More than 500,000 Minnesotans rely on the federal Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, an increase of 19 percent over last year, according to the U.S.D.A.
Archives for May 5, 2011
Minnesota farmers are finding the best field conditions of the spring this week, and planting activity is ramping up across the state.
Republican lawmakers in St. Paul have released a proposed redistricting plan that is drawing criticism from Democrats. The plan, if adopted as is, would force Democratic officials to have to face each other in the newly redrawn districts. It is a divide and conquer strategy that is common with any redistricting process.