In an executive order issued Monday, Dayton said the portion of state employees who are disabled has shrunk significantly over the past 15 years.
Today's Morning Edition music is from 50 years ago today when Rod Stewart performed on television for the first time.
Today's Morning Edition music is from Glen Hansard and his song "Love Don't Leave Me Waiting" from his first solo album "Rhythm and Repose."
Today's Morning Edition music is from Paul McCartney and a recording from a live performance of his during a U.S. tour in 1976.
The Minnesota Department of Health can store newborn blood samples and test results indefinitely under a new law that goes into effect today.
Charges are expected today in the shooting death of 49-year-old Mendota Heights police officer Scott Patrick. The incident comes as police departments nationwide are grappling with a recent uptick in gun violence against officers.
The Minnesota Lynx have extended their winning streak to eight games.
Today's Morning Edition music is from acclaimed jazz vocalist Tierney Sutton singing "All I Want." The song is from the 2013 album "After Blue" which is a collection of her interpretations of Joni Mitchell songs.
The Target corporation has picked a new CEO. Brian Cornell will be joining the Twin Cities-based retailer on August 12th.
Target has named a new CEO. It hired Brian Cornell, a senior executive at PepsiCo. MPR's Cathy Wurzer spoke with Brian Yarbrough, an analyst with Edward Jones, about the hire.
With deadly diseases just a plane ride away these days, we wondered what the likelihood is that we could see a case of Ebola in this country. The director of the Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy at the University of Minnesota, joined MPR's Cathy Wurzer.
Today's Morning Edition music is from 40 years ago this week when "Annie's Song" by John Denver was No. 1 on the pop charts.
John LaDue, 17, was once charged with planning to kill his family and bomb his school, but a judge has dismissed the most serious of those charges. MPR's Cathy Wurzer spoke with reporter Elizabeth Baier about the community's reaction after the judge's order.
In sports, the Minnesota Twins play the White Sox tonight at Target Field. Across the street at Target Center, the Lynx host the San Antonio Stars.
Scientists are celebrating the completion of one of the largest plastic structures ever built.