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1 hr ago | Star Tribune
Here's what can happen when seniority alone drives teacher staffing decisions when layoffs occur: A dynamic teacher of the year, selected by peers, can find herself out of work.
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5 hrs ago | Star Tribune
A group of medical marijuana patients and advocates gathered in front of the Minnesota governor's residence Thursday to deliver a greeting card to Gov. Mark Dayton, who is recovering from hip surgery.
5 hrs ago | City Pages
Cops are out. Gov. Mark Dayton has directed two members of his staff as well as the state public health commissioner to work with medical marijuana supporters in crafting a bill he could possibly sign into law within the next two months.
6 hrs ago | TwinCities
After meeting privately with 11 individuals and family members who support legalization, Gov. Mark Dayton's spokesman issued a statement saying the governor is directing his chief of staff and health commissioner "to see if a compromise agreement can be reached this session."
6 hrs ago | TwinCities
Gov. Mark Dayton warned Thursday that Minnesotans could lose $57 million in tax savings this year if lawmakers don't send him a tax-cut bill for his signature by next Wednesday.
These tax hikes amounted to a projected $2.1 billion in new expected revenues. Some of those new taxes, especially taxes on business inputs like warehousing and equipment, proved uniquely burdensome for the business community, and led to rapid Governor Mark Dayton unveiled a supplemental budget proposal yesterday including the repeal of those ... (more)
Four-year-old Luella Johnson, playing with her mother, Heather, in Luverne, Minn., suffers from Dravet Syndrome and has regular seizures.
As a local clinic director, she'd been trained by the state's new health insurance exchange on how to help people sign up online.
A poll released by the state Republican Party Wednesday finds 48 percent of Minnesotans want Democratic Sen. Al Franken to be re-elected and 51 percent want Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton to remain in his job.
By Anton Adamek Before the Minnesota House and Senate vote on the 2014 bonding bill, which could possibly direct several million dollars toward local projects, representatives from the cities of Lanesboro and Preston visited the Capitol on March 4 to ensure their voices were heard.
The leader of the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis says he'll return to public ministry, after authorities announced they will decline to prosecute him over an allegation of inappropriate touching.
Rep. Carly Melin said she had conceded to virtually all demands from law enforcement over the weekend but still didn't have them aboard.
Five Republican candidates vying to challenge Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton debated Monday evening at a private, members-only club that had previously hosted a debate for GOP Senate candidates this year.
Some states are going after multinational corporations that avoid state taxes by stashing some of their earnings in offshore tax havens, an effort aimed at recouping some of the more than $20 billion states lose to such gimmicks each year.
In rural Minnesota, a highly educated nurse who has spent years developing therapeutic relationships with dozens of people with mental illness, monitoring and adjusting their psychiatric medications, must tell them she can no longer help them.
Native American, Dakota scholar Bob Klanderud looked forlornely at the painting titled "Father Hennepin Discovering Saint Anthony Falls" displayed on a wall of the Governor's Reception Room--as representatives from Healing Minnesota Stories went on a tour of state capitol artwork that portrays Native Americans in a downtrodden, under the white ... (more)