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Minnesotans in Cuba: Obstacles preventing trade
ACLU releases video showing 'excessive force' by southwest Minnesota drug tax force agent
Man who stopped traffic on I-94 in Minnesota dies while in custody
Battle escalates over mining moratorium near Boundary Waters
Grand Forks man arrested after breaking into home, nearly strangling children
crime and courts
Sandy Hook families urge NBC to drop Megyn Kelly's Alex Jones interview
20 new and returning TV shows that you should check out this summer
It’s not just on ‘Fargo’ that people confuse their Edens
'Bachelor in Paradise' production halted, show in question after alleged 'misconduct' on set
Marilyn Hagerty: Dads' words hold true over the years
Health Matters: How are we treating the Zika virus?
Things your wedding server will never tell you
Marilyn Hagerty: Lots to choose from at Larson's in Larimore
How do you keep a family together after a divorce?
Schlossman: Which NHL teams draft the most UND players?
Wednesday's local scoreboard
Berrios shines again as Twins take series with White Sox
Rookie scores winning goal in Minnesota United win over Portland
Twins to play Cleveland in Puerto Rico next season
Edmund T. Pietruszewski
Alice L. Staskivige
Elaine St. Germain
Charles R. Mann
UND to offer five archery tags at Forest River site
Area fishing report: Battling wind is the common denominator for walleye anglers across the Northland, of late
Doug Leier: Following boating regulations helps ensure safety on the water
Alaska fishing adventure
Kelly Anderson halibut
Port: The NRA needs to speak out on Philando Castille
Our view: For Rodriguez, death is fitting
Port: Heidi Heitkamp is the most disingenuous politician in North Dakota
Letter: USA, choose which devil to be exorcised
Letter: Historic cultural battle raging in U.S.
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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 9, 2017
Dayton wants lawmakers to undo tobacco tax cut
ST. PAUL—Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton on Friday pressed the point: High tobacco taxes save lives. Surrounded by kids wearing bright yellow...
June 9, 2017 - 8:45pm
June 6, 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...
June 6, 2017 - 9:46pm
June 2, 2017
UPDATE: Minnesota Legislature to sue Gov. Dayton over losing its funding
ST. PAUL -- The Minnesota Legislature is planning to sue the Minnesota governor. The issue is the same as that which prompts most lawsuits:...
June 2, 2017 - 2:46pm
May 27, 2017
'I voted' stickers for all, less test help for many
ST. PAUL — The Minnesota Legislature struggled to finish its work — the final coda came at 3 a.m. Friday — but managed to approve thousands of pages of legislation, brimming with hundreds of changes to the way Minnesota does business. Some of those changes are unexpected...
May 27, 2017 - 9:00pm
May 26, 2017
Education funding up, but union urges veto
ST. PAUL — The Minnesota Legislature approved nearly half a billion dollars in new public school funding late Thursday. So why is the teachers union calling for its veto? Policy changes included in the $18.8 billion education spending plan give school leaders new flexibility...
May 26, 2017 - 9:01pm
May 23, 2017
Final Minnesota legislative bills may be passed in middle of the night
ST. PAUL—Twenty hours after legislative leaders and Gov. Mark Dayton announced "we have a deal" for a $46 billion state budget, lawmakers...
May 23, 2017 - 10:19pm
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
May 22, 2017
State senator's father dies, but she's at work keeping one-vote majority for GOP
ST. PAUL-- A Minnesota lawmaker whose father's death could have affected last-minute budget negotiations decided to stay at the Capitol to see...
May 22, 2017 - 10:43pm
Minnesota budget talks go on behind closed doors, as legislators plan to work past midnight deadline to get work done
ST. PAUL—The last day of a Minnesota legislative session traditionally is marked by frantic activity, fiery debates and last-minute deal-making....
May 22, 2017 - 10:39pm
As hours tick down, Minnesota budget work continues, but special session may be needed
ST. PAUL -- The Minnesota Legislature is dragging its feet toward a mandatory midnight adjournment of the regular session Monday with much of...
May 22, 2017 - 2:55pm
May 21, 2017
Demands fall, final budget nears
ST. PAUL — Minnesota lawmakers are dragging themselves toward their Monday finish line, making what Lt. Gov. Tina Smith called "slow, steady progress" on completing a two-year $46 billion state budget. To get it done, Democrats will have to let go of some of their demands for...
May 21, 2017 - 9:46pm
May 20, 2017
GOP lawmakers object to 'toolkit' for transgender students
BEMIDJI — Some Bemidji-area lawmakers object to a draft of the state's new "toolkit" for school districts to address K-12 students who are transgender or do not conform to the gender binary.
May 20, 2017 - 3:54pm
Minnesota state representative: Tough to find partisanship in unanimously approved bill
ST. PAUL—Recently, a Herald editorial scolded Minnesota House members over a bill that fairly allocates more than $500 million in Legacy...
May 20, 2017 - 10:34am
May 19, 2017
Rural Minnesota leader: Lawmakers, please support County Program Aid
ALEXANDRIA, Minn.—With tax relief a top priority as the session deadline draws near, legislators still have a chance to relieve local property...
May 19, 2017 - 9:30am