2 hrs ago | KSTP
Gov. Mark Dayton has signed a pile of state budget bills and other legislation into law, including $2.1 billion in tax increases.
3 hrs ago | TwinCities
In its final weekly report until next fall, the Minnesota Department of Health on Thursday said there were a total of 201 flu-related deaths during the 2012-13 influenza season.
7 hrs ago | US News & World Report
Sen. Al Franken, D-Minn., listens to testimony on Capitol Hill in October 2009. Financial disclosure forms show Franken is still making money off his career at Saturday Night Live.
12 hrs ago | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg
Seven million college students are on track to see their federal loan rates double this year unless Congress acts ahead of a July 1 deadline when subsidized Stafford loan rates will increase from 3.4% to 6.8%. The U.S. House will vote Thursday on a Republican plan to head off the increase inspired by an unlikely source: President Obama.
13 hrs ago | Star Tribune
Gov. Mark Dayton signed a wide-ranging school funding bill that includes money to provide all-day kindergarten starting in fall 2014.
With an insider's eye, Hot Dish tracks the tastiest bits of Minnesota's political scene and keep you up-to-date on those elected to serve you.
The group that pushed Minnesota lawmakers to legalize gay marriage disclosed Wednesday it invested more than $2 million in the successful lobbying effort.
3, 2012. "She's strong enough to share the load with me, said Sobiech. . Zach Sobiech, left, plays guitar as his friend Samantha "Sammy" Brown,foreground, sings a song they wrote earlier that night called 'Star Hopping' in Lakeland, Minn., on Dec.
The Boy Scouts of America will convene a two-day meeting of 1,400 local leaders to consider changing its long-standing ban openly gay boys belonging to the scouting movement.
A narrow band of Minnesotans will pay a higher income tax under the new state budget.
That's because of how it decides who gets a house. Habitat for Humanity has helped 900 low-income Minnesotans become homeowners.
Sensory overload is a way of life. Minnesotans are plugged in, turned on and always connected, but sometimes people just need to tune out and de-stress. KARE 11 asked its Facebook fans to weigh in on where they go to relax.
As the final gavel fell on the 2013 legislative session, lawmakers left a changed Minnesota.
Minnesota's Director of Homeland Security and Emergency Management Kris Eide said she is moved by the news of the tragedy.
The designation is part of a nationwide effort to raise awareness of the destructive nature of the tree pests, and to spread the word about the "three P's of EAB" - Prepare, Protect, and Plant.
Minnesota lawmakers worked right up to the end Monday before adjourning a session that produced $2 billion in tax hikes and a historic vote on gay marriage.