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Navratil worked in Pennsylvania, where she covered state government and crime – and sometimes both at once. She was part of teams that won the Pulitzer Prize for Breaking News in 2019 and 2021.

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More than 775,000 Minnesotans have student loan debt. Payments that were paused during the pandemic will soon resume. The U.S. Supreme Court will soon…

U regents to meet to finalize details of presidential transition

Current President Joan Gabel is leaving to take another job. Former Hormel CEO Jeff Ettinger will serve as interim president.

U alters summer research program after complaints of discrimination against white students

Some conservatives argued the program discriminated against white students.

Belmar Gunderson, the 'mother of women's intercollegiate athletics' at University of Minnesota, dies

Gunderson is credited with boosting women's sports programs at a time when most of the resources went to men.

New report assails Hamline University's handling of Islamic art controversy

The university didn't immediately respond to the report from the American Association of University Professors, but footnotes indicate it disputed some of the report's findings.

Minnesota State will allow schools to raise fees despite tuition freeze

Trustees approved the changes Wednesday. Student organizations are divided over them.

Lawsuit against Hamline University raises questions about religious discrimination law

The case was brought by a former art history instructor who showed images of the Prophet Muhammad in class.

Janet Schrunk Ericksen named chancellor of University of Minnesota's Morris campus

Ericksen led the campus through multiple challenges over the past two years.

Legislature passes higher ed bill with free tuition program

Minnesota students from families making under $80,000 annually would qualify for the new free tuition program.

Winona State's Olson named next chancellor of Minnesota State colleges, universities

Trustees chose Olson on Tuesday over Tonjanita Johnson, an administrator in the University of Alabama system.