Dozens of Minnesotans lined up to testify in favor of a bill that would make this the 21st state to legalize medical marijuana.
Updated: March 07, 2014, - 01:13 PM
House and Senate supporters see growing momentum at Capitol, as shown by the number of bills to lift or relax...
Updated: March 07, 2014, - 09:29 AM
Lawmakers unanimously voted to shore up program depleted by a brutal winter and propane shortage.
Updated: February 25, 2014, - 09:16 PM
Many Minnesotans have the blue law blues.Old laws, holdovers from the days when businesses shut their doors on Sundays for...
Updated: February 22, 2014, - 08:46 PM
According to a new Star Tribune Minnesota poll, 51 percent of Minnesotans support legalization for medicinal uses, while 41 percent oppose a change in state drug laws.
Updated: February 18, 2014, - 05:42 AM
The Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe and Canterbury Park have reached the state’s first deal between a tribal casino and a racetrack.
Updated: February 12, 2014, - 10:26 PM
More than of Minnesota school districts deny a lunch to children who can’t pay. The governor called for shifting the cost to the state.
Updated: February 11, 2014, - 11:34 PM
A majority of public school districts deny hot lunch — or any lunch at all in some cases — to children who can’t pay for them. Some schools take the meals from students in the lunch line and dump them in the trash when the computer shows a deficit in their lunch accounts.
Updated: February 11, 2014, - 01:45 PM
A former state lawmaker sought to block construction of “wasteful” $90 million building and parking complex.
Updated: February 08, 2014, - 12:26 AM