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Cold case unit renews 30-year search for missing Lake Elmo woman
Minn. roundup: Dog walker finds snowmobiler dead 30 miles north of Minneapolis
New Woodbury officer sworn in
Minnesota job gains lead to lowest unemployment rate for blacks on record
Hastings native seeks to unseat Smith
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Woodbury girls fall to No. 8 Cretin-Derham Hall
Thunderbolts roll to 3-0 with easy win
Park rallies for 3-2 win over East Ridge
East Ridge third-graders win championship at Hastings
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Falteisek to perform in holiday concert in Woodbury
A soldier's journey: Cottage Grove officer, veteran shares story in new cable documentary
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December 19, 2017
Minn. GOP state senator announces run for U.S. Senate
ST. MARY'S POINT, Minn.—State Sen. Karin Housley, a Republican from Washington County, announced Tuesday that she'll run for the U.S. Senate...
December 19, 2017 - 9:48pm
November 22, 2017
The race to replace Schoen: Bigham is in, McNamara ‘strongly leaning toward’ a run
Two former lawmakers could square off in a bid to return to the Minnesota Legislature.
November 22, 2017 - 2:05pm
November 12, 2017
Viewpoint: Premium Relief Came at a Cost to Minnesotans
The first bill passed during the last Minnesota legislative session was designed to deliver health insurance premium relief to Minnesotans struggling...
November 12, 2017 - 8:00pm
October 20, 2017
Rep. Kelly Fenton viewpoint: Individual market rates released
The start of October came with some great news for Minnesotans who purchase their own health insurance. The Minnesota Department of Commerce...
October 20, 2017 - 4:41pm
June 15, 2017
Dayton hires former Supreme Court justice to handle lawsuit
ST. PAUL—Gov. Mark Dayton hired former Minnesota Supreme Court Justice Sam Hanson to defend him in the lawsuit the Minnesota Legislature...
June 15, 2017 - 10:39am
June 10, 2017
Viewpoint: Bipartisan budget a win for families and taxpayers
The Legislature completed its work, sending a bipartisan budget to Gov. Mark Dayton who signed the bills into law late last month. In all, this...
June 10, 2017 - 8:00am
June 7, 2017
New Minnesota GOP chair aims to bring metro, rural factions together
BRAINERD, Minn.—The woman newly in charge of the Republican Party hopes to mend fences between the rural conservatives and the metro GOP headquarters. Elected in April to head the Minnesota GOP, Jennifer Carnahan owns several businesses in Nisswa and lives in the Twin Cities...
June 7, 2017 - 5:00pm
May 23, 2017
Dayton, GOP cut last-minute budget deal to set up special session Tuesday
Minnesota legislators blasted past their midnight deadline Monday, May 22, to get their work done — but will come back immediately to finish...
May 23, 2017 - 4:41am
March 24, 2017
VIEWPOINT: Budget surplus creates opportunity to deliver on Minnesota values
Viewpoint At the end of February, Minnesota Management and Budget announced a projected budget surplus of $1.65 billion for the upcoming biennium,...
March 24, 2017 - 5:06am
March 22, 2017
VIEWPOINT: Fiscal restraint; difficult but necessary
Viewpoint With each new budget cycle comes excitement from legislators about new ideas to invest in. Similar to how families jump with joy at...
March 22, 2017 - 12:04pm
Minnesota House Republicans detail $6 billion transportation plan
ST. PAUL—The debate over transportation funding — and the hard divide on solutions — is back at the Minnesota Capitol. On Tuesday,...
March 22, 2017 - 12:00pm
March 7, 2017
Minnesota Senate rejects Real ID bill
ST. PAUL—The Minnesota Senate on Monday rejected a measure on Real ID driver's license standards. The vote sent lawmakers scrambling to revive it, or face making Minnesotans scramble to find identification that will allow them through airport security next year. Several Republican...
March 7, 2017 - 10:22am
March 3, 2017
Bring on the champagne, Sunday liquor sales passes in Minnesota
ST. PAUL—Champagne corks could soon be popping — a bill repealing Minnesota's 159-year-old ban on Sunday liquor store sales is headed to Gov. Mark Dayton. The Minnesota House voted 88-39 on Thursday to accept the Senate's version of a bill repealing the ban that's been...
March 3, 2017 - 8:56am
February 13, 2017
Former Minnesota legislator and Vietnam vet exposed to Agent Orange, has died
COTTAGE GROVE, Minn.—Pat Beard, a former state representative from Cottage Grove, died Tuesday of complications related to exposure to...
February 13, 2017 - 9:48am
January 21, 2017
VIEWPOINT: My priorities are tax relief, transportation and health care reform
Viewpoint The 90th Minnesota Legislature was officially sworn into office earlier this month, and we are set for a fast-paced and busy 2017 legislative...
January 21, 2017 - 7:11am