DFL Reps. Ann Lenczewski and Paul Marquart say property tax payers and local governments are losing out so the state can save more than $500 million.
Digital, streaming employees at WCCO-TV vote to unionize
The 15 employees will join on-air talent and producers as members of the SAG-AFTRA union.
Police arrest man suspected of sexual assault, weapons threat in Eagan
The investigation prompted a SWAT response in an Eagan neighborhood on Tuesday.
Twin Cities 'psychic' pleads guilty to scamming pair out of $130K
She operated a psychic reading shop in Hopkins.
Minnesota's COVID-19 update for the week ending Tuesday, August 16
The latest reporting period averaged just under 1,300 new cases per day.
Man arrested after woman shot three times inside Frogtown home
The suspect fled the scene.
Restrictions in place as Emerald Ash Borer found in Sherburne County
The county is now the 36th in the state with a confirmed presence of the invasive insect.
Home that was scene of June standoff engulfed in fire
Authorities arrived to find the home fully ablaze.
Crosstown Hwy. 62 reopens as footage emerges of truck hitting bridge
The westbound lanes were closed in Edina from Tuesday afternoon to Wednesday night.
Flash flooding as torrential rain hammers Cambridge
Flooding and damage from a non-severe storm Wednesday evening.
Edina could become first Minnesota city to use new financing tool for energy projects
The suburb is looking into what's known as the Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) program, which allows a local government to issue bonds on behalf of building owners who want to finance energy projects. Building owners then pay for the projects through surcharges on their property taxes. In effect, the energy savings finance the projects.
Republican pledges to fix property tax change hurting rural Minnesota
Gov. Dayton and lawmakers earlier this year replaced the homestead market value credit, which lowered many Minnesotans' property taxes, with a new program. But local governments say the new plan is raising property taxes significantly. And poor, rural Minnesotans are bearing the brunt of it.
Good weather credited with better deer hunting results in Minnesota
The DNR says hunters have harvested 143,000 deer so far this season, down only 7 percent from the same point last year.
Voters today will fill two seats long-held by veteran DFLers
Special elections today will decide who will take over two vacant Senate seats. Linda Scheid served 34 years in the Legislature before losing a fight with ovarian cancer. Linda Berglin served Minneapolis for nearly four decades before stepping down and taking a job with Hennepin County.
Minnesota credit unions add hundreds of customers on 'Bank Transfer Day'
MPR reports about 600 people shifted $1.3 million to smaller community banks. That was just on one day. For all of last month, credit unions gained a total 11,000 customers.
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