Agency spokesman Monte Hanson said the staff is still going through the list to get a firm count. At least 30 of the applications came in on the day of the deadline.
Among Monday's applicants was the city of St. Paul, which is hoping for $27 million to build a new ballpark for the St. Paul Saints. The city has released part of its proposal to the state. The full application is hundreds of pages long, said city spokesman Joe Campbell.
A full list of the applicants, how much they've requested and what they hope to do with the state funds will be available Tuesday.
UPDATE: St. Paul's full 504-page grant application is now available to read online here: http://bit.ly/LDelyu
Interest groups spent less slightly money lobbying state government in 2015 than in the previous year, according to a report released Wednesday by the Minnesota Campaign Finance and Public Disclosure Board.
Haley Hinrichs, a 19-year-old college student from Goodhue, Minn., was crowned the 63rd Princess Kay of the Milky Way at the Minnesota State Fair on Wednesday night. Hinrichs represents Goodhue County, in southeastern Minnesota.
Small mistakes continue to bedevil and ultimately wreck the Twins. Wednesday, a baserunning gaffe cost a run, a failure to turn a double play provided the Tigers an extra out, and Detroit took advantage.