The first of eight public hearings will be held Tuesday night in Bloomington. The meetings are one of the steps towards redrawing congressional and legislative district lines.
Two Harbors votes overwhelmingly to recall Mayor Chris Swanson
The mayor had been scrutinized for several things leading up to the vote Tuesday.
Suspected gunman at large after homicide near Albert Lea
The 32-year-old suspect was last seen in a 2004 white Ford F-150 with Minnesota license number EUZ-057.
Brad Finstad (R) edges out Jeff Ettinger (D) in CD-1 special election
Finstad will serve out the remaining months of the late Jim Hagedorn's term, before facing Ettinger again in November.
Minnesota primary 2022: Results from MN's statewide, congressional races
Minnesotans have voted and set the stage for the November elections.
Former public defender on top in Hennepin County Attorney primary race
A wide field of candidates has narrowed.
Rep. Ilhan Omar defeats Don Samuels in contentious primary
Unofficial results for one of Minnesota's most-watched primary races are in.
Boy, 14, critical after accidental shooting at Minneapolis apartment
Police say the shooting happened during a gathering at an apartment.
Charges: Man caused Burnsville building fire because girlfriend was late
The alleged arson fire displaced around 50 residents.
Famous Dave's, Granite City owner sold for $200 million
The owner of Famous Dave's, BBQ Holdings, is based in Minnetonka.
Water safe to use again in small area of Maplewood, St. Paul
A boil water advisory was lifted on Tuesday.
New district lines will shake Minnesota's political foundation
Lots of lawmakers will have their noses in maps Tuesday. That's when a court-appointed panel will release the new boundaries of Minnesota's Congressional and legislative districts. The new lines will likely produce some places where more than one incumbent winds up in the same district.
Hearing on state employee pact puts Parry in firestorm
A legislative subcommittee is considering rejecting a labor agreement the Dayton administration has reached with state employee unions. But Thursday's hearing on the issue wound up putting subcommittee chairman Mike Parry - who's campaigning for Congress - on the defensive.
David Minge retiring from Minnesota Court of Appeals
Judge Minge has served on the court since 2002 and plans to step down at the end of March. Governor Dayton will choose a successor from the second Congressional district, which Minge represented in Washington for eight years before he was named to the bench.
New photos show the aftermath of the Boundary Waters wildfire
The massive wildfire in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness burned about 95,000 acres. Hundreds of firefighters from the Midwest and Rocky Mountains fought the blaze at a cost of more than $20 million. And now, with winter approaching, we're getting a look at the extent of the devastation the fire left behind.
New security measures begin at suburban Hennepin County courts
The county board recently voted to install the additional equipment after Judge Lloyd Zimmerman refused to hear cases in the suburbs because of lax security. Zimmerman's concerns were raised several weeks after the shooting in Grand Marais where a prosecutor and witness were critically wounded, the AP reports.
Political parties face Friday deadline to issue redistricting maps
Republicans and DFLers have this week to finish their suggestions for how to draw new Minnesota's new Congressional and legislative maps. They'll turn them in to a court-appointed panel that's expected to finish the redistricting process in a couple of months.
Vikings stadium push runs into new political reality
The Tea Party could be one factor holding back a publicly subsidized Vikings stadium. The New York Times says the issue is bringing together liberals with conservatives who are calling loudly for less spending and smaller government. It doesn't help that the state is wrestling with severe financial problems.
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