RNC: Romney addresses the convention; Inside Karl Rove’s billionaire fundraiser; HealthPartners, Park Nicollet to merge; Minnesota loggers lose markets as mills close down; Twin Cities comedian ‘Wild’ Bill Bauer dead at age 62
Archives for August 2012
Armed with one-liners, Pawlenty tears into Obama; Paul Ryan headlines a night of whoppers; Minnesota’s Paul supporters relieved, furious after RNC vote; The federal bailout that saved Mitt Romney; St. Paul officer seen on video kicking man; More lawsuits likely if photo ID amendment passes
Ongoing image updates from around the Republican National Convention in Tampa.
Steelworkers prepare to strike near Hibbing if contract deal not reached; Celebrity-like Michele Bachmann works convention crowd; WI Gov. Walker says Minnesota in play for 2012; State signals that Xcel can’t drop solar subsidies; Duluth seeks lake breeze sans smoke
Minneapolis VA faulted for suicide policy lapses; High corn prices force ethanol plant shutdowns; Minn. Supreme Court denies challenge to photo ID
Stay the course: Enbridge avoids fight in pipeline expansion; Is cooling the house heating up the planet?; Ron Paul supporters unsure of Romney-Ryan; MN delegate accuses Romney campaign of ‘power grab’; Michele Bachmann, Herman Cain fire up tea party faithful ahead of RNC; Coleman is back in a GOP seat of power
Knowledge and information can change a person’s understanding of the past. That seems to be the case for at least one person involved in creating the Minnesota Historical Society’s exhibit on the US – Dakota Ware of 1862.
Legislators take up flood aid in special session today; Marriage amendment campaigns square off at State Fair; Op-Ed: Don’t treat marriage like wilderness preservation; Negligent landlord leaves Somali mall without water; Romney highlights role of offshore tax havens in helping ensure big business is ‘doing fine’; Kurt Bills presses Republicans to back Romney, not Paul
St. Cloud teachers reach deal with school district; West Nile virus cases on the rise in Minnesota; Minnesota delegates hold the line, back Ron Paul in Tampa; Willmar, Minn., mayor expresses support for voter ID measure; Economic boom in Rochester; Pawlenty gets prime time slot at RNC
MSU Football Coach Hoffner faces criminal child pornography charges, internal MSU investigation; Minnesota hits 200 traffic deaths this year; Fairmont considers restrictions on chickens, other animals; Cellphone tower near BWCA will be allowed; 2 General Mills websites accused of collecting kids’ data; Study: Minn. prison terms lengthening, costs rising; Report warns of wasting infrastructure, more than 1/3rd MN sewer systems at breaking point