Tucked into an environment bill signed into law by Gov. Mark Dayton on Friday was a measure banning triclosan, a controversial antibacterial agent found in a wide array of consumer products.Minnesota is the first state to ban triclosan, which is currently being reviewed by the Food and Drug Administ ... More >>
But increasingly, his flock of Minnesota Catholics isn't following
Ahem. About that $175 million?Ted Mondale, the governor's point man on steering a stadium deal that will keep the Vikings in Minnesota, pointed out today that all this self-congratulatory backslapping between Ramsey County and the Wilf brothers (and SaveTheVikes) over a new stadium in Arden H ... More >>
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Just two days after winning reelection as Minneapolis mayor, R.T. Rybak appears to have his sights on higher office.
Some reflection on Pawlenty's decision and then it's straight into speculation about the next governor of Minnesota.
KSTP's latest SurveyUSA poll looks at Gov. Tim Pawlenty's chances against a current list of Democrats hoping to overtake him in the 2010 race for governor.
Ramsey County Sheriff Bob Fletcher and former St. Paul Police Chief Bill Finney both have long and proud histories in St. Paul policing circles—and reputations for political heavy-handedness. Observers say they're alike in many ways. Is that why the
A troublesome family of synthetic chemicals called PFCs—many of them produced in Minnesota—is turning up in the bodies of people and animals worldwide. So why did the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency force its leading PFC researcher, Dr. F
Will fallout from congressional ethics scandals finally prompt change at the Capitol?
Baxterization, beaten paths, and the great riparian land rush of northern Minnesota
Jerry Janezich is staking his U.S. Senate campaign on a populist message and the DFL endorsement. But will any of that matter without TV ads?
NSP hands the keys for its Minnesota reactors to a holding company. Is this part of a dangerous chain reaction in the nuclear power industry?
Minnesota has a code of ethics for its executive branch. It just doesn't apply to the governor.
Five years ago Mike Hatch was just another failed politician. Then a dying woman walked into his office, and a crusade was born.
A fake flyer making the rounds at the Capitol suggests NSP wants to pay itself millions in fines for failing to move nuclear waste off Prairie Island. Lawmakers say the parody is eerily accurate.
From West Bank radical to White House insider, he's remained the most powerful man you've never heard of.
The 1997 Tongue-on-the-Flagpole Awards
Hours before their final vote on a high-buck proposal to move Lawson Software into new downtown digs, St. Paul's City Council members had yet to see the lease or learn the terms of the deal.
Historic juke jointed slated to become city garage.
Developer and Sports Facilities Commissioner Peggy Lucas pursues both a new ballpark and upscale condos
A trail of audits and an internal investigation suggest there may have been millions of dollars worth of loss and theft at the bus company over the years. Dick Lindgren says he found out the hard way that his bosses didn't want to know.