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Supreme Court won’t hear election denier Mike Lindell’s challenge over FBI seizure of cellphone

ST. PAUL — The U.S. Supreme Court has denied a petition by MyPillow founder and election denier Mike ...


Push for more Minnesota child care funding falls short as legislative session winds down

DFLers seeking a $500 million spending deal to help limit child care costs to no more than 7 percent ...


Republicans criticize, state DFL disavows candidate in Minnesota House race with criminal past

The Minnesota DFL on Monday disavowed a local party chapter’s endorsement of a Minnesota House candidate convicted of ...


Welcome to the ‘season of disappointments’ — where bills make it (or don’t) at Minnesota Capitol

Minnesota lawmakers will near a key deadline this week before the final sprint of the legislative session.


2024 has been a deadly year so far on Minnesota roads

2024 has been a deadly year so far on Minnesota roads. More than 80 people have died in ...

State & Regional

Senate leaders talk rideshare, sports betting and bonding bill as session winds down

There are about five weeks left in this legislative session and lawmakers are still working on a bonding ...

State & Regional

Minnesota lawmakers debate tighter rules for tech companies over content that could harm kids

As Minnesota kids report mounting mental health side effects stemming from social media, lawmakers are looking to address ...


House OKs Minnesota elections bill addressing voter lawsuits, deep fake penalties

The Minnesota House approved an election policy bill Monday that would grant voters the ability to sue over ...


Study finds state bee in tough shape

By Dan Gunderson, Minnesota Public Radio News For the first time, researchers have analyzed the DNA of rusty ...


Marijuana law modifications are on tap before legal sales take root

State lawmakers are working through a number of modifications to the law Gov. Tim Walz signed last year ...


New Minnesota hospitalizations steady for flu, down for COVID and RSV

Last month, goats tested positive for avian influenza in Minnesota. Then dairy cows tested positive in Texas, Kansas and ...


Skywatchers across Minnesota gear up to view the solar eclipse

A total solar eclipse will be visible across a swath of the U.S. on Monday afternoon. Minnesota is ...


Just three months after launch, sales of Minnesota blackout plates near 50,000

Just three months after they first went on sale, nearly 50,000 of Minnesota’s new blackout license plates are ...


How to safely watch upcoming solar eclipse without damaging your eyes

By Elizabeth Shockman, Minnesota Public Radio News Minnesota isn’t in the path of totality for Monday’s solar eclipse. ...

Health Updates

Minnesota’s rural ambulance providers look to state Capitol for their own lifeline

For Dodge Center emergency medical technician Brooke Yennie, her ambulance is a vessel. 

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