Updated:
Original:

Minnesota House approves looser concert ticket resale rules

A majority of House members say reselling tickets to concerts and other events is the free market and people should be able to do what they want. But others are worried about high-profit scalpers making events unaffordable for moderate income people. Tickets for a Miley Cyrus concert in Minnesota last year sold for $3,000.
Author:

A majority of House members say reselling tickets to concerts and other events is the free market and people should be able to do what they want. But others are worried about high-profit scalpers making events unaffordable for moderate income people. Tickets for a Miley Cyrus concert in Minnesota last year sold for $3,000.

Next Up

uprooted tree in Burnsville

NWS: Tornadoes confirmed to have struck Apple Valley, Burnsville

A crazy night of storms may have included even more tornadoes.

police lights

Man charged with manslaughter after fistfight ends in death

The incident happened at a veterans housing complex in Chisholm.

Concert

Ellison reaches $1.9M settlement with StubHub over COVID cancellations

The ticket reselling giant will pay $1.87 million in refunds for Minnesota events.

Everson Griffen

Everson Griffen injured in car accident after swerving to miss a deer

Griffen was involved in the crash Thursday on his way to work.

Screen Shot 2021-09-17 at 8.30.16 AM

DPS sparks furore with 'not reaching' pouches designed to stop police shootings

The pouches were developed in collaboration with Valerie Castile, whose son Philando was fatally shot by police while reaching for his permit-to-carry.

police lights

Maintenance worker finds 2 bodies in West St. Paul garage

It's unclear how long the bodies were in the garage before being discovered.

Screen Shot 2021-09-17 at 10.42.39 AM

Tree branch falls on tent in Mankato, killing 4-year-old girl

The tree branch fell at approximately 2:30 a.m.

Related

Tickets go on sale for Target Field country concert

Fans snapped up tickets to see the first ever concert at Target Field in Minneapolis. Kenny Chesney and Tim McGraw plan to show up July 8th.

Gophers offer $10 tickets to 'fill the house' for 'Cuse

Looking to capitalize on its momentum after a 3-0 start, the U of M is offering a special $10 ticket promotion dubbed "Fill The House" for the Sept. 22 home football game, a night affair with 7 p.m. kickoff against Syracuse.

$1.3 million lottery ticket sold in Faribault County

The Gopher 5 ticket matching all five numbers was sold Friday. A lottery spokeswoman told the Associated Press this is the second million-dollar ticket sold in the past two months.

Tickets to Target Field inaugral concert sell quickly

Kenny Chesney and Tim McGraw will hit the stage July 8th and tickets went on sale Saturday at 10 a.m. Roughly 40,000 tickets were sold in four hours despite a minor online glitch.

House narrowly approves move to June primary

By a one-vote margin, the House approved a bill that would move Minnesota's primary election from August to June. Backers of the idea say it would boost turnout because there would be fewer summer vacation conflicts. Others worry a longer campaign season would add to the high cost of running for office.

Minnesota House committee approves legislation to license abortion clinics

Supporters of the bill say inspections are also necessary after dangerous conditions were found at a Pennsylvania clinic. Opponents criticize the legislation when other outpatient medical clinics are not regulated. A similar bill is progressing in the Senate.