- Blue Cross eyes major exit from individual market Updated: Jun-24-16 2:42 pm
MINNEAPOLIS - Minnesota's largest health insurer will pull the bulk of its plans off the individual market due to heavy financial losses.
- Great Lakes states approve thirsty city's water plea Updated: Jun-21-16 7:18 pm
CHICAGO - A suburban Milwaukee city won a hard-fought battle Tuesday to draw its drinking water from Lake Michigan in the first test of a compact designed to safeguard the Great Lakes region's abundant but vulnerable fresh water supply.
- Some excerpts from recent Minnesota editorials Updated: Jun-20-16 7:28 pm
Minneapolis Star Tribune, June 20
- Leader of closed nonprofit pleads guilty to fraud charges Updated: Jun-16-16 2:46 pm
MINNEAPOLIS - The politically connected executive of a now-defunct nonprofit pleaded guilty Thursday to multiple federal fraud charges and could face decades in prison.
- Great Lakes officials release plan to boost maritime trade Updated: Jun-15-16 2:49 pm
DETROIT - An organization representing states and Canadian provinces in the Great Lakes region released a $3.8 billion plan Wednesday designed to improve their shared maritime transportation system and make cargo shipping more competitive.
- Bridge lit, state flags at half-staff for nightclub victims Updated: Jun-13-16 8:33 am
ST. PAUL, Minnesota - The Interstate 35W bridge in Minneapolis is lit in rainbow colors to commemorate the victims of the deadly shooting at a popular gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida.
- Minnesota governor declares 'Prince Day' to mark birthday Updated: Jun-06-16 7:00 pm
ST. PAUL, Minnesota - Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton has declared Tuesday to be "Prince Day" in Minnesota to mark what would have been his 58th birthday.
- Democratic leaders take aim at Trump at Minnesota convention Updated: Jun-04-16 5:16 pm
MINNEAPOLIS - Leaders of the Minnesota Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party took aim at likely Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump at their state convention Saturday and warned that divisions among Democrats could hurt the party in the November elections.
- Veterans see tax break as way to make Minnesota competitive Updated: May-29-16 10:53 am
ST. PAUL, Minnesota - Two days after the Minnesota legislative session ended in chaos, Bob Dettmer sat silently as a small group of military veterans in the State Office Building gave him a round of applause.