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Minneapolis' next craft brewery wants to be different. Just not 'Minnesota different'

Modist Brewing Company plans on making beers that "don’t necessarily currently exist." What they don't plan to offer: growlers.

July 31, 2015

Lawmakers renew call to scrap MNsure after latest glitches

After more problems affecting Minnesota’s health insurance customers, two Republican lawmakers are calling for MNsure to be scrapped. The state’s health insurance exchange, set up as...

July 14, 2015


Coleman: St. Paul 'only viable path' for Minnesota pro-soccer stadium

Coleman indicated St. Paul may present the best hope “…to make sure Minnesota has a Major League Soccer team.”

July 09, 2015


Horse Racing Is Dying In America. So Why Is Canterbury Park Thriving?

The track is booming, thanks to a well-timed deal with the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community and a focus on attracting younger patrons. The zebra races don't hurt either.

July 08, 2015


Does The Soccer Stadium Saga Mean MLS Is The Smartest Professional Sports League-Or The Most Fickle?

Over a three-month period, the MLS went from awarding a new franchise in Minnesota to threatening to yank it away.

July 07, 2015

Gov. Dayton says he will reinstate commissioners' pay raises

Gov. Mark Dayton told reporters Monday that he does plan to reinstate pay raises to his commissioners on Wednesday, saying the hike in pay is essential to providing strong government services and...

June 29, 2015


Why Is Minnesota's Congressional Delegation So Focused On Cuba?

Since the thaw in relations that followed an unexpected prisoner swap late last year, Minnesota’s representatives have wasted no time getting involved in Cuba policy.

June 23, 2015

Dayton signs budget bills and avoids shutdown, despite 'terrible' environment bill

Gov. Mark Dayton has signed all the budget bills hammered out in Friday’s special session of the Legislature, his office said in a news release Saturday afternoon – thus ending the...

June 13, 2015


The Medical Device Tax Repeal Effort Is Back. Will It Pass This Time?

Rep. Erik Paulsen continues his efforts to repeat the medical device tax. With 27,000 med-tech jobs in the state, he's gaining wide support from the delegation.

June 11, 2015

Dayton says there's a tentative budget deal, special session coming

Minnesota leaders have reached a tentative budget deal, Gov. Mark Dayton announced Wednesday morning, with the governor saying he is prepared to call the Legislature into a special session. “We...

June 10, 2015

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