Minnesota is looking to grow its share of electricity fueled by the sun and is counting on community solar gardens to help make it happen. A new state law demands that utilities get 1.5 percent of their power from solar sources by 2020. Under that law, Xcel Energy Co. has until Monday to tell how the giant electricity provider would like to manage the rollout.
The Minnesota Supreme Court has ruled that school districts must register and report campaign spending related to ballot questions.
The Minnesota House has voted to toughen a state law to deter people from harming or killing public safety dogs like those police use.