More Minnesota National Guard soldiers have committed suicide since 2008 than those from any other state.SEE ALSO: Blake Page, West Point cadet, quits academy to protest "unconstitutional proselytism" That grim tidbit was contained in an extensive report on Texas National Guard suicides put together ... More >>
Scandal accelerated faster than a runaway Toyota
Murphy apologized during a committee hearing after discovering that, contrary to suspicions, that Gov. Tim Pawlenty had not illegally tapped into the 'Support Our Troops' license plate fund.
Gov. Tim Pawlenty diverted funds from the"Support Our Troops" license plate campaign to help pay the salary a Pawlenty employee involved with faith-based initiatives.
Pugliese's words come a day after a DFL senator accused T-Paw of illegally diverting funds into the governor's operating budget.
Tim Pawlenty is an infamous stickler for budget cuts, which might explain why he's turning to other state agencies to help meet his staffing needs.
Legislators say it makes more sense to rehabilitate
But at the VA, not much has changed
Pending legislation would help veterans get treatment instead of prison time
Bob Briggs got a head full of shrapnel in Iraq. Then he came home to more wars: to regain the use of his half-paralyzed body, and to get the U.S. government to pay for his medical care.
[CITY PAGES BLOGS] Steve Monaco has your Monday Movie Quiz at Couch Pundit. [THESE DAYS] The Department of Veterans Affairs told Congress that its health care costs grew faster than expected and left a $1 billion hole in its budget this year, lawmakers said. A candidate for North Carolina Chie ... More >>
Last spring three soldiers from northern Minnesota's Carlton County died in Iraq in one month's time
Depleted uranium: A deadly tool in the U.S. arsenal
The Hollman redevelopment project is finally under way on Minneapolis's near north side. Now it's time to follow the money.
The terrorist attacks of September 11 took place far away. But they hit close to home.
The City of Minneapolis owed Patricia Fields $5,000. She had to sue
to collect it.
When complaints from angry clients started pouring in, attorney David Brehmer did what he has done before: He bailed
Ten years, $200 million, and one heck of a political headache: Minneapolis’s grand plan for neighborhood revitalization enters the home stretch.
Public camping has been prohibited in Minneapolis for years. Trouble is, for Westside and Chris, Little John and Gnat, there's no place else like home.
All Dennis Williams wanted was a job with the city of Minneapolis. After five years of bureaucratic torture, what he ended up with was three months in jail and a shot at serious prison time.
Fresh air, a river at your feet, and stars on the ceiling: Home, sweet home. At least until Minneapolis cops raid your camp.
Will the Twin Cities' light rail megaproject get any cars off the streets? Help the environment? Save any money? Not necessarily, say its supporters--but that's not the point.