Across Minnesota, judges, attorneys and sheriffs describe a system that, in effect, criminalizes the mentally ill because of backlogs in the state commitment process and a shortage of psychiatric beds.
Updated: September 08, 2013, - 09:41 PM
A Star Tribune analysis shows campaign spending for House and Senate seats have doubled over the past decade, making Minnesota GOP Chairman Keith Downey, above, a living example of what can happen.
Updated: September 01, 2013, - 09:13 AM
Math scores also dip but educators cautioned the scores aren’t easily comparable to last year.
Updated: August 27, 2013, - 01:27 PM
UPDATED 8/2/2013 - To see if your child care provider has been sanctioned by the State of Minnesota, use the...
Updated: August 21, 2013, - 10:40 AM
The much-hyped and addictive games will rake in $358 million this year; some worry they hurt the poor.
Updated: June 17, 2013, - 09:13 AM
Updated: June 08, 2013, - 09:29 PM
Three complaints led to the ban by a state board, which faced questions about discipline process.
Updated: March 19, 2013, - 05:01 PM
The Oberender case exposes loopholes in national gun laws and Minnesota's background checks.
Updated: January 21, 2013, - 12:06 PM
Elementary and middle school students earned higher scores on a revamped statewide math test, but most also got to take it up to three times. Overall, math and reading scores were up across the board for third- through eighth-graders.
Updated: August 01, 2012, - 06:11 AM