- Minnesota testing to be reduced after lawmakers cut funding Updated: Jun-30-15 12:49 pm
ST. PAUL, Minnesota - Students will take significantly fewer statewide tests after Minnesota lawmakers cut the state's testing budget in half during a special legislative session earlier this month.
- Minnesota state trooper cited for speeding Updated: Jun-29-15 3:18 pm
A Minnesota State Patrol trooper who also serves as a spokesman for the agency has been cited for driving 94 mph in a 55 zone.
- Dayton ponders state high court diversity in upcoming picks Updated: Jun-29-15 12:23 pm
ST. PAUL, Minnesota - Ethnic and gender diversity will among Gov. Mark Dayton's considerations as he prepares to fill two upcoming openings on the Minnesota Supreme Court, the Democrat said Monday.
- 2 women in 80s die in crash with RV in western Minnesota Updated: Jun-28-15 5:25 pm
MONTEVIDEO, Minnesota - Two women in their 80s have died after their car collided with a recreational vehicle at a rural intersection in western Minnesota.
- Savers stores agree to changes after sued by Minnesota AG Updated: Jun-25-15 12:13 pm
MINNEAPOLIS - The Savers thrift store chain has agreed to improve transparency and will not solicit non-clothing donations without compensating charities as part of a settlement with Minnesota Attorney General Lori Swanson.
- Patrol looking for truck driver near fatal Minnesota crash Updated: Jun-24-15 8:35 pm
DALTON, Minnesota - The Minnesota State Patrol is looking for the driver of a semitrailer truck that was near a pickup that crashed on Interstate 94, killing two teenage brothers from Moorhead.
- Democrat running unopposed in special election for House Updated: Jun-23-15 11:56 am
ST. PAUL, Minnesota - A Democratic candidate is running unopposed in a special election for a suburban House seat.
- Latest on sex offender law: Professor: Decree a condemnation Updated: Jun-17-15 5:58 pm
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- Fourth motorcyclist killed in as many days in Minnesota Updated: Jun-17-15 10:53 am
STILLWATER, Minnesota - A fourth motorcyclist has died in a crash in as many days in Minnesota.
- Reports offer peek at state Capitol lobbying in 2015 session Updated: Jun-16-15 7:02 pm
ST. PAUL, Minnesota - Minnesota lawmakers dished out billions of dollars in a new budget assembled in a just-concluded legislative session. Groups spent millions lobbying for a slice or to alter policy sometimes closely tied to the state money.
- Minnesota lawmakers disband citizens' council on pollution Updated: Jun-16-15 11:07 am
ST. PAUL, Minnesota - The nearly 50-year-old Minnesota Pollution Control Agency Citizens' Board will fade away next week after a legislative deal certified its demise.
- Minnesota agency employees warned of layoffs get new notice Updated: Jun-16-15 10:50 am
ST. PAUL, Minnesota - Minnesota state government employees warned this month of potential layoffs have gotten new notices canceling the threat.
- Winkler's resignation from Legislature effective July 1 Updated: Jun-15-15 12:34 pm
ST. PAUL, Minnesota - Minnesota's Legislature will be down a member starting in July.
- Minnesota lawmakers increase penalties for mid-level DWIs Updated: Jun-15-15 12:03 pm
MINNEAPOLIS - Changes in the penalties for drunken driving could affect thousands of motorists in Minnesota who get behind the wheel while heavily intoxicated.
- Minnesota gov. to sign bills avoiding government shutdown Updated: Jun-13-15 11:43 am
ST. PAUL, Minnesota - It took some messy maneuvers, but Minnesota lawmakers passed the final pieces of the state's budget early Saturday morning, averting a government shutdown.
- The latest: Minnesota Legislature meets in special session Updated: Jun-12-15 3:59 pm
- Dayton accedes on auditor role to clear special session path Updated: Jun-08-15 5:54 pm
ST. PAUL, Minnesota - Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton said Monday he will no longer insist on the repeal or modification of a new law regarding the state auditor's duties as a condition for him calling a special session.
- Pollution agency oversight board may be out in budget deal Updated: Jun-02-15 4:29 pm
ST. PAUL, Minnesota - Environmental groups are hoping to preserve a citizen oversight board at the state's pollution control agency, but it may be too late.
- Man who killed Minnesota cyclist warns of distracted driving Updated: Jun-02-15 12:07 am
ST. PAUL, Minnesota - A former South Dakota National Guardsman who killed a 33-year-old bicyclist on a road in southwestern Minnesota last summer warned others Monday of the dangers of distracted driving.