The Minnesota Legislative Auditor found a series of bookkeeping and financial mistakes at the St. Paul university. Metro State's president says turnovers and vacancies in the financial and human resources offices have left staff stretched thin.
Omicron fading in Minnesota? Wastewater detection provides hope
Wastewater samples can help predict a rise or fall in COVID-19 cases.
COVID: Minneapolis, St. Paul vaccine-or-test rule for dining now in effect
Proof of vaccination or a negative COVID test are required.
Man crawls to safety before train hits his stuck wheelchair
The incident happened Tuesday on Highway 169.
Sizing up Vikings coaching candidates we know about so far
A closer look at some of the head coaching candidates interviewed by the Vikings
St. Paul: Man called police to report he killed his wife
Police are also investigating a separate fatal shooting in the Frogtown neighborhood.
Timberwolves survive Knicks' second-half barrage to get back to .500
Karl-Anthony Towns' lay-in helped Minnesota get a win in The Garden.
No travel advised: High winds, whiteout conditions in NW MN
Zero visibility in parts of greater Minnesota Tuesday night.
Update: Holy Angels evacuated over bomb threat, school says
Someone left a voicemail early Tuesday suggesting there was an explosive device.
Convicted stalker charged with harassment of another DJ at The Current
He pleaded guilty to similar charges involving the DJ's colleague back in 2015.
Gophers fall below roster minimum, postpone Penn State game
It is "due to internal COVID-19 protocols within the Golden Gopher program."
Twin Cities-based METRO magazine to cease publication
The Twin Cities lifestyle publication METRO announced Wednesday it will cease publication next month after six years in business. The magazine's publisher, Minneapolis-based Tiger Oak Media, said it is turning attention to other products that are having more financial success.
Finding yourself in the Galapagos ...
Diane Berthel, co-founder and Principal at Berthel Schutter LLC, recently participated in the Prouty Project’s annual Stretch Expedition, held in the Galapagos Islands, to remind herself “what she is made of to the core.” The Galapagos Stretch Expedition was an environmental service trip to work alongside local Ecuadorians engaged in habitat restoration.
2 Metro Transit hybrid-electric buses debut at State Fair
Metro Transit rolled out a pair of hybrid-electric public transit buses at the Minnesota State Fair Friday, which will serve Minneapolis and surrounding communities. The buses -- which mark a first in the U.S. transit industry -- were funded by a $1.2 million federal grant and were built in-state.
State will hire outside auditor to look into Medicaid
Federal officials are already looking into Minnesota's handling of its Medicaid program. Now the state will join them. The human services commissioner says an outside auditor will look into questions about whether Minnesota overpaid HMOs, which could have allowed the state to receive more than its share of federal reimbursement.
State drops 3,100 from health insurance after audit
Approximately 3,100 Minnesotans have lost state-provided health insurance after a special audit of public employees and their dependents by the Minnesota Management and Budget Agency. Some relatives of employees lost coverage because they were ineligible, but hundreds may have been dropped simply because they missed the deadline or submitted incomplete or improper documentation.
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