A day after generating a shitstorm of bad publicity with its announcement that free online classes would be banned in Minnesota, the state Office of Higher Education reversed course on Friday and un-banned Coursera and other sites of its ilk.SEE ALSO:-- Minnesota Office of Higher Education bans free ... More >>
As we told you about this morning, college is expensive and only getting pricier. So what's an aspiring human being with limited financial means to do? One option, you might think, is to take free online classes, like those offered by Coursera.SEE ALSO: Minnesota college grads have third-most debt; ... More >>
Cleveland LeaderTwo special elections for legislative seats happen tonight in Minneapolis. "Election 2012" doesn't just refer to November 6.Ready or not, two Minnesota legislative seats, both in Minneapolis, are actually up for grabs tonight. One is House District 61B, which includes the south Mi ... More >>
The Taxpayer's League released their 2009 Minnesota Legislative Scorecard and guess who they gave a standing ovation to?
The "new" Tim Pawlenty looks a lot like the old one
Under budgetary pressure, the state's prisons transfer costs—and prisoners—back to counties
The governor wants to spend billions on roads without raising your taxes. Think there might be a catch?
Minneapolis moves toward a final 2006 city budget
How the governor's political aspirations are preventing a budget deal
Three very similar Dems and a Green vie for the Second Ward's council seat
What's wrong with Pawlenty's stadium push? Everything.
Getting to the bottom of Minnesota's liquor laws
How Minnesota's new governor set the table for this year's budget-slashing "crisis" in state healthcare spending
Too loud, too opinionated, too brash. Few thought Katherine Lanpher could revive Minnesota Public Radio's sagging Midmorning. WRONG!
The battle over the Office of Technology has ended. The bureaucrats won.
John Derus, still smarting from his 1996 primary defeat and his misplaced election-day photo in the Star Tribune, claims state Supreme Court Justice Alan Page's ties to the Strib biased the outcome of Derus's case against the paper.
Teachers' unions lose a big one as DFL lawmakers find reasons to support the governor's education tax break