State Capitol prepares for fight over marijuana legalization in Minnesota

Advocates for marijuana legalization in Minnesota are optimistic about its chances now that Democrats control the state House, Senate and governor’s

Minnesota could legalize recreational marijuana as early as next year, DFL House speaker says.

Minnesota counties take millions in federal benefits meant for children in foster care

Anthony Jackson, 18, spent some time in the Minneapolis Sculpture Garden on Oct. 31, 2022. He is among hundreds of Minnesota foster youth who have bee

Foster youth and their advocates are pushing to ban the practice — which they say is tantamount to theft.

Montessori microschools pop up in Minnesota, with plans for more to serve diverse students

Teacher and school co-founder Veronica Vital, center, works with student Adelaide Marisk,a right, with math as Wellsley Guggenheimer, left, works on d

The schools, part of a national network called Wildflower, are hoping to bring more teachers and students of color to the programs.

Compute North — flying high just months ago — now part of crypto bankruptcy wave

Compute North is losing control of its cryptocurrency center in Kearney, Neb.

The Eden Prairie-based company is trying to reorganize in Chapter 11, but it has already lost control of key crypto centers.

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Ramsey County social worker Amy Kuusisto-Lathrop and Maplewood police officer Emily Burt-McGregor walked from a squad car on Nov. 21.

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Advocates for marijuana legalization in Minnesota are optimistic about its chances now that Democrats control the state House, Senate and governor’s

State Capitol prepares for fight over marijuana legalization in Minnesota

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