It doesn't bother former Gov. Al Quie that he's been banned from the Republican Party for not supporting its gubernatorial candidate. But Quie says it's a mistake for a party to punish dissent.
Minnesota's unemployed are not among the estimated 2 million people nationwide who are losing their federal unemployment benefits.
Online job postings grew by 500 last month in Minnesota, according to a research organization that tracks job postings nationwide.
Republican Tom Emmer suggested Tuesday that there could be an overvote big enough to change the results in the governor's race. An overvote happens when there are more votes than the total number of voters.
When it comes to excitement, the 2010 governor's race paled in comparison to the election Minnesota saw 20 years ago. That contest had it all: screaming headlines, sex scandals, an 11th hour withdrawal -- and a surprise upset victory.
The final three weeks of Minnesota's 1990 governor's race were tumultuous. Screaming headlines. A sex scandal. A last minute write-in campaign. An 11th-hour withdrawal and an upset victory.
With the second-highest rate of elderly poverty in central Minnesota, Todd County relies heavily on state support to care for its seniors. But Medical Assistance has been the subject of budget cuts recently, and those cuts may be just the beginning.
When the housing bubble burst, the population growth in the ring of counties surrounding the Twin Cities metro area -- once one of the fastest growing in the country -- virtually stopped. This sudden shift has presented challenges for the people who live in those areas.
Jeff Holm, a lifelong resident of Baldwin, offers up a tour of the township. The 29-year-old is currently the chair of the township's board of supervisors. He worries about the future of the area and is concerned by what he views as a lack of community engagement on the part of many who call Baldwin home.
The group that successfully campaigned for instant runoff voting in St. Paul has been fined $5,000 for violating election laws -- claiming in its literature that its effort was endorsed by two organizations.
A new Minnesota Public Radio News/University of Minnesota poll shows Minneapolis residents are divided over the city's new instant runoff voting system.
Organized in the wake of Bernie Madoff, Petters Group Worldwide and other fraud cases, an event at the University of St. Thomas Thursday night featured four convicted white collar criminals, who explained their misdeeds.
An electrical engineer in Sartell, Minnesota says for electric vehicles to catch on, people need to start building them in their garages.
Supporters of instant runoff voting hope to bring the alternative voting system to Duluth next.
Minneapolis elections officials say the city's first election using instant runoff voting has gone smoothly, but voters may be limiting their own power because they're not using all their choices.