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Dam break likely in southern Douglas County
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New ND extension director a good fit
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Barry Trotz steps down as head coach of Washington Capitals despite Stanley Cup win
MN DNR Weekly Report for June 18, 2018
PGA, 3M announce seven-year deal for Twin Cities tour event
High-class leaderboard spares USGA's blushes at U.S. Open
Vikings to honor late coach Green
Parenting classes help new dads ease into the transition
Autistic boy's classmates had never heard him speak. What he finally said at graduation blew them away.
Concert Review: Sugar Ray sings some sunshine to marathon weekend
Ask a Master Gardener: Improper planting can kill a tree years later
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Reader's View: Duluth government wasting money
Reader's View: Treating lawns can harm the environment
Local View: "A different kind of child care: ‘Just 10 bites’"
Laura Bush: Separating children from their parents at the border 'breaks my heart'
Opinion: Single-payer won't pass muster in any state
MN DNR Weekly Report for June 18, 2018
Field Notes: Wisconsin grouse drumming count way down
Northland Nature: Accidentally finding an ovenbird nest
Commentary: LOW, Rainy limit proposal seems reasonable
Volunteer invasive species detectors offer outreach, early warning
Faces for June 17, 2018
Women’s Sasquatch research group to visit northern Minn.
Video: Preparing Grandma's Marathon spaghetti feed
Ask a Trooper: Brake lights
Pets of the week for June 12, 2018
June 12, 2018
Local registrars facing MNLARS 'fiasco'
Penny Reedy has a file box at the Ely License Bureau full of residents' vehicle paperwork that is caught in the state's problematic licensing...
June 12, 2018 - 8:49pm
May 20, 2018
DMV mess: Despite deputy registrar pleas for rescue funds, they get nothing at Minnesota Legislature
ST. PAUL—They're private business owners and government employees with a basic job: Help you renew your license plates and update the title...
May 20, 2018 - 11:20pm
May 19, 2018
Dayton vetoes four bills with one day left in session
ST. PAUL—Gov. Mark Dayton has vetoed four bills, including some that received quite a bit of attention. Most of his Saturday, May 19, actions were expected. One was a bill Republicans pushed to allow Enbridge Energy to construct a replacement for its northern Minnesota Line...
May 19, 2018 - 10:26pm
May 12, 2018
Many issues still on the table as Minnesota legislative session enters its final week
ST. PAUL—Ideas never really die at the Minnesota Legislature. There's almost always a glimmer of hope that a proposal will make it through, until the House and Senate are forced by state law to adjourn on "the first Monday after the third Saturday in May." This year, that's...
May 12, 2018 - 10:23am
April 19, 2018
Minnesota Legislature could outlaw fake service animals
ST. PAUL—People who misrepresent dogs or other animals as trained service animals soon may violate state law. Minnesota senators Thursday,...
April 19, 2018 - 5:30pm
April 12, 2018
Dayton seeks funds to keep suicide hotline going
ST. PAUL—Appropatiing nearly $1 million is a life and death matter, Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton says. The governor on Thursday, April 12,...
April 12, 2018 - 7:12pm
April 11, 2018
Hearings reveal range of MNLARS problems facing lawmakers
ST. PAUL—Amid the continuing fallout from Minnesota's troubled new computer system for vehicle titles and license plates, lawmakers this week grappled with several sticky issues. • License centers are hurting — and they say they need a lot more money than lawmakers are...
April 11, 2018 - 8:02pm
April 10, 2018
MNLARS problems persist, complaints continue
ST. PAUL—More than eight months after it was launched, Minnesota's troubled computer system for vehicle titles and license plates continues to overwhelm the state's customer service center. Most callers get a busy signal, and most emails take days — or weeks — for...
April 10, 2018 - 7:54pm
April 9, 2018
Lawmakers look at increased penalties for attacking police
ST. PAUL — Tensions have ramped up in the past couple of years between law enforcement officers and some communities they serve. Some states...
April 9, 2018 - 3:19pm
March 22, 2018
Lawmakers approve first bucket of MNLARS money
ST. PAUL — Money appears headed to state agencies trying to fix a computer software problem that has frustrated Minnesotans making motor...
March 22, 2018 - 4:36pm
March 20, 2018
MNLARS one of many bills lawmakers tackle near deadline
ST. PAUL — Gov. Mark Dayton seldom says he would veto a bill, but if it reaches his desk he promises to veto House-passed legislation to...
March 20, 2018 - 4:41pm
Minn. motor vehicle licensing fix plans headed to final negotiations
ST. PAUL—A fix for the troubled Minnesota License and Registration System that has frustrated thousands of vehicle owners may be close....
March 20, 2018 - 12:09am
March 15, 2018
MNLARS talks to go over weekend
ST. PAUL — The Minnesota vehicle registration, title and licensing computer system will remain in limbo at least through the weekend. An...
March 15, 2018 - 12:28pm
March 12, 2018
Fired state IT official speaks out about MNLARS computer system
ST. PAUL—A longtime state official overseeing Minnesota's beleaguered new computer system for vehicle tabs and titles has been fired. But...
March 12, 2018 - 9:33pm
March 6, 2018
DMV mess: Minnesota's new IT boss 'hamstrung' by lawmakers
ST. PAUL—The general says she's being hamstrung in her mission. On Tuesday, March 6, Minnesota National Guard Brig. Gen. Johanna Clyborne — the newly appointed commissioner for the state's IT department, said delays by the Republican-led Legislature are prohibiting her...
March 6, 2018 - 7:41pm