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2 hrs ago | Albany Times Union
U.S. Attorney Andy Luger speaks during an interview with The Associated Press at the U.S. Courthouse in Minneapolis, Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014.
6 hrs ago | JD Supra
On August 25, 2014, the Minnesota Department of Revenue released Revenue Notice 14-02, which provides an alternative method of apportioning compensation earned by certain corporate directors who are not residents of Minnesota for Minnesota income tax purposes. A copy of the notice is available here .
9 hrs ago | The Daily Caller
The largest insurer with the lowest premium rates on Minnesota's Obamacare exchange is dropping out because the government health-exchange is unsustainable, the company announced Tuesday. PreferredOne Health Insurance told MNsure, the state-run exchange, Tuesday morning that it would not continue to offer its popular insurance plans on the marketplace in 2015.
11 hrs ago | Stars and Stripes
Cpl. Thomas Christie, a farmer from Winona County, was camped about 2 miles south of Atlanta, which had fallen to the Union army two weeks earlier. His older brother, William, who owned the farm in the St. Charles area, was marching with Union Gen.
13 hrs ago | Minnesota Monthly
When local fashion nonprofit MNfashion announced in January that after nearly a decade it would no longer be coordinating a Minneapolis-St. Paul fashion week, a question hung in the air: What would happen to the local fashion scene? Since the announcement, local fashion shows have forged ahead, some produced by local businesses and publications, such as this past weekend's long-running Envision show , and some produced by designers themselves, including the recent Icons fashion event .
File-This March 23, 2008, file photo provided by the Hennepin County, Minn. Sheriff's Office shows Douglas McAuthur McCain.
This 2005 file photo released by the Hennepin County, Minn., Sheriffa TMs Office shows Troy Kastigar. Kastigar, was killed in Somalia in September 2009 while fighting with the terror group al-Shabab.
In this March 24, 2009 file photo, neighborhood workers pile sandbags around the Schell home in the hope of holding back floodwaters of the Red River seen close behind them in Fargo, N.D. Opponents of a nearly $2 billion Red River flood control project that would mainly benefit North Dakotaís largest city, Fargo, have enlisted the support of two powerful allies, including Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton. Gov. Mark Dayton , who recently accused North Dakota officials of kicking sand in Minnesota's face, says it's time for the two sides to "forge a more constructive working relationship."
People with leg pain related to back problems had more short-term relief if they received chiropractic care along with exercise and advice, rather than exercise and advice alone, a new study has found. Increasingly, spinal manipulative therapy by chiropractors, exercise and self-management are being recommended as low-risk strategies for back-related leg pain, but good research studies have been lacking, experts say.
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. Contributors in Minnesota: Patrick Condon, Baird Helgeson, Patricia Lopez , Jim Ragsdale, Abby Simons, Rachel E. Stassen-Berger and Glen Stubbe .
The poll finds that Franken leads 49 percent to 36 percent among likely voters. The race was always somewhat of a stretch for Republicans in blue-leaning Minnesota, but this poll indicates Franken's lead is widening.
Since Al Franken barely won a U.S. Senate seat in Minnesota after a statewide recount in 2008, the former Saturday Night Live comedian has kept his head down and largely avoided national publicity in an effort not be portrayed as one big joke of a legislator. But this low-key strategy may be backfiring for the liberal Democratic incumbent now that he faces a challenge in this year's election from a Republican businessman, who is arguing that the senator should have been out-front more the last six years.
Kellita Whisnant wiped away tears during a prayer service in Robbinsdale on Sunday. The Ebola outbreak feels close for many Minnesota families.
Minnesotans will be allowed to start voting Friday. The early voting is not only for people who will be away from home on Election Day, Nov. 4; anyone can vote early under a new state law.
There are no cases in Minnesota or anywhere in the United States, but one of the pastors heard about one Minnesota family that has suffered a great loss. "A member of our congregation walked up to me after service.
ST. PAUL, Minn. - Bursting at the seams, executives at surgical device maker Cardiovascular Systems Inc. knew they needed to double their physical space and double their workforce.
Updated: Tue Sep 16, 2014 08:00 pm
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