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Minnesota's per-ton tax on taconite iron ore produced in the state will increase a dime this year, and the extra money will be dedicated to help rebuild and retool Iron Range schools.
With public attention focused on debates in the Capitol rotunda, a more select crowd filled a small conference room last week to fight over transportation legislation aimed at northern Minnesota.
"We just see the people swarming in," said employee Nancy Horsch. "People are definitely itching to get out and get their fingers dirty." "It really is their biggest one.
For all the heated rhetoric about the Affordable Care Act being a rigid, top-down approach to health care, the 2010 federal health reform law in reality gives states abundant opportunities to innovate, and often the additional funding needed to make it happen.
Finally at Five...some native Minnesotans have a new home in Indiana. Wolf Park is located near the town of Battle Ground and the latest addition to the family are three gray fox pups from a facility in Minnesota.
Two Minnesotans are among four men charged with creating false identification information and bogus tax-preparation businesses, then conspiring with others to file more than 1,000 federal returns that gushed out nearly $7 million in refunds.
One of the nation's worst corporate welfare and redistribution of wealth schemes will live on - the U.S. Congress has re-upped our deal with the sugar industry making sure that taxpayers will get fleeced, environmental degradation will continue, genetically modified crops will rule and jobs will be lost around the country.
Our STD rate might be on the rise , but at least Minnesota's teens are having safer sex: Between 2007 and 2011, the number of teens giving birth in the state dropped by more than 30 percent.
ST. PAUL, Minn. - Minnesota became the 12th state to legalize marriage rights for same-sex couples when Gov.
Minnesota's move to raise $2.1 billion in new taxes, largely from the wealthy, to fund government programs puts it among a handful of states controlled by Democrats that are adopting more liberal fiscal policies at a time when many Republican-dominated statehouses are pushing to cut taxes.
Minnesotans who go online to shop will soon have to pay the same state sales tax they pay at brick-and-mortar retailers.
Pictured: Two boys, 9 and 10, killed in Minnesota landslide after elementary school fossil hunt turns deadly injuring two others The fourth-grader was completely buried when rain-soaked gravel at a Minnesota park gave way during a school field trip Two young boys killed after a rockslide poured over them during a school field trip to a Minnesota ... (more)
In its final weekly report until next fall, the Minnesota Department of Health on Thursday said there were a total of 201 flu-related deaths during the 2012-13 influenza season.
Gov. Mark Dayton has line-item vetoed to strike two provisions from a bill that distributes sales-tax money by way of state grants for the outdoors, parks and trails and arts and cultural programs.
Seven million college students are on track to see their federal loan rates double this year unless Congress acts ahead of a July 1 deadline when subsidized Stafford loan rates will increase from 3.4% to 6.8%. The U.S. House will vote Thursday on a Republican plan to head off the increase inspired by an unlikely source: President Obama.
The Minnesota State Patrol website says it happened just before 12:30 p.m. Tuesday near the junction of Highway 12 and 12th Avenue.