For many, this comes as no surprise: Minnesota has retained its ranking as the second most bike-friendly state in the United States. Since 2008, Minnesota has consistently ranked in the top five of the annual list from the League Of American Bicyclist.
In a surprise announcement, the Republican leader of the state Senate says he will schedule a vote for next week on a yet-to-be-introduced bill that would make Wisconsin a right-to-work state.
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The state is apparently holding onto more than half billion dollars in unclaimed assets. And they’re not making a big effort to return that money.
Eastview is the defending state champ in boys soccer. And they’re in the state semifinals this year. But neither of those things would be true if it weren’t for this week’s ASPIRE Athlete of the Week – Jack Teske.
One team that makes the WCCO High School Sports Rally highlights often is South St. Paul. The Packers are unbeaten (6-0), ranked No. 2 in Class 4A, and have a senior class and passing combination that makes the Metrodome the obvious goal.
Which Minnesota town boasts the best glass of water? Duluth, apparently, as the northern Minnesota town came in first at the MN American Water Works Association’s Annual Conference, taking the 2013 Best in Glass title in Tuesday’s drinking water taste test.
The Minnesota Orchestra says it will return nearly $1 million to the state arts board as its lockout of musicians continues.
Frank Ferri made peace with God years ago. Last month, Ferri defeated the Roman Catholic Church. The openly gay state representative led the fight to legalize same-sex marriage in what may be the most Catholic state in the nation’s most Catholic region.
Hockey players tend to get the most credit for being tough. Football players pride themselves on taking a pounding. But it takes a truly special kind of athlete to fearlessly fly 16 feet into the air.
I’ll be honest. Yes, it’s my job to research and report on amazing stories such as the duo who’ll traverse Minnesota’s 400 miles by dribbling from International Falls to the Iowa border, as part of a fundraiser to construct an inner city soccer pitch, complete with urban gardens to promote a community’s health, and even pride.
Ron Stahl is glad to be taking part in the annual tradition, despite the fact the weather is not ideal. “It was cool,” he said. “It was windy, and we saw some snowflakes.”
Every school district in Minnesota would get state funding for all-day kindergarten under an education finance bill that was approved late Tuesday by the state House.
There’s a new team making an unlikely appearance. The Marshall Tigers qualified for state this year for the first time ever for boys hockey.
Public pension plans for Minnesota government employees are underfunded by more than $16 billion — a deficit that’s $4 billion larger than it was when lawmakers tried to shore up the problem in 2010.
Kids who grow up together often dream of one day playing on a state tournament team together.
Even though many Minnesotans are sedentary, and almost 300,000 have diabetes, a national study lists us as the fifth healthiest state.
The state’s unemployment rate dropped a tenth of a point to 5.8 percent in September, a full two percentage points better than the national rate.
Winning streaks are fun no matter what the sport; they’re even more fun when they last for nine consecutive years.
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A former Minnesota Senate aide who was fired after having an affair with the chamber’s top Republican leader filed a lawsuit Monday saying he was treated unfairly and discriminated against because female employees involved in similar relationships didn’t lose their jobs.
If the Minnesota Vikings left Minnesota, there would be a loss to the economy both directly and indirectly. But how severe that loss is depends on your perspective.
U.S. Census Bureau figures released Thursday show fewer people are moving to Minnesota.
Gov. Mark Dayton and key Republican lawmakers are getting around the state as they focus on creating jobs.
States are bracing for plummeting high school graduation rates as districts nationwide dump flawed measurement formulas that often undercounted dropouts and produced inflated results.