04/17/14 01:45 PM
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota Pipe Line Co. announced plans Thursday to nearly double the capacity of a crude oil pipeline that carries oil from Canada and North Dakota to the two refineries in the Twin Cities that produce most of Minnesota's and much of Wisconsin's transportation fuels. The...
By Betsy Woodruff | 04/16/14 03:43 PM
Conservatives and Republicans in Minnesota are objecting to Democratic Rep. Rick Nolan putting on a fundraiser featuring an appearance by the Peter, Paul and Mary singer who pleaded guilty years ago to taking "immoral and indecent liberties" with a 14-year-old girl.
By Associated Press | 04/16/14 10:36 AM
Millions of campaign dollars already are coursing through the Minnesota campaign system, which should leave no shortage of biting commercials on television and brochures in mailboxes attempting to sway voters.
04/14/14 06:45 PM
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Tens of thousands of Minnesota workers have big raises coming their way, courtesy of a new minimum wage law that Gov. Mark Dayton signed Monday, which will take the state from one of the nation's lowest rates to among the highest. At a ceremony in the Capitol's Rotunda,...
By Associated Press | 04/12/14 12:32 PM
Retiring U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann says she isn't going away, she's "just going to a different perch."
03/31/14 08:21 AM
MINNEAPOLIS — A city of Minneapolis plan to make available its databases to the public could lead to new cellphone apps, and help make city government more efficient. The city has more than 450 different electronic databases that track everything from budgets to crime statistics to street...
03/26/14 08:29 AM
ST. PAUL, Minn. — Amid rising labor union pressure, public negotiations resumed Tuesday on efforts to raise Minnesota's nation-trailing minimum wage for the first time in almost a decade. A House-Senate conference committee held an 11-minute hearing, its first public session since early...
03/24/14 05:30 PM
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Sierra Club said Monday that it has filed an intent-to-sue notice against Minnesota Power, alleging that the utility has committed nearly 13,000 violations of the Clean Air Act at three coal-fired power plants in northeastern Minnesota. The group alleges that the...
By Amy Forliti | 03/13/14 09:29 AM
The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency said Wednesday that more data analysis must be done to determine whether it will recommend changes to the state's water quality standards to protect wild rice from sulfates.
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