Starting Monday, Minnesota’s tax on tobacco is the sixth-highest in the country. The tax just jumped to $2.83 from $1.60, making the average pack of cigarettes in Minnesota now $7.51. Lawmakers who upped the tax said they did it not only to raise money, but to get people to quit.
An Albert Lea gun shop that’s been in business for more than 30 years will stop selling firearms next month.
With a focus on bargains and unique finds, checking out your local flea market can feel like a treasure hunt.
Republican presidential hopeful Sen. Rick Santorum made a stop at a Twin Cities mega church just two days before Minnesota’s caucuses.
A Minnesota House committee has eliminated funding to rebuild a dam that officials say is the best option for stopping the spread of invasive Asian carp into many of the state’s northern lakes.
A judge was considering Friday whether to block enactment of a law taking away nearly all collective bargaining rights from the vast majority of Wisconsin’s public workers.