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'Fort Snelling at Bdote'? After Historical Society adds Dakota name to Fort Snelling sign, Senate votes to cut funding
One year later, concerns linger over Superior, Wis., refinery safety
Authorities kill black bear that 'posed an immediate safety threat' in St. Paul
$100,000 settlement ends Dakota County Technical College whistleblower lawsuit
Minnesota man faces 11th charge of driving while intoxicated
Ruptured pipeline in western Minnesota may have been intentionally damaged
Minnesota job vacancies jump; hiring demand strong throughout state
Canada accuses Facebook of breaking local privacy law, threatens lawsuit
Sanford investing over $100M to make Roger Maris Cancer Center in Fargo a 'destination' for treatment
Measles cases break record since disease was eliminated in United States in 2000
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Urban maple tappers have new view of the world
Spring hunt dog event scheduled April 27
Outdoor Notes for April 21
What's Up Outdoors: Ready for Rainy River sturgeon
Minnesota DNR commissioner talks budget priorities
Outdoor Traditions Magazine
Lost Italian: No matter its origin, the Dutch Baby Pancake is delicious
Ambrosi: The many joys of the humble potato
Study: Hmong women at highest risk for mercury poisoning due to diet, skin products
Duluth experts weigh in on the benefits of journaling
Reading labels helps find hidden sugar
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February 10, 2019
Here's what people are saying about Amy Klobuchar's presidential bid
MINNEAPOLIS - Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., on Sunday, Feb. 10, announced she planned to enter the field vying to take on President Donald Trump...
February 10, 2019 - 4:26pm
January 13, 2019
Burgum sees shared interests with new Minn., SD governors
BISMARCK — New governors for Minnesota and South Dakota took office this month, presenting new relationships for North Dakota Gov. Doug Burgum...
January 13, 2019 - 6:08pm
December 11, 2018
Minnesota lawmakers seeking 'refuge' forge new Republican caucus
ST. PAUL — Four Minnesota lawmakers announced plans to part ways with the House Republican Caucus this week, citing a desire to seek refuge...
December 11, 2018 - 5:28pm
November 20, 2018
Dayton to return to St. Paul, denies hiding extended hospitalization at Mayo
ST. PAUL -- Gov. Mark Dayton plans to return to Minnesota’s capital city a month after complications of a back surgery caused damage to his...
November 20, 2018 - 1:19pm
November 13, 2018
Defeated GOP gubernatorial candidate Johnson ‘done’ with politics
ST. PAUL -- Jeff Johnson, the Republican candidate for governor, plans to leave politics after his term as a Hennepin County commissioner ends...
November 13, 2018 - 5:56pm
October 15, 2018
Marijuana legalization candidate for Minnesota attorney general throws support to Ellison
ST. PAUL—The third-party legalize marijuana candidate for Minnesota attorney general on Monday, Oct. 15, endorsed Keith Ellison in his...
October 15, 2018 - 7:57pm
April 29, 2017
DFL governor hopeful Murphy campaigns in rural Minnesota
A state legislator from St. Paul hoping to make the leap to governor was meeting Brainerd lakes area residents Friday. DFL Rep. Erin Murphy was...
April 29, 2017 - 6:00am
March 31, 2017
Letter: Minnesota bill makes election data transparent
ST. PAUL—Public trust and confidence in our elections can only be attained if all election data is made available to citizens for inspection...
March 31, 2017 - 6:45am
March 30, 2017
Minnesota lawmakers: A bipartisan proposal to fight opioid abuse
ST. PAUL—Minnesota, like most states, is facing an opioid crisis. In 2016, Minnesota had a 20 percent increase over 2015 in opioid-related deaths. Hennepin County alone saw a 36 percent increase. To fully understand the rising rates of death, overdose and abuse, it's important...
March 30, 2017 - 10:02am
March 8, 2017
DNR commissioner: Minnesota parks need boost from users, taxpayers
ST. PAUL — The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is asking for modest fee and general fund increases for the state parks and trails...
March 8, 2017 - 6:45pm
Local kids could benefit from Dayton plan
Area school districts and children would get an added boost if Gov. Mark Dayton's budget increase for education is approved. The Brainerd School District would see an increase of $3,831,632 for 2018-2019, according to data provided by Dayton's office. Aitkin would get $659,252, Crosby—$611,308,...
February 8, 2017 - 9:34pm
March 25, 2016
Heintzeman announces re-election bid
NISSWA—Rep. Josh Heintzeman, R-Nisswa, announced Friday he will seek a second term. "I am thankful God has given us the opportunity to...
March 25, 2016 - 6:14pm
December 29, 2015
Capitol Chatter: Dayton thrilled with Minnesota’s economic progress
ST. PAUL - Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton fared well in the first year of his second and final term. When asked about the past year, he immediately turned to the economy: "Overall, three and a half percent unemployment and projects being announced every day, we have made good progress."...
December 29, 2015 - 2:15pm