Don’t count on a sales tax rebate check like the ones that became popular in prior years Minnesota ran a budget surplus. Senate Majority Leader Tom Bakk said Monday that it’s unlikely his chamber would go that route if there are extra dollars for lawmakers to allocate next year. A forecast last week showed $825 million available but a new report will come out as lawmakers return in late February. The Democrat from Cook says his preference is to add more money to the state’s budget reserves, consider transportation investments and make other tax and spending decisions that don’t have a lasting budget impact.
A 74-year-old man died in northern Minnesota Friday after being ejected from a pickup truck following a rear-end crash. The State Patrol says the crash happened on northbound Highway 53, just north of Anton Road, when Dodge Dakota pickup hit the rear end of a semi.
Some of the best tacos can be found right here in the Twin Cities and these five restaurants have some of the tastiest around.
A former Viking continues to re-invent himself after his football career. Esera Tuaolo is an author, singer and now a celebrity chef.
At 102 years old, Ruth Knelman has the chutzpah to tell you there’s a right way to cook, which doubles as her outlook on life: Don’t rush and don’t stress.
Smoke is hanging in the skies over a large part of of northern Minnesota as it drifts from the wildfires in the northwest corner of the state.
A federal disaster declaration has been issued for 13 Minnesota counties and three tribal nations after preliminary assessments showed recent floods and storms caused more than $108 million in damage.
Thirteen Minnesota counties and three tribal nations have been declared major disaster areas, and are now eligible for federal public assistance.
An Illinois woman died and a Minnesota woman was critically injured in a head-on crash in northeastern Minnesota.
An 86-year-old veteran of World War II gets his combat medals on Tuesday, more than 60 years late.