In the public report of Congress’ investigation of the 9/11 attacks, something strange happens after page 395. The words disappear,...
Updated: May 02, 2015, - 04:11 PM
The avian flu epidemic sweeping through poultry farms has triggered a state of emergency in Minnesota. It’s not serious enough,...
Updated: April 27, 2015, - 09:15 AM
A media policy spelled out in February prohibits any photography or videography, reversing a previous rule that allowed inmates, with the approval of the Department of Corrections (DOC), to grant on-camera interviews.
Updated: April 20, 2015, - 05:04 PM
At 680 feet tall, the concrete smokestack of Xcel Energy’s Black Dog power plant towers over the Minnesota River bottomlands....
Updated: April 13, 2015, - 03:28 PM
The Minnesota Government Data Practices Act applies to state agencies, counties, cities, the Met Council and many other units of government, but most townships are not covered.
Updated: April 04, 2015, - 06:54 PM
Nearly a month has passed since the Dakota County commissioners fired the county’s longtime community development director. The public still...
Updated: March 28, 2015, - 10:53 PM
Joshua Esmay knew he faced long odds when he approached the podium at the Minnesota Supreme Court last week.Esmay is...
Updated: March 21, 2015, - 04:08 PM
Today marks the start of Sunshine Week, the annual exercise in chasing away the shadows of government secrecy. It’s observed...
Updated: March 14, 2015, - 04:46 PM
With his legal appeals exhausted, Bonn Clayton knows the time has come to write a $600 check. That’s the penalty...
Updated: March 09, 2015, - 09:23 AM