Republican Warren Limmer, the chairman of the Judiciary and Public Safety Committee, says he wants to know more about the investigation. He plans to meet Friday with Department of Public Safety officials.
SWAT presence in Eagan neighborhood Tuesday morning
There's a developing story out of Eagan.
Comedian claims hotel bed bug ruined his Twin Cities visit
The Hilton Garden Inn in downtown Minneapolis states otherwise.
Kris Lindahl suing realtor, accusing him of copying arms out pose
The real estate agent is accused of breach of contract and copyright infringement.
Pair wanted for questioning for assault, property crimes in Hugo
Surveillance footage was released by the Washington County Sheriff's Office.
15,000 Minnesota nurses 'overwhelmingly' authorize strike
Overworked and underpaid, the Minnesota Nurses Association is ready to strike.
Minnesota to offer free school meals to 90,000 extra students
Gov. Tim Walz, who is facing re-election in November, announced the measure on Monday.
Minneapolis man dies from injuries days after motorcycle pileup
The 69-year-old died after four days at Regions Hospital.
Police: 15-year-old missing from home north of Twin Cities
Authorities say he may be headed to the metro.
5,760 cases of Capri-Sun recalled as they might contain cleaning fluid
"The taste of fun" isn't that fun currently...
State calls for 18 law enforcement agencies to conduct investigations into data useage
The Department of Public Safety is calling for an internal review of 18 city and county law enforcement agencies -- including Minneapolis and St. Paul. Following up on a unidentified woman's complaint, state investigators found her drivers license information was accessed more than 400 times.
Dayton, Republicans clash over federal health care grants
Republican Senator and Finance Committee Chairman David Hann accuses the Democratic governor of going around a state law that would allow him to halt the spending of millions of dollars in federal grants for the state's health-care programs. Hann says he wants more information about how the state would spent the money. Forum Communications reports Dayton's budget office marked the funds "urgent," which means the money wouldn't require legislators' approval.
DFL files campaign finance complaint against Republican state senator
The complaint comes after MPR reported the Republican Party paid Dave Thompson for consulting work while he was running for a Senate office in 2010. DFL Party Chairman Ken Martin says the exchange raises questions about whether the Republican Party was paying Thompson to run for office.
State Senator Mike Parry challenging Walz for Congress
Parry is a first-term Republican from Waseca who has a background in business. Democrat Tim Walz has been elected to three Congressional terms by the First District, which spans southern Minnesota.
Three state agencies face age-discrimination suits
The Commerce, Public Safety and Natural Resources departments are all facing similar lawsuits over union contracts that award benefits to early retirees but not to older workers.
Latest Senate poll has Amy Klobuchar in 26 point lead over Kurt Bills
A new survey by Public Policy Polling Friday shows Minnesota Democratic Sen. Amy Klobuchar with a 26 point lead over her Republican-endorsed challenger, state Rep. Kurt Bills. Coupled with Klobuchar's 57 percent approval rating, Public Policy Polling noted that the 2012 Minnesota Senate race "may be up there for the most boring one we've polled on this cycle."
Firearms safety training may be coming to state parks
Right now you'd better hold your fire when you're in a state park. But the Minnesota DNR is considering a change. The popularity of firearms safety classes has swamped the available space at shooting ranges. State parks might become an overflow option.
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