Minneapolis shares Hennepin County with dozens of municipalities, but an ambitious study finds little common ground between the city and its suburbs in the handling of domestic abuse cases in the courts.
Are you involved in domestic violence cases as a judge, attorney, law enforcement agent or advocate? I want to hear your stories from the inside.
It is a perennial battle for the Legislature, but this time it’s different. Let’s take a closer look at who is fighting for what and why.
It’s sometimes difficult to express in simple terms just how diverse or homogenous are our communities. There’s a trick for that, it’s called the Diversity Index.
Fresh Census data shows that Minnesota’s population is becoming more diverse.
What happens next for the people who will soon find themselves without a job? Are there any special benefits for people whose jobs are shipped overseas?
Related: Minnesota’s top mass layoffs
How does Hutchinson Technology’s latest wave of layoffs, said to be somewhere in the neighborhood of 600 Minnesota workers over the next year, stack up to other mass layoffs?
Maybe you heard about the St. Cloud Pizza Hut employee who broke in in the dark hours to fry some wings. I call schemes like this DIY employee benefits. We’ve all assembled our own benefits package at some point in our adult lives, no?
A Minnesota man who just returned from a visit to his family in Libya desperately wants to be part of whatever comes next, but for now he must proceed with extreme caution.
The first-ever full-scale concert at the Metrodome was a sonic catastrophe that fans are still talking about today.
Nearly $11 million was spent lobbying the Minnesota Legislature in 2010. Have a look at who spent what.
Have you had luck reaching them? What are they saying? How are you following the news?
We have covered state agency cuts here at MinnPost, and now we want to expand our network of trusted sources to include you. We know your agency and its services have likely been affected by budget cuts and more changes are on the way.
The Transportation Security Administration logged over 167,000 claims for damaged or lost property, personal injury, and other such incidents at airports between January 2002 and May 2010. How does Minnesota stack up?
Demographic data just released by the state shows that for the first time since 2001, members of the Minnesota House of Representatives with business backgrounds outnumber any other occupation.
Every year the Environmental Protection Agency releases something called the Toxic Release Inventory, a look at who is producing, processing, and using toxic chemicals and where. Check out the companies that topped the list.
Burglaries in Minneapolis’ third precinct were up nearly 33 percent in 2010, though the city as a whole saw an increase of just under 2 percent. Still, that’s more than 4,500 burglaries.
Hundreds of people have shared their stories, tips and analysis on the courts, census data, the history of the Minnesota GOP, and even racial justice struggles in the early days of the Twins organization. Want to get in on the fun?
Chief public defenders from judicial districts across the state followed the state public defender and the chief appellate defender to the podium for a steady drumbeat of bleak testimony, hats in hand.
The U.S. Census Bureau has released its first-ever five-year data roundup from its American Community Survey. So you can now generate a profile of your immediate neighborhood It’s fascinating. Give it a try, and let us know what you find.