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3 hrs ago | Star Tribune
DFLers and Republicans are locked in a fierce fundraising battle as they enter a crucial and high-stakes phase in their quest for the governor's office and control of the Minnesota House.
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7 hrs ago | City Pages
Minnesotans are many things. We're hearty enough to withstand cold weather and warm enough to help out our neighbors with a jump start or a hot dish.
11 hrs ago | WWTC-AM Eagan
Nearly 25-thousand Minnesotans have been added to the roster of organ, eye and tissue donors in the past five months.
15 hrs ago | Roll Call
Retiring Rep. Michele Bachmann, R-Minn., endorsed former state Rep. Tom Emmer as her successor on Tuesday in her soon-to-be former House seat, according to a local report.
16 hrs ago | City Pages
It's been seven months since Margaret Miles and Cathy ten Broeke said, "I do, " becoming the first same-sex married couple in Minnesota.
20 hrs ago | Star Tribune
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Attorney Brook Mallak of Brainerd was mortified to discover last year that law enforcement officers had accessed private information from her driver's license records nearly 200 times, sometimes at 3 or 4 a.m. "They could be doing this at home," said Mallak, a former public defender.
Tuesday is the deadline for residents to file income tax returns and for people living in Wisconsin but working in Minnesota, or vice versa, this time of year is always complicated and time consuming.
Tens of thousands of Minnesota workers have big raises coming their way, courtesy of a new minimum wage law that Gov. Mark Dayton signed Monday.
Demonstrators rally at the Minnesota state Capitol, calling for lawmakers to raise the minimum wage, as the 2014 Minnesota Legislature convened, Feb. 25, in St. Paul.
Minnesota's $24 million Job Creation Fund has received more than one application a week on average since the program launched Jan. 1, according to the Department of Employment and Economic Development.
Ibrahim Hassan, a health navigator for MNsure, spoke to people after prayers at the Village Market in Minneapolis last week to find out whether they had signed up for medical insurance.
In the past five months, nearly 25,000 Minnesotans have added the word "donor" to their driver's license or ID cards, state officials said.
On Monday, Governor Dayton will sign a bill into law to eventually make Minnesota's minimum wage at $9.50 an hour.
Two of Minnesota's leading Democrats running for re-election in 2014 could find their relatively low approval ratings to be a challenge.
The bar is just off a stretch of Minnesota 23 known as the Evergreen Memorial Scenic Drive, which stretches diagonally from Duluth to the far reaches of southwest Minnesota.