State Sen. Kate Sieben and Rep. Ryan Winkler say changes in the corporate tax could raise enough money for Minnesota to repay the $2.2 billion it borrowed from its schools in five or six years. They say the accounting shift has squeezed schools that are having to pay borrowing costs.
Police: Suspect arrested in Willmar after firing gun at officer
The incident led to a manhunt that lasted into early Sunday morning.
Vikings lead off general manager interviews with Monti Ossenfort
Several candidates will interview for the job this week.
Firefighters respond to smoke-filled cabin to find man asleep inside
A wood stove was determined to be the cause of the smoke.
MSP snowplow drivers reach contract agreement after threatening strike
Teamsters Local 320 reached an agreement with the Metropolitan Airports Commission Saturday.
What you should know about the Vikings' head coach candidates
Seven candidates were revealed on Saturday morning.
COVID testing site in Minneapolis to move temporarily as Boat Show moves in
The testing site will be moved to U.S. Bank Stadium.
Man dies after being 'punched in the head' during altercation in Duluth
A 46-year-old man is in custody and facing 1st-degree manslaughter charges.
Deion Sanders says Zimmer, Spielman hadn't spoken 'in months'
Sanders' comments revealed some of the Vikings' issues last season.
Brooklyn Park man pleads guilty in 2020 fatal drive-by shooting
Devon Manley will be sentenced to life in prison with the possibility of parole after 30 years.
DFL lawmakers: No more borrowing against the state's tobacco settlement
One method off the table -- selling more tobacco bonds. House Democrats say the state cannot borrow against its multi-billion dollar tobacco settlement again.
State Republicans mystified over losses to DFL, shift of power
After two short years of a Republican majority, the Minnesota Legislature is back in control of the Democrats, and GOP leaders said Wednesday they are mystified by what happened during Tuesday's general election.
DFLers claim public money used for Republican campaign material
DFLers accuse 15 Republican senators of an inappropriate use of taxpayer money. But the senators say the fliers they printed were only updating constituents on what lawmakers were doing. The Democrats will ask the Ramsey County attorney to file a complaint.
Republicans want to use state budget reserve to pay off debt to schools
Minnesota has borrowed more than $2 billion from its schools to cover recent budget deficits. A group of Republicans says now that the economy is stronger the state should pay off that debt with money in reserve. But Governor Mark Dayton says raiding the reserve fund could leave the state vulnerable if the economy heads south again.
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