Oil cars on a BNSF train were burning Wednesday near Heimdal, N.D. No injuries were reported. Gov. Dayton said the accident reinforces the need to boost Minnesota's rail safety.
If Minnesota lands the 2020 game, it will mark the third major sports event in a row hosted at the new Vikings stadium, which already has plans to host the 2018 Super Bowl and the 2019 NCAA men's Final Four.
Top GOP and DFL lawmakers are deeply divided on a budget deal despite a huge surplus. As a crucial deadline approaches, the specter of a shutdown looms.
The Senate bill would raise gas taxes and add a Twin Cities metro-area sales tax to pay for transit. Republicans oppose the plan. The two parties also differ on tax policy.
Gov. Mark Dayton said Republicans appear bent on using a wrecking ball to tear down gains made by Democrats the past two years. Republicans acknowledged the need to compromise.
State Senator Sheran is working to forbid public access to some information on birth certificates -- information that has been open to the public for more than a century.
The push to cut taxes with the surplus rather than spend it is putting many committee chairs and politically vulnerable Republican House members in a tough spot.
State officials have ruled out a direct public subsidy, but the plan soccer executives laid out Tuesday was viewed as modest and possible.
In Minnesota, DFL leaders think Hillary Clinton's path to the Democratic nomination is so clear that they are recruiting female candidates for state and local offices.
Freed from the political pressures of a coming election, Gov. Mark Dayton says he's ready to battle it out on issues he views as crucial to Minnesota's future.
Republicans want to cut $1.1 billion from health and human services to spend on tax cuts, education and transportation. Health care officials say that may harm needy Minnesotans.
GOP election wins in rural Minnesota have lawmakers in both parties looking to weaken environmental laws tied to agriculture. A key plan by Gov. Dayton faces stiff resistance.
The renovation of the century-old building is threatening to run $30 million over budget, state officials advised lawmakers Friday.
The old sulfate standard poses a problem for mining, and the MPCA says it isn't the best way to protect wild rice.
Gov. Mark Dayton is siding with U.S. Steel and Iron Range legislators who say a standard on how much sulfate companies can discharge into wild rice water is too high.