Advocates argue it would give unmarried couples more access to health care. But critics say it would have no legal standing and point out that some insurers already cover unmarried partners.
Video: Inebriated Sheriff Dave Hutchinson after high-speed crash
Hutchinson was unaware of his location and repeatedly said he wasn't driving.
Minnesota's COVID-19 update for Thursday, January 20
A Mayo Clinic data scientists believes omicron may have already peaked in parts of Minnesota, though that reality won't show up in the reported cases until at least next week.
2 dead, 1 critical after being found unconscious in garage
The men were believed to have been drinking together and possibly using drugs.
2 teens suspected in 20 robberies arrested after police chase
They are suspects in 23 cases in three Twin Cities counties.
Hennepin Co. Sheriff was driving 125 mph before DWI crash, files reveal
Taken together, the files provide a clearer picture of what exactly happened the morning of Dec. 8.
Canadian man pleads guilty to sexually abusing children at MN casino
Brady John Hillis, 32, pleaded guilty two counts of abusive sexual contact with a child under 12.
Exchange of shoes sold online results in theft, shots fired
The victim had initially arranged to sell a pair of shoes to the suspect on an online marketplace.
Michigan beats Minnesota to 'Betty Whiteout' snowplow nickname
There is one BIG difference between the Michigan and Minnesota snowplow contests.
Kacey Musgraves gives shoutout to Minneapolis vintage store
The country music star was in the Twin Cities kicking off her latest tour.
I-94 eastbound closed for hours after trucks crash, potatoes spill
The potatoes froze to the freeway.
Ant ejected, Wolves blow huge lead and lose to slumping Hawks
The Timberwolves missed another opportunity to get over .500.
NHL announces make-up dates for Wild postponements
The Wild will play 40 games in the final 77 days of the regular season.
Inver Grove Heights rejects domestic partner registry
The City Council voted 4-1 against an ordinance that would have allowed unmarried partners to register their relationship with the city. Critics said it's not the city's responsibility to weigh in on the issue. The mayor emphasized that, despite the vote, people of all sexual orientations are welcome in the city.
Eagan approves domestic partner registry
The registry allows any committed but unmarried couple -- regardless of sexual orientation -- to register their relationship with the city. The registry gives unmarried couples no legal standing but could help them get health insurance benefits from employers.
Shoreview becomes the latest to approve domestic partner registry
It gives committed couples -- both gay and straight -- a way to document their relationship. Several cities have recently passed similar ordinances. Minneapolis was the first in Minnesota to do so, followed by Duluth and St. Paul.
Inver Grove Heights company recalls cantaloupe
Cut Fruit Express Inc. of Inver Grove Heights says it is voluntarily recalling fruit packages that contain cantaloupe that has been recalled by supplier DFI Marketing Inc., due to potential salmonella contamination, the Associated Press reports. The company says it is a precaution and no illnesses have been reported.
Inver Grove Heights man wins World Championship Big Buck Hunter tournament
An Inver Grove Heights man can now say he's the best in the world. Nick Robbins took home the top prize of $15,000 at the World Championship Big Buck Hunter tournament in Chicago over the weekend.
Northfield City Council approves domestic partnership registry ordinance
Northfield is the 19th Minnesota city to pass the domestic partner registry. The ordinance goes into effect July 23. It will allow domestic partners to receive family rates for city fees on recreational programs and general services.
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