Government & Politics

New unit launched at Interior to investigate cases of missing and...

The U.S. Department of the Interior is creating a new unit to lead and help coordinate investigations into the ongoing crisis of murdered and...

Minnesota GOP media firm is churning out viral hits for emerging...

Gun-toting Rep. Lauren Boebert, Baltimore-bashing congressional hopeful Kim Klacik, Texas transplant “Big” Dan Rodimer and a slew of the most right-wing politicians in the...

High demand for COVID-19 vaccine eases fear of hesitancy, but resistance...

Before a row of cameras, Democratic-Farmer-Labor Gov. Tim Walz and former GOP Gov. Tim Pawlenty rolled up their sleeves and relaxed their arms as...

George Floyd’s girlfriend takes the stand; Chauvin’s supervisor says restraint should...

The fourth day of testimony in Derek Chauvin’s trial revolved around George Floyd’s drug use and two paramedics’ conclusion that Floyd was dead by...

Special Report: Dozens of members of Congress are vaccinated against COVID-19,...

WASHINGTON — Members of Congress were among the first people in the U.S. to have access to the sought-after COVID-19 vaccine when the initial...

Advocates hope to reform veterans court: ‘Offering an olive branch to...

On a September morning in 2015, Tony Miller, a former paratrooper who served multiple tours in Iraq, was getting ready for school. He walked...

Stimulus checks and child credits could pay dividends for Minnesota families...

Mariah Krulich spent her first $1,200 stimulus check on necessities for her newborn: a high chair, bottles, pacifiers. Her second check went to buying new...

Walz: ‘Brighter days are here, and even more are coming’

Speaking from his old classroom at Mankato West High School, Gov. Tim Walz gave an optimistic view of Minnesota’s standing, telling residents in a...

All Minnesotans 16 and older eligible for COVID-19 vaccine starting Tuesday

Beginning Tuesday, all Minnesotans 16 and older will be eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine, Gov. Tim Walz’s office said on Thursday.  Walz will announce on...

House DFL outlines $52.5 billion budget blueprint

House Democratic-Farmer-Labor leaders on Tuesday outlined their budget priorities, setting a $52.5 billion blueprint that calls for new spending on schools, colleges, health and...