Sat, 03 Dec 2016 00:23:38 GMT
It's an unexpected bit of good news for most state officials who weren't expecting such a sizable sum of extra cash. Minnesota budget officials released the figure Friday morning and were expected to address questions later in the day.
Fri, 02 Dec 2016 20:29:06 GMT
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Fri, 02 Dec 2016 16:11:55 GMT
CW44 Station Bio- WTOG-TV first began operations on November 4, 1968, broadcasting on UHF channel 44. Originally owned my Minnesota-based Hubbard Broadcasting Corp., WTOG solidified itself in the Tampa Bay market by being the area's only  Rep Xavier Becerra Nominated for California Attorney General California Gov. Jerry Brown on Thursday named U.S. Rep. Xavier Becerra as state attorney general, succeeding newly elected U.S. Sen. Kamala Harris and ending speculation about whether he would appoint a caretaker or an ambitious Democrat for the second-highest statewide office.
Fri, 02 Dec 2016 11:55:07 GMT
Want the Globe's top picks for what to see and do each weekend e-mailed straight to you? Sign up for the Weekender newsletter here . Whoa, December? How did that happen? The good news is this year is almost over.
Fri, 02 Dec 2016 08:05:59 GMT
The number of smokers in Minnesota has been going down over the past several years. But members of a Minnesota nonprofit group say there's still more that we can do to cut down on the harmful effects of smoking.
Fri, 02 Dec 2016 06:11:34 GMT
An April shooting at a law office on St. Paul's Cathedral Hill exacted a tragic toll, cutting short the promising life of 23-year-old law clerk Chase Passauer. The crime also had major economic repercussions.
Fri, 02 Dec 2016 02:21:13 GMT
Gallery: Republican Senator Warren Limmer unwrapped one of his favorite photos, of William Jennings Bryan speaking about the bible in Miami in the 1920's. Gallery: DFL Senator Dan Schoen carried some of his things into his new office in the Senate Office Building.
Thu, 01 Dec 2016 22:05:24 GMT
With the burgeoning popularity of fat tire bikes in Minnesota, it's easy to forget that it wasn't so long ago that the "fatty" was looked upon by many bicyclists as more an object of curiosity than a desirable mode of two-wheeled recreation and transportation. Today, fat bikes bring in $50 million and more in sales, up from $6 million in 2013.
Thu, 01 Dec 2016 22:05:23 GMT
Lots of Central Minnesotans casted their vote on when they deem it appropriate to start the Christmas music madness - and the results are in! I am a HUGE fan of Christmas music. I tune in to basically 75% all Christmas music starting the day after Thanksgiving - while some people listen to it year round! Turns out, lots of Central Minnesotans are full of the Holiday Spirit! Not very many said they never listen to it, so that's a good sign! Check out when Central Minnesotans start listening to Christmas music! The 'Other' option, people wrote in that they listen year-round, and ONLY when we play some here! Thank you so much to everyone who joined in on the conversation.
Thu, 01 Dec 2016 19:53:33 GMT
Minnesotans suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder will be able to enroll in the state's medical marijuana program starting Aug. 1, the state Health Department announced Thursday afternoon. PTSD was the only new medical condition, among nine under consideration, added to the program in the latest round.
Thu, 01 Dec 2016 19:53:32 GMT
There are advantages to the broad distribution of the American voting system to individual counties. There's the level of autonomy that it gives individual regions, and there's the level of security it offers from wide-scale hacking.
Thu, 01 Dec 2016 17:44:08 GMT
Sieben Carey is pleased to announce that Eric Beyer has joined the firm practicing law in the company's Duluth, Minn., office. Beyer comes to Sieben Carey after practicing for more than 18 years at Falsani, Balmer, Peterson, Quinn & Beyer.
Thu, 01 Dec 2016 13:29:44 GMT
A Minneapolis man has pleaded guilty to a federal hate crime for writing and mailing a threatening letter to a mosque. The U.S. Department of Justice says 57-year-old Daniel George Fisher entered his plea Wednesday.
Thu, 01 Dec 2016 09:09:26 GMT
A new enforcement officer will now staff a St. Cloud office full time for the Minnesota Department of Human Rights, a 50-year-old state agency that investigates charges of illegal discrimination. State officials selected attorney Heidi Hovis for the position after Gov. Mark Dayton and legislators approved $180,000 in additional funding for the department.
Thu, 01 Dec 2016 05:20:04 GMT
They are between the ages of 55 and 64, who signed up for health coverage through MNsure and were put on medical assistance, which is the state's version of Medicaid. Rick Rayburn of Finlayson and Claudia Foussard of St. Paul just learned the relief they expected isn't guaranteed.
Thu, 01 Dec 2016 05:20:03 GMT
Minnesota's Department of Health has not investigated most maltreatment complaints under the time frame set by state law, according to records, leading a state lawmaker demanding answers. 5 EYEWITNESS NEWS reported earlier in November delays when it comes to the state investigating maltreatment complaints filed against health care facilities, including nursing homes in the state of Minnesota.
Thu, 01 Dec 2016 01:21:07 GMT
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