News

Nonprofit drops suit against state amid FBI food fraud investigation

A St. Paul nonprofit allegedly tied to a major food aid fraud scheme dropped its lawsuit against the ...

Elections & Campaigns

Red wave? In Minnesota, Dems ride blue wave to control gov’t

ST. PAUL — Minnesota Democrats defied expectations in a midterm election that had been expected to go well for ...

Elections & Campaigns

Minnesota AG race remains tight between Ellison and Schultz

MINNEAPOLIS — Minnesota’s attorney general race was running close early Wednesday between Democratic incumbent Keith Ellison and Republican ...

News

Democrats win Minnesota Senate to control state government

MINNEAPOLIS — Democrats have taken control of both chambers of the Minnesota Legislature, putting the party in full ...

Elections & Campaigns

Democrat Tim Walz wins 2nd term as Minnesota’s governor

MINNEAPOLIS — Democrat Tim Walz won a second term as Minnesota’s governor, fending off a challenge by Republican Scott ...

Elections & Campaigns

Minnesota’s Walz seeks 2nd term against vax skeptic Jensen

MINNEAPOLIS — Democrat Tim Walz sought a second term as Minnesota’s governor Tuesday against Republican Scott Jensen, a family ...

Elections & Campaigns

What you need to know to vote on Election Day in Minnesota

Election Day is Tuesday, Nov. 8. While hundreds of thousands of Minnesotans have voted early using absentee ballots ...

News

Minnesota receives $15 million to boost meat and poultry processing

Minnesota is receiving $15 million from the United States Department of Agriculture to establish a revolving loan program ...

Elections & Campaigns

Nearly 1 in 4 Minnesota GOP legislative candidates questioned 2020 election

Nearly one in four Republicans running for the Minnesota Legislature this year have rejected or questioned the outcome ...

Cops, Courts & Fires

Minnesota man pleads guilty to threatening US senator

MINNEAPOLIS — A Minnesota man has pleaded guilty to threatening a U.S. senator, according to federal prosecutors. Brendon ...

News

Minnesota man accused of killing daughter’s boyfriend

BRAINERD — A Minnesota man is accused of fatally shooting his daughter’s boyfriend who he suspected was abusing ...

Elections & Campaigns

You asked: Are absentee ballots counted before the rest of the votes?

An MPR News reader asked: “Are absentee ballots counted before the rest of the votes? Or are they ...

News

Minnesota readies high-tech effort to clean up ‘forever chemicals’

State environmental authorities say they will soon deploy new technology to the Twin Cities eastern suburbs to help ...

News

Inflation still a top issue as campaign moves to final week

Outside a discount grocery store in St. Paul, everyone seems to agree inflation is a big problem that's ...

Elections & Campaigns

Minneapolis demonstrates voting machines to build trust

MINNEAPOLIS — Election officials in Minnesota’s largest city held a public demonstration of voting machines Friday as part ...

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