Republican Warren Limmer, the chairman of the Judiciary and Public Safety Committee, says he wants to know more about the investigation. He plans to meet Friday with Department of Public Safety officials.
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.
Biden's visit to MN will include stop at Dakota County Technical College
The $1.2 trillion infrastructure bill passed earlier this month.
State calls for 18 law enforcement agencies to conduct investigations into data useage
The Department of Public Safety is calling for an internal review of 18 city and county law enforcement agencies -- including Minneapolis and St. Paul. Following up on a unidentified woman's complaint, state investigators found her drivers license information was accessed more than 400 times.
Dayton, Republicans clash over federal health care grants
Republican Senator and Finance Committee Chairman David Hann accuses the Democratic governor of going around a state law that would allow him to halt the spending of millions of dollars in federal grants for the state's health-care programs. Hann says he wants more information about how the state would spent the money. Forum Communications reports Dayton's budget office marked the funds "urgent," which means the money wouldn't require legislators' approval.
DFL files campaign finance complaint against Republican state senator
The complaint comes after MPR reported the Republican Party paid Dave Thompson for consulting work while he was running for a Senate office in 2010. DFL Party Chairman Ken Martin says the exchange raises questions about whether the Republican Party was paying Thompson to run for office.
State Senator Mike Parry challenging Walz for Congress
Parry is a first-term Republican from Waseca who has a background in business. Democrat Tim Walz has been elected to three Congressional terms by the First District, which spans southern Minnesota.
Brodkorb, state narrow case over Senate firing
A former Minnesota Senate aide who was fired over an affair with the chamber's majority leader is slimming down his lawsuit against the state. Michael Brodkorb was fired last year after Senate leaders discovered his affair with then-Majority Leader Amy Koch. He is suing the state over the dismissal. Now he's dropping several invasion-of-privacy claims to focus on defamation and gender discrimination claims.
Three state agencies face age-discrimination suits
The Commerce, Public Safety and Natural Resources departments are all facing similar lawsuits over union contracts that award benefits to early retirees but not to older workers.
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