After Big Cuts, Met Council Approves SWLRT PlansAfter years of controversy, plans to extend the light rail from Minneapolis to Eden Prairie are moving forward. But that means some big cuts to the original plan.
Crocker, Coleman, Evans Among Vikings Cuts The Minnesota Vikings have cut veteran safeties Chris Crocker and Kurt Coleman and placed Jamarca Sanford on injured reserve, leaving them thin at safety as the season opener approaches.
Bus Driver Charged With Assaulting Rider Still On The JobAdrieanne Simmons, a St. Paul woman who said she was repeatedly punched in the head by a bus driver, wants to know why he's back on the job. Her bus driver was charged with misdemeanor assault, disorderly conduct and criminal damage to property in the October incident, but he's back behind the wheel.
Klobuchar: Medical Research Funding Should Be ReinstatedSen. Amy Klobuchar joined five families Sunday at the University of Minnesota who have been impacted by diseases such as juvenile diabetes, Autism, epilepsy, and Alzheimer's. She said these are the people who are being hurt by cuts to funding of medical search.
Supervalu Eliminating About 1,100 Positions Supervalu is eliminating about 1,100 positions nationwide, or about 3 percent of its workforce, less than a week after the supermarket operator completed the sale of five of its grocery chains.
Best Buy Cutting 400 HQ Jobs Officials with Best Buy, Inc., announced Tuesday they’re cutting costs and eliminating 400 jobs at its Richfield headquarters as part of a restructuring plan.
GOP Rep. Kline: Automatic Cuts Likely To Occur Minnesota Rep. John Kline, a member of GOP leadership in Washington, says automatic federal budget cuts neither side wants have a "better than even" chance of kicking in.
Stillwater Looks To Cut Extra $10M From School BudgetA budget committee has finalized another $10 million in recommended cuts for the Stillwater Area School District.
St. Paul Schools Face Cuts If Levy Not ApprovedSt. Paul Public Schools are asking voters to approve an upcoming levy, or they may be facing some major cuts.
Postal Service Cuts Mean Actual 'Snail' MailThe Postal Service is broke and on Monday, they'll unveil a temporary fix, which means your cards and letters are going to show up later.
Student Protest Proposed Cuts To Pell Grant ProgramThousands of Minnesota college students are upset over proposed cuts to the Pell Grant program. And they want lawmakers to know about it.
Vikings Cut QB Rhett Bomar, 9 OthersThe Minnesota Vikings have waived quarterback Rhett Bomar and nine other players in their first round of roster cuts.
Agriculture Colleges, Extension Get Budget SqueezeAs university budgets take a beating across the country, agricultural schools and extension programs are feeling the impact.
Minn. Senate OKs Cuts To Health, Welfare ProgramsA budget bill that would slice into projected spending on health care and social services programs has cleared the Minnesota Senate.
Minn. Senate Passes Bill Cutting State WorkforceThe Minnesota Senate has passed a funding bill for state agencies and programs that would freeze state employee pay and reduce the size of the state workforce.