Gov. Dayton Attends 1st Meeting For Child Abuse Task ForceGov. Mark Dayton took part in the first meeting of the Governor's Task Force on the Protection of Children Monday morning. The Task Force is made up of legislators, county representatives, children's advocates, attorneys and child protection experts from across the state.
Violent Task Force Searches Home, Finds Nearly 100 Pot Plants Officials in central Minnesota say a task force found 95 marijuana plants Tuesday in a St. Cloud home, along with more than $5,000 in cash.
Medical Pot Backers Hope To Speed Task Force Work Potential medical marijuana patients and family members said Thursday they hope to assuage police concerns as the state builds up its new program allowing the treatment of eight illnesses with some forms of cannabis.
Dayton Names 16 To Study Impact Of Marijuana LawGov. Mark Dayton on Thursday appointed 16 members to a task force that will study the impact of the state's new medical marijuana law. The governor's appointees to the Task Force on Medical Cannabis Therapeutic Research range from law enforcement officials to people who treat substance abuse to potential patients and their parents.
EPA Water Task Force To Work With UniversitiesA task force established by the Environmental Protection Agency to curtail farmland pollution that flows into the Mississippi River has reached an agreement with 12 universities.
Downtown St. Paul Could Be Getting A MakeoverSt. Paul's plan to revitalize and redevelop key downtown sites took another step forward Friday as the task force formed by Mayor Chris Coleman unveiled possible development plans for the city.
Panel Considers Repeal Of Teacher Skills TestSeveral members of a House education committee favor repeal of a law that requires a basic skills test for teachers. The K-12 education committee met to consider a task force's report on the test.
818 Grams Of Meth Seized In 6-Month-Long BustA six-month investigation into the possession and sales of methamphetamine in Central Minnesota resulted in roughly 20 arrests and approximately 818 grams of meth purchased or seized, according to authorities.
Panel's Recommendations For MN Sex Offender ProgramThere are about 700 sex offenders currently being treated in the Minnesota Sex Offender Program. A federal judge has warned the state, that many of them are being detained for longer than they should.
Letter Raises Questions On Church Task Force Effectiveness WCCO-TV has obtained an internal Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis letter saying a high-ranking church leader will personally control what files a recently named task force on clergy sex abuse will have access to.
Task Force Examining Church Has Lawyers, Ex-Cop The head of a task force that will review issues related to clergy sexual misconduct in the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis is expected to announce more details about the group.