The new budget holds out the hope of major reforms -- but first thousands who are aged or disabled must absorb another round of cuts.
Updated: August 16, 2011, - 09:59 PM
Over 38 years, Linda Berglin helped develop many of the state's safety net programs. The DFLer said she felt "underutilized" of late.
Updated: July 25, 2011, - 09:30 PM
"Super-centenarian" Ruth Anderson marks milestone with another game.
Updated: July 22, 2011, - 10:19 PM
The volunteers have matched St. Cloud elders and second-graders who read to each other, expanded fresh foods at an emergency food shelf in Lakeville and created a website to help people reduce energy consumption.
Updated: July 22, 2011, - 11:03 AM
Legislators face a huge pile of work before shutdown can end.
Updated: July 15, 2011, - 11:05 PM
A cadre of volunteers will fan out across Minneapolis and St. Paul Saturday morning to visit about 185 very frail elders. They'll bear flowers, cookies, puzzles and other gifts -- and offering health checks as temperatures head toward 100 in the next few days.
Updated: July 14, 2011, - 11:05 PM
Ramsey County District Judge Kathleen Gearin reinstated about $16 million in monthly child care assistance payments for thousands of working, low-income families.
Updated: July 14, 2011, - 01:05 AM
Although 48 Minnesota state representatives chose to forgo their $2,590 paychecks for July because of the state shutdown, some of them likely will collect their money.
Updated: July 13, 2011, - 10:00 PM
At issue is staffing and organization, they say. A tentative agreement was rejected last month.
Updated: July 11, 2011, - 07:18 PM