Democrats in the Minnesota House and Senate elected their leaders Thursday as they prepare to take control of the Legislature in January.
(The Daily Circuit,
Graves was trailing Bachmann by about 3,900 votes with 99 percent of precincts reporting on Wednesday morning. The Associated Press called the race for Bachmann just before 4 a.m.
Minnesota's firearms deer season began Saturday. The season has a big impact on the retailers who sell hunting gear.
When Minnesota's wolf-hunt season opens on Saturday, many of the permitted hunters will likely have seen a wolf before. Some have even felt the impact of the growing number of wolves. That's because wolves and most of the hunters with wolf permits call the northern half of the state home.
The Twin Cities housing market has continued its slow recovery this fall helped out by record-low mortgage rates. Some realtors say they haven't seen the drop-off in buyer interest that usually comes when the weather gets colder.
State officials should do a better job monitoring Legacy Amendment grants that go to zoos, museums, public radio and public TV, an audit released Thursday said.
Two groups have asked the Minnesota Supreme Court to block the state's wolf hunting and trapping season, which is scheduled to begin on Nov. 3.
Police say six pedestrians sought medical help after being hit by a suspected drunken driver near the University of Minnesota campus over the weekend.
The private boarding and day school in Faribault is small, but it has a big reputation. Its 439 current middle and high school students hail from 39 different states and 31 countries. Some alumni pursue high-profile careers, including professional hockey and movie acting.
The Twin Cities housing market continues showing signs of improvement.
The Nobel Prize for Chemistry has been awarded to a Little Falls, Min., native who says that his experiences as an undergraduate at the University of Minnesota, Duluth made him want to pursue a research career.
A company hired by the St. Louis County school district to manage a major construction project cannot keep its agreements with subcontractors secret, the Minnesota Court of Appeals ruled Tuesday.
Nearly 28,000 people are participating in running and walking events this weekend as part of the Twin Cities Marathon.
Some Legacy Amendment grants administered by the Minnesota Historical Society did not follow all policies and procedures, according to an audit released Thursday.
Friends and family on Wednesday gathered at the funeral for Jacob Beneke, the youngest of the six people who died last week in the workplace shooting in Minneapolis.