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Poll: Majority says performance should guide teacher layoffs

March 22, 2015

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A new poll shows 68 percent of Minnesotans say a teacher's performance, not his or her seniority, should be the deciding factor in making layoff decisions. more »»

As questions mount, it's game time for MNsure

March 22, 2015

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — MNsure is entering its proving grounds.

Minnesota's health insurance exchange has relied heavily on federal funds that will dry up by the end of the yea. more »»

Woman dies after being pulled from fire in St. Paul

March 22, 2015

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The St. Paul Fire Department says one woman has died after she was pulled from a house fire.

KTSP-TV reports the fire was reported at about 5:30 a.. more »»

Park Center repeats as Class 3A champion

March 22, 2015

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Ann Simonet made a pair of 3-pointers down the stretch to help Park Center win its second straight Class 3A girls basketball title with a 52-45 win over Marshall on Saturday... more »»

Minnesota men plead guilty in illegal hiring case

March 21, 2015

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Two men have pleaded guilty to hiring people who couldn't work in the country legally for Twin Cities-area restaurants.

The St. Paul Pioneer Press reports (http://bit. more »»

Minnesota men plead guilty in undocumented workers case

March 21, 2015

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Two men have pleaded guilty to hiring undocumented workers for Twin Cities-area restaurants.

The St. Paul Pioneer Press reports (http://bit. more »»

As questions mount, it's game time for MNsure

March 21, 2015

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — MNsure is entering its proving grounds.

Minnesota's health insurance exchange has relied heavily on federal funds that will dry up by the end of the yea. more »»

St. Cloud officials meet with Somali students over treatment

March 21, 2015

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (AP) — St. Cloud school officials have met with Somali parents, community elders and students after Somali-American students walked out to protest their treatmen. more »»

South St. Paul woman accused of stealing daughter's identity

March 21, 2015

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A 35-year-old South St. Paul woman is accused of stealing her birth daughter's name and Social Security number to set up utility accounts, claim unemployment and file taxes. more »»

Millennial politicians find a path to power in Minnesota

March 21, 2015

An AP Member Exchange shared by Minnesota Public Radio... more »»

Ex-Austin school teacher gets probation in student sex case

March 20, 2015

AUSTIN, Minn. (AP) — A former Catholic school teacher in southern Minnesota will be on probation for 15 years for having sex with a student. more »»

State bills would limit access to officer body camera videos

March 20, 2015

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — State legislators around the country are pushing to make it much harder for the public to obtain police officer body camera videos, undermining their promise as a tool... more »»

Dayton picks a date for State of the State

March 20, 2015

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Gov. Mark Dayton still has some time to write his State of the State speech. more »»

Bill curbing access to police body camera footage advances

March 20, 2015

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Body camera legislation limiting access to the police-gathered footage has cleared a significant Minnesota Senate hurdl. more »»

Excerpts from recent Minnesota editorials

March 20, 2015

Star Tribune, March 19

Legislature shouldn't be meddling in MnSCU

It's tough for legislators to resist the impulse to fix something they consider amiss in any part of state governmen. more »»

Dayton hits the road to push for statewide preschool funding

March 20, 2015

NEWPORT, Minn. (AP) — Gov. Mark Dayton is taking his pitch to fund statewide preschool on the road. more »»

Minnesota tourist drowns while swimming in Gulf of Mexico

March 20, 2015

DESTIN, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say a 44-year-old Minnesota man apparently drowned while swimming in the Gulf of Mexico. more »»

Napa winemaker was unraveling before he shot investor, self

March 20, 2015

NAPA, Calif. (AP) — Robert Dahl came west from Minnesota with a powerful desire to make his fortune in Napa Valley's famed wine country. And it looked like he had succeeded — for a while. more »»

ATF's first Senate-confirmed director resigns

March 20, 2015

WASHINGTON (AP) — The first Senate-confirmed director for the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives is leaving the post after less than two years, the agency announced Friday. more »»

 
 

 

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