MPR News Update
MPR News Update Fri. 5-1-1505/01/15
Back to the drawing board for SWLRT? Some say yes. DFL'ers ask for changes to environment budget bill. HIV infections up in MN. Aztec dancers celebrate May Day.
MPR News Update Thu. 4-30-15
MN House passes tax bill; Senate passes education funding bill. Report finds Minnesota's waters in trouble. Closing the gaps in infant mortality.
MPR News Update Wed. 4-29-15
House Republicans vote to end MinnesotaCare. Fargo elects mayor. Dayton bans radio collars for moose research.
MPR News Update Tue. 4-28-15
Dems, GOP square off over state budget bills. Is SWLRT in jeopardy? Landowner kicks hikers off stretch of popular North Shore trail. Bird flu continues to spread in MN.
MPR News Update Mon. 4-27-15
Efforts to fight bird flu ramp up in MN. Budget talks heat up at the capitol. Wolves killing more dogs in northern Minnesota.
MPR News Update Fri. 4-24-15
The latest on the flu - in people and birds... Some officials in Minneapolis are signaling an openness to consider helping build a soccer stadium... Some state lawmakers want to disconnect death and taxes... And, Joe Dowling looks back at two decades...
MPR News Update Thu. 4-23-15
Somali moms speak out... Will there be poultry in the poultry barns this summer at the state fair? The highest paid workers in the city of Minneapolis are in line for even more pay... What did one state lawmaker say that angered colleagues from north...
MPR News Update Wed. 4-22-15
Today: Governor Dayton's efforts at closing disagreements on the budget... A temporary halt to school testing in Minnesota... The response to future layoffs on the Iron Range... Efforts to dissuade young people from joining gangs in St. Paul.
MPR News Update Tue. 4-21-15
More on the arrests of Twin Cities men in a terror probe...What's behind the avian flu outbreak? A plan for big tax cuts... A Twin Cities police department looks for more space... Robots do the jobs of small town workers... A new Target line touches a...
MPR News Update 4-20-15
Norm Coleman back in the news for helping moderate Republicans... A look at the week ahead at the State Capitol... Target wants to get to know you better... A Minnesota author is also into artist...A stone mason shapes St. Paul.
MPR News Update Fri. 4-17-15
Police in Robbinsdale shot a woman reported to be carrying a knife last night. Two people were injured in an early-morning shooting at a Norwood Young America gas station. A man is due in Wisconsin court today in the stabbing death of a fisherman on...
MPR News Update Thu. 4-16-15
The DNR is collecting thousands of waterfowl droppings hoping to prove that migrating ducks and geese brought avian influenza into the state. Some North Minneapolis business owners are wondering if they can rebuild or relocate after a huge fire....
MPR News Update Wed. 4-15-15
The Crystal man accused of killing his 10-year-old son will be making an appearance in Hennepin County Court today. A Minneapolis police civilian oversight group is recommending that police officers collect more data on people they temporarily detain,...
MPR News Update Tue. 4-14-15
The father of a 10-year-old Crystal boy missing for nearly a month before his body was found in the Mississippi River over the weekend could face murder charges. The U.S. Department of Education is visiting the St. Cloud Area School District amid...
MPR News Update Mon. 4-13-15
The Crystal Police Department says the case of 10-year-old Barway Collins is now a homicide investigation. There was an early morning fire at Minneapolis City Hall. People who collect and recycle consumer electronics say it's a busy time of year for...
MPR News Update Fri. 4-10-15
If Governor Mark Dayton was looking to change legislative minds in last night's State of the State address, it was hard to find converts. A Minnesota infectious disease expert says containing the state's avian flu outbreak will depend on figuring out...
MPR News Update Thu. 4-9-15
Governor Mark Dayton prepares to give his fifth State of the State speech tonight. Minnesota's best-known walleye fishery is getting its tightest restrictions ever. State officials are reporting the biggest turkey flock hit yet by avian flu. And...
MPR News Update Wed. 4-8-15
Governor Mark Dayton says it would be "imprudent'' to not consider a public-works construction bill this year, given low interest rates and high demand for infrastructure upgrades. However, Majority House Republicans say they are reluctant to pass a...
MPR News Update Tue. 4-7-15
Governor Dayton to introduce bonding bill. 2nd District Rep. Kline has new Democratic challenger. St. Louis River in N. Minnesota added to list of 10 most endangered rivers
MPR News Update Mon. 4-6-15
Battle brews in legislature over proposed HHS cuts. Is Minnesota's Congressional delegation optimistic things will get done this session? MN farms swallow up wetlands, grasslands at highest rate in nation.
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