This Wednesday is the first day Minnesotans can pick up medical marijuana prescriptions.
The state of Minnesota is indicating it will appeal a federal court ruling last week that declared the state’s sex offender treatment program unconstitutional.
Are we headed back to the days of the Cold War? Just days after the White House announced 450 additional U.S. troops would be sent to Iraq, the Pentagon said it wants to deploy heavy weaponry and as many as 5,000 troops in Eastern Europe.
House Speaker Kurt Daudt, who was a guest on WCCO Sunday Morning, said he hopes there isn’t a shutdown over the language in the auditor bill the governor signed and then disagreed with.
A 7-year-old boy remains hospitalized after falling into a St. Paul pool and being submerged in murky water for several minutes. The accident happened at a St. Paul pool last Monday. A WCCO investigation found that because of a gap in state inspection procedures, neither the state nor the city had been inspecting the pool.
A special session that was expected to be difficult just got a whole lot messier. On Saturday, Gov. Mark Dayton vetoed the agriculture-and-environment bill, as well the jobs bill. That’s on top of the education bill he also vetoed earlier in the week.
Unprecedented security is expected Tuesday when four of six Minnesota terror suspects arrested last month appear in federal court in Minneapolis.
It’s been one week since news broke that six young Minnesota men were charged with trying to join ISIS.
It may seem a little early, but this past week has seen an awful lot of activity in presidential politics.
With deadlines looming at the State Capitol, the next few weeks will see heated debate over what to do with the state’s $1 billion budget deficit. And you will also hear debate over an issue that seems to come up every year — Sunday liquor sales.
Gov. Mark Dayton is continuing to double down on his efforts to dramatically expand funding for early childhood education.
Last week, the news broke that Target Corp. plans to lay off several thousand employees at its Minneapolis and Brooklyn Park corporate headquarters.
Late Friday night, Congress avoided a shutdown of the Department of Homeland Security by approving a week extension of agency funding.
The latest terror video from al-Shabaab comes days after the White House convened a terror summit that focused on combating recruiting here in the Twin Cities and the rest of the country.
More drama is expected this week at the Capitol as both Republicans and Democrats battle Gov. Mark Dayton over his awarding his commissioners large pay raises.
More than $4 million for a 30 second ad — that was the going rate for this year’s Super Bowl. But is it really worth it?
In his State of the Union Address, President Barack Obama asked Congress for $2 billion to help states create paid family and medical leave programs.
As gas prices continue to drop, the debate over building the Keystone pipeline is heating up. Supporters say the pipeline will help keep prices low. But critics warn the pipeline could actually increase prices in our region and will only lead to few permanent jobs.
Sticker shock at the pump continues in the Twin Cities and around the nation. And for motorists filling up, it’s the good kind of shock.
After 8 years in Congress, one of Minnesota’s best known political figures is leaving office. But Rep. Michele Bachmann isn’t leaving quietly.
An estimated 20,000 Liberians live in the Twin Cities, one of the largest Liberian communities in the United States. Liberian residents in the Twin Cities say misinformation about Ebola has left them and their families at times feeling like outcasts.
The Minnesota Fair marks the unofficial kick-off of the fall election campaigns. Both Governor Mark Dayton and his Republican challenger, Jeff Johnson, are making their case in person with fair goers.
She is one of the nation’s most controversial members of Congress and in just a few months Rep. Michele Bachmann will be leaving office. While Bachmann has not said what she will do next, last Tuesdays primary gave us her likely successor.
You may not be thinking politics right now, but in just eight days Minnesota votes will go the polls to cast ballots in the Aug. 12 primary. Turnout is expected to be very low and that has candidates scrambling for support.
Last week, the jury for the Jesse Ventura defamation trial deliberated for nearly 25 hours without coming to a verdict. The lengthy deliberations have even experts wondering what could be taking so long.