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Floods likely to spawn special session

While state and local officials have not yet tallied the damage totals from this month's historic and widespread flooding, lawmakers could be forced to take ...

Obama works at coming off more common than presidential

From the moment Barack Obama took the small stage set up in Minneapolis' Minnehaha Park, he was trying to cast an image that was more ...

Obama tries to put upbeat face on his record during Minnesota visit

With Washington bogged down in partisan gridlock, President Barack Obama came to the Twin Cities on Thursday afternoon to talk to ordinary citizens and put ...

Minnesota could face bigger carbon-reduction hurdle

Minnesota could face more aggressive greenhouse gas reductions than some neighboring states under a proposed federal rule to cut carbon dioxide from coal-fired plants, state ...

Poll shows Dayton, Franken with double-digit leads over GOP challengers

Democratic incumbents Mark Dayton and Al Franken are maintaining roughly the same double-digit leads over their Republican challengers that they had last fall, according to ...

St. Cloud celebrates addition of natural gas buses, fueling station

St. Cloud Metro Bus is running cleaner and quieter with the introduction of its new line of buses.

3 Minn. electric co-ops take a shine to solar power

In a first-of-its-kind partnership, three Minnesota electric cooperatives will jointly build a 517-kilowatt solar array to provide clean, renewable energy to homes, businesses and farms ...

MPCA Expands Air Pollution Alert in Eastern Minn.

The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency has expanded itsair pollution advisoryand has now put the eastern two-thirds of the state under an air pollution health alert.

Coal giant Peabody Energy enters Minnesota pollution debate

A debate in Minnesota about the social and environmental costs of power plant pollution has caught the attention of the world's largest private-sector coal company.

Minnesota's game animal struggle as climate changes