The number of children Minnesotans are adopting from abroad is declining, reflecting national trends.
A company hired by the state of Minnesota under former Gov. Tim Pawlenty's administration has reached a settlement with the Federal Trade Commission for allegedly failing to protect sensitive data.
A state-mandated study into child deaths and near-fatal injuries found men to blame two-thirds of the time. The study could prompt new scrutiny of men from child protection workers.
A House committee approved Thursday a bill that would prohibit cities from having policies that forbid police from routinely asking about immigration status.
Currently, Minneapolis and St. Paul have "separation ordinances," meaning police in those two cities do not ask residents they interact with about their immigration status, unless it pertains to a crime. A bill discussed in a House committee Wednesday would prohibit that practice.
With gas prices climbing to near $4 a gallon, many commuters are feeling the squeeze. It's particularly acute for drivers in the northern part of the Twin Cities metropolitan area, where commutes tend to be longest.
St. Paul's Housing and Redevelopment Authority voted Wednesday to allow a restaurant that's expanding in downtown St. Paul to bypass the city's living wage ordinance.
The northern Twin Cities suburb was once a traditionally Democratic blue area that's shifted to purple, and it helped the GOP take control of the Legislature in 2010.
The controversial check of work eligibility for state employees and large vendors doing business with the state was one of Gov. Tim Pawlenty's executive orders allowed to expire.use
Gov. Mark Dayton must decide today the fate of the orders, most dealing with disaster declarations and other routine matters, that the ex-governor signed.
The Anoka County Sheriff's office says one person is dead and 10 people remain hospitalized as a result of drug overdoses at a party in Blaine early Thursday morning.
St. Paul Mayor Chris Coleman said the city of St. Paul receives nearly $9 million a year in Community Development Block Grants.
Federal immigration authorities have identified a second large janitorial company operating in Minnesota -- Harvard Maintenance -- that has hired workers who don't have proper documentation. The company is dismissing 240 workers, according to their union.
The St. Paul NAACP is raising objections to the St. Paul school district's plan to overhaul its public schools.
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