Even when you control for Minneapolis-St. Paul’s relatively low overall minority population, the percentage of businesses that are owned by people of color is low.
Not very — despite some high-profile candidates who are expected to increase the number of minority lawmakers come 2017.
Minnesota actually ranks pretty high among states in terms of the proportion of our legislators who are women. But it’s still well under half.
As of Wednesday morning, the secretary of state had accepted 42,088 absentee ballots, or about 15 percent of the more than 280,000 ballots cast in Tuesday’s primary.
An incumbent justice hasn’t lost a re-election bid since the 1940s. But leading up to the primary there was concern among Hudson supporters about the capricious nature of low-turnout primaries.
No shocker: our best sport is hockey. But Minnesotans are no slouches at the summer games, either.
Low expected turnout means a very small number of voters could determine the outcome of a very important election.
Control of both houses of the Minnesota Legislature hangs in the balance. These are the races that will help decide it.
How many — and what kinds of — vehicles people have vary by which part of Minnesota they live in.
The cameras are concentrated in areas the departments consider to have issues with crime rates or high levels of use.
For the past two years, the Minneapolis Police Department has been measuring “positive contacts” between police and community members.
Between 2010 and 2014, there were nearly 600 suspected Minnesota hate crimes reported to the FBI.
Even as Minnesota’s population has grown, drownings and boating fatalities have declined.
The Legislature recently required doctors and pharmacists to sign up for the database. But they don’t have to check it.
There are more than 160 regulated exotic animals currently living in Minnesota — and that’s just the registered ones.
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Because they generally pay higher tuition, out-of-state students are a key part of the University of Minnesota’s annual budget — especially in the face of decreasing support of the school from legislators in St. Paul.
The list of the top books checked out in metro-area libraries contains some surprises.