One child care provider who has joined a lawsuit to block a vote to unionize tells Forum Communications' reporter Don Davis that she worries a union would take over all negotiations with state officials, leaving her with no voice of her own. But union supporters say the move to stop the vote is just a ploy by "cheap-labor conservatives" and that unionization would provide better pay and benefits for workers in the industry.
Dave Hutchinson has police license suspended for 30 days
The sheriff's suspension will begin on Nov. 22.
Man with sword, officers who shot him in North Branch identified
The 31-year-old was shot multiple times in the Friday incident.
Motorcyclist dies after hitting deer, striking tree
The 72-year-old died at the scene.
MN-based USA Curling 'reviewing' report that CEO ignored abuse in NWSL
Jeff Plush is under fire for multiple allegations made by U.S. women soccer players.
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Part of North Shore Scenic Drive closed due to coastal erosion
A permanent repair is being planned for 2023.
BCA: Missing 15-year-old from Glencoe might be in the Twin Cities
Treasure Robinson was last seen Sept. 17.
Sven Sundgaard responds to AccuWeather's winter forecast
Take anything beyond a couple weeks with a grain of salt, warns meteorologist Sven Sundgaard.
Rage Against the Machine cancels rest of tour, including MN shows
The cancellations include a 2023 stop at the Target Center.
Watch: Speeding drivers use Minneapolis bike lanes to overtake
Community members have called for better safety precautions in response.
Jamal Smith sentenced to life for Plymouth road rage killing
A guilty verdict was determined by a jury this summer.
Foes of day care union take fight to federal court
Those who disagree with a move to unionize the state's child care workers will ask a federal judge to rule on Gov. Dayton's executive order authorizing a union vote. Opponents say Dayton's order may violate their First Amendment
Group of day care providers sues to block union vote
A group of child care providers opposed to an effort to unionize the business are suing. They claim Gov. Dayton overstepped his authority in signing an executive order authorizing child-care workers to vote on whether to form a union.
Day care provider faces manslaughter charges over baby's death
An Eagan woman faces criminal charges, including two counts of manslaughter, over last summer's death of a three-month-old who was in her care. Authorities say the baby was put down for a nap and died of asphyxiation. The provider was licensed to care for 12 children but had 20 in her home at the time.
Dayton will challenge judge's order blocking day care union vote
The challenge comes after the attorney general's office laid out three options for the governor after a judge issued a temporary restraining order blocking a union election. Politics in Minnesota says none of the options would get the election back on track any time soon.
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