ST. PAUL – President Barack Obama’s State of the Union speech promise to “give Americans a raise” raised the hopes of Minnesotans who want the state minimum wage increased.RELATED CONTENT
ST.PAUL - Being a vital cog in passing a major U.S. House bill generally is an exhilarating experience. But for U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson, passing the farm bill may have been less excitement and more relief.RELATED CONTENT
MOAB, Utah - Some people call the Moab area the most beautiful place on Earth, and even if beauty is in the eyes of the beholder, it is hard to argue the point. Look down almost any street in town and you see canyon walls, setting the scene for what is beyond.RELATED CONTENT
ST. PAUL – Millions of Midwesterners face the threat of not being able to buy enough propane to heat their homes and businesses at a time when the country has more of the fuel than ever.
ST. PAUL - Minnesota's attorney general warns of propane price gouging as the Upper Midwest faces a shortage and record-high costs.RELATED CONTENT
ST. PAUL - Minnesota governor candidate Dave Thompson picked another senator as his lieutenant governor candidate. The Republican Lakeville senator Thursday announced that Michelle Benson, R-Ham Lake, will be his running mate.
ST. PAUL - The Minnesota State Patrol closed southbound Interstate 35 near Forest Lake this morning as up to 30 cars spun out or were involved in crashes during a heavy snow that made the rush hour more of a slow hour for Twin Cities commuters.
ST. PAUL — Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton plans surgery on a hip that has been giving him trouble for months.RELATED CONTENT
BLOOMINGTON, Minn. – Minnesotans living in a quarter-million rural homes depend on propane for heat, but soaring prices and shortages that experts predict will get worse are sending chills down their backs. Businesses and farmers are in the same situation, as are businesses that sell the fuel.RELATED CONTENT
ST. PAUL – Opinions remain sharply divided about whether Minnesota should allow wolf hunts, and Tuesday night a state lawmaker also questioned whether state officials are doing a good job of managing wolves.
Rep. Steve Drazkowski, R-Mazeppa, convinced a committee to amend an outdoors funding bill to include his idea to sell black walnut and other trees in southeast Minnesota’s Frontenac and Whitewater state parks.RELATED CONTENT
St. Paul - Republican state budget plans will become clear in the coming week, although no one expects the governor to agree.RELATED CONTENT
ST. PAUL - Whether Minnesota retailers should sell alcohol on Sundays will be debated by a Senate committee Wednesday, perhaps the first time that has happened.RELATED CONTENT
St. Paul - The tweets flew fast and furious Thursday afternoon as Minnesota legislators debated what Republicans said was Democrat Gov. Mark Dayton’s tax-increase plan.RELATED CONTENT
St. Paul - The country’s political attention lately has focused on Wisconsin and a battle over public unions.RELATED CONTENT
St. Paul - Monday night’s selection of new University of Minnesota regents could be contentious.RELATED CONTENT
ST. PAUL - Gov. Mark Dayton took on former Gov. Tim Pawlenty in his State of the State address.RELATED CONTENT
ST. PAUL – Minnesota state boards, commissions and even entire agencies could begin disappearing if legislators agree to bills making their way through the Legislature.RELATED CONTENT
St. Paul - It’s a month into Minnesota’s new political world, and the kind words keep flowing.RELATED CONTENT
St. Paul - No one can say that Michele Bachmann is shy. The Minnesota Republican congresswoman often dives into controversy, but her State of the Union response drew the most attention yet.RELATED CONTENT