Reality Check: The Data On Sunday Liquor Sales In MinnesotaMinnesota state revenue officials can now officially say whether or not the end of the Prohibition-era Sunday liquor sales ban was a financial success.
'It Is Our Life Support': Diabetics, Families Meet With Lawmakers Amid Skyrocketing Insulin PricesA two-week supply of insulin for diabetic Quinn Nystrom can cost anywhere from $300 to $400 per vial.
'Responsible & Sustainable': Economists Caution Against Extreme Spending Despite SurplusState finance officials say federal tax cuts this year helped spark a burst of economic activity.
Reality Check: Where Minnesota’s Emergency Farm Bailout Money WentOnly a fraction of a $12 billion federal bailout program to help farmers hurt by trade tariffs has made it to Minnesota. The United States Department of Agriculture reports it has disbursed $1.4 billion in emergency farm aid so far through November 26--- out of the total $12 billion it promised.
'Power Grab': Republican Lawmakers In Wis. Move To Strip Power From Incoming DemsRepublican lawmakers in Madison are racing against the clock at the State Capitol.
Viewers Sound Off On Climate Change 'Reality Check'WCCO-TV’s Pat Kessler examined a new report on climate change in Wednesday night’s edition of "Reality Check” -- and it is a topic that has a lot of people talking. President Donald Trump says he doesn't believe the report, but can 300 scientists and 13 federal agencies all be wrong? This topic is really striking a chord with just about everyone; one of the rare topics that affects literally everyone in Minnesota.
Reality Check: Minnesota’s Changing ClimateThe National Climate Assessment predicts devastating consequences if nothing is done about climate change. Minnesota's headline: "Much Hotter Summers, Much Warmer Winters.” The assessment predicts a future Minnesota that doesn't look familiar.
'The Pressure Was On': Minnesota 1st In Voter Turnout For 2nd Straight ElectionMore than 3.3 million Minnesota voters cast ballots in 2018. That's a 64.3 percent turnout -- the highest in the nation for the second election in a row. "The only thing tougher than getting to No. 1 is staying No. 1," Secretary of State Steve Simon said. "We knew the pressure was on, and Minnesota really came through."
Driver Charged With Allegedly Ramming SUV Into Gov’s Residence GateThe man who allegedly crashed his SUV into the front gate of the governor’s residence has been identified and charged.
Reality Check: 'Rake' America Great Again?The death toll from the California wildfires now tops 80, and hundreds more are still missing. President Donald Trump blames state officials for not doing enough to prevent the fires. But is that true? And what is the plan to protect the woods in Minnesota?
What Are Minnesota's 10 Most Expensive Public Projects?Construction could begin this winter on the new Southwest Light Rail Line, after a key federal agency gave the go-ahead for the project, ranking among the most expensive public works projects in state history.
Reality Check: How Minnesota Voted in the 2018 Midterm ElectionMinnesota's mid-term election is behind us, and we are now getting a much clearer picture of what happened.Based on new maps and state election data, Women, minorities and anti-President Donald Trump voters held the key to the election. Democrat Tim Walz easily won the Minnesota governor's race. But for many voters, the election was also about Trump. The president campaigned in Minnesota twice, and it helped -- a little.