The Vikings don't have to release information on how much money they spent lobbying Minnesota in 2011, but the state's local governments do. Their lobbying tab for last year comes in at $8.3 million, according to a 386-page report released Monday by the state auditor's office. That number's a 0.7 ... More >>
While MDE has carried on as a blog, Twitter has become the new battleground for political operatives.
In a letter to a reader, Harte explains their decision to cut the Coleman and Kersten columns, saying their views ... More >>
In the wake of the I-35W bridge collapse, it's time to take a hard look at the politicians and policies that may have contributed to the disaster
Many fell and few are likely to rise again
Evangelical turnout helps Michele Bachmann take the GOP 6th District endorsement
The ballpark deal that wouldn't die: After a decade of threats, insults, and doomsday scenarios, how did the Twins get the most Pohlad-friendly stadium plan yet?
A new computer database system called CriMNet is supposed to revolutionize crime fighting in Minnesota. Cops, politicians, big business, and the media love it.
The Minnesota Twins are convinced the public will eventually buy them a new $300 million stadium. They have reason to believe.
Lynn Woodward sold men's clothing, made millions in real estate, and raced Corvettes at 120 mph. Now he dreams of a car-free society.
Light-rail boosters insist their multimillion-dollar project is finally leaving the station. But first Shoreview legislator Phil Krinkie has a few questions about inflated budgets, bid rigging, and some mysterious memos.