Citizen voice sidelined by big money in redistricting battle. Foley suspends plan to hire private security guards. Farmers cheer Chippewa Co. decision to pay bounty for coyotes.
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High speed rail will bypass Minnesota’s third largest city, Rochester, according to a recently approved recommendation by the Federal Railroad Administration.
Minnesota Republicans vow to sue over child care union vote. The governor says that even if a union is authorized, membership would be voluntary.
Michael W. Weber has resigned from the board of directors at the Greater Twin Cities United Way in the wake of allegations of sexual misconduct more than 40 years ago.
The impassioned debate over an ordinance to ban the sale of drug paraphernalia here will have its second round tonight before the Moorhead City Council.
Dayton: Legislative leaders need to stop dawdling and start negotiating.
Michelle and Paul Haugerud, owners of the JEM Theater in Harmony, Minn., say they’ve been able to raise $7,200 in donations and secure a short-term loan to buy a used digital projector for $55,000. That could keep the theater open, for now.
On the eve of Veterans Day, Gov. Mark Dayton is proposing two initiatives designed to help and honor Minnesota’s military veterans. One would help more veterans find work. The other would restore funding for honor guards at military funerals.
Environmental groups are joining battle with the state of North Dakota and its coal industry over air quality in northern Minnesota and especially in three national treasures: the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness, Voyageurs National Park, and Isle Royale National Park.
Owatonna schools look to future after referendum fails by ten votes. With red light on spending, what now for Duluth schools?