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Rural Equity Project having its say in St. Paul: Groups hope to make a difference for rural Minnesotans
Sister of man accused in explosives case charged for alleged threat to witness
Finalists named for Ridgewater College president
Prairie Arts Continuum seeks scholarship applicants
Resource conservation topic of Wednesday meeting
NCAA TOURNAMENT ROUNDUP: Loyola maintains magical run to go to Sweet 16
St. Paul Saints, the ultimate underdogs, glad to cut $10K check after 'impossible' March Madness upset
College basketball: Minnesota West men lose 7th place game at nationals
'Cressey University' gave Twins an inside track on revamped roster
Minnesota United secures second straight victory
What to look for on plant descriptions
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
Dorothy J. Saathoff
Ronald "Ron" Francis
Annie M. Boll
Rosella J. Dammer
Disheveled Theologian: It's your choice
Change in ‘milestone’ announcements takes effect March 31
Hope for fighting deadly impatiens disease
Bart and Sherry DeBoer to speak at 25th Community Prayer Breakfast
5 Irish-themed sweets for St. Patrick's Day
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Holtrop 60th anniversary
Smit 70th anniversary
Birth: Tate Ruyter Wintz
Probate of Vernon G. Engelkes
City of Worthington planning commission notice of public hearing
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government and politics
March 16, 2018
Proposed Dayton budget, tax changes 'complicated'
ST. PAUL — Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton suggests some tax cuts and some increases, lots more spending for some programs, a little more for...
March 16, 2018 - 4:16pm
Capitol Chatter: Buffer-related lawsuit fails
ST. PAUL — Gary Haugen has lost his attempt to overturn a decades-old decision that forces him to install vegetative buffers. The lawsuit,...
March 16, 2018 - 2:05pm
March 14, 2018
Dayton looks back, ahead in his last State of State speech
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton says he and the Legislature should try to work together like they did in restoring the Capitol building. In...
March 14, 2018 - 9:15pm
March 13, 2018
Minnesota politicians join to fight elder abuse
ST. PAUL—Democrats and Republicans are getting together to bolster Minnesota's response to serious lapses in care delivered to senior citizens....
March 13, 2018 - 3:39pm
March 12, 2018
Committees unlikely to take up Minnesota gun bills
ST. PAUL — The most bipartisan Minnesota gun safety bills offered so far this year were all but shot down as soon as they were introduced....
March 12, 2018 - 6:16pm
Minnesota GOP legislators want Medicaid recipients to work
ST. PAUL—Republican Minnesota lawmakers want a law requiring able-bodied Medicaid recipients to work. They said the bill they unveiled...
March 12, 2018 - 5:18pm
March 10, 2018
School security: Is there such thing as too much?
ST. PAUL—How well-fortified do Minnesota's more than 2,000 public school buildings need to be? Should they all have armed guards? Locked...
March 10, 2018 - 5:18pm
March 9, 2018
Capitol Chatter: Service animal owners want protection against fakes
ST. PAUL—It's a safe bet that few Minnesotans knew about fake service animals until recently. Some national news about people trying to...
March 9, 2018 - 12:24pm
March 8, 2018
New wild rice protection begins move through Legislature
ST. PAUL — A long-standing method of protecting wild rice from toxic water, which has not been enforced, may be on its way out for a new...
March 8, 2018 - 3:37pm
March 7, 2018
Minnesota legislation would make touching butts illegal
ST. PAUL—Jessica Goodwin was holding her 1-year-old in a Lifetime Fitness Center last November with her four other children next to her...
March 7, 2018 - 5:29pm
March 5, 2018
GOP lawmakers concerned about 3M lawsuit settlement
ST. PAUL—Some lawmakers fear state agencies will drain funds away from a lawsuit settlement with iconic Minnesota business 3M, which is...
March 5, 2018 - 4:31pm
March 2, 2018
Capitol Chatter: MNLARS issues foreshadow future projects
ST. PAUL—Minnesota state government's aging computer systems' problems could be a common issue unless the information technology agency...
March 2, 2018 - 1:12pm
March 1, 2018
Minnesota catching up on elder abuse cases
ST. PAUL—Minnesota officials say they are catching up on a backlog of cases alleging elderly people have been abused. Health Commissioner...
March 1, 2018 - 5:21pm
February 27, 2018
Dayton aides: Get cash quick or MNLARS fix fades
ST. PAUL — The Dayton administration says it needs $10 million. Fast. Otherwise, by week's end the state will begin laying off computer...
February 27, 2018 - 6:03pm
February 26, 2018
Minnesota House begins harassment rule update process
ST. PAUL—States across the country want to update their sexual misconduct rules after lawmakers, including in Minnesota, have been forced...
February 26, 2018 - 4:30pm