Not long ago, one of our reporters saw a top Republican senator standing near a giant hole dug for light rail construction near the State Capitol.
Updated: September 11, 2012, - 08:42 PM
They had a routine of VA medical appointments ahead, but as they sat in their garden in south Minneapolis Friday morning, Sgt. Brian Neill and his wife, San, pointed to all the work that needed to be done on their century-old house.
Updated: September 08, 2012, - 05:42 PM
In 1994, Minneapolis attorney Mark Fiddler was involved in what he thought at the time was a significant victory for American Indians in the Minnesota Supreme Court. As executive director of the Indian Child Welfare Law Center, he opposed the adoption of Sierra Goodman to Eugene and Carol Campbell because she was Indian and they were not.
Updated: September 05, 2012, - 08:16 AM
It has been 60 years since his plane went down over North Korea, diving steeply toward land about 30 miles from the demilitarized zone.
Updated: August 28, 2012, - 11:22 PM
The days and months following the death of his parents and sister in a plane crash were a black hole for Dave Wellstone, a blur of passing time and incredible grief in which he couldn't even bring himself to cook a meal or go outside.
Updated: August 25, 2012, - 09:20 PM
Tired of government inertia? Sick of the role of big money in politics? Think politics is a big game?
Updated: August 21, 2012, - 10:01 PM
If you buy your fresh lettuce, peppers and zucchini at one of the area farmers markets, it's likely that some of the produce comes from one of the 30 or so Hmong families that work a 100-acre farm just north of Stillwater, in May Township.
Updated: August 20, 2012, - 11:49 PM
There is a time-honored tradition of recognizing and awarding U.S. Army officers when they retire from service. Lt. Col. Mark Weber is neither retired, nor planning to retire, but Gen. Martin Dempsey, who as chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff is the highest-ranking military officer in the country, will come to Rosemount Thursday to give Weber the Army's Legion of Merit award. He will also give the Superior Service Award to Weber's wife, Kristin.
Updated: August 17, 2012, - 07:06 AM
Some say mandating use amounts to bad public policy.
Updated: August 11, 2012, - 09:35 PM