Gov. Walz pitches checks for 2.7M Minnesota households

Gov. Tim Walz is rolling out pieces of his supplemental budget plan in light of the state’s historic projected budget surplus.

The DFL governor wants to use some of the surplus for "Walz checks."

Four, including a baby, found frozen to death within yards of Minn.-Canada border

Minn. infectious disease director Kris Ehresmann to retire Feb. 2

Minnesota Department of Health’s infectious disease director Kris Ehresmann steps down Feb. 2.

Kris Ehresmann, a key architect of the state's response to the COVID pandemic, will retire in February after more than 30 years at the state's health agency.

Jury selection underway for 3 former officers in Floyd death

A pedestrian made his way in front of a gated Warren E. Burger Federal Building as jury selection begins in the trial of ex-Minneapolis officers charg

U.S. District Judge Paul Magnuson said he expects the 12 jurors and six alternates to be selected in two days — far faster than the two weeks needed in the criminal trial of Derek Chauvin.

Georgia DA asks for special grand jury in election probe

FILE - Fulton County District Attorney Fani Willis poses for a photo at her office, Feb. 24, 2021 in Atlanta. The Georgia prosecutor who’s investiga

The Georgia prosecutor looking into possible attempts to interfere in the 2020 general election by former President Donald Trump and others has asked for a special grand jury to aid the investigation.

Dusty Thune of the Team House of Thune, chipped away at a sculpture he and his sister, Kelly, are creating at Lowell Park Wednesday, Jan. 19, 2022 in

Artists craft cool sculptures in World Snow Sculpting Championship

St. Louis Park becomes eighth Minnesota city to adopt a mask mandate
Rev. Jia Starr Brown resigns from Minneapolis' First Covenant
Gov. Walz pitches checks for 2.7M Minnesota households

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The Vikings’ new football bosses will have a decision to make: Keep or get rid of quarterback Kirk Cousins.

Scoggins: Elephant in the Vikings interview rooms wears No. 8

Reusse: Finally, 'Pepito' gets Hall of Fame recognition from Twins
50 years into Title IX, Minnesota Sports Hall of Fame's special class: eight women
Edwards ejected, Towns fumes as Wolves unravel in loss to Atlanta

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The MNsure call center in St. Paul.

Bigger tax credits drive 10% jump in MNsure sign-ups across Minnesota

Minnesota lost 2,000 jobs in December, but unemployment rate fell to 3.1%
Amazon heads to the mall with prototype clothing store
Stock losses mount as investors eye earnings, inflation

Voters cast their ballots under a giant mural on Nov. 3, 2020, in Midlothian, Va.

Voting rights fails, but fight goes on

How being sick changed my health care views
'Colorblind' treatment decision won't promote racial justice
When death is coming, difficult choices are required

Sack cartoon: Keep the piece
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Minneapolis native Andrew Semans’ “Resurrection” debuts virtually Saturday week at the Sundance Film Festival.

Minneapolis native and 'Sundance virgin' hopes for a hit at film festival

Philly rockers Low Cut Connie ready to cut loose at First Avenue after two years of livestreaming
Oscar contender 'Drive My Car' is subtle and gorgeous
Looking for the best pho in the Twin Cities? It's not in Minneapolis or St. Paul

Scoggins: Elephant in the Vikings interview rooms wears No. 8

There could be one more "get rid of him" decision to make about the quarterback, but the Vikings and their new football bosses need to be patient and explore Kirk Cousins options.

Reusse: Finally, 'Pepito' gets Hall of Fame recognition from Twins

Cesar Tovar's selection to the Twins' Hall of Fame may not register with many fans in the same way as Dan Gladden's. But it will bring special joy to a teenage baseball star in the Twin Cities.

Brooks: Once upon an Ojibwe story time in Duluth

The St. Louis County Historical Society and Ojibwe authors open a new storytelling chapter.

Ivanka Trump during a campaign event Nov. 2, 2020, at the Iowa State Fairgrounds, in Des Moines.

Jan. 6 committee requests interview with Ivanka Trump

Investigators say South Dakota AG was untruthful about crash
Voting bill collapses, Democrats unable to change filibuster
Planned Parenthood sues to stop South Dakota abortion rule

Abortion rights advocates and abortion opponents gather outside the Supreme Court in Washington, D.C., on Nov. 1.

Supreme Court won't speed challenge to Texas abortion limits

How to find a quality face mask to protect against COVID-19 (and avoid counterfeits)
Georgia DA asks for special grand jury in election probe
U.S. drops case against MIT professor accused of ties to China

FILE---Emeritus Pope Benedict XVI arrives for his departure at Munich Airport in Freising, Germany, June 22, 2020. A long-awaited report on sexual abu

Report on sexual abuse in German diocese faults retired pope

Austrian parliament approves vaccine mandate for adults
19-year-old woman sets record for solo global flight
Biden issues new warning to Russia over invading Ukraine

Why did Minneapolis' famous flour boom go bust?

Why did Minneapolis' famous flour boom go bust?

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The Jolly Green Giant has moved on from Minnesota. So who is maintaining his iconic billboard?

Storyteller Abby Johnson reads to children during Ojibwe Story Time at the Duluth Depot. The weekly event not only introduces children to Ojibwe tradi

Brooks: Once upon an Ojibwe story time in Duluth

Ice highway connecting Warroad with Northwest Angle is back for second year
'We have a lot to lose': 16 Minn. cities declare climate emergency
Duluth's St. Mary's hospital to be torn down

Alec Baldwin, shown in October at the premiere of “The First Wave” at the Hamptons International Film Festival.

Alec Baldwin sued for defamation by family of slain Marine

Yvette Mimieux, '60s starlet of 'Time Machine,' dies at 80
Ralph Lauren unveils Team USA's opening Olympic uniforms
Tina Turner, husband snap up vast $76M estate on Lake Zurich

Netta Hardin in her kitchen with mom, Allyson Perling, working the camera for a new segment of YouTube’s “Noshing with Netta.”

St. Paul student chases food dream with YouTube cooking channel, 'Noshing with Netta'

For addicts, a spiritual renewal
Problem Solvers: Pilot program allows approved Minnesota legal paraprofessionals to represent and advise clients
A janitor's colleagues put him on the fast track to retirement