The deal that ended Minnesota's government shutdown also cut state funding for training doctors from $58 million to $31 million. In a state that grows most of its own doctors - and has a surge of retirements looming - that could lead to a shortage in the not-too-distant future.
Revamped Historic Fort Snelling to fully reopen for first time since 2019
A $34.5 million revitalization project has been completed.
Training storms dump big rain totals on southeast Minnesota
The flash flooding threat shifts further north and west Wednesday night.
Travel & Leisure's top 25 US beaches includes one in Minnesota
The beach on the shores of Lake Superior made the cut.
Severe storms threaten Minnesota again later Wednesday
Tornadoes, very large hail and straight-line winds are possible.
Saint Mary's University cutting 11 majors, laying off staff
The Winona college says it's consolidating to focus on business, technology, and the sciences.
Strong storms impacting southern MN Thursday morning
The SPC says the storm will likely continue producing isolated large hail.
Charges: Fitness worker went to 70-year-old's home, killed him with gunshot to arm
Investigators are still working to determine a motive in the case.
22-year-old Minnesota men involved in crash: 1 dead, 1 critical
The crash happened on Hwy. 75 near Halstad.
Over a half-century into career, Minneapolis actor James Hong gets his star
The 93-year-old actor received a star on Hollywood's Walk of Fame Tuesday.
Minnesota doctors debate screening all young adults for chlamydia
The sexually transmitted disease often shows no symptoms and can cause serious harm to women. Health officials say the state is wrestling with an epidemic and that reported cases of the disease have nearly tripled in 12 years. Doctors want to test all patients between age 15 and 25.
Mayo Clinic to lead new partnership on youth mental health
With only 81 child psychiatrists in Minnesota, the collaboration is a response to the state's severe shortage of child mental health experts. MPR reports Mayo is receiving a $1.7 million state and federal grant to provide mental health training to doctors.
Doctors: Young people faking symptoms to get drugs
Students at the University of Minnesota tell the Star Tribune that the use of legal and illegal prescription drugs has become common on campus, and a new study says one in four adults fake symptoms to get drugs, news that has some doctors calling for tougher screening tests.
Santorum's Minnesota supporters having trouble warming up to Romney
Some of Rick Santorum's Minnesota supporters say they'll vote for Mitt Romney but doubt they'll volunteer time to his campaign. One feels that Romney doesn't need her help the way Santorum did. Soft support from Santorum Republicans may be more damaging to Romney in swing states than in Minnesota, which looks to be headed into the Obama column.
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