One bill now in the Legislature would require the government to release information when a person leaves an administrative post with a settlement or financial agreement, a proposal that one citizen advocate calls "one of the biggest things for sunshine and accountability issues in a long time."
USS Minneapolis-St. Paul officially launched in Duluth ceremony
It's the first U.S. Navy ship to be commissioned in Minnesota.
North High principal Mauri Friestleben returning to finish year
The principal said Friday she had been fired from her role over her support of a student protest.
One dead, two injured in wrong-way crash on Hwy. 169
The crash occurred on Highway 169 early Sunday morning.
Campsites closed at Voyageurs National Park due to 'historic' water levels
All backcountry trails and campsites are closed, as well as many frontcountry sites.
Lawmakers reach agreement on tax cuts ahead of session's end
Lawmakers announced they had reached a deal on a tax bill Saturday ahead of the looming session deadline.
Victims of daytime drive-by shooting in Robbinsdale identified
The two men died after a hail of bullets struck a vehicle.
Source of 'loud explosion' in Brooklyn Park a mystery
The noise was investigated by police, but no source could be determined.
COVID: All Americans over 50 advised to get a second booster
Cases, hospitalizations and deaths are on the rise again as new COVID variants emerge.
2 Minnesotans inducted into White Castle's Hall of Fame
White Castle — it's what a man in Minneapolis and another in Woodbury, crave.
Video shows officers ended pursuit before fatal crash in Anoka
The crash occurred when the driver fled police during an attempted traffic stop in Coon Rapids.
Lawmakers back Capitol renovation, but other public works projects could be more contentious
No one argued against a plan to renovate the state Capitol building during a House committee meeting, but other renovation projects around the state will likely invite much more controversy. As Forum Communications points out, Republicans want to allot $280 million for public works, and that's a far cry from Gov. Dayton's own proposal to spend $776 million.
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