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Lake Middle School math team finishes eighth at competition
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March 19, 2019
Republicans ready to reopen Minnesota school choice debate
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota Senate leaders say debates about Minnesota school funding should include tax breaks for groups that fund private and parochial...
March 19, 2019 - 3:30pm
March 15, 2019
Mid-session update: Sen. Kent, Rep. Xiong talk state budget, MNLARS, paid family leave
OAKDALE — With the state legislative session at the halfway point, Sen. Susan Kent, DFL-District 53, and Rep. Tou Xiong, DFL-53A, appeared...
March 15, 2019 - 2:16pm
March 14, 2019
20-week abortion ban passes Minnesota Senate panel after emotional testimony
ST. PAUL — A Minnesota Senate panel on Thursday, March 14, voted to outlaw abortion after 20 weeks of pregnancy, paving the way for the proposal...
March 14, 2019 - 6:45pm
March 13, 2019
Minnesota Senate panel greenlights Prairie Island push to ensure tribal police authority
ST. PAUL — A Minnesota Senate panel on Wednesday, March 13, advanced a proposal to let the Prairie Island Indian Community maintain a police...
March 13, 2019 - 4:43pm
Rep. Jurgens sponsors disaster relief bill following statewide flooding prediction
ST. PAUL — State Rep. Tony Jurgens, R-Cottage Grove, is working on legislation to help replenish the state's Disaster Assistance Contingency...
March 13, 2019 - 12:00pm
March 11, 2019
Minnesota Senate advances plan to help cover health insurers' costs
ST. PAUL — The Minnesota Senate on Monday, March 11, advanced a proposal to keep subsidizing health insurance companies for three years, setting...
March 11, 2019 - 5:27pm
March 7, 2019
DC watchdog says 3M illegally donated to super PAC
WASHINGTON — A Washington-based election watchdog has filed a complaint against 3M Co., accusing the Minnesota-based company of violating a...
March 7, 2019 - 9:17pm
Fetishist? Pansexual? Minnesota House approves Equal Rights Amendment after winding debate
ST. PAUL — The Minnesota House of Representatives on Thursday, March 7, advanced a proposal to add language to the state Constitution providing...
March 7, 2019 - 7:33pm
March 1, 2019
State's hemp farmers stand to benefit from legislation
ST. PAUL — A new market could emerge for Minnesota's licensed hemp farmers. A bipartisan legislation introduced Feb. 18 in the state Senate...
March 1, 2019 - 8:00am
February 28, 2019
Minnesota gun bills advance, with Senate planning barrier
ST. PAUL -- Two gun restriction measures likely will receive a full Minnesota House vote after years of some of the most heated legislative debate,...
February 28, 2019 - 3:25pm
Minnesota panel passes universal background check requirement for gun sales
ST. PAUL — Hundreds of gun control supporters and opponents packed into a Minnesota Capitol hearing room and overflow spaces Wednesday, Feb....
February 28, 2019 - 12:06pm
February 27, 2019
MNIT yields mixed results 8 years after lawmakers called for consolidation, report shows
ST. PAUL — About eight years after the creation of the state's hub for information technology services, reviews of the agency yielded mixed...
February 27, 2019 - 4:03pm
February 26, 2019
'Not doing these things is going to have consequences': Walz unveils $1.3B bonding bill
ST. PAUL -- The state should take advantage of the current low interest rates and pass a $1.3 billion bonding bill to cover the cost of a slate...
February 26, 2019 - 3:12pm
New hoods could save Cottage Grove firefighters' lives
COTTAGE GROVE — The good news: technology is making firefighter protective clothing more lightweight, breathable and effective. The bad...
February 26, 2019 - 5:00am
February 22, 2019
Burt cites growth and development in first State of the City address
WOODBURY — In her first State of the City address, Woodbury Mayor Anne Burt highlighted the city's additions: more residents, development...
February 22, 2019 - 7:33am