A state task force head says a federal court considering lawsuit challenging the Minnesota Sex Offender Program expects the state to address continuing concerns about its constitutionality.
Two Minnesota House districts are holding special elections to replace lawmakers who resigned after the last election.
Influenza outbreaks are forcing Minnesota schools and hospitals to make changes to protect students and visitors.
Two state representatives have formally submitted their resignations, allowing Gov. Mark Dayton to set special elections to fill their seats.
Former state lawmaker and longtime Republican activist Allen Quist says wants to return to the Minnesota Legislature.
A Democratic state representative reelected last month to his St. Peter-area seat is resigning for a new job.
A level 3 sex offender will relocate from Golden Valley to Minneapolis, according to Minneapolis Police.
A man who was badly burned when an Illinois grain elevator exploded two years ago knows he may ultimately get a big chunk of the $181 million that a federal jury awarded him and two co-workers who were seriously injured in the blast. He just doesn’t know how much good it will do him.
A convicted rapist won’t gain more freedom from a Minnesota program that confines more than 600 dangerous sex offenders after they leave prison.
This week, a high-risk sex offender is expected to be released to a halfway house in Golden Valley.
It’s a sports fan’s favorite time of the year. The state boys hockey tournament is in full swing, the boys basketball section playoffs are underway and the NCAA tournament is just around the corner.
State officials say they’re phasing out the use of metal handcuffs and seclusion at a secure hospital for the mentally ill in the wake of fines for maltreatment of patients.
A Minnesota hospital has been fined and placed on conditional status after accusations of workers abusing two mentally ill patients.
The new head of the Minnesota Security Hospital in St. Peter used to lead a Maine hospital that was sanctioned by federal regulators for failing to provide a safe workplace for employees.
Gov. Mark Dayton has picked a poet who teaches creative writing as Minnesota’s chief promoter of poetry.