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NMSC awards local students scholarships
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Outdoor fee hikes approved by Minn. lawmakers
Goldfish Swim School to open in Oakdale
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Track and Field: MSA distance runner Wolfgram is back for more
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April 10, 2014
Minnesota's minimum wage set to rise
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota's minimum wage is about to rise. After the House passed 71-60 a higher minimum wage Thursday, it heads to Gov. Mark Dayton, who is expected to sign it into law. "I think this is a great trade off, minimum wage for a better life for a great many people...
April 10, 2014 - 3:47pm
Kent hails bullying-bill passage as 'major step forward'
ST. PAUL -- Gov. Mark Dayton put pen on paper 15 hours after final legislative approval of an anti-bullying bill, enacting a new law requiring...
April 10, 2014 - 9:27am
April 9, 2014
Dayton set to sign contentious bullying bill
ST. PAUL -- A bill written to prevent school bullying across Minnesota appears headed into law. Representatives early today approved a bill 69-63 to require school districts to establish rules against bullying, better train staff on the issue and provide guidance about what must...
April 9, 2014 - 7:47am
April 8, 2014
Minnesota House could take medical marijuana vote
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota state representatives could face a decision later this legislative session about whether to approve marijuana for medical use, even though a medical marijuana bill is stalled. Rep. Pat Garofalo, R-Farmington, plans to offer an amendment that would allow medical...
April 8, 2014 - 3:09pm
April 4, 2014
House budget bill leans toward greater Minnesota
ST. PAUL -- Much of the money in the Minnesota House's plan to tweak the state's two-year budget would go to greater Minnesota. "We focused on rural Minnesota and greater Minnesota," House Majority Leader Erin Murphy, D-St. Paul, said, because many rural parts of the state have...
April 4, 2014 - 10:24am
Senators sign off on anti-bullying bill
ST. PAUL -- After considering 15 amendments and more than five hours of debate Thursday, state senators approved a bill to strengthen bullying...
April 4, 2014 - 8:17am
March 21, 2014
Senators could press play on tax bill today after GOP hits pause
ST. PAUL -- Tax cuts may come to those who wait. Democrats who control the Minnesota Legislature were fired up and ready to cut taxes Thursday,...
March 21, 2014 - 8:33am
November 13, 2013
Dayton suspends sex offender releases
ST. PAUL -- Gov. Mark Dayton today temporarily slammed the door on releasing anyone from the Minnesota Sex Offender Program, although a judicial panel will continue its consideration of releasing three offenders. Dayton ordered Human Services Commissioner Lucinda Jesson to stop...
November 13, 2013 - 3:27pm
November 12, 2013
Early indicator: Minnesota property taxes headed up
By Don Davis Forum News Service ST. PAUL -- A preliminary report shows local governments plan to increase property taxes next year. Tuesday’s Minnesota Revenue Department report indicates cities expect to raise taxes 2.1 percent, counties...
November 12, 2013 - 9:47pm
October 4, 2013
Vikings stadium panel approves construction
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota Vikings football season ticket holders will contribute $100 million toward a new stadium by purchasing seat licenses and...
October 4, 2013 - 9:06am
August 21, 2013
Committee hears that Capitol guns scare some
ST. PAUL -- Gun opponents testified Tuesday that they felt uncomfortable earlier this year when they knew gun advocates were packing in the Capitol, but a key opponent admitted he likely will not win a gun ban. Gun proponents far outnumbered opponents in the meeting, called to...
August 21, 2013 - 8:34am
July 15, 2013
Hendrikson enters 2014 election race
Woodbury resident Kay Hendrikson considers herself a planner. She serves as a member of Woodbury's Planning Commission, and was drawn to the "well-planned" city she saw in Woodbury when she moved here almost 20 years ago. It may be of little surprise, then, that Hendrikson has already...
July 15, 2013 - 11:37am
June 26, 2013
McCollum joins chorus of Minn. Democrats praising gay marriage ruling
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota Democrats wasted no time to begin cheering the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision this morning to reject a federal gay-marriage ban. The ruling follows Minnesota’s decision this spring to allow same-sex couples to wed. The federal ruling means those who do...
June 26, 2013 - 9:55am
June 18, 2013
Moderate Republican enters race against Franken
ST. PAUL -- A moderate Minnesota Republican known for his work on health care legislation plans a U.S. Senate campaign. State Rep. Jim Abeler of Anoka Tuesday announced his intention to challenge Democratic Sen. Al Franken. "Minnesota needs a senator from Minnesota who has invested...
June 18, 2013 - 1:25pm
In Woodbury, Pawlenty admits rhetoric not always toned down
Former Minnesota Gov.
January 18, 2011 - 1:00pm