Local Government Lobbying Costs Up A Bit

Local governments slightly increased their spending on lobbyists last year.

Pawlenty Political Yo-yo Continues

The yo-yo that has been Tim Pawlenty’s political life continues with the former Minnesota governor now saying he has told the Mitt Romney president campaign to scratch him off the running mate list.

France Honors Oberstar

France has given former U.S. Rep. Jim Oberstar one of its highest honors.

Sale Attempt Draws Attention To Mercury

Minnesota Pollution Control Agency officials say that mercury can hurt people and the environment if not handled properly.

Flood Victims Told: ‘Do Your Homework’

Minnesotans cleaning out flooded homes have another assignment before hiring someone to fix things: do your homework.