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Should states lower the drinking age to 18?
Should the federal government stop offering subsidized student loans?
The two were unaccounted for after the fire Wednesday. One of the children's bodies was found Wednesday, the other a day later.
State Budget Director Margaret Kelly looks through charts prior to the Minnesota Management & Budget presentation on the November forecast.
Gov. Mark Dayton is ordering flags at all state of Minnesota buildings to be flown at half-staff between now and sunset on Sunday in remembrance of Nelson Mandela.
Minnesota health insurers say they still aren't getting complete information about enrollees from MNsure, the state's health insurance exchange, and the delays could prevent people from having coverage on Jan. 1. Data being sent to the health plans have inaccuracies, omissions and in some cases conflicting information about which policy an enrollee ... (more)
Like a lot of neighbors who were once close, Minnesota and Wisconsin have drifted apart over time.
Nebraska State Sen. Beau McCoy is running to be the next governor of The Cornhusker State, and he wants voters to know he will do everything he can to prevent same-sex couples from receiving any legal recognition.
While growing up in Minnetonka , Alexa Maxwell wore out a VHS tape of New York City Ballet's "The Nutcracker," determined that someday she would dance with the world-class troupe.
The past year inspired little confidence that Minnesota can shoulder the responsibility for reforming its costly, potentially unconstitutional sex offender civil commitment program, which keeps some offenders locked up long after their prison sentences have ended.
Many Minnesotans probably don't realize our state experienced a gold rush just after the end of the Civil War.
Generating some local heat wasn't quite enough to keep twangy tunesmiths Frankie Lee and Eric Pollard in Minnesota.
Minnesota finance officials are predicting a state budget surplus of more than $1 billion.
I am originally from Minneapolis, but have been living and working for a non-profit called Somos Hermanos in Guatemala for the past five years .
University of Minnesota President Dr. Eric Kaler, Vice President for Equity and Diversity Dr. Katrice Albert Dr. Eric Kaler, president of the University of Minnesota, admits that he is aware of the Black community's longtime skepticism toward the state's land-grant university, an often strained relationship that did not improve when the university ... (more)
Join us for Breakfast Club with Dr. Betsy Glade, St. Cloud State University, who will present Minnesotans in the Civil War.
A lawsuit contesting a new, Internet-based system for voter registration should be dismissed because plaintiffs lack standing to sue, attorneys for Secretary of State Mark Ritchie argued Wednesday.
Minnesota's economic growth is ranked among the strongest in the nation. The state's unemployment rate is far lower than the national average.