A couple for 11 years already, Jeff Isaacson and Al Giraud of Minneapolis were first in line Thursday morning to get a Hennepin County marriage license under Minnesota's new law allowing gay couples to wed.
Updated: June 06, 2013, - 09:18 AM
Sara Jane Olson, the convicted 1970s radical, is edging back into public life as she and a friend petition the Obama administration to reduce disparities in prison sentences for crack and powder cocaine.
Updated: May 25, 2013, - 07:42 PM
Adults who suffered childhood sexual abuse and want to file lawsuits against both abusers and the institutions that employed them will have greater access to Minnesota's court system under a bill awaiting Gov. Mark Dayton's signature.
Updated: May 24, 2013, - 06:04 AM
Democratic leaders in the state House have scheduled a vote they expect will lead to Minnesota joining a growing list of states to authorize marriage between same-sex couples.
Updated: May 07, 2013, - 10:56 AM
The Minnesota House has passed a budget for health and social programs that includes small raises for nursing homes and long-term care workers but which critics say isn't enough for financially challenged homes in rural areas.
Updated: April 22, 2013, - 10:59 PM
The chairwoman of the state panel overseeing Vikings stadium construction said Wednesday that she supports a sales tax on professional sports merchandise as a backup for the financially struggling project.
Updated: April 10, 2013, - 07:49 PM
The number of tickets that are actually available for purchase by the general public for major concerts like Beyoncé or...
Updated: March 22, 2013, - 07:07 PM
More than 300,000 uninsured Minnesotans will have a route toward health coverage under a bill the state Senate passed Monday, the final legislative step toward implementing one of the major features of the new federal health care law.
Updated: March 18, 2013, - 05:09 PM
The state's plan for creating an online health insurance marketplace, a key element of the federal health care law, was facing an important vote Thursday in the Minnesota House that could open a contentious debate about abortion.
Updated: March 14, 2013, - 03:51 PM