Minnesota News
  • Michelle Fischbach

    (Learfield News Service/St. Paul, MN) Governor Mark Dayton meets privately today (Friday) with Paynesville Republican and lieutenant-governor-to-be Michelle Fischbach, even as a legal battle brews over whether Fischbach can remain in the Senate while she’s …

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    15 Dec 17
  • Driverless Bus

    MONTICELLO, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Department of Transportation is testing a driverless bus to see how it operates in cold weather. Transportation officials say that while the driverless technology is being tested throughout the …

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    14 Dec 17
  • Michelle Fischbach

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota Senate President Michelle Fischbach says she expects to keep her spot in the Senate when she becomes lieutenant governor. Gov. Mark Dayton appointed current Lt. Gov. Tina Smith on …

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    14 Dec 17
  • Sen. Franken

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota Sen. Al Franken says Tina Smith will be an “excellent” U.S. senator in his place. But Franken still isn’t setting a date when he’ll step down. Franken said last …

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    14 Dec 17
  • Smith

    ST. PAUL, MN – Governor Mark Dayton today (Wednesday) announced that he will appoint Lieutenant Governor Tina Smith to serve as United States Senator for Minnesota. Smith will be appointed to serve a one-year term …

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    13 Dec 17
  • Hutchinson City Center

    Before a packed council chamber Tuesday night, the Hutchinson City Council rejected a resolution aimed at supporting the city as a welcoming and inclusive community. The resolution failed on a 3-2 vote, with Mayor Gary …

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    13 Dec 17
  • Gov Dayton

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton is set to name his choice to replace Al Franken in the U.S. Senate, with the top contender seen as Democratic Lt. Gov. Tina Smith. Dayton …

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    13 Dec 17
  • Minnesota Department of Agriculture

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota has announced restrictions on the use of the herbicide dicamba for 2018 in response to complaints by soybean growers across the country that it harmed their crops this year. The Minnesota …

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    13 Dec 17