MN Notebook: Sides Disagree On Property Tax Future

Minnesotans may receive lower property tax bills next year or local officials may keep those taxes the same.

1971 Wedding Opened Door For Thursday Gay Marriage Celebrations

Jack Baker and Michael McConnell began the fight that ends in victory Thursday as gay couples around Minnesota get married.

Dayton Seeks Federal Aid To Rebuild From June Storms

Gov. Mark Dayton wants the federal government to help Minnesota pay for nearly $18 million in public facility damages from last month’s storms.

State Agency Approves Oil Pipeline Expansion Over Protests

A Minnesota state commission provided a key approval Wednesday to a northern Minnesota oil pipeline expansion as chants of “shame on you” rang out in the downtown St. Paul meeting room.

Secretary Duncan Joins In Call For More Early-childhood Education Money

President Barack Obama’s education secretary told an audience packed with Minnesota educators Tuesday that he would like to send the state millions more dollars to match state money approved this year to increase early-childhood education.