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Read President Abraham Lincoln’s proclamation upon declaring the fourth Thursday of...

Editor's note: At the urging of magazine editor Sarah Josepha Hale, President Abraham Lincoln declared an annual national holiday of Thanksgiving in 1863. Most...

Emergence of ‘Mort’ draws scrutiny of race where pot candidate pulled...

The sudden emergence of Rep.-elect Erik Mortensen, R-Shakopee, this week when he invited the attorney general and governor to a pandemic-defying party has drawn...

Bipartisan push for COVID-19 relief package shaping up at Capitol

A bipartisan push for COVID-19 economic relief is shaping up at the Capitol, with DFL Gov. Tim Walz outlining a series of measures he...

Mike Lindell says he didn’t mean for his $50,000 donation to...

MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell, who is considering a 2022 run for governor of Minnesota, says he didn’t mean to contribute $50,000 to the bail...

Without help from the Legislature or Congress, Metro Transit is in...

This year has been a wild ride for Metro Transit and the Metropolitan Council that manages it. They traded a driver shortage for a...

Democratic operatives: Protests following George Floyd’s death helped elect Biden

George Floyd’s death under the knee of a Minneapolis police officer caused protests and then riots and a once-in-a-generation racial reckoning. And it may...

Minneapolis budget tees up conflict between mayor and council over future...

The Minneapolis City Council heard from over a hundred residents on Monday asking them not to defund the Police Department as violent crime spikes...

COVID-19 outbreak among Minnesota GOP lawmakers, staff widens to include at...

A COVID-19 outbreak among Minnesota Republican lawmakers and legislative aides has grown to include at least one member of the House GOP caucus, the...

Senate Republicans capitulate on Walz’s emergency powers; Democrat Tomassoni elected president...

Update: State Sen. David Senjem, R-Rochester told Fox9 reporter Theo Keith that he has tested positive for COVID-19 and may have exposed other Republican...

Charter Commission recommends rejecting Minneapolis City Council police plan. What now?

While Minneapolis residents were turning out in droves and then riveted by election results last week, the city’s unelected Charter Commission voted 14-0 Wednesday...
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