Gopher Forward Maurice Walker Suspended For 6 GamesRich Pitino has yet to coach a regular season game for the Gophers, but he will spend the first six contests without junior forward Maurice Walker, who was suspended for a "violation of university policy," according to a university release.
Esme's Blog: 'Purse-onal' Style And The NFLIt has been a long time since I have been to a Vikings game, far longer since I went anywhere with a toddler toting a diaper bag. A check on the Vikings' website for tickets to the upcoming Cleveland Browns game revealed the cheapest tickets in the upper deck of the Metrodome are a hefty $72.
Minn. Health Insurance Board Addresses ConflictsThe citizen board that's directing Minnesota's new, state-run health insurance exchange is working on a policy to root out their own possible conflicts of interest. The board of directors of MNsure met Wednesday in St. Paul.
Anoka-Hennepin School District To Vote On PolicyThe highly debated Anoka-Hennepin sexual orientation policy will come to a vote Monday night.
Minn. School Board Hears New Draft Policy The head of the Anoka-Hennepin School Board says a proposed policy for contentious issues in the classroom is much better than earlier versions, but he's not ready to say if he'll support it.
Minn. District To Redo Controversial Topics PolicyMinnesota's largest school district plans to rework a proposed policy on controversial topics that came under criticism.
Farmers Group Backs Plan To Overhaul Dairy PolicyA leading dairy farmers group is backing a proposed overhaul of federal milk policies after its creator agreed participation in a program limiting milk production in hard times would be voluntary.
Fmr. Sen. Coleman To Serve As Romney's Special AdviserFormer Minnesota Sen. Norm Coleman has been chosen to serve as special adviser to presidential candidate Mitt Romney.
E-Verify Immigration Policy Back In PlayA policy that requires big state contractors to check new employees' immigration status is back in play.
Petition Circulates Over District's LGBT PolicyThe Anoka-Hennepin School District has taken a lot of criticism for its policy dealing with the sexual orientation of students. Now, the district faces two federal civil rights lawsuits.
Hennepin Co. Board Bans Smoking On County PropertyThe use of all tobacco products on county-owned properties is now prohibited.