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Woman, 24, found dead in Woodbury park ruled suicide
Cottage Grove man charged with seven counts of child pornography
State Patrol upping DWI enforcement for Labor Day
Junction 70 greets Cottage Grove with grand opening
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MN United's Watson takes charge with Special Olympics fundraiser
Talented Park softball class gets one more year
Coyotes lose twice to Sea Donkeys, prepare for playoffs
East Metro players fuel perennial contender Mudhens
U of M grad Roese plans to keep running
PHOTOS: Hundreds enjoy Pioneer Day in Newport
Sheepdogs coming to Hudson Badlands
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Hudson church goes dementia-friendly
One step closer: Inclusive playground taking shape
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Letters: Night to Unite a success; Democracy does not equal mob rule
Viewpoint: School Board should approve boundary plan C-3
Viewpoint: Water ban has ended but water conservation remains important
Letters: Medicaid changes need to prioritize; An almost-missed message to Lewis' 'town hall meeting'
Editorial: Conservation success story continues to soar
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May 31, 2017
Legislature lays groundwork to sue Minnesota governor
PAUL — The Minnesota Legislature is preparing to sue the governor.A legislative committee plans a Friday, June 2, meeting to consider hiring...
May 31, 2017 - 5:20pm
May 27, 2017
Minnesota special session wraps up $46 billion budget
ST. PAUL—Gov. Mark Dayton often says that Minnesota voters sent a politically divided government to St. Paul, creating the basis for conflict....
May 27, 2017 - 1:00am
May 26, 2017
Dispute over trail detours final Minnesota legislative work
ST. PAUL—A gentle harmonica concert by Rep. Bob Loonan did not provide quite enough calm late Thursday, May 25, as a relatively minor issue...
May 26, 2017 - 10:53am
May 24, 2017
Another day, another missed Minnesota legislative deadline
ST. PAUL—Minnesota legislators missed their second deadline in two days Wednesday morning, May 24, leaving much of the state's $46 billion,...
May 24, 2017 - 9:00am
May 23, 2017
Outdoor fee hikes approved by Minn. lawmakers
ST. PAUL — Minnesotans who like to hunt and fish, drive a snowmobile or all-terrain vehicle or visit a state park can expect to pay more...
May 23, 2017 - 8:56am
May 16, 2017
Viewpoint: Beware of 'Can you hear me?' scam calls
"Can you hear me?" "Are you there?" "Is this you?" Most people have been asked these questions in a phone call. News outlets and organizations across the country report that people are receiving calls from individuals who ask questions designed to get a "yes" answer. But responding...
May 16, 2017 - 8:00am
May 11, 2017
Legislature slows budget work as senator heads to ill father
ST. PAUL — Work on the Minnesota state budget slowed Wednesday, May 10, to allow a senator to be with her dying father. House members pressed...
May 11, 2017 - 9:30am
May 10, 2017
MN Legislature moves on budget, without governor deal
ST. PAUL—Republicans who control the Minnesota Legislature are moving their budget plan over Democratic claims that their actions are illegal....
May 10, 2017 - 8:59am
May 9, 2017
Minnesota lawmakers seeking increased female genital mutilation penalties
ST. PAUL — Minnesota legislation to battle female genital mutilation now includes penalties requiring up to 20 years in prison and fines...
May 9, 2017 - 3:00pm
Trump picks Minnesota justice for federal court
ST. PAUL — President Donald Trump nominated a Minnesota Supreme Court justice to a St. Louis-based federal appeals court. The White House...
May 9, 2017 - 9:46am
May 5, 2017
Minnesota Senate sends abortion bills to governor who plans to veto them
ST. PAUL—Minnesota senators are sending a pair of abortion restriction bills to the governor, who promises to veto them. A mostly Republican...
May 5, 2017 - 5:00pm
Is Real ID done yet? Minnesota Senate leader says: 'We're working on it'
ST. PAUL — Real ID, the legislation that would give Minnesotans assurance that their state-issued identification would meet federal standards, still isn't completed at the Legislature. The joint-House-Senate committee charged with crafting a compromise to get a bill to Gov....
May 5, 2017 - 1:01pm
May 4, 2017
Bill fighting female genital mutilation starts through MN Legislature
ST. PAUL—Farhio Khalif brought a "hush hush" religious ritual often called female genital mutilation into the open, saying the procedure...
May 4, 2017 - 9:22am
May 2, 2017
Internet privacy provisions removed from Minnesota bill
ST. PAUL — Both the Minnesota House and Senate voted this year to limit what internet service providers can do with their customers' data. But those provisions have been dropped from a compromise bill unveiled Monday, May 1. Lawmakers say the language could still be added back...
May 2, 2017 - 3:00pm
Lawmakers move on budget, House shows bonding bill
ST. PAUL — Minnesota legislative negotiators powered through some of their proposed $46 billion, two-year budget Monday, May 1, afternoon...
May 2, 2017 - 10:53am