Minnesota drivers using cell phones are distracted, and sometimes deadly. Craig Carlson and Ron Rajkowski were killed in 2011 by a distracted driver in a construction zone who was traveling at a high speed. Carlson’s widow, Deb Carlson of Ramsey, says her husband was killed in an instant. “[The] car that was traveling at 70 miles per hour,” Carlson said.
A key Minnesota lawmaker says a bill committing the state to aid in a massive Mayo Clinic expansion project needs a considerable makeover to get through her House committee.
A Democratic state lawmaker confronted by authorities over reports that he had oral sex with a 17-year-old boy at a Minnesota rest stop faced calls Monday from party leaders to withdraw from a re-election campaign.
A Minnesota state lawmaker is under investigation for a late night incident at a highway rest stop.
Top Minnesota lawmakers have approved an $18,000 legal expense in a fight to preserve a constitutional amendment that would require voters to show a photo ID at the polls.
Retiring lawmaker Morrie Lanning insists that his controversial and successful campaign to help finance a $975 million Minnesota Vikings stadium did not drive him from a 39-year-career in public service. But he says his reputation as a diplomatic leader was never more tested.
State lawmakers say they’ve found a way to create thousands of jobs and help small business owners.
A state lawmaker wants to stop what he calls the senseless killing of dogs.
A state lawmaker on probation for a drunken-driving offense was stopped Wednesday on a possible violation of court conditions barring alcohol use and drinking and driving.
On Monday, a Minneapolis lawmaker will introduce a bill that could answer a recent mystery surrounding Lou Gehrig’s Disease.
A Minnesota state senator wants to crack down on fake marijuana sold as herbal incense but potentially more dangerous.