In the midst of an effort to win a 10.7 percent rate hike that it says it needs to remain competitive, executives at energy utility Xcel are defending the money it spends on employee compensation.
After a state Senate committee approved a one-year moratorium on new silica sand mines, lawmakers are debating whether Minnesota should place tougher regulations on silica sand mining.
The measure was approved despite warnings from industry officials that the legislation would stifle job growth and put Minnesota at a competitive disadvantage with its neighbor, Wisconsin.
A busload of concerned citizens from southeastern Minnesota will attend a hearing today on legislation that would regulate the silica sand mining industry.
New data released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention show that many older adults become sick with the flu despite being vaccinated.
A frac sand mining company proposing two mines in Winona County has agreed to conduct an in-depth environmental review of the projects voluntarily, officials said Thursday.
The bill introduced Thursday also says the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources can implement a hunting season after five years only if a hunting season is deemed necessary for controlling the wolf population.
A month after the DNR released details of an investigation concluding John Hunt had accessed thousands of driver's records for no work-related reason, many of the people he looked up are still left wondering why.
We asked members of MPR's Public Insight Network how they would react if they received such a letter. We also asked them how the state should prevent such incidents or respond to them when they happen. Here are some of their responses.
The state does little monitoring of records searches to ensure the driver's license database isn't being misused, a new report says.
Minnesota health officials on Tuesday said they plan to put new emphasis on oral health, saying it's an often-overlooked aspect of human health.
Attorney General Lori Swanson on Wednesday asked a judge to shut down a wind energy development company accused of failing to keep its promises to dozens of Minnesota farmers.
Devin Aryal was riding home with his mother from day care when a man opened fire on their minivan, killing him, his mother Melissa said Tuesday. She looked in the backseat and saw the back windshield was broken and discovered her son slumped over and unconscious with a gunshot wound to his head.
A new nonprofit organization hopes to help save Minnesota's moose population after the DNR announced this week that the state's moose population has dropped by more than a third in just the past year.
A DNR probe found that the now-fired worker had accessed the records of 5,000 individuals without a job-related reason to do so.