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Minnesotans are evenly split on the U.S. Supreme Court nomination of Brett Kavanaugh in a new Star Tribune-MPR News Minnesota Poll taken before an allegation of sexual assault against him surfaced.
John Howe and Tim Droogsma were injured in GOP parade float crash.
Swanson seeks to recommend investigative reforms to Legislature by December.
"We're just so thankful; it could have been so much worse," Howe said.
The spike comes after the state in August saw the highest primary turnout since 1994.
Congressman says feds should reverse decision on mining exploration.
Republicans attack Dean Phillips' business background in new TV ads as he competes for Rep. Erik Paulsen's seat
They rip Paulsen's foe for wealth, business practices.
When her cover was blown, she became a CIA executive before retiring to Minnesota, where she led the Woman's Club of Minneapolis.
Vice President Mike Pence's visit to the American Legion convention comes after the Legion and the White House clashed over President Trump's response to the death of Sen. John McCain.
It was the first policy forum that DFLer Dean Phillips is holding as he challenges U.S. Rep. Erik Paulsen in the west metro congressional district.
National Organization for Women calls for him to drop out of race for the Minnesota attorney general's race, while top DFL leaders say they still back him.
According to the Minnesota Secretary of State's Office, 22.7 percent of eligible voters participated. In Minneapolis, the city broke a 48-year record for turnout in a midterm primary, with 93,500 voters casting ballots.
Their opponents will be political newcomer Dan Feehan and St. Louis County Board Member Pete Stauber, respectively.
At Farmfest, Sen. Amy Klobuchar and her Republican challenger, state Rep. Jim Newberger, make pitch to rural voters
It was the two candidates' first appearance together.
Kelliher and Torres Ray emphasize experience; Omar offers new voice.
The charges were pleaded down in Hennepin County District Court to a petty misdemeanor, with a fine of about $200.
Rep. Ilhan Omar violated House rules by accepting speaking fees.
Nearly 30,000 ballots have been submitted so far, up 151 percent from this time in 2016.
Class teaches rookies the increasingly popular sport of rowing — and provides a full-body workout.
Dean Phillips hopes his campaign tactics boost energy — and votes.
The move solidifies a five-member progressive majority on the court.
Tribes embrace gardens and traditional foods to combat health crisis.
It's part of a nationwide crackdown on fraudulent veterans charities.
Two of the three leading candidates get behind a single-payer approach.
U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan visited several Twin Cities businesses Monday, touting tax cuts and technical careers while also talking up the chances of two fellow Republicans facing competitive congressional races this year.
Slayton and Tracy are among the cities hardest hit after some parts of southwestern Minnesota got 8 to 10 inches of rain.
Wet weather flooded basements, downed trees, jeopardized crops and closed roads.
Nearly half of U.S. companies surveyed are offering some type of the benefit this year — up from 21 percent three years ago.
It has fought to improve the city's parks and fought youth homelessness in the city.
More than 160 people have died in forceful encounters with law enforcement in Minnesota since 2000.
Saida Omar dreams of one day opening a salon in St. Cloud, Minn., and a new program launched this spring is designed to help her…
Campaign aims to get back students who have recently left the district.
President Donald Trump hailed the impact of his deregulatory policies and steel tariffs Wednesday, and predicted he would win Minnesota when he runs for re-election in two years.
While the number of students qualifying for federally funded free and reduced price meals has risen statewide, many still go without the extra help during summer vacation.
Hazel Dicken-Garcia, longtime University of Minnesota journalism professor who helped shape the study of media history, dies
Hazel Dicken-Garcia’s impact in life is measured in the hundreds of former students who now fill newsrooms and university lecture halls nationwide.
It draws an estimated 150,000 visitors each year, a turnout that keeps growing.
Anoka-Hennepin, Minnesota's largest school district, begins work on its biggest construction project ever
Voters approved $249 million to expand or renovate all of the district's schools.
The first woman and person of color leading the west metro school district, Rhoda Mhiripiri-Reed is part of a changing face of leadership serving a student body that is increasingly diverse, too.
Sophia's Law, which requires CO detectors on some boats, took effect May 1.
School board Chairman Leny Wallen-Friedman apologized and said he failed to back up teachers.
500-plus students will switch schools in a plan the Wayzata school board approved Monday night. The changes won't take effect until fall 2019.
The governor's $138 million plan may be a long shot since GOP lawmakers aren't backing it.
From Anoka-Hennepin to Wayzata, crowded districts drawing new borders.
Company tells Central Perk to drop the name and lose the orange couch.
Rocked by suicides and violence, students spearhead a quest for more resources.
A central Minnesota park is looking to tap into the growing popularity of archery by opening its first indoor archery range with hopes that it will become a regional attraction.
Metro school districts face a combined shortfall of more than $100 million.
In the aftermath of U.S. school shootings, Hastings High School students learn how to stop bleeding in metro's first trauma class
In an era bedeviled by school shootings, trauma training enters more classrooms.
St. Cloud's mayor is taking his weekly town hall meetings on the road, launching a "mobile town hall" bus that he will drive around the…
Couple had blamed 2-year-old for causing bruises to 3-year-old who later died, the charges say.
Hundreds converge on State Capitol for second gun-control rally in a month
Letter from anguished mom led Glencoe eighth-graders deep into history.
Allan Law hopes to hand out 1 million sandwiches this year to people in need, at all hours of the day or night.
The boy died of blunt force trauma, but what made those injuries is not yet known, officials said. No arrests have been made.
Scott Staska resigned from his job earlier this month.
Like the state's brewery boom, distilleries have popped up across the Twin Cities. But they have been less numerous outside of the metro area.
No lakes have yet recorded ice-out so far, making for an unusually late season.
It's unclear who exactly is behind the group "Listen to the Children."
Stillwater artist Virginia Lovness, who realized dream of building Wright-designed house, dies at 93
The fashionable, flamboyant Virginia Lovness captivated Frank Lloyd Wright one day in 1955 and he agreed to design her house — one of 12 buildings he did in Minnesota — that she then built by hand. Virginia Lovness, 93, of Stillwater, died Feb. 16.
In the CEO-like role, superintendents face responsibilities ranging from referendum requests to addressing the growing number of school threats.
Some parents and teachers express outrage at proposed cuts.
In a full-page ad, a mysterious group called out Minnesota’s congressional delegation on gun control measures and on donations from the National Rifle Association. The…
The Twin Cities area is only expected to get a dusting or up to 2 inches of snowfall overnight.
The decision isn't popular with all in the community.
His next court date in Dakota County is May 31.
Some students reject protests and back Second Amendment.
Many are facing the problems for the first time, and it's putting communities on edge.
Partnership between Minneapolis yoga studio and nonprofit brings yoga, mindfulness skills to teens on probation
Instead of going to the county's secure detention center or the Home School, boys on probation attend the reporting centers and are tutored, participate in activities and learn about conflict resolution.
Modern additions to replace buildings damaged in deadly 2017 gas explosion.
Blue Earth County diversion program pairs police with social workers.
Students of color, disabled more likely to be suspended or expelled.
The infant girl survived and is now in foster care.
Snowkiting is a growing sport across Minnesota's 10,000 lakes
The busts, surprising in their worth, have some authorities wondering whether the I-94 corridor that slices through the heart of both states and Wisconsin is becoming a major pipeline for marijuana and other drugs.
It's part of a statewide trend in revamping access and amenities to the Mississippi River.
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