Maya Rao

Reporter | Regional
Phone: 612-673-4210
Maya Rao covers regional issues in and around the state of Minnesota. She wrote for The Press of Atlantic City and The Philadelphia Inquirer before moving to Minnesota in January 2012.

Recent content from Maya Rao

Wisconsin, 10 other states join list where gay couples can marry

Move will make it legal for about 60 percent of the U.S.

Updated: October 07, 2014, - 09:43 AM

Superior rocked by robbery that turned into fatal shooting

In a quiet Wisconsin town with few homicides, a robbery ends with a slain victim.

Updated: October 03, 2014, - 09:35 PM

Cambridge school principal charged with stalking, disorderly conduct

Woman said Cambridge official was intoxicated.

Updated: September 30, 2014, - 12:43 PM

Missing Pine County children are found in Kansas

Two children are set to return home to Pine County after their father, Peter Kunze, was taken into custody in...

Updated: September 24, 2014, - 08:24 PM

Record harvest raises risk of more grain bin accidents this year

Record crop, delayed shipments raise the risk of more Midwest farm accidents this year.

Updated: September 20, 2014, - 09:50 PM

Lower Wisconsin minimum wage affects border towns

While Minnesota’s higher minimum wage took effect last month, Wisconsin has kept its base rate of $7.25 for most workers and a third of that for tipped employees.

Updated: September 06, 2014, - 06:50 AM

City parking ramp at Walker Art Gallery a loser for taxpayers

After a decade, the ramp at Walker Art Center is not meeting projections.

Updated: September 02, 2014, - 02:42 PM

Uptown's Neighborhood Involvement Program to stop seeing medical patients

The Minneapolis community clinic cited “extra­ordi­nary fi­nan­cial” prob­lems brought on by the na­tion­al health care over­haul. Den­tal and men­tal health ser­vices will re­main open.

Updated: August 27, 2014, - 11:27 PM

Aug. 20: Minneapolis works with utilities on being green

New arrangements could help the city meet its greenhouse gas reduction targets.

Updated: August 27, 2014, - 12:25 AM

Minneapolis Uptown vibe goes upscale with high-end luxury rentals

Explosive growth has raised concerns over whether more affordable housing is needed and prompted worries that the very people who give Uptown its hip and funky vibe could be priced out.

Updated: August 24, 2014, - 11:30 AM

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