Close
MORE NEWS

local

Local Weather
Minneapolis, MN
3 AM
Mostly Cloudy
37°
9 AM
Few Showers
43°
3 PM
Partly Cloudy/Wind
44°
9 PM
Clear
43°
Headlines

Updated 4 p.m. EDT

  • Grid
  • List
Politics

GOP advances $7B transportation plan

GOP advances $7B transportation planMinnesota House and Senate Republicans want to tap the state's budget surplus, reroute existing tax revenue and borrow toward a $7 billion upgrade goal for roads and bridges over the coming decade.
  • Politics
  • 5 days, 15 hours ago
Local

Transportation bill keeps motoring along

Transportation bill keeps motoring alongA hike in the gasoline tax passed the State Senate Transportation Committee Friday afternoon.
  • Local
  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Local

Auditor questions ethics of U of M clinical drug study

Auditor questions ethics of U of M clinical drug studyLegislative Auditor questions the ethics of a U of M clinical drug study, in review of a 2004 suicide.
  • Local
  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Local

Lawmakers make Sunday Wisconsin beer-run

Lawmakers make Sunday Wisconsin beer-runState lawmakers, liquor store owners and beer advocates made a collective beer run to Wisconsin in protest of Minnesota's Sunday liquor sales ban.
  • Local
  • 1 week, 2 days ago
Politics

Lawmakers hear birders' call for safer glass on stadium

Lawmakers hear birders' call for safer glass on stadiumBird lovers' long push to make the Minnesota Vikings' new stadium safer is moving to the Legislature.
  • Politics
  • 1 week, 2 days ago
Politics

Advocates rally at Capitol to end domestic violence

Advocates rally at Capitol to end domestic violenceAdvocates for battered women rally at State Capitol, call for more support service funding
  • Politics
  • 1 week, 3 days ago
Politics

Felon voting rights bill in jeopardy in Minn. House

Felon voting rights bill in jeopardy in Minn. HouseA bill that would make felony offenders eligible to vote upon release is in jeopardy of stalling in the Minn. House.
  • Politics
  • 1 week, 3 days ago
Politics

Child care costs in focus at State Capitol

Child care costs in focus at State CapitolA bipartisan coalition of lawmakers and policy groups is focusing on making child care more accessible in Minnesota
  • Politics
  • 1 week, 4 days ago
Local

Bigger surplus gives Dayton second take on budget plan

Bigger surplus gives Dayton second take on budget planov. Mark Dayton is revisiting his budget proposal thanks to a bigger projected surplus.
  • Local
  • 1 week, 4 days ago
Politics

Trio of major events brings sports debate back to Capitol

Trio of major events brings sports debate back to CapitolA trifecta of major sporting events are headed to Minnesota in coming years.
  • Politics
  • 1 week, 6 days ago
Politics

Gun sound suppressor bill moves ahead at Capitol

Gun sound suppressor bill moves ahead at CapitolA bill that would legalize gun sound suppressors in Minnesota passed the House Public Safety committee.
  • Politics
  • 2 weeks, 2 days ago
Politics

Hospitals and nurses are split over new safety bill

Hospitals and nurses are split over new safety billMinnesota hospitals and the state's nurses union are split over a bill aimed at protecting health care workers.
  • Politics
  • 2 weeks, 3 days ago
Politics

MN lawmakers want Columbus statute re-engraved

MN lawmakers want Columbus statute re-engravedA Minnesota Capitol mall statute honoring explorer Christopher Columbus is the target of new legislation that seeks to recast his role.
  • Politics
  • 2 weeks, 3 days ago
Politics

Legislature may punt body camera guidelines to next year

Legislature may punt body camera guidelines to next yearMinnesota lawmakers may wait until next year to pass guidelines for police body cameras.
  • Politics
  • 2 weeks, 3 days ago
Politics

Lawmakers want to bar transgender students from girls teams

Lawmakers want to bar transgender students from girls teamsRepublican lawmakers introduce bill that would bar transgender boys from playing girls sports teams.
  • Politics
  • 2 weeks, 5 days ago
Politics

Republican lawmakers want to ax transgender athletics rule

Republican lawmakers want to ax transgender athletics ruleMore than 20 Republican legislators want to stop transgender students born as male from playing on female sports teams.
  • Politics
  • 2 weeks, 5 days ago
Local

Lawmakers hold off on taking on EPA over wood stove rules

Lawmakers hold off on taking on EPA over wood stove rulesMinnesota lawmakers are waiting to take on the Environmental Protection Agency over new standards for wood-burning stoves and furnaces.
  • Local
  • 2 weeks, 5 days ago
Politics

Women's rights advocates seek to revive the ERA

Women's rights advocates seek to revive the ERAWomen's rights advocates seek to renew the Equal Rights Amendment of 1972.
  • Politics
  • 3 weeks ago
Politics

Lawmakers' emotions runs high in teacher layoff debate

Lawmakers' emotions runs high in teacher layoff debateLawmakers' emotions ran high in a six-hour debate on teacher layoff policy in the Minnesota House.
  • Politics
  • 3 weeks, 1 day ago
Politics

Wisconsin lawmakers debate right-to-work bill

Wisconsin lawmakers debate right-to-work billA handful of right-to-work opponents gathered in Hudson Thursday evening to decry the bill being debated by Wisconsin lawmakers.
  • Politics
  • 3 weeks, 2 days ago
Politics

Minnesota pension board renews Israeli bond investment

Minnesota pension board renews Israeli bond investmentMinnesota's pension board will renew investment in Israeli government bonds, despite protest.
  • Politics
  • 3 weeks, 3 days ago
News

Lawmakers want crowdfunding service for entrepreneurs

Lawmakers want crowdfunding service for entrepreneursA bill to establish MNvest passed its first Minnesota House committee on Tuesday.
  • News
  • 3 weeks, 4 days ago
Politics

Family looks to turn son's murder into meaningful law

Family looks to turn son's murder into meaningful lawA Minnesota family hopes to turn a senseless murder into a meaningful change in parole rules.
  • Politics
  • 3 weeks, 4 days ago
Politics

State lawmakers look to boost access to dental care

State lawmakers look to boost access to dental careState lawmakers aim to boost access to dental care in Minnesota, in the midst of dental crisis
  • Politics
  • 3 weeks, 5 days ago
Politics

Bill would factor performance into teacher layoffs

Bill would factor performance into teacher layoffsA bill that would allow school districts to factor teacher performance into layoff decisions moved forward.
  • Politics
  • 3 weeks, 5 days ago
Politics

Thousands gather in Wis. to rally against right-to-work

Thousands gather in Wis. to rally against right-to-workThousands of Wisconsin union workers have rallied at the Capitol to protest a right-to-work bill set to be taken up again this week.
  • Politics
  • 3 weeks, 6 days ago
Local

Minnesota could be on the hook for $700M in tax trial

Minnesota could be on the hook for $700M in tax trialMinnesota could be on the hook for $700 million in refunds if the state loses a case pending in tax court.
  • Local
  • 3 weeks, 6 days ago