he Minnesota Twins open their home season at Target Field in Minneapolis on April 7, and this summer they will host one of baseball’s premier events, the 2014 All Star Game. The mid-summer classic will bring national media attention and hundreds of thousands of visitors to Minneapolis. Downtown Minneapolis bars and restaurants already have their calendars marked.
State lawmakers are in the midst of a heated debate Monday night that could affect a million Minnesotans. It’s the centerpiece of the new federal health care law that would create an online system to buy health care insurance.
The National Hockey League lockout is now in its 111th day, and now a state lawmaker says the league should be held responsible for the economic impact of the lockout on local businesses.
The NHL lockout is now in the 90th day, and the canceled Wild home games have already cost St Paul and surrounding businesses approximately $9 million.
Beer was the subject of a rare instance of bipartisan support for a bill at the legislature.