Governor Pawlenty says he'll call a one day special session in early October.
Zumbro Falls residents wait for a disaster declaration.
Minnesota will save $46 million on savings bonds.
State Auditor Rebecca Otto says alternative schools need tougher oversight.
The proposed pay for the head of the Itasca Project is $400k to $450k.
85 job counselors, paid for with federal stimulus funds, will lose their jobs this week. The federal funds run out.
Race for Governor
The candidates face hard choices when it comes to Minnesota's Health and Human Services programs. MPR takes a look at what the candidates have said about the programs.
Dayton talks health care in Rochester today.
IP candidate Tom Horner speaks to the North Hennepin Chamber of Commerce.
Republican Tom Emmer has no public events.
The NRA backs Emmer's bid for governor.
Dayton spoke to the AFL-CIO on Monday. Here's his speech.
ABM goes after Emmer on education in its latest ad.
PIM says Democrats will hold a private meeting this week to discuss ways to convince Democrats to not vote for Horner.
Race for Congress
NPR takes a look at the difference between the current Tea Party group and the one in 1773. GOP Rep. Michele Bachmann is mentioned.
Race for the Legislature
The candidates in Woodbury discussed their ideas at a recent candidate forum.
President Obama signed the small business lending bill.
He also said money alone can't fix the nation's schools.
White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel may leave the White House as early as Friday.
The CIA increases its use of drone attacks in Pakistan.
Pawlenty for Prez Watch
Gov. Pawlenty will be in New Hampshire on Thursday.
Pawlenty's book publisher released a web video promoting the book.
Minnesota's three major-party candidates for governor get back to the business of debating Sunday. Oct. 3, during a Jewish Community-sponsored event.
The debate is scheduled at 4:30 p.m. at Mount Zion Temple in St. Paul. A news release today from the Jewish Community Relations Council of Minnesota and the Dakotas said the debate will focus on the "changing face of Minnesota," with particular emphasis on "the role of international trade in improving Minnesota's economy, the challenges and opportunities of immigration to Minnesota, and the increasing responsibilities of our National Guard."
DFLer Mark Dayton, Republican Tom Emmer and Independence Party candidate Tom Horner have debated more than a dozen times since the primary election. But this week there were no debates scheduled.