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Minnesota will rise above its regional peers in minimum wage Saturday, as the state’s new $9 per hour rate begins Aug. 1.
Minnesotans applauded U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack after he advocated for an insurance program for farmers affected by avian influenza.
North Dakota is the best state in the country for the economic well-being of children, according to the annual Kids Count survey.
Minnesota is the top state in the nation for child well-being, according to the annual Kids Count survey.The state moved from fifth last year to the No. 1 spot thanks to a top-six finish in each of the four categories rated by the Annie E. Casey Foundation: economic well-being, education, health and family and community.
MINNEAPOLIS -- U.S. Bank Stadium is Lester Bagley’s baby. But, after more than a dozen years of advocating for it in the Minnesota legislature and the actual construction of the...
Less than 30 seconds after parking his squad car on the side of Interstate 494 on Thursday afternoon, traffic officer Mason Barland of the Crystal Police Department was merging back into traffic to pull over a pickup truck going 74 mph in a 60 mph zone.
ST. PAUL -- More than half of victims in human trafficking in Minnesota last year were minors, the Minnesota Department of Public Safety wrote in its annual crime statistics report...
MINNEAPOLIS -- Stakeholders in Minnesota’s push for legalizing medical marijuana took time to acknowledge the law’s debut Wednesday as a success, but there is more work to be done to...
MINNEAPOLIS -- There won’t be thousands gathered on the steps of the state capitol with signs and banners, nor will there be a plume of pungent, intoxicating smoke hanging in...
MINNEAPOLIS -- Minnesota has long been recognized as a great place for hockey and manners, but a recent report places the North Star state above all its peers as the...