Brainerd’s Mayor James Wallin DiesJames Wallin, the longtime mayor of Brainerd, has died. Sen. Amy Klobuchar released a statement Saturday afternoon about the mayor's passing. "I was saddened to hear of the passing of Brainerd Mayor James Wallin, and my thoughts and prayers are with his wife Minna, the Wallin family, and the entire Brainerd community," Klobuchar said.
Volkswagen Stock Plummets As CEO Admits To Software CheatThe scandal at Volkswagen is growing. The German car manufacturer admitted Tuesday that software designed to cheat emissions tests was installed in 11 million cars worldwide. The scandal prompted an apology from Volkswagen USA CEO Michael Horn. "Our company was dishonest with the EPA," Horn said.
Minn. Woman's Business Wins Part Of $20 Billion IT ContractA Minnesota mother of two is part of a very elite group. Her business is one of 65 in the United States that will split $20-billion worth of contracted IT work. In her Minnetonka office of Ideal System Solutions ...
Minn. Lawmakers Call For Washington To Accept More Syrian RefugeesTerrible images from the civil war in Syria are prompting United States lawmakers to discuss allowing more refugees to enter the country.
Talking Points: How Should The U.S. Respond To The Refugee Crisis?As the Syrian refugee crisis grows, there are mounting questions about what nations should be doing in response, and that includes a debate on whether the United States should be doing more.
Talking Points: Klobuchar On Biden, Hillary’s Falling NumbersThe latest poll from Iowa shows support for Hillary Clinton is slipping. The Des Moines Register poll shows Clinton with 37 percent of the vote – that’s down from a high near 60 percent just a few months ago.
Conference Focuses On Giving Law Enforcement, Health Officials Insight Into AddictionMore than 1,000 law enforcement, health care and drug court officials met at the University of Minnesota on Tuesday for a one-day conference on helping people suffering from prescription painkiller and heroin addiction, as well as mental health issues.
Effort Launched To Create 'Butterfly Highway' From MN To TexasThere is a national effort to help rebuild the monarch butterfly population, and it is starting here in Minnesota. The number of monarchs has decreased by more than 90 percent since the 1990s, which is mostly due to the use of pesticides and weed killer.
Klobuchar, Franken Back Iran Nuclear DealMinnesota's senators say they are backing President Obama's deal to prevent Iran from getting a nuclear weapon. The international agreement would lift some sanctions in Iran, in exchange for restricting the country's ability to develop a nuclear weapon.
Cindy McCain, Klobuchar To Speak On Sex Trafficking In St. PaulThey may be on opposite party lines, but two women are joining forces for one common goal.
Minnesota Sen. Klobuchar Heads To Iowa For Clinton CampaignMinnesota Sen. Amy Klobuchar is headed to Iowa to campaign for Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton.
Hillary Clinton Fundraising In Minneapolis MondayPresidential candidate Hillary Clinton is in Minneapolis Monday night. It's her first Minnesota visit since she declared her candidacy for 2016 last spring.