A Minnesota judge has ruled that core services and local aid must continue to be funded in the event of a government shutdown. Ramsey County Judge Kathleen Gearin is ordering Minnesota budget officials to keep paying for “critical core functions” in a shutdown and has appointed former Minnesota Supreme Court Chief Justice Kathleen Blatz as Read more →
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Fifty one small cities in Greater Minnesota will share $18.5 million in grants designed to improve housing and infrastructure in small communities.
Would you trust a stranger who backed into your driveway and offered to haul your worldly possessions to high ground? Lot’s of people along the Souris river apparently did.
The Souris River is slowly retreating in Minot, N.D., where the river peaked early Sunday at levels not seen in more than a century. About 4,000 homes are flooded and a quarter of the town’s 40,000 residents are displaced.
Few Minnesota farmers adopted the practice of making their own renewable fuel.
While they have decreased in numbers over the years, illegal fences remain a problem along the Sauk River.
The Jackson City Council voted Tuesday to disband the city police department and contract with the county sheriff for its law enforcement.
The weather outside is having a chilling effect on success for anglers in search of the state’s prized catch.
Heavy rains flooded streets in St. Cloud last night. Residents are concerned about additional precipitation in the forecast.
New census data shows some of the state’s poorest counties are in northwestern Minnesota, where living wage jobs are limited and geography isolates rural residents.