The proposal would require the TSA to develop a new screening process for soldiers and their families. The bill passed its first committee today and now heads to the House floor for consideration.
Authorities now looking into MN lawmaker's report of assault
Video shows Rep. Nolan West being grabbed and pushed out of a public event.
COVID treatments: Essentia Health to help test 3 existing meds
The clinical trial includes the much-discussed drug ivermectin.
Suspect crashes into Minneapolis snow plow, fires shots at plow driver
The plow driver was pulled to the side of the road when the incident happened.
Coldest day of the winter is possible this week in Minnesota
An air temp of -30F isn't out of the question too far from the metro.
District fires school counselor accused of sexually assaulting student
He's been charged with felony criminal sexual conduct.
Authorities pinpoint source of CO that killed family of 7
The victims, all members of Hernandez-Pinto family, were found dead in a Moorhead home.
Photos: Winners of the World Snow Sculpting Championship in Stillwater
Twelve teams from around the world competed.
Court issues mixed ruling on PolyMet, orders more analysis on water permit
The court, however, overruled several challenges to the permit.
Police release images of woman driving stolen Audi that had puppy inside
It's not clear whether she was involved in the vehicle theft.
Fatal hit-and-run driver can avoid prison time with plea deal
He was charged with striking and killing a 56-year-old who was walking her dog.
Minnesota's COVID-19 update for Monday, January 24
Case levels remain very high in Minnesota.
Cravaack bill to speed up airport screening for vets
8th District Representative Chip Cravaack says the legislation, which will expedite TSA screenings for service veterans, is a small gesture for their service. Others worry it may help facilitate terrorists posing as military members.
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.
Airport pre-screening program coming to Minneapolis
A security pre-check program is coming to the Twin Cities airport. The program lets passengers provide personal information before hand that lets them skip long security lines.
Bill allowing more use of guns to defend homes moves forward at Capitol
The measure would give homeowners more leeway to use deadly force against intruders. Its critics include police departments, who worry it would put officers at risk. The bill is headed for the Senate floor after being approved by a committee.
Decades of debate could be near end as Stillwater bridge bill moves to U.S. Senate floor
A Senate committee earlier overwhelmingly approved the bill sponsored by Minnesota Sen. Amy Klobuchar. An identical bill is pending on the House floor. The proposed span would replace the historic lift bridge, which has seen traffic congestion and structural repairs increase over the years.
Wisconsin bill would let students bypass math, English to get vocational degrees
Business groups are backing a bill that would let students skip traditional school requirements in favor of vocational training. Supporters say it would help prepare students for jobs that are in demand. School administrators say students today need more traditional math and science education, not less.
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