Margaret Anderson Kelliher, who now runs the Minnesota High-Tech Association, will lead a group tasked with finding out how to expand access to high-speed Internet across Minnesota. The hope is that improved access to broadband will lead to economic gains for the state as a whole.
After 3-month delay, newest Twin Cities Raising Cane's opens
The restaurant was originally scheduled to open in October.
Armed man robs Twin Cities thrift store, flees in carjacked pickup
He pulled out a handgun shortly after chatting with the cashier about his scarf.
Gallery: Pagoda-inspired home on Lake Pepin for sale for $2M
The home has 425 feet of private shoreline on the Mississippi River.
Walz proposes legalizing marijuana in massive supplemental budget
It's among the provisions in his "Budget to Move Minnesota Forward."
Photos reveal damage from gunshots to Minneapolis snowplow
A hydraulic line and three tires were damaged in the shooting.
Minneapolis schools confirm return to in-person teaching Monday
The school district shifted to online learning almost two weeks ago as rising COVID cases led to staff and bus driver shortages.
Mineral leases for proposed Twin Metals mine near Boundary Waters canceled
A review by the DOI found "significant legal deficiencies" with the leases' 2019 renewal.
Reward to find person who left kittens to die in freezing WI cold
The cats were thrown from a vehicle, according to a witness.
Charges: Man led police on multi-city pursuit in stolen Metro Mobility bus
The bus had been left unattended with the keys inside when it was stolen.
Charges: Man fatally shot mother of his child during argument
Officers found her on the ground outside the couple's home.
Minnesota's COVID-19 update for Wednesday, January 26
More than 15,000 new cases in today's update.
List of the coldest wind chills in Minnesota Wednesday morning
The wind chill was as low at -38F in St. Paul.
House speaker calls for resignation of Minnesota lawmaker in sex tryst
Minnesota Speaker of the House Kurt Zellers (R-Maple Grove) called Friday for the resignation of state Rep. Kerry Gauthier (D-Duluth) following the revelations of a sexual encounter last month between Gauthier and a 17-year-old boy. Authorities said Thursday that no charges would be filed in the incident, since the sex was consensual sex and no money was exchanged.
Kline joins House Speaker in tour of Latin American trade partners
U.S. Rep. John Kline (R-Minn.) is among seven Congressmen touring the leading U.S. export partners in Latin America. Day one featured a visit to a shantytown in Rio de Janeiro that Brazilian authorities recently reclaimed from drug dealers. Visits to Colombia and Mexico will follow.
Race for White House shifts to Minnesota
Republican presidential hopeful Ron Paul spoke at a Rochester high school Saturday. He also attended an afternoon rally in Chanhassen. Former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum will make campaign stops in Eden Prairie and Bemidji on Sunday. Paul will visit Minnesota again on Monday. Minnesota's caucus takes place on Tuesday.
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