By Eric Boehm | | Jul 13, 2015 2:49 PM
It’s been less than three months since the Minnesota Legislature and Gov. Mark Dayton decided there would not be a taxpayer-funded soccer-specific stadium in downtown Minneapolis. But Minnesotans, or at least residents of St. Paul, might end up picking up the tab for a stadium anyway.
By Paul Brennan | | Jul 10, 2015 1:26 PM | 11
From Washington D.C., where school money is missing, to Milwaukee, where school kids are radicals, it’s been an interesting week in education news.
By Tom Steward | | Jul 09, 2015 5:00 AM | 182
Mary Ann Howitson got quite the surprise when, as a new member of the Service Employees International Union, she'll have to shell out an extra $550 a year.
By Tom Steward | | Jul 07, 2015 5:00 AM
It's been 10 years since Kirstin Rogers moved to Minnesota in hopes of continuing her 12-year teaching career, but state regulations forced her out of the classroom.
By Tom Steward | | Jul 03, 2015 5:00 AM | 109
Staff Sgt. Dave Thul thought his days in harm’s way ended when he retired from the Minnesota Army National Guard.
By Tori Richards | | Jul 03, 2015 5:00 AM | 106
While Americans show their patriotism this weekend by flying Old Glory and watching fireworks, only 28 percent of the nation thinks the United States is the best place in the world to live, according to recent study.
By Tom Steward | | Jun 29, 2015 5:00 AM | 69
“We’re into it for multiple millions, and it was supposed to not be a burden on our taxpayers. It was supposed to be a blessing to our taxpayers,” said Steve Jacob, Winona County Board chair. “It’s never going to be a blessing. It’s how much we can ease the burden of the program.”
By Tom Steward | | Jun 24, 2015 5:00 AM | 12
By Tom Steward | Watchdog Minnesota Bureau The ink has hardly dried on lethal legislation eliminating a powerful state pollution panel dating to the activist ‘60s. But after having the final say on contentious environmental issues for nearly 50 years, the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency Citizens’ Board has already, essentially, gone dark. “There used to be a lot [...]
By Tom Steward | | Jun 22, 2015 5:00 AM | 93
A group of residents have gone to court for the right to decide who dumps their trash.
By Arthur Kane | | Jun 18, 2015 5:00 AM | 322
Sonoma wine maker Vance Rose admits his timing was bad and isn't happy that taxpayers are left paying the debt.