A YouTube video making the rounds at the Minnesota Capitol these days shows a man slowly opening a gift box as ominous music thumps in the background. He folds back the flaps, reaches in and pulls out a foam rubber cheesehead — a symbol of the hated Green Bay Packers next door.
Updated: November 05, 2011, - 09:18 AM
A Minnesota Vikings executive warned Wednesday that delaying until next year a state legislature vote on financing for a new stadium would increase the project's already hefty cost and would leave the football franchise without a lease binding it to Minnesota.
Updated: November 02, 2011, - 11:32 AM
The guidelines for revealing donors remain fluid, upsetting both sides on the gay-marriage amendment.
Updated: November 01, 2011, - 08:46 PM
A bipartisan group of Minnesota state lawmakers opposed to taxpayer subsidies for a new Minnesota Vikings stadium proposed a plan Friday to simply give the team the Metrodome.
Updated: October 21, 2011, - 01:40 PM
A report released Wednesday raised new questions about the cost and complications of building a Minnesota Vikings stadium on a heavily contaminated site in a Twin Cities suburb as the team said it saw nothing to derail the project and vowed to push harder than ever to get approval from reluctant state lawmakers.
Updated: October 13, 2011, - 07:38 AM
A state senator in his first full term said Friday he would try to unseat Democratic U.S. Rep. Tim Walz in southern Minnesota.
Updated: October 07, 2011, - 06:47 PM
The state board that regulates political spending in Minnesota finalized new reporting guidelines Tuesday for private donations to ballot measure campaigns, a decision with implications for next year's statewide vote on a gay marriage amendment.
Updated: October 04, 2011, - 04:38 PM
Kidnapping suspect nabbed in Mexico
Updated: August 08, 2011, - 09:04 PM
The Minnesota government shutdown is already a memory, but its consequences were felt Friday in a national hiring report that had a gloomy outlook for government jobs.
Updated: August 05, 2011, - 04:57 PM