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Minnesota Senate Democrats produced a two-year budget outline Friday that would commit $555 million more for education programs and sock $250 million extra into state reserves, a framework that lands them between the ambitions of Gov. Mark Dayton and majority House Republicans..
It will be directed, among other things, toward plaza enhancements, food service equipment, seat upgrades and a deck that looks out toward Minneapolis, the team said.
Swedish poet and Nobel Literature Prize winner Tomas Transtromer has died at age 83, Swedish publisher Bonniers said Friday.
He wants felony-level penalty for some violations, longer revocation of licenses.
A major renovation of the state Capitol is threatening to run $30 million over budget, state officials advised lawmakers Friday.
The former state Supreme Court candidate says in a federal suit that she suffered many of the 11 “internationally recognized forms of torture” when she was forced from the courtroom.
The state Department of Human Services has revoked the license of the foster home where 6-year-old Kendrea Johnson died last December, as well as the license of the agency that placed the girl in the home.
Burger Friday has given up hamburgers for Lent and is diving headlong into the Friday fish-fry ritual. Although none of these five yummy suggestions adhere to the all-you-can-eat tradition, they certainly embrace the fish-fry spirit.
For those seeking a formal beer education, the state, and much of the Midwest, is dry.
Under pressure from church members and other residents, a neighborhood association is putting its support for redevelopment of the Nye's site "on pause."
Waterpark enthusiasts will be welcomed with massive new additions to Valleyfair’s Soak City Waterpark once it opens in May.
When a Florida sheriff's deputy responded to a 911 call of a shooting at a mobile home, he heard a chilling sound, a young, high-pitched voice screaming: "I've been shot. I've been shot."
Minnesota customers of Xcel Energy might get a slight refund on last year’s 4.6 percent interim electric rate hike, but any savings potentially will get eaten up by a second increase that kicks in later this year.
A dispatcher with the Washington County Sheriff’s Office said the fire broke out around 4 a.m. at the Woodbury Health Care on the 7000 block of Lake Road. Several agencies and ambulances have responded to the scene.
First full season following lockout is long on traditional repertory.
Five Twin Cities private colleges still working on plans to replace service next school year.
Conservation district grant will allow Sheriff’s Office to have deputy patrolling at peak times.
The Community Justice Project at the University of St. Thomas asks for a federal investigation of Minneapolis Public Schools' Harrison Education Center, a long-standing subject of complaints involving special education students