Minnesota's U.S. Attorney B. Todd Jones will take over as acting director of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms, Attorney General Eric Holder announced Tuesday.
The Minnesota State Fair always features a buffet of politics, and this year fairgoers have a new issue to chew on: a constitutional vote on marriage.
A contentious piece of immigration policy made it into the final budget deal approved last month. E-Verify is back, but with a twist.
A ruling on issue-based political advertisements comes in the case of ads that aired before last year's gubernatorial campaign calling for a constitutional vote on marriage.
The organization says it will ship nearly 1.4 million meals in the coming weeks.
The Falcon Heights city council votes unanimously to establish a domestic partner registry for unmarried same-sex and opposite sex couples who live or work in the community.
Crystal and Falcon Heights could join 11 other Minnesota cities that have already given couples, both opposite sex and same sex, a way to have their relationships recognized.
The famine in their homeland hit home for a group of young Somalis in south Minneapolis, and they came up with a classically American response: a car wash fundraiser.
Fishing licenses are available in Minnesota again, and campgrounds are opening.
The United Nations is expected today to declare a famine in parts of southern Somalia, where nearly 3 million Somalis are suffering from acute malnutrition. Minnesota's Somali community and local organizations are responding to what they are calling a dire situation.
New census data showing the number of households occupied by same-sex couples rose by 50 percent in Minnesota over the last decade could have lasting effects as the state heads toward a constitutional vote on same-sex marriage in next year's election.
Services to inmates are being curtailed by the Minnesota Department of Corrections, prompted by the state government shutdown.
Affording child care continues to be a concern for the 26,000 subsidized families who are cut off during the state government shutdown, now in its seventh day. A judge could rule to continue distributing funds toward child care.
On this first day of a government shutdown, most state agencies are operating with only essential staff — the lone exception being the state Department of Agriculture.
The Minnesota Campaign Finance Board made a decision Thursday that's likely to have big implications in the battle over a proposed constitutional amendment to define marriage.
The board ruled that corporations that spend money trying to influence the way people vote on constitutional amendments must disclose the names of large donors.