Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker is releasing his two-year state budget amid growing interest in his likely presidential run.
St. Paul is considering whether to join the growing list of cities whose police officers wear body cameras.
Gov. Scott Walker is prepared to spend millions more on rural schools, but some education officials said it won’t be enough for some struggling districts.
Minnesota lawmakers want to address a looming shortage of health care professionals.
It’s not unheard of to talk about a teacher shortage, as in full-time instructors, but what about a dwindling number of available substitute teachers?
Goal is to Pay all Valid Claims
Now that wolves are back on the endangered list in Minnesota, Gov. Mark Dayton’s budget proposal includes more money to compensate farmers for livestock losses.
Officials Question Free 2-Year College in MN
Critics say many of those students already have grants that cover tuition and fees, and that the plan wouldn’t pay for other expenses.
Demonstrators Worry About Manure Polluting Lake Superior
Lovers of Lake Superior are banding together and saying ‘no’ to a huge hog farm looking to call northern Wisconsin home.
Governor Dayton Relases 2015 Budget Proposal
Gov. Mark Dayton has introduced a budget that would expand early-learning programs for Minnesota 4-year-olds, ramp up spending on a broadband build out and provide modest new property tax relief.
A Duluth Head Start classroom got a special visit from a state representative Monday.
Dayton Introduces Plan to Fix $6B Transportation Problem
Gov. Mark Dayton’s plan for transportation would repair or replace 2,200 miles of state roads and 330 bridges, but would come at a noticeable cost to taxpayers.
James Oberstar Honored
Minnesota’s longest-serving congressman may not be alive anymore, but his name will live on forever in the Northland. The Duluth Airport Authority will be naming its new airport terminal after the late Congressman Jim Oberstar.
FORVM Focuses on Tax Competitiveness
This morning, local business owners met to discuss their plan for the legislative session.
Five Candidates Answer Community Questions
For the first time this election season, all five candidates for mayor of Superior faced off in a community forum organized by voters.
Lester Golf Course Could Benefit
Duluth Mayor Don Ness has unveiled his plan to possibly save Lester Park Golf Course by changing a 130-year-old state law to allow alcohol on the course.
Speed Limit Could Go From 65 to 70 MPH
If Republican lawmakers have it their way, Wisconsin highways might be getting five miles an hour faster but is it a good thing?
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Depending upon where you live in Cloquet, you may have had some canvassers knock on your door Saturday afternoon.
Senator Al Franken made a stop in Duluth for a round table discussion, highlighting the many challenges facing rural health care.
Mayor Ness Calls Charges 'Beyond Heinous'
A Duluth firefighter is accused of disturbing sex crimes against a four month old girl and a six-year-old boy.
Mayor Ness Meets Kickstarter Goal For Book
Mayor Don Ness has reached his Kickstarter goal of $12,000 to be able to publish a book.