Referring to a controversial voice mail from two years ago, Dennis Carlson, superintendent of the Anoka-Hennepin School District, says in a letter: "If my December 2010 statement was perceived as dismissive or insensitive to victims of bullying or suicide, I deeply andsincerely apologize. I absolutely meant no disrespect."
The Republican chair of the House Capital Investment Committee is praising the proposal for a new St. Paul Saints ballpark.
The study counted about 21,300 foreclosures in 2011, down from more than 25,000 the year before, marking the fewest foreclosures the state has seen since 2007
DFL Senator Mary Jo McGuire is one of 46 legislators whose district is now the same as one of her DFL colleagues.
The city council approved the ordinance Tuesday night in an effort to prevent people from driving away without paying for their fuel after the city saw about 500 such incidents last year.
A group of Somali activists is lobbying to redraw the Minneapolis political map in an effort to get their community a seat on the city council.
In 2010, a group of conservative activists defied a law banning politicking near polling places and wore Tea Party t-shirts and buttons that said "Please I.D. Me" when they showed up to vote.
The man behind the Wisconsin indie folk band Bon Iver gave a shout-out to his hometown of Eau Claire during Sunday night's Grammys.
The city of St. Paul announced Friday it will drop its appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court and go to trial against a group of landlords that sued the city over its aggressive housing code enforcement.
At first glance, the tony suburb seems an unlikely hotbed of liberal activism -- but upon closer examination, it's not as unlikely as it looks. Edina's politics are changing.
A former Minnesota resident pleaded guilty Monday to raising money to send to terrorist groups in Somalia.
The Minnesota affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure is applauding the national organization's decision to restore funding for breast cancer screenings at Planned Parenthood clinics.
State officials have been looking at whether a piece of property just behind the Metrodome could work as an alternate Vikings stadium location. But there's one problem: The building that currently stands there serves as Minnesota's gateway to the Internet.
An independent report commissioned by the Legislature shows property tax payers in Hennepin County would pay lower taxes on average if the state did away with its fiscal disparities program. But residents in six other metro area counties would see their taxes go up.
One topic to be addressed at the Capitol this session is a 40-year old program intended to even out the property tax burden in the metro area.