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If the Libertarian Party's Gary Johnson receives 5 percent of the vote in Minnesota, his minor party would gain major party status in the state.
Steve Green (R) the $200,000 Minnesota designates for veterans to use in military funerals has not only stayed steady, but state lawmakers have actually increased funding in a couple of other areas where it will most certainly be felt: in their ...

The campaigns of Minnesota's top judges provide a window into our court system and a chance to get to know the men and women who make this branch of government work.
"A second grade class from Minnesota made me a book full of costume ideas." "They were just so excited that she read their work," Maczko said.
Rush got his ring with Golden State two years ago, and will now receive more minutes in a low-pressure situation in Minnesota. Plant may be done with Led Zeppelin, but the newfound tenderness to his voice, plus pairing up with Allison Krauss and others ...
Starting in late December, Ice Castles will be back in Minnesota. They'll be in Stillwater this year after spending previous winters in Eden Prairie.
Until now. Is it still called a cabin if you live there? Perhaps a better question is: Why would a single, 30-something hipster leave the millennial Mecca of Minneapolis for rural Minnesota? The short answer is that I desired a change, both of scenery ...
In the workplace, white women in Minnesota make 20 percent less than their male counterparts, according to research done by the Humphrey school's Center on Women, Gender and Public Policy at the University of Minnesota. And that pay gap widens ...
In Minnesota, nearly 40 percent of minority students drop out of community college by the end of the first year, and many more never make it to graduation.
A lawsuit from four Minnesota parents that claimed the state's teachers union rules protect bad teachers and perpetuate the state's achievement gap has been thrown out by a Ramsey County judge.
Six more markets will get a shot at the deer (meat) on November 4-6, and four in Minnesota: two Arby's locations in St. Cloud, one in Cloquet, and another on Park Place Boulevard in St. Louis Park.
The proof of that comes in the latest numbers from the State Fire Marshal's office. If current trend continues, Minnesota is on pace to suffer the fewest fire fatalities ever recorded. Still, an early morning fire on Minnesota's Iron Range claimed the ...
Eden Prairie, Minn. - The Vikings suffered their first loss of the season on Sunday, a 21-10 road defeat at the hands of the Philadelphia Eagles.

The race for Minnesota's District 1 state Senate seat is wide open and crucial to both parties. The outcome may help swing control of the Senate.
A federal report this week looked at rates for "benchmark" plans across 44 states and found a family of four in Minnesota will pay $1,396 per month for the coverage. That's about 28 percent higher than the average across most of those states at $1,090 ...
John Guandolo, a former FBI agent, speaks at the Warroad Baptist Church on Oct. 17, 2016. Monika Lawrence / MPR News. WARROAD, Minn.
When I started immersing myself in the Twin Cities food community almost a decade ago, I was curious what local makers were creating and how they were getting their product to market.
That's the difficulty facing the state, which expects additional court-ordered placements of clients housed at the Minnesota Sex Offender Program in St. Peter, 13 ...
That leaves the Bruins to turn to Malcolm Subban, who will make his second career NHL start against Minnesota. The Bruins will also be without forward David Backes, who is day-to-day with what head coach Claude Julien called a "minor issue.
Minnesota's largest Somali nonprofits are teaming up to present a unified lobbying front to the state this winter. In recent months, the leaders of eight Somali community groups joined forces on several projects, hired a lobbyist and scored face time ...
The Minnesota Vikings, the cream of the NFC North, have suffered their first loss of the season. Well, it is only their first loss if you don't count losing their starting quarterback, Teddy Bridgewater, their future Hall of Fame running back, Adrian ...
Eden Prairie, Minn. - Captain Munnerlyn considers "gunslinger" to be a compliment for a quarterback, citing the risk vs. reward equation in which reward can ...
A Missouri man died Tuesday at a business in Blaine after a piece of pipe being unloaded from a semi-truck fell on him.
These operations require large amounts of electricity - as much as 25 percent of the cost of production at times - to produce their products.
The family is believed to be traveling in a silver Toyota Camry with the Minnesota license plate 2EA133. Zachariah Wilson is 5-foot-11, 200 pounds with blue eyes and a shaved head.
election Day is Nov. 8. From the presidential race to the constitutional amendment, here's your guide to who -- and what -- is on the ballot.
A recent Viewpoint by the Coalition of Greater Minnesota cities asserts that some rural legislators pitted the interests of Greater Minnesota vs. the metro, but that's just not the case ("Minnesota mayors: Elect candidates who'll compromise," Page A4 ...
At dozens of rural churches and schools, speakers have warned crowds about refugees and called on them to be prepared to oppose Muslims in Minnesota, MPR News reported. The events come at a time of mounting political tension over immigration ahead ...
It's a first-of-its-kind partnership between the state and a nonprofit, the women's Foundation of Minnesota.
Minnesota last found itself in the top 10 in 2004. The study has been conducted every two years since 2002.
WASHINGTON - Minnesota voters are split over whether GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump was right to raise concerns about the election being rigged against him, according to a new Star Tribune Minnesota poll. Statewide, 47 percent of those polled ...
Born in Fargo, North Dakota, Vee was just 15 when he took the stage in nearby Moorhead, Minnesota. He and his band were filling in after the 1959 plane crash that killed Buddy Holly, Richie Valens and "The Big Bopper" who were supposed to play that ...
With the election, when all Minnesota House and Senate seats are on the ballot, just two weeks away, the chances of a speedy accord seem slim.
Minnesota is a land of racial disparities, such as in education. Minnesota Department of Education data point to blacks and other students of color scoring 30 points or more lower on achievement tests compared to whites.
A pheasant hunter is credited with finding a child with autism after she went missing Saturday in central Minnesota for about three hours.
The 30-minute show airs weekly at 7 a.m. on Fox sports North, which airs in North Dakota, South Dakota, Minnesota, Wisconsin and upper Iowa.
For years, Minnesota Democrats have honed their get-out-the-vote effort to make sure people likely to support their candidates actually cast ballots.
Minneapolis (WCCO) - The Chanhassen City Council voted unanimously Monday night to rezone Prince's Paisley Park. The rezoning will allow the late superstar's home and recording studio to become a museum.
Minnesota Lt. Gov. Tina Smith has announced there will be another Free Park Friday over the Thanksgiving holiday weekend. Smith said entry fees at all 75 Minnesota state parks and recreation areas will be waived on Friday, Nov. 25. "In my travels ...
LAKEVILLE, Minn. (KMSP) - Lakeville police are looking for the public's help in locating a family of four who haven't been seen since Thursday.
Minnesota's 59 percent premium increases on its individual health insurance market have been shocking consumers and politicians alike, but they're not even the highest in the country.
Zach Parise might have taken five games to get there but Sunday in Brooklyn he finally scored his 300th NHL goal. What makes it so much more special is that he's playing for Minnesota's NHL franchise as he takes his place among the very best ever in ...
President Barack Obama speaks at a rally Sunday, Oct. 23, 2016, in North Las Vegas, Nev. Obama was in Nevada to boost Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign and help Democrats in their bid to retake control of the Senate.
And it's not just here - an estimated 5 million voters across the US have already cast ballots. An estimated 40 percent of U.S.
A judge has thrown out a second-degree murder charge against a Minnesota man accused of killing a woman in 1987 when he was 16-years-old after finding problems with the suspect's confession.
Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton has expanded her lead over Republican Donald Trump in the state, according to a new Star Tribune Minnesota Poll. Clinton leads Trump 47 to 39 percent in the poll of 625 registered Minnesota voters taken ...





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