After two years of budget battles, vetoes and the longest state shutdown in Minnesota history, DFL Gov. Mark Dayton is winning the popularity battle with the GOP-controlled Legislature, a Star Tribune Minnesota Poll has found.
Updated: September 27, 2012, - 11:05 PM
Minnesotans favor a constitutional change that would require voters to show a photo ID, but support has weakened dramatically over the past year.
Updated: September 26, 2012, - 01:13 PM
The Minnesota Supreme Court has ordered that the name of DFL state Rep. Kerry Gauthier of Duluth, who was involved in a sex scandal with a 17-year-old boy this summer, be removed from the general election ballot.
Updated: September 25, 2012, - 08:53 PM
Decisions handed down decades ago are everything at the Minnesota Supreme Court, but three current justices do not want to cite the precedent of former Justice William Christianson.
Updated: September 23, 2012, - 07:50 AM
Police and firemen gathered for a moment of silence at NYC's Penn Station Tuesday on the anniversary of the 9/11...
Updated: September 11, 2012, - 09:09 AM
The elderly, poor and students are among those most affected by a strict photo ID requirement, such as is being proposed in a constitutional amendment this November.
Updated: September 08, 2012, - 10:09 PM
The latest Supreme Court ruling, on proposed constitutional amendments, was called a "huge victory" over the executive branch.
Updated: September 04, 2012, - 12:47 PM
Republican legislators who believe the state must reform the way it compensates its workers rejected new contracts covering 27,700 state employees.
Updated: August 30, 2012, - 09:32 PM
Minnesota high court rejected attempts to change ballot wording regarding marriage, photo ID.
Updated: August 28, 2012, - 01:03 PM