In 2013, Minnesota lawmakers ushered in marriage equality and butted heads over health insurance and the proposed Vikings stadium, which ultimately broke ground in December. Here are some of the top headlines from 2013 as WCCO originally reported them.
Here’s a recap of the biggest news stories of 2012 — a list including tragic crimes, political victories, natural disasters and scientific achievements.
In 2012, Minnesotans (and Minnesota Vikings) fought over a proposed constitutional amendment that would define marriage as existing only between one man and one woman, and another that would require voters to have government-issued IDs.
One person is dead after a head-on crash in Goodhue County.
A budget battle in St. Paul led to the longest state shutdown in U.S. history, and the weather also grabbed headlines for months during the 2011.