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North Dakota Geological Survey announces public fossil dig dates
Sen. Klobuchar collects on Vikings-Saints wager
Gay couple who ordered wedding programs got pamphlets about Satan instead, lawsuit says
Minn. gets price tag for buying or leasing western Minn. prison
ND pipeline protester accused of shooting at officers set to change plea
Smaller hockey programs focus on retention, growth rather than state tournaments
Ex-MVP Morneau has no regrets as he retires for front-office role with Twins
Less than month after starting in bowl game, Washington State QB commits suicide, police say
Loons steadfast on adding players after several got away
UND hockey aims to end losing skid against Bulldogs this weekend
January 16, 2018
Dayton statewide construction plan, local projects could top $2.3 billion
ST. PAUL—Gov. Mark Dayton might support borrowing more than $2.3 billion for public works projects this year, his last in elective office....
January 16, 2018 - 4:25pm
Dayton announced $1.5 billion construction proposal
ST. PAUL — Gov. Mark Dayton wants the state to fund $1.5 billion of public works projects across Minnesota and asks legislators to approve...
January 16, 2018 - 12:31pm
January 15, 2018
Dayton, Smith criticize 'savages,' Trump during MLK Day event
ST. PAUL—Gov. Mark Dayton on Monday criticized anew the "savages" who vandalized a Somali-American child-care center in Shakopee in 2016...
January 15, 2018 - 8:56pm
January 12, 2018
Capitol Chatter: Minnesota should have say in farm bill
ST. PAUL — Minnesota would seem to have an outsized influence on the next farm bill. Both of the state's senators are on that body's Agriculture...
January 12, 2018 - 11:10am
January 11, 2018
Dayton says he's confident about northern Minnesota mining projects
MOUNTAIN IRON, Minn. — Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton said he's confident Chippewa Capital Partners will meet the settlement agreement with...
January 11, 2018 - 10:33pm
Minnesota seeks to further diversity government workforce
ST. PAUL — Gov. Mark Dayton's administration says its efforts to make state hiring and contracting more inclusive are paying off, but there...
January 11, 2018 - 8:58pm
January 10, 2018
Dayton touts accomplishments in addressing Iron Range meeting
MOUNTAIN IRON, Minn. — In the first month of his final year in office, Minnesota Gov. Dayton touted his administration's work on the Iron...
January 10, 2018 - 10:15pm
January 9, 2018
Mille Lacs tribal leader says band in revolution against drugs, violence, environmental destruction, racism
ONAMIA, Minn. —Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe Chief Executive Melanie Benjamin came to the podium ready to fight those who would poison and...
January 9, 2018 - 9:37pm
January 5, 2018
Capitol Chatter: Special legislative election takes on statewide importance
ST. PAUL—A Minnesota Senate special election in the southeastern Twin Cities carries more importance than usual, with a statewide impact....
January 5, 2018 - 2:38pm
January 3, 2018
'Acting lieutenant governor' quiet first day on job
ST. PAUL — Minnesota state Senate President Michelle Fischbach calls herself "acting lieutenant governor," but has not talked publicly...
January 3, 2018 - 6:29pm
December 30, 2017
Commentary: 2018 to be politically busy, busy, busy in Minnesota
ST. PAUL—The year now ending was unpredictably busy in Minnesota politics, but 2018 will be predictably busy. It could set a busy record....
December 30, 2017 - 7:32am
December 24, 2017
Sexual harassment, opioids lead list of top MN stories in 2017
Allegations of sexual harassment and the #metoo movement gained momentum, causing a storm of controversy that ended the careers of Minnesota...
December 24, 2017 - 8:30am
December 23, 2017
Dayton issues order enabling emergency shelter from arctic cold
MOORHEAD—Gov. Mark Dayton has issued an emergency executive order for Clay County.
December 23, 2017 - 5:33pm
Commentary: 'New' Minnesota Capitol, enlarged political divide
ST. PAUL—Oh, what a year 2017 was in Minnesota politics. It all started innocently enough, with the state Capitol re-opening after years...
December 23, 2017 - 8:02am
December 19, 2017
Minn. health chief abruptly resigns amid reports that nursing home complaints not investigated
ST. PAUL—Minnesota's health commissioner resigned Tuesday, Dec. 19, as his department has been under fire for failing to investigate cases...
December 19, 2017 - 2:20pm