Bachmann took a beating from veterans' groups.Maybe it was while she was jetting between Oahu and Maui for "district work" that Michele Bachmann realized cutting war veterans' benefits was a tone-deaf response to the nation's budget deficit. But she got the message, and today she announced she wo ... More >>
Timothy Carson: All the shit hit the fan at once.Timothy Carson, the Minneapolis Police SWAT team member who carved a swath of violent robberies through Hennepin and Dakota counties last year, will serve 122 months in prison. Carson is already serving an eight-year federal sentence in Texas ... More >>
Experts see more soldiers facing criminal time
Pugliese's words come a day after a DFL senator accused T-Paw of illegally diverting funds into the governor's operating budget.
Sen. Amy Klobuchar appeared on MSNBC Wednesday to talk about how lonely and tough it is being the only Minnesota senator in Washington, D.C.
Legislators say it makes more sense to rehabilitate
Readers respond to "Soldier Suicides"
But at the VA, not much has changed
Pending legislation would help veterans get treatment instead of prison time
When secretary of Veterans Affairs Jim Nicholson visited the Minneapolis VA hospital earlier this week, a 72-year-old vet had only one issue he wanted to discuss with the Bush-appointee: "Why is the funds taken away from the VA? We don't have enough nurses, we don't have enough people to help the ve ... More >>
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.
Taking the veterans out of the Veterans' Affairs Committee, putting Leo in Blink, dressing up in tin foil for free food, the Minnesota blog of the day and more...
Reliable Malaysian favorite establishes new Hiawatha outpost, with Ethiopian accent
Will two helping ventures fall victim to progress?
After five years of doing battle with city bureaucrats, Dennis Williams finally wins one
Candice Roark was a healthy 20-year-old when she was sent to the Persian Gulf in 1991. Now she has a pacemaker, fainting spells, and a lot of unanswered questions about what made her and thousands of other soldiers sick.