Government & Politics

Iron Range board delays Fond du Lac band water improvement grant;...

A state mining board tabled a $250,000 grant to the Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa to provide clean drinking water —...

Hmong America businesses, already struggling due to pandemic, now picking up...

In the early hours of May 28, Rob Yang woke to a slew of missed calls from his security company. He rushed to his...

Minnesota, the epicenter of a racial reckoning, may not pass police...

Minnesota earned yet another dubious racial distinction last week: Failing to pass significant police reform legislation, just weeks after a police officer with a...

Sen. Amy Klobuchar out of vice presidential contention

Sen. Amy Klobuchar told a cable news host Thursday that she contacted Joe Biden and took herself out of the running as his potential...

Supreme Court rejects Trump administration challenge to DACA

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday salvaged an Obama-era program that has allowed hundreds of thousands of young, unauthorized immigrants known as...

Easier absentee mail voting coming to August primary election amid pandemic

Minnesota voters will not need a witness to sign their mail-in absentee ballot, and they’ll get extra time to send in their ballot for...

Senate GOP advances limited police accountability measures over fierce criticism by...

Senate Republicans advanced a handful of police training and accountability measures late Tuesday night, capping off hours of contentious floor debate on bills decried...

Some of Minnesota’s most well-known rich men are key funders of...

A right wing group funded by some of the wealthiest people in Minnesota — including an heir to railroad baron James J. Hill’s fortune...

Gov. Tim Walz calls on Senate GOP to give full hearing...

Gov. Tim Walz criticized the state Senate GOP for their approach to criminal justice and policing in a Tuesday news conference.  “If this is going...

Some legalize cannabis candidates are giving off very MAGA vibes

In a contested state Senate race in northeast Minnesota, Robyn Smith is the candidate for the Legal Marijuana Now Party, but most of her...
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