Gov. Dayton on Friday appointed veteran Democratic legislator Larry Pogemiller to take over the state's higher education office. Previous director Sheila Wright resigned suddenly last month.
Rep. Boebert suggests Rep. Omar may be a suicide bomber
The Colorado Republican continues to reject calls to publicly apologize for her comments.
Vikings place Patrick Peterson on COVID-19/reserve list
The Vikings cornerback said he was vaccinated in August.
'Numerous' reports of eager anglers falling through ice
Conditions are still unpredictable, and can vary even across a single body of water.
Minnesota health officials watching closely for omicron variant
Health leaders do not yet know how transmissible or severe the new variant is.
School bus driver charged in fatal hit-and-run will plead guilty
Another motorist told the driver to call 911, but he instead got on the bus and drove off, charges say.
5 outdoor destinations to explore around the Twin Cities
There's something for everyone on this list of overlooked spots.
As pandemic continues, so do efforts to improve child mental health access
Children's Minnesota has announced it will open its first inpatient mental health facility for under 18s.
Report: Dalvin Cook suffered torn labrum, dislocated shoulder
Cook is now dealing with a dislocated shoulder and a torn labrum on both sides of his body, according to a report.
Charges: Clinic locked down after man tried to enter, threatened passersby
Staff at the clinic suspected he was intoxicated, according to the complaint.
Minnesota's COVID-19 update for Monday, November 29
The state's latest report includes data from the Thanksgiving break.
Long COVID: Review of Mayo patients may provide new clues
The researchers summarized three "major novel findings" from the data.
Longtime State Senator Linda Higgins won't run again
The Minneapolis DFLer was first elected in 1996. Higgins will finish her current term but won't seek re-election. Minneapolis already lost two other veteran DFLers this year when Linda Berglin and Larry Pogemiller resigned from the Senate.
North Dakota Higher Ed Board challenging Fighting Sioux law in court
The Legislature last year passed a law requiring the University of North Dakota to use the Fighting Sioux nickname. The state Attorney General believes the law is unconstitutional. Now the Board of Higher Education has voted to challenge it with a lawsuit.
N.D. Higher Ed Board likely to order retirement of Fighting Sioux name
Now that the state's voters have authorized the shelving of the University of North Dakota's nickname, the Board of Higher Education is expected to order the school to make that happen. The process was started last winter but was put on hold pending the outcome of Tuesday's vote.
On campaign trail DFLers talking about gridlock, Republicans bipartisanship
In some of Minnesota's hottest legislative races, DFLers invoke the government shutdown as they tell voters more gridlock will result if Republicans retain control of the Legislature. Republicans, on the other hand, are focusing on accomplishments including a bit of bipartisanship with Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton on education reforms.
GOP consulting giant Ed Rollins joins fight to oust Minn. DFLers
Political operative Ed Rollins has joined the board of A Stronger Minnesota, a new independent spending group created to get Republican majorities elected to the Legislature, the Star Tribune reports.
DFLer joins race against Republican Rep. Erik Paulsen
Businessman and Navy Reserve veteran Brian Barns says his main goal in Congress if he won the 3rd District would be to create jobs. Another Democrat, small business owner Sharon Sund, is also running.
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