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John Thompson

Rep. John Thompson to serve as independent after ousting by House DFL

Thompson has been involved in multiple controversies following a July 4 traffic stop.

John Thompson

DFL leadership 'disappointed' by Rep. John Thompson's traffic stop controversy

Thompson was pulled over on July 4 for driving without a front license plate.

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Layoffs may be on the horizon for nearly 40,000 state employees

If a budget isn't approved, the state could shut down on July 1.

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Names of big Minnesota Lottery winners to be kept private thanks to new law

The Minnesota Legislature passed the bill unanimously and Gov. Tim Walz signed it into law this week.

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Duluth mayor proposes $24M investment at Spirit Mountain for improvements

Mayor says investments will help the struggling recreation area get back on track financially.

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MN House passes bill requiring sprinkler systems in high-rise buildings

Lawmakers pointed to a 2019 fire in Cedar-Riverside, which killed five people.

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MN House members issue complaint about GOPers who tried to reject election result

Eight DFLers call their colleagues' actions "reprehensible."

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Dialogue MN: How elections could go in Minnesota

A great read for anyone wondering where the closest battles could be come Election Day.

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Minnesota House passes $1.9 billion public works bill

The bill now heads to the Republican-controlled Senate.

Governor Tim Walz

Walz hits back at Gazelka, aide says he's been 'shockingly absent' during pandemic

Walz has responded to criticism from the Senate Majority Leader.

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MN Senate ends special session with no deal on police reform

Lawmakers failed to agree on other critical legislation as well.