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Lawyers and conservative activists suing Walz administration have been at it...

Libertarian lawyer Erick Kaardal has filed a lawsuit on behalf of a coalition of small businesses challenging Gov. Tim Walz’s executive order that declared...

3M powers up in Washington as profile rises over PPE

Editor’s note: This story is the second in an occasional series looking at Minnesota companies’ lobbying presence in Washington. WASHINGTON — By March 11, public...

Governor says homeless encampments may be cleared, against CDC guidance

When Metro Transit shut down overnight train and bus service in March because of COVID-19, Andre Adams lost his shelter. “We went to a park...

Minnesota’s right wing keyboard warriors lapping up COVID-19 conspiracy theories

While the Walz administration, public health workers at all levels and level-headed Minnesotans work together to flatten the curve of the novel coronavirus, other...

Minnesota’s stay-at-home order extended; some shops can reopen Monday

Gov. Tim Walz on Thursday extended his stay-at-home order for another two weeks, leaving it mostly unchanged through May 17 but allowing some retail...

Twin Cities janitor dies from COVID-19; union demands PPE and hazard...

Armando Solis helped secure the biggest pay increases in the history of his union just two months ago. Last week, Solis, who worked as a...

Minnesota higher ed in crisis, administrators tell Legislature

Minnesota’s public colleges and universities face steep financial shortfalls during the COVID-19 pandemic, higher education officials told legislators Tuesday. Between dwindling enrollment, canceled events, refunds...

Minnesotans experiencing homelessness at grave risk unless we act now

Time is running out for persons experiencing homelessness. Our leaders in state and local government must take bold and comprehensive action now. Without it,...

Federal airport money under scrutiny, but Brainerd Lakes comes out a...

The Federal Aviation Administration hasn’t explained why a small Minnesota airport is receiving nearly $18 million in federal funding under the recent COVID-19 aid...

Demonstrators shut down Caribou drive-thru demanding worker protections

About three dozen honking cars blocked the drive-thru of a Caribou Coffee in Roseville Monday, calling on the chain to provide more personal protective...

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