Surely not everyone would agree, but Republican House Speaker Kurt Zellers says Minnesota made it through 2011 without much pain. He says the Republican majority and Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton were able to work through the budget crisis without doing great damage.
Ex-South St. Paul coach dies by suicide 2 days before sentencing
Matthew McCollister was to be sentenced for fraud in federal court on Wednesday.
Minnesota 'glampground' named one of 10 best in U.S.
In Nevis, Minnesota, campers can stay in a refurbished 1905 train car.
Two men charged over terrifying armed robbery at Newport apartment
They shot the woman who lives in the apartment in the abdomen, and put a gun to a man's head.
Minneapolis 2-year-old identified in suspicious death case
The cause of death has not yet been revealed due to an ongoing investigation.
Victim of wrong-way driver crash ID'd as Hutchinson 19-year-old
Three women, ages 19, 20 and 20, were in the vehicle struck by a wrong-way driver early Sunday morning.
FOX 9's Mary McGuire, KSTP's Brett Hoffland expecting baby
The couple announced they're expecting this winter.
Eli Hart killing: Police investigating multiple crime scenes
An announcement Tuesday confirmed potential crime scenes in Mound and Minnetrista.
Twin Cities mental health workers gather for 1-day strike
More than 400 mental health workers are participating in the unionized strike on Tuesday.
HAZMAT team at Bloomington hotel following chemical spill in pool
The fire department said two hotel employees are being evaluated by paramedics.
Big Brothers Big Sisters Twin Cities gets $6M of Mackenzie Scott donation
The donation is the largest the organization has ever seen from a single individual.
Minneapolis accused of backtracking on 24/7 bus lanes for Hennepin Ave.
The Minneapolis City Council is set to vote on Thursday.
Duluth brings back masking in city buildings amid COVID surge
Duluth, in one of the state's current COVID hotspots, has brought back a mask requirement in city buildings.
Democrats, Republicans introduce two new visions for health care exchange
Republicans call what they're offering a free-market alternative to Dayton's plan, while Democrats say their proposal would feature more consumer protections than the governor's own vision. The two parties introduced their ideas during competing news conferences on Monday morning. The Pioneer Press has details ...
Dayton shreds tort reform bills
Gov. Dayton on Friday vetoed four tort reform bills that came out of the Republican-controlled Legislature. Dayton charged that they were actually produced by the ultra-conservative national group known as ALEC. Republicans, who say the bills will improve the state's business climate, shot back at the governor, with Sen. David Senjem saying "It's time to put the spears down."
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