Wisconsin Lawmakers To Send Anti-Abortion Bills To GovernorThe Republican-controlled Wisconsin Assembly was poised to give final approval Wednesday to a package of anti-abortion bills that Democratic Gov. Tony Evers is all-but certain to veto.
Wisconsin Village Leader Charged With Water Meter TamperingThe leader of a Wisconsin village is in hot water, accused of messing with the meter on his home, and possibly costing the community thousands of dollars.
If Minneapolis Voters Choose To Replace The Police Department, What Happens Next?Public safety in Minnesota's largest city could be in for a massive overhaul.
Election Guide: What Is The Minneapolis Park And Recreation Board?Next week, Minneapolis voters will choose from almost two dozen people running for one of the nine seats on the board that governs city parks, lakes and trails.
Protesters Demonstrate Against 'Unethically High' Drug Prices Outside UnitedHealthcare Corporate OfficesA group of protesters converged Tuesday on the corporate offices of UnitedHealthcare to demonstrate against what they call "unethically high" prescription drug prices.
'Loving' Wisconsin Family Among Kidnapped Missionaries In HaitiIn a town of 3,000 people, news of a local family’s plight some 2,000 miles away is top of mind.
WCCO Minneapolis Mayoral Debate: Candidates Tackle Policing, Housing, Rising Crime RatesOn Monday, with just over one week to go before Election Day, WCCO invited four top contenders to be part of a lively discussion on the future of the city.
'Purple Reigns In Minnesota': Minnesota Congress Making First Steps To Honor PrinceMinnesota's Congressional delegation on Monday is introducing a resolution to posthumously award the Congressional Gold Medal to pop superstar Prince, citing his "indelible mark on Minnesota and American culture,” The Associated Press has learned.
Talking Points: Rep. Ilhan Omar Discusses The Path To Passing The Build Back Better PlanThe President's big domestic agenda includes proposals for child care programs, universal pre-kindergarten, and an extension of the child tax credit. But it's still not clear if Democrats have the votes to pass it.
Minnesota Lawmaker Seeks Donations To Help Family Charged In Jan. 6 InsurrectionSen. Mark Koran, a North Branch Republican, on Friday posted a link to a crowdfunding site launched by a member of the Westbury family -- four members of which are charged with crimes related to the deadly Capitol riot.
St. Paul Mayor: City Employees Must Get COVID Vaccine By End Of 2021Nearly 4,000 city workers in St. Paul must get the vaccine by the end of the year, Mayor Melvin Carter announced Thursday. There isn’t a routine testing alternative, making it one of the strictest policies in the state.
Wisconsin Audit Finds Elections Are 'Safe And Secure'“Despite concerns with statewide elections procedures, this audit showed us that the election was largely safe and secure,” tweeted Republican state Sen. Robert Cowles, who co-chairs the Legislature's Audit Committee, which assigned the audit bureau to conduct the review.
Minneapolis Residents Can Submit Proposals For City Redistricting With New Online ToolResidents can submit proposals for new city council and park & recreation board districts using a new online mapping tool, according to a news release.
Election Judges Test Voting Machines Before Election DayThe election judges have put mock ballots through the city’s electronic voting system to test the machines accuracy ahead of Election Day.
Wisconsin AG Seeks To Block Subpoenas In GOP Election ProbeWisconsin Attorney General Josh Kaul asked a court to block subpoenas issued by an attorney hired by Republicans to lead an investigation into the 2020 presidential election that was won by President Joe Biden.