Talking Points: Rep. Paulsen On Divided MN GOPThe government shutdown may be over but there are real questions about whether Congress can reach an agreement on a budget and the debt ceiling in coming months.
SPCO Musicians Ratify Agreement, Call For New LeadershipThe musicians of the St. Paul Chamber Orchestra ratified a three-year agreement with the St. Paul Chamber Orchestra Society on Monday, calling for the search of a new SPCO leader.
HealthPartners, Park Nicollet Agree To Combine OperationsHealthPartners and Park Nicollet announced that they have agreed to combine their operations.
Anoka-Henn. District Reaches Agreement On LawsuitsThe Anoka-Hennepin School board will vote Monday night on an agreement reached over lawsuits brought against the school district by six students.
Timberwolves, Love Reach 4-Year Extension Kevin Love watched friends Derrick Rose and Russell Westbrook sign five-year extensions this season and was ready to do the same with the Minnesota Timberwolves.
Vikings Get Back To Business, Prepare For MankatoWith the NFL labor agreement in place, the Minnesota Vikings say they're ready to focus their attention on a new season of football, starting with training camp in Mankato.
Vikings Ready To Advance Stadium PlanThe Minnesota Vikings are ready to move forward with a stadium plan when lawmakers return for a special session to end the state government shutdown.
Revenue Officials Working On Tax ReciprocityWisconsin Gov. Scott Walker says he's confident Wisconsin and Minnesota will have a new tax reciprocity agreement in the next two months.
Reality Check: '99.5 Percent Agreement' On Budget Bill?In the two weeks since Minnesota's shutdown began, Republican House and Senate leaders have called five times for Gov. Mark Dayton to call a special session. They say the shutdown is "completely unnecessary" because there's agreement on almost every aspect of the major budget bill.
NBA Lockout Looms After Sides Fail To Reach DealUnion chief Billy Hunter says "it's obvious the lockout will happen tonight" after players and owners failed to reach a new collective bargaining agreement, potentially putting the 2011-12 season in jeopardy.