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.
The organization Minnesota for Marriage raised $830,000 last year for its campaign to define marriage in the state constitution.
A group criticizes Gov. Mark Dayton's Task Force on Election Integrity saying Minnesota needs to do a better job telling felons they can't vote while they're on parole or probation.
When Paul Johnston flips a switch at Harriet Brewing company, 600 pounds of malted barley make their way through a grinder, up a tube and into a 15-foot-tall copper-plated vessel. In about a week and-a-half, the barley will be beer.
If the Minneapolis City Council confirms John Fruetel's nomination as the new fire chief, he will be the city's fifth person in the job in just eight years, taking over a department suffering from low morale and shrinking budgets.