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One of the most violent sex offenders in state history has been locked up more than 30 years.Human Services Commissioner Emily Piper said she will appeal the ruling.
NONFICTION: An intimate, sometimes demoralizing journey across the U.S. shows how even highly educated workers are barely scraping by.
The new job board should help alleviate a critical shortage of caregivers.
The Minnesota Health Department concluded that Volunteers of America failed to complete updated individual abuse-prevention plans for both residents.
Raymond Traylor was transferred to a state psychiatric facility Thursday.
The judge cited the woman's vulnerability and the "deep wounds" caused by the abuse by the drug treatment center's top administrator.
Now-compliant facility is no longer at risk of losing millions in funding.
They have pleaded with immigration officials that they be allowed to stay together.
The cuts will go into effect Sunday and could imperil services for thousands.
The first in an expected surge of unaccompanied minors, forcibly removed from their parents, are making their way to distant relatives in Minnesota and surrounding states.
With fellowship and discipline, former convicts go the distance to find community and rebuild their lives.
An investigation found the caregiver violated several safety protocols.
State investigators said that a nurse failed to check his ventilator overnight.
Inspectors found 200 violations at senior day centers in state, federal audit shows.
His 50-plus years as a Presbyterian minister came with a faith in the power of a single individual to change the world.
The class-action lawsuit says 7 percent state funding cut will cause "irreparable harm."
Office workers, restaurant servers, business owners, and city officials, among others, are busy preparing alternate plans to avoid what are shaping up to be epic traffic jams through the summer.
At Open Streets, city unveils five new works along 29th in Uptown.
Judy McIntire recalls feeling “frustrated and confused” when she learned in 2016 that a new federal law would require her son Chris, who has a…
Lacey Athey shifted nervously in her seat and slapped her thighs as she rattled off the qualities that might make her an asset to employers.…
Alex Hagen sat with his lanky frame hunched over a grand piano, his head bowed and eyes downcast. Then, without warning, he tore into the…
A group of parents escalates a legal fight against what they call "legal kidnappings."
It would help make services available to more low-income people who have been disproportionately affected by the escalating opioid epidemic.
Weeks of intense negotiation involving Dayton, GOP legislators and a coalition of senior organizations over a bipartisan deal collapsed over the weekend.
Past misdeeds of day-care providers fed mistrust, legislative inquiry
Legislators requested probe after TV report.
Key lawmaker calls a report of pilfered money going to overseas terrorists "extremely troubling."
Ruling will aggravate the state's shortage of youth psychiatric care.
Shortage of home health workers pushes the disabled into nursing homes and assisted-living facilities.
An emerging coalition of black parents, civil rights activists and state legislators is pushing for stronger parental rights and greater oversight of social service agencies.
In the civil rights suit, attorneys for a group of parents allege that Minnesota's child protection laws are overly broad.
The legislation is in direct response to a court decision earlier this year that permitted the full discharge of a 51-year-old sex offender who has admitted to molesting more than 30 boys and girls.
Appeals panel to decide if Thomas Ray Duvall is no longer a public danger.
NONFICTION: A daughter of Norwegian immigrants helped bring about change.
Police say male caregiver admitted to the assault.
It would correct what many child welfare advocates see as a long-standing gap in Minnesota's decentralized system for protecting vulnerable children.
The $20 million project was hailed by mental health advocates, state officials and many nearby residents, who packed a City Council hearing Monday to voice their support
Coalition swarms Capitol to push legislators to act.
The situation has reached a crisis point, officials said, with heating systems, roofs and other critical infrastructure failing at several centers.
In a report issued this week, state investigators determined that June Alice Thompson had died in her room last October, but her body was not found for two days because staff at her assisted-living facility — the Commons on Marice — failed to perform daily wellness checks as promised.
Expanded service in Minnesota to provide instant crisis counseling.
Nothing about Ann M. Wilhelmy appeared combative or controversial. The soft-spoken copy editor at the Star Tribune stood a mere 5 feet tall, and was…
The first comprehensive statewide survey finds segregation and low wages.
With deep pockets and an army of lobbyists, Minnesota's nursing home industry exerts powerful influence at the Legislature.
A Minneapolis man accused of raping, beating and torturing his twin daughters is scheduled to make a pretrial court appearance in late June in Hennepin…
First-of-its-kind study using electrical currents to boost motor skills shows promise.
A surge in complaints, including cases of criminal abuse and assault, caused state regulators to fall far behind.
Neighbors and relatives wonder why authorities didn't do more to rescue twin sisters who endured years of sexual abuse and neglect by their father.
Long-awaited findings are likely to fuel calls for reform to the state's troubled system for investigating abuse.
DHS has left too many to languish in jail, they say.
State had more than 3,000 unresolved cases alleging maltreatment in facilities.
Nurse found elderly man lying naked in the dark with filthy bandages, court complaint says.
Despite pleas, the proposed $20M residential treatment center in Forest Lake faces an uphill battle, and the city council delayed voting on it.
By July, many will get help in hours instead of weeks amid rising need with the nation's opioid epidemic.
Minnesota Senate committee chair says too many reports of abuse have "fallen through the cracks."
Health Dept. greatly accelerated review of outstanding maltreatment allegations.
Legislative probe uncovered widespread issues that require "immediate action."
"I think they thought we were old and frail and unable to speak up. But we were very determined to shake people up about this — and we did," said 85-year-old Janet Dahlquist.
Minnesota, like a handful of other states, does not license assisted-living facilities, which means that residents generally have no more rights and protections than renters in an ordinary apartment building.
Gov. Dayton has appointed former Health Commissioner Jan Malcolm to lead the Health Department, following highly publicized reports of breakdowns in senior home regulation.
A male caregiver who worked the overnight shift at a Sauk Rapids group home has been charged with sexually assaulting two female residents who were unable to report the assaults because of their disabilities.
Consumer work group was commissioned by Dayton in wake of Star Tribune probe.
The woman died a few weeks after being left on the floor for 10 hours.
State agency, prosecutors say Thomas Duvall is still fixated on violence.
Offenders have been cleared for release but the city of Dayton's ordinance is so restrictive that they have nowhere to go, lawsuit says.
Human Services Commissioner Emily Piper said a team of state officials is sorting through more than 2,300 reports of maltreatment in senior homes.
Parental drug abuse forces thousands into foster care.
Nearly 1,000 people have signed petition in less than 2 weeks.
Frances G. Fairbanks, who rescued the Minneapolis American Indian Center (MAIC) from financial straits in the 1980s and became an unrelenting advocate for Indian causes for nearly 40 years, died in October at a nursing home in south Minneapolis. She was 88.
Thomas Duvall, who was locked up for 30 years for violent rapes of teenage girls in the 1970s and 1980s, is now contrite, a panel of Minnesota judges ruled.
New directives call for rolling back federal penalties on nursing homes violating health and safety rules.
Indian women's group says center "can't go away."
If current trends continue, officials estimate more than 15,000 patients will be served by July, for one of the broadest expansions of the state's community mental health system in years.
For 35 years, the basement of Simpson United Methodist Church in the Whittier neighborhood of south Minneapolis has served as a much-needed sanctuary for people experiencing the trauma and stress of homelessness.
Days into new job, Dan Pollock pledges major reforms to Department of Health's policing of elder abuse.
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