Minnesota foreclosures reach lowest level in more than a decade

Minnesota foreclosures reach lowest level in more than a decade

Data on sheriff's sales in each county show how the foreclosure crisis has slowed, although hot spots remain.
Minnesota had the nation's highest voter turnout - again. Here's one reason why
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Minnesota had the nation's highest voter turnout - again. Here's one reason why

March 17
While Minnesota saw a slight downturn in voter turnout since 2012, it still led the pack nationally in 2016.
Charter school enrollment is surging in Minnesota
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Charter school enrollment is surging in Minnesota

March 2
New data on Minnesota schools show immense growth in enrollment at charter schools. Below, check specific schools to see how enrollment has changed.
There really are more twins and triplets in Minnesota
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There really are more twins and triplets in Minnesota

February 25
Data on births in Minnesota show how the rate of multiple births rose over the past three decades.
Is violent crime on the rise, or isn't it? A look at Trump and Sessions' math
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Is violent crime on the rise, or isn't it? A look at Trump and Sessions' math

February 16
President Trump and new Attorney General Jeff Sessions keep saying violent crime is high. Is that true?
To bury or burn? Why we're landfilling more than before
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To bury or burn? Why we're landfilling more than before

February 6
The amount of Twin Cities waste being sent to landfills has far outpaced additional trash being generated in the last quarter century. State officials attribute much of the rise to a decline in burning garbage.
Prep football participation declining — but not just because of concussions
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Prep football participation declining — but not just because of concussions

February 2
Despite talk of concussion concerns, don't be fooled into thinking it's single-handedly driving down high school football participation. Here's what the numbers show.
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Explore how much Minnesota lawmakers got for their expenses

February 4
Find out what your lawmakers in the Minnesota House and Senate were reimbursed for job-related expenses in 2016.
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Trump's immigration order covers homelands of thousands of Minnesotans

January 28
It's yet to be seen how these tough-on-immigration policies will play out nationally, but they're almost certain to have dramatic implications for Minnesota's increasingly diverse population.