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Minnesota lawmakers plan first hearing inside state prison amid spike in assaults on officers
1 hour 44 min ago
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., speaks in Washington, D.C., on Jan. 8, 2019. Bloomberg photo by Al Drago
Senate sets votes to reopen government
1 hour 45 min ago
Passengers wait to pass through TSA security at Minneapolis St. Paul Airport, Sunday, Jan. 20, 2019. This section of the line is one of three parts, with these passengerrs moving on to wait in another part of the line, and a third part snaking down the terminal corridor. Scott Takushi / St. Paul Pioneer Press
Twin cities airport wait times among worst in the nation
1 hour 58 min ago
The Supreme Court. Washington Post photo by Ricky Carioti
Supreme Court lets Trump's restrictions on transgender troops take effect
3 hours 14 min ago
President Donald Trump makes an announcement on border security and immigration, at the White House in Washington, Jan. 19, 2019. Trump cast the proposal, which offered extended deportation protections for undocumented immigrants in exchange for $5.7 billion for a border barrier, as a compromise as he sought to shift pressure to Democrats to end the government shutdown. (Tom Brenner/Copyright 2019 The New York Times)
Trump prepares two versions of State of the Union address as shutdown tensions escalate
3 hours 46 min ago
DFL lawmaker’s bill would put recreational pot on Minnesota’s ballot in 2020
3 hours 46 min ago
Thousands of abortion opponents marched on the Minnesota Capitol Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2019, to mark the anniversary of the U.S. Supreme Court's landmark decision in Roe v. Wade and to urge restrictions on the procedure. Dana Ferguson / Forum News Service
Thousands march to oppose abortion in St. Paul, say they'll back ultrasound bill
5 hours 49 min ago
Danielle Wishard-Tudor on Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2019, became emotional as she spoke with Minnesota lawmakers about her brother Jean Claude Paquier Wishard (pictured in photo) who died in a 2017 distracted driving crash. Dana Ferguson / FORUM NEWS SERVICE
Hands-free driving bill takes first step forward in the Capitol
7 hours 44 min ago
James Holt, Jr. and Nicole Smith-Holt on Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2019, talk about their son Alec Smith, who died in 2017 because he rationed his insulin after he could no longer afford it. A group of Minnesota lawmakers said they'd aim to drive down the cost of the drug used to treat diabetes. Dana Ferguson / FORUM NEWS SERVICE
Minnesota lawmakers look to crack down on rising insulin costs
11 hours 45 min ago
Trump slams media over portrayal of confrontation between Catholic students, tribal elder
12 hours 34 min ago
President Donald Trump makes an announcement on border security and immigration, at the White House in Washington, Jan. 19, 2019. Trump cast the proposal, which offered extended deportation protections for undocumented immigrants in exchange for $5.7 billion for a border barrier, as a compromise as he sought to shift pressure to Democrats to end the government shutdown. (Tom Brenner/Copyright 2019 The New York Times)
Trump, Pelosi vow not to yield in government shutdown standoff
13 hours 28 min ago
Visitors stand outside the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington on Feb. 27, 2018. Bloomberg photo by Ron Antonelli.
DACA program that protects young undocumented immigrants not likely to get Supreme Court review this term
13 hours 28 min ago
Congress to pursue divergent paths to reopening government, but stalemate no closer to resolution
14 hours 26 min ago
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Backus: Wellhead protection plan qualifies city for grant funding
19 hours 34 min ago
January 21, 2019
North Memorial helicopter lifts off the scene of a traffic crash on County Highway 3 north of Brainerd in January of 2015. Macy Kujava and her daughter, Spohie were seriously injured in the crash.  Steve Kohls / Brainerd Dispatch file photo
After 3 years in the state Legislature, will 'Macy's Law' become a reality?
January 21, 2019 - 9:25pm