David Proffitt, the head of the state's largest hospital for the mentally ill and dangerous, has resigned at the request of the Minnesota Department of Human Services, the agency said Tuesday.
Ramsey County elections manager Joe Mansky says local officials lack the resources to implement the proposed voter ID amendment. Mansky, who opposes the amendment, said it would complicate the process of counting ballots from voters who register at their polling place on Election Day.
GOP state lawmaker Tony Cornish criticized law enforcement officials Tuesday for helping defeat a bill that would have expanded the rights of gun owners to use deadly force in self defense.
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The world at the Minnesota Security Hospital is tense and sometimes violent. The state-run facility provides treatment to nearly 400 adults deemed mentally ill and dangerous by the judicial system.
The Minnesota Security Hospital shows little sign of turning around a trend of worsening problems and new tensions that have surfaced, according to employees interviewed by MPR News and previously unreleased data from the state Department of Human Services.
Long-time Hennepin County Commissioner Mark Stenglein said Friday he will resign from the county board in June to accept a position as CEO and president of the Minneapolis Downtown Council.
The king and queen of Sweden will visit Minnesota in October, the American Swedish Institute announced Friday.
A quick, coordinated effort by Twin Cities-area social service agencies has saved housing subsidies for 45 homeless youth.
Crews worked Tuesday morning to repair damage to the Martin Olav Sabo Bridge in Minneapolis, but city officials said it's too soon to say when Hiawatha Avenue, the bridge, and a nearby light rail stop will reopen.
An extensive review of Ramsey County chief medical examiner Michael McGee's handling of a rural murder case has found no serious concerns with the work or credibility of the long-time medical examiner, Ramsey County Attorney John Choi said Thursday.
On Thursday, President Obama approved No Child Left Behind waivers for 10 states, including Minnesota. Minnesota education commissioner Brenda Cassellius spoke with MPR News about the change.
The Minnesota Security Hospital needs to be renovated to provide better care for patients, Gov. Mark Dayton said.
Maturi is in the final year of his contract. He has headed up Gophers sports programs for the past decade.
City staffers are updating the Minneapolis Climate Action Plan this year, and they're asking for public input at a meeting tonight at 5:30 p.m. at the Central Library.
Former DFL Sen. Ellen Anderson says she has accepted a new job offer from Gov. Mark Dayton.