Local 13-Year-old Pursuing PhD In Physics Friends With 'Young Sheldon' Actor In Real Life Elliott Tanner is just like any 13-year-old who loves playing video games and hanging out with friends—except kids his age are in middle school and he’s in college.
U.S. Interior Secretary Deb Haaland Visits Twin Cities To Tout Federal Investments; Republicans Take Aim At Biden Administration Over MiningU.S. Interior Secretary Deb Haaland on Friday said public lands in the Boundary Waters need to be protected, declining to comment on the future of a controversial mining project in the region that’s been the subject of heated political debate.
Minnesota Could See More Out-Of-State Women Seeking Abortions If Roe v Wade Reversal Bans Access Elsewhere Planned Parenthood North Central States is preparing for a surge of women seeking abortions to come to Minnesota for the procedure if the U.S. Supreme Court overturns Roe v. Wade.
If Roe V. Wade Is Overturned, Minnesota Has Constitutional Abortion ProtectionsMinnesota has its own protections because of a 1995 Minnesota Supreme Court decision ruled Minnesotans have a constitutional right to get an abortion.
Legislature Reaches Final Three-Week Stretch Of Session, Hopes For CompromiseTop lawmakers in the Minnesota Legislature struck a key bipartisan agreement last week on frontline worker bonuses and the unemployment trust fund, and they are hoping for similar compromise in the final days of the legislative session.
Minnesota Legislature Reaches Deal Replenishing Jobless Claims Fund And Sending $500M To Frontline WorkersLegislative leaders on Thursday announced a long-awaited deal on frontline worker bonus checks and replenishing the state’s jobless claims fund to spare businesses tax increases, ending a political stalemate that lasted for months.
Minnesota House Approves More Than $1B In Supplemental Education FundingThe Minnesota House on Wednesday approved a DFL-backed education package that includes more than $1 billion in new money for schools next year.
Rep. John Thompson Disputes Police Account Of Traffic Stop Involving Daughter, Says She Had 'Mental Health Episode’ State Rep. John Thompson says he was reacting as a concerned father when he showed up to a traffic stop involving his adult daughter on Sunday.
St. Paul Police Chief: Rep. Thompson Uses Position To ‘Intimidate,’ ‘Bully’ Police Officers During Daughter's Traffic StopSt. Paul Police Chief Todd Axtell says Rep. John Thompson bullied officers and misused his official position during his daughter’s traffic stop over the weekend.
In 4th State Of The State Address, Gov. Walz Urges Unity As Legislature Remains At Odds In Session’s Final WeeksGov. Tim Walz appealed for unity in Minnesota’s divided legislature during his fourth State of the State address Sunday, the first time he delivered the annual speech at the capitol since the pandemic began.
Increased Interest In MN Medical Cannabis Program With Sale Of Flower Legal, State Program Director SaysThere’s increased interest in Minnesota’s medical cannabis program now that patients are legally allowed to purchase dried cannabis flower for smoking, the director of the state program said.