Skip to main content
Alcohol use among Minnesota students dropped since 2001, according to analysis
Registration begins in May for early childhood classes
Law officers hope new video, audio helps in hunt for Minnesota 'killer grandma'
Learning the ropes: MnDOT employees take part in safety training
Overbeek's says goodbye: Longtime music store demolished after closing
Houston has exposed Karl-Anthony Towns' weaknesses. Can he adjust?
Wild speedster Jason Zucker on his scoreless first round: 'I need to be better'
Bud Grant: New Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins one 'very happy camper'
Fargo-based Bell Bank announces partnership with Minnesota United soccer team
Twins' LaMarre ends Puerto Rico marathon in 16th
Kenneth Leo Johnson
Theodore M. Carter
William "Bill" Krueger
Virgil F. Foster
MASTER GARDENERS: Early thoughts on spring ephemerals
Welcome to Sarah's Culinary Q & A: How to slice an onion without crying
Being a good parent is hard. Being a bad parent is harder.
Commentary: Has this winter really been that bad?
Repot recently purchased rubber plant
What would Prince want? Two years later, his estate is a mess and his legacy unclear.
Minnesota's Bachelorette starts man parade May 28
Carl Kasell, NPR broadcaster who brought gravitas and goofiness to the airwaves, dies at 84
'Video game player of the century' has his records removed after Donkey Kong scandal
ACM Awards 2018: Complete list of winners, best and worst moments
MASTER GARDENERS: Early thoughts on spring ephemerals
Ice-out shaping up to be late: Brutally cold April will impact May fishing opener
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Red-winged blackbirds a welcome sign of 'spring'
PAUL NELSON FISHING: Good chance for lake ice for opener
North Shore steelhead run delayed by ice cover on streams
Richard and Marvel Olson
Virg & Marge
Shirley (Mayer) Klosterman
Analysis: Nikki Haley's extraordinary rebuke of the White House
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Bemidji is fortunate to have folks share their time and talents
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Access to weapons can actually bring about peace
Family of slain child says multiple people called Otter Tail County social services
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: How about a public hearing on invasive species?
UPDATED: Police pursuit ends with car in Mississippi River
October 5, 2017
House passes 2018 budget, taking a crucial step toward tax overhaul
WASHINGTON - House Republicans passed crucial budget legislation Thursday, setting aside months of intraparty squabbles to set the stage for...
October 5, 2017 - 5:22pm
September 2, 2017
Moorhead family takes trip 'for the record books'
MOORHEAD, Minn. — When Christian, Jack and Blake Elmer of Moorhead return to school on Tuesday, Sept. 5, they'll have quite the answer...
September 2, 2017 - 3:43pm
August 23, 2017
Trump's threat to shut down government over border wall raises stakes for lawmakers
WASHINGTON - President Trump's threat to "close down our government" unless Democrats agree to fund his proposed border wall instantly raised...
August 23, 2017 - 10:23am
July 14, 2017
Capitol Chatter: Dayton administration worries about tight budget
ST. PAUL — Minnesota government will not have much left over when the just-started two-year budget cycle ends, Dayton administration officials...
July 14, 2017 - 12:26pm
June 16, 2017
BSU/NTC's proposed budget: Tuition and fee hikes; $1.56M in cuts
BEMIDJI—Bemidji State University and Northwest Technical College students could soon be paying more for their education. Minnesota State's board of trustees is set to vote next week on a proposed system-wide budget that includes tuition and fee increases at the two Bemidji-area...
June 16, 2017 - 10:04pm
May 31, 2017
Q and A: What happened to Minnesota legislative budget?
ST. PAUL—Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton signed a $46 billion, two-year state budget into law, except for one item: funding for the state Legislature....
May 31, 2017 - 4:47pm
May 30, 2017
Dayton signs Minnesota budget, but not bill funding Legislature
ST. PAUL—Minnesota state government has a budget, other than for the Legislature. Gov. Mark Dayton vetoed the Legislature's budget Tuesday,...
May 30, 2017 - 8:14pm
May 26, 2017
UPDATE: Dayton to decide whether to OK spending plan by Tuesday
ST. PAUL -- The $46 billion question remains unanswered. Minnesota legislators finished passing a two-year state budget of that size early Friday,...
May 26, 2017 - 4:54pm
May 25, 2017
Biking trail dispute derails Minnesota Legislature's final budget work
ST. PAUL -- A gentle harmonica concert by Rep. Bob Loonan did not provide quite enough calm late Thursday, May 25, as a relatively minor issue...
May 25, 2017 - 9:12pm
May 24, 2017
Minnesota lawmakers plan to wrap up special session Thursday as hundreds protest
ST. PAUL—An overtime Minnesota legislative session provided an opening to protest the state budget as legislative leaders worked out plans...
May 24, 2017 - 9:10pm
Trump's budget proposal aims to cut all federal funds to Planned Parenthood
President Donald Trump's 2018 budget proposal would bar Planned Parenthood and other abortion providers from receiving federal funds that help...
May 24, 2017 - 2:39pm
Another day, another missed Minnesota legislative deadline
ST. PAUL—Minnesota legislators missed their second deadline in two days Wednesday morning, May 24, leaving much of the state's $46 billion,...
May 24, 2017 - 9:00am
May 23, 2017
Trump proposes sharp cuts at Interior Department while pushing for more drilling on public lands
The White House wants to cut the Interior Department budget by about 12 percent as the Trump administration shifts the agency's focus toward...
May 23, 2017 - 5:50pm
Bipartisan work gives greater Minnesota legislative success
ST. PAUL—The 2017 Legislature may do pretty well by greater Minnesota. "We got there because it was a bipartisan effort. both parties...
May 23, 2017 - 5:09pm
Farm groups express concern about White House budget proposal
WASHINGTON — The White House budget released on Monday, May 22, would mean big cuts for agriculture, including new limits on federal subsidies...
May 23, 2017 - 4:37pm