Minnesota lawmakers, Gov. Dayton at odds as finish line nears

In session's second-to-last day, a late meeting between Dayton, lawmakers produced no agreement.

About-face on abortion fellowship leaves U with whiplash

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Melissa Hanson, left, shows Meghan Darley, a resource conservation technician with Scott Soil & Water Conservation District, the part of her lakeshore
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Melissa Hanson, left, showed Meghan Darley with Scott Soil & Water Conservation District where on her property on Spring Lake she would like to plant a native raingarden.

Minnesota's big water ambitions yield benefits, no easy answers

For two environmental targets — land conservation and parks and trails — Minnesota appears to be on track to meet Legacy Amendment's goals. The outlook for water is still cloudy.
Bill Gossman is mayor of New London and a potter — a mix that gives him insight into how arts can build community.

Arts funding fuels Minnesota's main streets, communities

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