The final piece of funding for the $1.8 billion project is in limbo after special session talks broke down last week. Supporters are scrambling now for options. House Republicans remain firmly opposed.
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We mark today's centennial of the National Park Service with a talk by historian Douglas Brinkley, who has written books about the two presidents he thinks have had the biggest impact on conservation in America: Theodore Roosevelt and Franklin D....
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Haley Hinrichs, a 19-year-old college student from Goodhue, Minn., was crowned the 63rd Princess Kay of the Milky Way at the Minnesota State Fair on Wednesday night. Hinrichs represents Goodhue County, in southeastern Minnesota.
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"I couldn't sleep Saturday night, just thought about it," said Craig Speldrick, who lives inside the Wilderness Park Private Estates, where 5-year-old Alayna Ertl’s body was found on Saturday.
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A fight over proposed ballot measure to increase minimum wage in Minneapolis to $15 an hour is going to the Minnesota Supreme Court, which has set oral arguments for Aug. 30.
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The state's highest court on Wednesday delivered a blow to a key municipal finance mechanism in St. Paul that critics panned as a way to sidestep the traditional property tax system.
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A survivor of the 2007 Minneapolis bridge collapse that killed 13 people and injured 145 is now facing terror charges after authorities say he went to Syria to join the Islamic State group.
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Best Buy has its eye on smart home innovations as a possible next big tech wave it can ride for sales and profits, and multiple companies are jockeying to be the field's leaders.
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The invasive pests were discovered at the public boat access to Lake Minnewashta in Chanhassen. County and watershed officials say they're working quickly to stop a lakewide infestation.
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Minnehaha Creek Watershed District officials say they’re hoping to take action soon after zebra mussels were found last week in Chanhassen’s Lake Minnewashta.
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Naomi Kritzer won a Hugo this weekend for her story, "Cat Pictures Please," about an artificial intelligence who is just trying to help -- but is also wreaking havoc.
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Three guests share their perspective on the conditions in low-rent housing, from the concerns of tenants to how legislators could act to improve standards of living.
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One great thing about the fair is that its constantly reinventing itself. New things this year include a day dedicated to Prince a Great Yoga Get Together.
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A Cottage Grove man was sentenced Wednesday to more than 8 years in prison after he crashed a party last October wearing a ski mask, flashed a knife and punched the man his ex-girlfriend was seeing.
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Donald Trump's campaign on Wednesday unveiled a coalition of influential women to boost support for the Republican presidential candidate in Wisconsin.
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Although a CDC study released Tuesday found that 80 percent of cases develop outside the hospital or at a nursing home, many people still don't know about this lethal medical condition.
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Donald Trump's new Wisconsin women coalition includes some of the most powerful politicians in the state, and two who were caught up in a highly publicized investigation into Gov. Scott Walker's county office.
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How did mogul Donald J. Trump become the 2016 Republican Presidential nominee? On Sept. 9 and 10, you can hear Mike Daisey’s version of the tale when the political monologist launches a 10-city tour of “The Trump Card” with two free performances in the...
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A bicyclist is in critical condition after colliding with a car in Minneapolis early Wednesday morning. According to the Minneapolis Police Department, around 1 a.m. a Jeep and cyclist collided on 2nd Street North, just north of Lowry Avenue.
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If you’re a musician who plays a wind instrument, such as a saxophone, a trombone or the bagpipes — be sure to clean your instrument regularly and thoroughly.Otherwise, you risk developing an inflammatory lung disease known as hypersensitivity...
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A Minnesota lawmaker is taking a stand for families who deal with severe allergies. Sen. Amy Klobuchar said the price of the popular life-saving medicine, EpiPEn, is too much.
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Back-to-school time can mean bigger tax refunds for parents. The Minnesota Department of Revenue is telling parents to save receipts from buying school supplies as many purchases qualify for tax credits and refunds.
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But Minnesota students still scored high on the test. Minnesota leads the 18 states where all 2016 high school graduates were tested with an average score of 21.1.
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Back-to-school season can be a busy time, which often means meal prep can fall by the wayside. Fresh Food Educator Kirsten Renee offers up recipes for easy weeknight meals and kid-friendly lunches.
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An Aspen Lecture by Adam Grant, author of "Originals." He shares the most important things he's learned about the people who come up with new ideas, speak up, and speak out of turn. And why there's danger in intuition and the lessons of experience. Some...
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Citing concerns from eight Chippewa bands, the Minnesota DNR said Tuesday it plans to end the walleye season on popular Mille Lacs Lake the day after Labor Day.
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A fun run through a cemetery in Hermantown is raising some eyebrows, but John Lundy of the Duluth News Tribune says cemetery owner Bart Porter doesn’t see what all the fuss is about. Porter's family owns Sunrise Memorial Park in Hermantown and plenty of...
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"I think there's a very jaded feeling among this generation," author David Cahn tells MPR News. What's keeping millennials out of voting booths and what changes are needed to shift their voting habits?
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