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South Washington County Schools settles ex-employee's claim for $50,000
Franken says he'll work to regain Minnesotans' trust as US senator
Beavers busy chewing down trees on city-owned lots in Newport
Lawyer: Schoen denies sexual harassment claims in midst of resignation
Reports: Two more women accuse Sen. Al Franken of groping them
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Thunderbolts take third at state
East Ridge's Wangensteen leads area at state
Three Raptors sign letters of intent
East Ridge, Woodbury, Park individuals qualify for state
Volleyball: Eagles soar to fifth at state
Falteisek to perform in holiday concert in Woodbury
A soldier's journey: Cottage Grove officer, veteran shares story in new cable documentary
New Life Academy musical 'Singin' in the Rain' set to make a splash
Health briefs: Community Conversation gets people talking about mental health
This close: Rotary clubs observe World Polio Day as disease nears eradication
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Woodbury AFB Tamarack Sanitary Sewer Rehab
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Scout's honor and then some
Inez Oehlke dies at 96
Letters to the editor: Congrats, and thanks for support; Cost effective guideway infrastructure?
Viewpoint: Premium Relief Came at a Cost to Minnesotans
Lisa Weik Viewpoint: Key phase begins for Gold Line BRT project
Editorial: Veterans have earned twice the thanks
Letters: Minnesota could lead on health care; Referendum needed for our kids
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November 22, 2017
The race to replace Schoen: Bigham is in, McNamara ‘strongly leaning toward’ a run
Two former lawmakers could square off in a bid to return to the Minnesota Legislature.
November 22, 2017 - 2:05pm
November 12, 2017
Viewpoint: Premium Relief Came at a Cost to Minnesotans
The first bill passed during the last Minnesota legislative session was designed to deliver health insurance premium relief to Minnesotans struggling...
November 12, 2017 - 8:00pm
October 20, 2017
Rep. Kelly Fenton viewpoint: Individual market rates released
The start of October came with some great news for Minnesotans who purchase their own health insurance. The Minnesota Department of Commerce...
October 20, 2017 - 4:41pm
June 15, 2017
Dayton hires former Supreme Court justice to handle lawsuit
ST. PAUL—Gov. Mark Dayton hired former Minnesota Supreme Court Justice Sam Hanson to defend him in the lawsuit the Minnesota Legislature...
June 15, 2017 - 10:39am
June 10, 2017
Viewpoint: Bipartisan budget a win for families and taxpayers
The Legislature completed its work, sending a bipartisan budget to Gov. Mark Dayton who signed the bills into law late last month. In all, this...
June 10, 2017 - 8:00am
June 7, 2017
New Minnesota GOP chair aims to bring metro, rural factions together
BRAINERD, Minn.—The woman newly in charge of the Republican Party hopes to mend fences between the rural conservatives and the metro GOP headquarters. Elected in April to head the Minnesota GOP, Jennifer Carnahan owns several businesses in Nisswa and lives in the Twin Cities...
June 7, 2017 - 5:00pm
May 23, 2017
Dayton, GOP cut last-minute budget deal to set up special session Tuesday
Minnesota legislators blasted past their midnight deadline Monday, May 22, to get their work done — but will come back immediately to finish...
May 23, 2017 - 4:41am
March 24, 2017
VIEWPOINT: Budget surplus creates opportunity to deliver on Minnesota values
Viewpoint At the end of February, Minnesota Management and Budget announced a projected budget surplus of $1.65 billion for the upcoming biennium,...
March 24, 2017 - 5:06am
March 22, 2017
VIEWPOINT: Fiscal restraint; difficult but necessary
Viewpoint With each new budget cycle comes excitement from legislators about new ideas to invest in. Similar to how families jump with joy at...
March 22, 2017 - 12:04pm
Minnesota House Republicans detail $6 billion transportation plan
ST. PAUL—The debate over transportation funding — and the hard divide on solutions — is back at the Minnesota Capitol. On Tuesday,...
March 22, 2017 - 12:00pm
March 7, 2017
Minnesota Senate rejects Real ID bill
ST. PAUL—The Minnesota Senate on Monday rejected a measure on Real ID driver's license standards. The vote sent lawmakers scrambling to revive it, or face making Minnesotans scramble to find identification that will allow them through airport security next year. Several Republican...
March 7, 2017 - 10:22am
March 3, 2017
Bring on the champagne, Sunday liquor sales passes in Minnesota
ST. PAUL—Champagne corks could soon be popping — a bill repealing Minnesota's 159-year-old ban on Sunday liquor store sales is headed to Gov. Mark Dayton. The Minnesota House voted 88-39 on Thursday to accept the Senate's version of a bill repealing the ban that's been...
March 3, 2017 - 8:56am
February 13, 2017
Former Minnesota legislator and Vietnam vet exposed to Agent Orange, has died
COTTAGE GROVE, Minn.—Pat Beard, a former state representative from Cottage Grove, died Tuesday of complications related to exposure to...
February 13, 2017 - 9:48am
January 21, 2017
VIEWPOINT: My priorities are tax relief, transportation and health care reform
Viewpoint The 90th Minnesota Legislature was officially sworn into office earlier this month, and we are set for a fast-paced and busy 2017 legislative...
January 21, 2017 - 7:11am
January 20, 2017
Minnesota House passes health insurance premium relief for 120,000
ST. PAUL — Minnesota's top leaders seem on the brink of a deal to bring health insurance premium relief to as many as 120,000 Minnesotans....
January 20, 2017 - 10:00am