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Keith Ellison's office had received 483 complaints of price gouging by Friday, while investigators fanned out across the state.
Coronavirus pandemic could alter the way Minnesotans vote in 2020.
The coronavirus pandemic is fueling scores of scams and price-gouging complaints across the nation.
Temporary changes took effect Monday, last 30 days.
Lawmakers are working on aid for state's hospitals as U.S. recession looms.
Lawmakers were alarmed on Super Tuesday when the state’s overburdened online polling place finder tool redirected Minnesota voters to the website of a progressive advocacy…
The newly formed Criminal Justice Reform Caucus is the brainchild of state Rep. Jamie Long, DFL-Minneapolis, who modeled it after similar efforts in Pennsylvania.
U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson said Friday that he would seek re-election, setting the stage for what could be the most hotly contested House race in the country this year.
The vice president's trip to 3M was part of a cross-country tour in his role leading the White House Coronavirus Task Force.
In letter to Mike Freeman, Klobuchar asks for an "independent review of the case and the evidence."
Secretary of state cited a "lapse in judgment" by an IT worker who linked the state's overloaded poll finder tool to a BoldProgressives.org web page.
Minnesota Secretary of State Steve Simon said a staff person in his office erroneously linked a partisan website to the state's online pollfinder that helps voters locate their polling places.
After decades as a caucus state, Minnesota will hold its first presidential primary since 1992 today. The primary puts the state in the middle of Super Tuesday with voters from 15 states and territories casting ballots.
Massive blaze at Northern Metal plant in Becker, Minn., prompted the emergency order from the state.
Both firearms measures are DFL priorities, but they have no clear path in GOP-led state Senate.
Activists assail a major murder conviction and a zero-for-30 record of prosecuting police involved deaths.
A new Star Tribune/MPR News Minnesota Poll of 500 likely Democratic voters found home-state Sen. Amy Klobuchar leading the field with 29% support, though Sanders trailed closely at 23%.
Majority of voters also say immigrants help economy, while a slight majority oppose letting those illegally in the U.S. obtain driver's licenses.
Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey challenged House Republicans after news conference.
Cybernavigator warns of multiple threats, including attempts at "hacking the mind."
Chief Justice Lorie Skjerven Gildea is asking the Legislature for $3 million to fund a grant program for counties to seek courthouse security upgrades, and $3.5 million to hire new cybersecurity staffers and make other improvements to keep pace with phishing attempts and attacks.
Results of a new poll by the Global Strategy Group say that eight in 10 Minnesota voters support expanding background checks to cover private sales of firearms.
Amid rising concerns about gun violence, the Minnesota Department of Public Safety is offering local police departments a helping hand. In a letter dated Thursday…
It hasn't been an easy fear to escape lately — the latest headline being last month's machete attack on a Hanukkah celebration in New York.
Mike Lindell has been one of Trump's loudest boosters in Minnesota.
Several leading Republican lawmakers in Minnesota are asking officials in Sherburne County to "provide leadership" on gun-owner rights by designating their central Minnesota county the state's first "Second Amendment sanctuary."
The GOP bills taking shape just weeks before the Legislature convenes stand in sharp contrast to existing DFL plans to expand criminal background checks and institute "red flag" laws.
With time running out, Klobuchar has sought to present herself as a moderate alternative to the top tier's most left-leaning candidates.
The slimmer field offers a chance for more airtime and a longer look from voters still making up their minds.
The quick ruling came in a case that threatened to disrupt the start of early primary voting next week.
Attorney General Keith Ellison says the company overbilled as many as 300,000 Minnesotans.
The presidential candidate is spending heavily on the airwaves ahead of the state's Super Tuesday primary.
It's not just about losing clout in Congress and the Electoral College.
State Supreme Court will hear arguments in the ballot challenge on Jan. 9.
Pharmacy benefit managers, people who prescribe opioids and those who traffic in imported animal parts are affected.
One year in, AG Keith Ellison's activist imprint includes task forces, listening sessions and an ambitious agenda.
Erick Kaardal likes to channel Don Quixote when he enters a courtroom, which he does frequently in connection with some two dozen lawsuits he may…
Attorney calls the current state process unconstitutional.
He has garnered enough support in the district that experts at the Cook Political Report have graded the district as "likely Republican" in 2020.
Governor gives consent to refugee resettlement after new executive order by the president.
McGregor woman said she had to drive 50 miles through snow to find pharmacy willing to provide pill.
The governor and attorney general describe the litigation as a sequel to landmark 1990s tobacco case.
Bloomberg's wealth could position him as a viable challenger to President Donald Trump, but he poses a more immediate threat to other moderates.
The Sentencing Guidelines Commission meets Dec. 19 over whether to formally urge lawmakers to limit the maximum probation felony offenders can receive.
State party leaders have urged the Democratic National Committee to adopt such a pledge, but others are privately worried that it would put the party at a disadvantage against a president who has repeatedly trafficked in doctored videos and retweeted false stories.
Voters now have a glimpse of at least one Klobuchar strategy to make inroads in the African-American community: a focus on voting rights.
Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz on Monday made a second call in as many months for public legislative hearings on a state insulin assistance program as…
Candidates and voters are motivated by issue.
More than a third of his judicial picks have been people of color, more than half women.
The Humphrey School of Public Affairs said that it had to "reassess the possibility of hosting" its Distinguished Carlson Lecture.
Experts urge better reporting and training to identify bias motivate crimes.
With less than a month separating the start of the next legislative session and Super Tuesday, two DFLers hope their proposal can advance in time to impact the 2020 presidential primary.
In Minnesota, it depends on who you ask.
Rep. Jim Nash, R-Waconia, accused Corrections Commissioner Paul Schnell of violating state open meeting laws.
New legislation expected when Legislature reconvenes in February.
The position, referred to as a "victim, family and community relations coordinator," is the first of its kind to be deployed full-time at the agency.
Attorney General Keith Ellison joins 19 state attorneys general, New York City in federal lawsuit.
Former Nazi leader now speaking out against white nationalist terrorism.
More than 8 out of 10 Minnesota voters favor expanding criminal background checks to cover all gun sales, including those sold privately or at gun shows. That support cut across ideological, geographic and demographic lines.
Edward Cleary, second longest-serving chief judge, announced decision on Tuesday.
The Republican Lewis fends off questions about contributions from operatives accused of seeking to influence U.S.-Ukraine relations.
GOP plans to spend up to $30 million in bid to win first Minn. presidential race since19'72.
Supporters of President Donald Trump protested Wednesday outside the City Hall office of Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey, who has been in a public spat with the Trump campaign over the $530,000 security bill for Thursday's Target Center rally.
Minnesota senator wants details on legal terms used to decline criminal probe.
Susan Segal and Jeffrey Bryan become the Walz administration's first appellate court picks.
Christian couple's bid to exclude gays returns to its starting point.
Shanklin replaces Sarah Walker, who left in July under a cloud.
Election officials eye new defenses against cyberattacks using a National Guard team.
State election officials have warned that more foreign sources are likely to try to penetrate states' election systems than in 2016, adding that there are already signs of widespread online disinformation campaigns underway.
Just hours before Margaret Flath’s husband shot and killed her in a domestic dispute two years ago, he had bonded out of jail in Wadena,…
Abdelhamid Al-Madioum, 22, disappeared in 2015 while on a family vacation. He claims that the FBI interrogated him in a Syrian prison.
Its first challenge is to Minnesota's primary voting restriction.
Another national political analyst considers former Minnesota Lt. Gov. Michelle Fischbach’s challenge to longtime DFL U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson a “tossup.” David Wasserman of the…
Cost forecast for Super Tuesday in Minnesota triples, thanks in part to 2 legalize-marijuana parties
Secretary of state says new major parties on ballots will boost costs.
Their battle sets up what could be the most competitive and closely watched U.S. House race in Minnesota