 students...
February 21, 2018 - 7:45pm
January 28, 2018
Fired diversity officer for four Minnesota State colleges gets $75,000 settlement
The fired chief diversity officer for four nonmetro Minnesota colleges has won a $75,000 settlement after alleging his termination violated state human rights laws. Brian Xiong taught for seven years at Minnesota State University, Mankato, before joining Minnesota State Community...
January 28, 2018 - 5:35pm
January 24, 2018
Minn. State system's declining enrollment hits budgets
ST PAUL—Most Minnesota State colleges and universities lost money in 2016-17 as overall enrollment fell for a sixth consecutive year. The state's low unemployment rate and a declining number of young adults have had the state's largest higher-education system in budget-cutting...
January 24, 2018 - 6:55pm
December 12, 2017
Minnesota State, faculty union agree on new contract
ST. PAUL—Negotiators from the Inter Faculty Organization, which represents hundreds of professors at universities and technical campuses...
December 12, 2017 - 12:51pm
November 15, 2017
With funding uncertain, Minnesota State sets out to build $150M records system for colleges, universities
ST. PAUL — Minnesota State is embarking on a six-year, $150 million overhaul of its computerized records system and hoping the Legislature will cover much of the cost. Trustees for the higher-education system agreed Wednesday, Nov. 15, to hire a consultant for the project, which...
November 15, 2017 - 7:50pm
September 22, 2017
New search to begin for next Minnesota State chancellor
ST. PAUL — Minnesota State has reopened its search for the next chancellor of the country's fourth-largest system of colleges and universities. Trustees in February interviewed three finalists from a pool of 43 applicants but decided none was the right fit. Devinder Malhotra,...
September 22, 2017 - 5:57am