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Refinery safety provision cut from jobs bill, Clean Car rule moves...

Minnesota lawmakers say they are making progress on finalizing a $52 billion two-year budget ahead of a June 30 deadline, even as state agencies...

Minneapolis police workers’ comp claims have skyrocketed

The city of Minneapolis could pay some $34 million or more in workers’ compensation claims filed by city employees since the murder of George...

Activists stand athwart highway expansion, yelling stop

DULUTH — Jordan van der Hagen, a landscape designer, wants I-35 through downtown Duluth replaced with a boulevard. The freeway, he argues, is a...

Trump wanted Supreme Court to order new election in Arizona, other...

Former President Donald Trump wanted his Justice Department to ask the U.S. Supreme Court to order a half dozen states, including Arizona, to hold...

Clock ticking to pass budget as lawmakers return in special session...

Lawmakers returned on Monday to a noisy Capitol brimming with visiting Minnesotans for the first time in 14 months. The joyous mood was tempered...

State Human Services waived burdensome regs during pandemic, wants to continue...

When the pandemic hit last year, the state had to change the way it did a lot of business, and fast. The Department of Human...

Ilhan Omar tweet prompts dispute among House Democrats

WASHINGTON—U.S. Rep. Ilhan Omar on Thursday faced a backlash from leaders in the House and Democratic colleagues — including her fellow Minnesotan, Rep. Dean...

From near and far: Meet the ‘water protectors’ protesting Enbridge’s Line...

People opposed to Enbridge's Line 3 in northern Minnesota remained camped out at one of the pipeline's Mississippi River crossings for the third day...

Cities, facing pressure to minimize police presence, turn to unproven community...

Facing increasing political pressure on all sides in the face of rising violent crime and activists demanding the dismantling of their police departments, Minneapolis...

Demonstrators converge on Enbridge pipeline construction, dozens arrested

TWO INLETS — Tarah Stangler locked herself to a barricade fashioned from lumber and other building materials as the sun dipped beneath the trees...

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