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Gov. Mark Dayton and Revenue Commissioner Myron Franz announced in July that Minnesota property taxes would go down 1.5% or $121 million from local government aid and property tax refunds, The typical homeowner in a majority of Twin Cities-area communities can expect a savings in property taxes next year, projections show.
A Minnesota-rousing cheer is in order. Propelled by a rebounding Minnesota economy, the state budget has surged deep into surplus territory.
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.
In this June 2008 photo, the bridge spanning the Mississippi River between Winona, Minn., and the Wisconsin side of the river is closed to traffic.
The St. Anthony Village City Council unanimously approved the city's 2014 Street and Utility Project Plans and Specifications and authorized an advertisement for bids at its Tuesday, Nov. 26 city council meeting.
Amid mounting public pressure and under order from a court, the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis on Thursday published a list of 34 priests who have been accused of sexually abusing minors.
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.
The Minnesota Board of Nursing voted Thursday to support several legislative changes that it said would strengthen its ability to discipline nurses.
Minnesota's economic growth is ranked among the strongest in the nation. The state's unemployment rate is far lower than the national average.
Gov. Mark Dayton fielded questions on everything from frack sand mining to the importance of the liberal arts in a modern economy at a college student forum in Winona.
If the 2013 Legislative Session was about broad changes to education funding and policies, 2014 is shaping up to be about the finer details.
This photo by Glen Stubbe of the Star Tribune is worth $400 million dollars. It instantly becomes the favorite to win the prize for Best Photo of a Multi-Millionaire NFL Owner After Receiving Public Money.
A 23-minute escape late Monday from the state women's prison in Shakopee appears certain to renew pressure to build a fence around the prison after decades without one.