House Speaker Kurt Zellers says lawmakers returning to the Capitol after a ten-day break are ready to shift from a glacial pace to a NASCAR pace. Topping the list of unfinished business is a package of construction projects, tax changes for businesses and property owners, and money for a new Vikings stadium.
Body found in burned out car near Bird Island identified as local farmer
The deceased is a 59-year-old man from rural Bird Island.
I-94 temporarily closed in Moorhead as man was rescued from bridge
The man was on a railroad bridge support pillar.
Minneapolis' Khâluna named in Eater's 2022 'Best New Restaurants'
The restaurant, opened in 2021, is known for its Laotian cuisine.
3 pedestrians struck by drivers Monday in Minnesota; 2 dead
The victims involved a 39-year-old man and two 74-year-old men.
Shifting storm tracks: Significant storms Friday, next week?
Sven Sundgaard has the details on an interesting forecast.
Worker suffers serious injury in rooftop fall in rural Minnesota
The man only fell a few feet, but suffered a serious leg injury.
Minnesota cowboy severely injured while bull riding at national tournament
Reid Oftedahl suffered a head and neck injury.
Minnesota reports massive projected budget surplus of $17.6 billion
The huge surplus comes as the DFL prepares to assume a trifecta of the Legislature and the Governor's House.
Boil water advisory issued for part of Minneapolis after water main break
The main break caused significant flooding in an area of North Minneapolis Monday evening.
Deals struck between nursing union and hospitals, potentially averting strike
A strike was scheduled to start on Dec. 11 if a deal was not reached.
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Republicans want to cut regulations, public payroll, curb lawsuits in 2012 session
House Speaker Kurt Zellers says modernizing state government will be the GOP's overarching theme during the Legislative session that starts Tuesday. Some of the proposals have been pitched before and could be hard to get past Governor Dayton.
Legislative session extends into May
State lawmakers were unable to meet their self-imposed adjournment deadline of April 30th. Republican leaders are still negotiating three major pieces of business with Democratic Governor Mark Dayton: a package of tax cuts, a list of state-funded construction projects, and a plan for a new Vikings stadium. The Legislature is not required to adjourn until May 21st.
Stadium conference committee reaches deal; session could end Thursday
The remaining piece of unfinished business for the Legislature is a Vikings stadium bill that will need approval of both chambers now that it has emerged from a conference committee. Members of that committee were reportedly in touch with Vikings executives as they met privately to reconcile the House and Senate stadium bills.
Minn. Legislature: Republicans pick Hann as Senate minority leader
Eden Prairie Sen. David Hann was chosen by Senate Republicans to be the Senate minority leader for the party in the upcoming state legislative session. It is unclear how many challengers there were for the post. The state Republican House will pick its minority leader Saturday.
Dayton's approval rating dominates Legislature
A KSTP/Survey USA poll shows only 17 percent of Minnesotans surveyed approved of the GOP-controlled Legislature, while 65 percent disapprove the job of lawmakers at the state Capitol. The same poll gives Dayton an approval rating of 50 percent, while 33 percent don't approve of the governor.
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