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Motorists surveyed say they are speeding more than ever, at the same time many law enforcement agencies are scaling back or even eliminating speed enforcement as they shift diminished staffs to more pressing law enforcement work.
New state data provides the first substantive look at how the pandemic disrupted learning. Fewer than half of Minnesota students are proficient in math, and reading skills have declined.
More information, including statewide test scores, will be released Thursday.
Each day, Minnesota judges and prosecutors make life-altering decisions about children who break the law. Most kids end up entangled in the county court system, but some youth are offered an alternative, known as diversion. A child's future can hinge on the path that is chosen.
The research is far from complete, but the Mapping Prejudice group plans to launch a dialogue about the consequences of racial covenants in Ramsey County as it has in Hennepin County.
Two new datasets showing city-level population estimates give quite different results.
Data released Thursday helped explain how the state narrowly retained its last congressional seat.
Track the popularity of any first name in Minnesota over the past century.
Court filings last month were not only higher than March, but far above pre-pandemic levels.
A Star Tribune examination of hundreds of juvenile court records finds that the system is failing to effectively intervene in the lives of Minnesota's most troubled youth, often despite anguished pleas from parents.