Rep. Bud Nornes, who heads the Higher Education Committee, tells KSTP-TV the issue does not require emergency hearings but he’s open to discussing it during the regular legislative session.
Minnesota's COVID-19 update for Monday, January 24
Case levels remain very high in Minnesota.
Woman killed in St. Paul's North End identified as 31-year-old
A 35-year-old man has been arrested in connection to the shooting.
Mom pleads guilty to sex trafficking young daughter
Her trial was set to begin this week.
Homes shot at randomly in Wisconsin; residents nearly struck
The people inside the homes were nearly struck, according to the Juneau County Sheriff’s Office.
Charges: Man killed roommate's 4 pet ferrets after argument
He told police he swears one of the ferrets was "laughing and breathing" as he kept shooting it in the head, charges state.
St. Cloud 27-year-old ID'd as victim of homicide near U of M
The shooting, which also injured two others, occurred Thursday near the 500 block of 15th Avenue South.
Liquor store employee shot twice while trying to stop shoplifter
No arrests have been made.
Testimony to begin in federal trial of 3 former Minneapolis cops
Opening statements begin Monday.
What happens to the Vikings if Aaron Rodgers leaves the NFC North?
Rodgers said he isn't interested in rebuilding in Green Bay, is it time for the Vikings to pounce or stay the course?
Sheriff: Men found unresponsive in garage died of cocaine overdose
Two of the three men found unresponsive in an Eyota garage last week died of a drug overdose, a preliminary autopsy found.
Ant's injury clouds Timberwolves' victory over the Nets
The Timberwolves star was injured in the final minutes on Sunday night.
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.
Public input hearings on Minnesota's new political boundaries to begin
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.
Dayton says Republicans' plan to hold hearings is a ploy, waste of money
Some Republican state lawmakers want to hold hearings to discuss whether the governor has the authority to let day-care workers form unions. But Dayton says holding hearings before he's even decided whether to take action is just a political show.
State legislators want special hearing into paroles of 2 convicted killers
GOP leaders sent a request to Gov. Dayton Friday asking for more information on the recent paroles of two convicted murderers. Republican House Speaker Kurt Zellers wants a legislative hearing to review the two paroles of Timothy Eling -convicted of a 1982 cop killing- and John Scruggs- believed to have ordered the execution of a teenage girl.
Franken: Allowing same-sex marriage won’t make anyone gay
Minnesota Sens. Al Franken and Amy Klobuchar voted to repeal the Defense of Marriage Act in a Senate committee hearing Thursday. The repeal effort still needs to pass on the Senate floor and faces challenges in the Republican-controlled House.
Stanley Crooks, Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community chairman, dies at 70
The Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community has confirmed that SMSC Chairman Stanley Crooks died Saturday at age 70. Condolences have been rolling out including a tweet from Shakopee Mayor Brad Tabke, who said, "Sad to hear of the passing of SMSC Chairman Stanley Crooks today. Our deepest condolences to his family and the entire SMSC."
Blood shortage nearing emergency levels
Officials with the American Red Cross say the blood supply has reached emergency levels with about 50,000 fewer donations than expected in June. Donors of all blood types are urged to give as soon as possible, especially O positive, O negative, B negative and A negative.
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