Minnesota lawmakers also are reconsidering how the state's board regulates and disciplines doctors.
Updated: February 17, 2012, - 10:20 AM
A complete list of board actions against licensed physicians in Minnesota since 2000, plus 46 actions taken by other states.
Updated: February 09, 2012, - 04:24 PM
Despite lawsuits and loss of surgical privileges, one doctor wasn't suspended until he failed to accept supervision.
Updated: February 06, 2012, - 04:42 PM
Minnesota's medical board doesn't provide access to malpractice awards and other records that are readily available in other states.
Updated: February 06, 2012, - 03:59 PM
The Minnesota Board of Medical Practice often shies away from punishing doctors whose mistakes harm patients or who demonstrate a pattern of substandard care, a Star Tribune investigation has found.
Updated: February 05, 2012, - 12:12 PM
Two agencies granted thousands of exemptions to people convicted of disqualifying offenses, allowing them to work with state's most vulnerable people.
Updated: December 12, 2011, - 01:57 PM
The state is pursuing waiver from No Child Left Behind, but lagging schools must still comply with what some call unfair sanctions.
Updated: September 30, 2011, - 09:41 PM
Teachers say the new state exam was much more rigorous. Reading scores were more encouraging.
Updated: September 15, 2011, - 06:47 AM
About 40 percent of Minnesota convicts who are let go from prison on supervised release either run from authorities or commit new crimes, a Star Tribune analysis of state corrections data shows.
Updated: April 20, 2011, - 07:28 PM