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Minnesota's economic growth is ranked among the strongest in the nation. The state's unemployment rate is far lower than the national average.
GOP state Sen. Torrey Westrom will announce Thursday he will challenge longtime Rep. Collin C. Peterson, D-Minn., in the 7th District.
The jet stream hunkered to the south Wednesday, promising to bring nearly a week of temperatures that could dip to 20-below or worse in the northern midsection of the country, and forcing much of the rest of the nation to deal with unexpectedly cool temperatures.
Forget the return of deep snow and cold temperatures. The forecast Minnesota's political class is watching this week has to do with the state budget.
ROUGH CUT Minnesotans woke up on Wednesday to more than two feet of fresh snow and plummeting temperatures.
Washington lawmakers this year have approved just 55 laws and, with only a handful of days left, will almost certainly go down as the least productive crop of legislators in modern history.
Children from preschool through sixth grade enjoyed a fun Sunday afternoon of Halloween games, crafts, and food at the Town Halloween Party in Spring Grove.
Although it's refreshing to read success stories about Greater Minnesota , we worry that this piece misses the broader point.
When USA TODAY started investigating mass killings, it seemed a fairly straightforward thing to count: How many times have at least four people died at the hands of another in a single incident? But marking the death toll of mass killings in America is anything but simple.
Steve Woods, incoming leader of the Freshwater Society, sees informed and passionate citizens as the best champions of Minnesota water quality.
About 7,500 users of MNsure, the state's new health insurance exchange, are being mailed notices about their eligibility for federal tax credits that might discount premiums, a state official said Monday.
Maybe it's because I was born in Minnesota, but the fact is I've always loved to be on the water .
Minnesota nonprofits whose online fundraisers crashed on Give to the Max Day on Nov. 14 will get a 1 percentage point rebate on their credit card transaction fees from the company responsible for the technology mess.
Don't get too excited about the latest St. Cloud State University poll in Minnesota , but it does at least offer a glimmer of hope for a Minnesota Republican Party that still finds itself in financial and organizational straits.
A state task force concluded that Minnesota's program for committing sex offenders "captures too many people and keeps many of them too long" Retired Minnesota Supreme Court Justice Eric Magnuson, left, chair of the Sex Offender Civil Commitment Advisory Task Force, and the task force's vice chair, James Rosenbaum, a retired U.S. District Court ... (more)
Brazil and South Korea are the latest countries where Minnesota officials are preparing to open trade offices, according to advertisements posted Monday that seek contractors to set up the outposts.