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2 hrs ago | KSTP
Lung cancer, according to The American Cancer Society , is expected to kill 2,500 Minnesotans this year.
Should prostitution be legalized?
Are you smarter than a 7th grade civics student?
6 hrs ago | CBS Local
Don't count on a sales tax rebate check like the ones that became popular in prior years when Minnesota ran a budget surplus, the state's top senator said Monday.
7 hrs ago | Bellingham Herald
About 1,700 people registered to attend the Shaping Our Appalachian Region conference on Monday.
11 hrs ago | City Pages
About 18 months after the MNGOP was nearly evicted from the office space it was renting in the Capitol Office Building , the financially challenged party is preparing to move... to the crunchy streets of Seward? SEE ALSO: Judgmental Mpls neighborhood map describes Seward as land of "crabby baristas" Indeed.
16 hrs ago | Medical News
Today's headlines include reports about new sticker-shock concerns over costs for coverage purchased through the health law's new online insurance marketplaces.
There are plenty of people stepping up to take credit for the state's projected billion-dollar budget surplus.
Minnesotans woke up on Wednesday to more than two feet of fresh snow and plummeting temperatures.
Gov. Mark Dayton , benefiting from good timing as we approach a 2014 election year, indicated last week that he wants to cut taxes for business and middle-class Minnesotans, thanks to a newly forecast $1.1 billion budget surplus.
The department says the focus will be on feed. The eight-member delegation, which leaves Tuesday, will include representatives of feed and feed ingredient companies as well as stakeholder groups.
An Amtrak train struck a semitrailer truck that failed to stop at a crossing in central Minnesota, leaving the big rig's driver dead and several on the passenger train injured.
Fourteen months into his tenure as CEO of the Financial Services Roundtable, former Minnesota governor and erstwhile Republican presidential hopeful Tim Pawlenty appears to be shaking up his senior staff.
Puerto Rico police say a 30-year-old tourist from Minnesota has died while snorkeling off the island's north coast.
Minnesota authors who write for kids and teens are extraordinarily good, and increasingly celebrated.
The strikes set the stage for America's entry into WWII. Minnesota Governer Mark Dayton ordered flags to be flown at half staff Saturday.
The two were unaccounted for after the fire Wednesday. One of the children's bodies was found Wednesday, the other a day later.
State Budget Director Margaret Kelly looks through charts prior to the Minnesota Management & Budget presentation on the November forecast.