The 104-year-old carousel continues to operate its normal summer hours, though many volunteers departed after Colleen Murphy Roth was recently ousted as director of the nonprofit that runs the attraction.
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While fair-goers will have to decide for themselves about the political utility of the booths, we’ve taken it upon ourselves to critique the important things: style, location and stuff.
The Fellows will receive up to $100,000 to develop leadership skills that they can then use to develop their communities. This year’s group includes many immigrants and a selection from North Minneapolis.
Two long-time political volunteers discuss what they see from the DFL and GOP booths.
Minnesotans get a chance to participate in the presidential nomination process with precinct caucuses for both parties on March 1.
The 7 p.m. speech will be Dayton’s sixth State of the State.
The St. Paul Police homicide unit had previously investigated “critical cases,” including police shootings, but now will contact the BCA or Hennepin County Sheriff’s office.
Chutich will be the first openly gay justice on the state’s highest court.
The University of Minnesota Libraries’ Jean-Nickolaus Tretter Collection in Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender Studies received the Newlen-Symons Award.
Sanders will attend a Duluth rally at 3 p.m. and a St. Paul rally at 7 p.m.
About 10,000 newly-minted voting-age Minnesotans will get the notice each month.
The local overall job picture continues to improve; the national unemployment rate is 5 percent.
MCF is made up of most of the grantmakers in the state; they collectively award more than $1 billion a year.
Gov. Dayton named Schuerger to the five-member commission that regulates the state’s electric, natural gas and telephone services.
State Rep. Mary Franson, a Republican from Alexandria, will head the committee.
The exiled Tibetan spiritual leader was at the Rochester medical center last September, too, for a checkup.
Wahi replaces Judge Mary Theisen, who has retired.
A major breakfast event in Minneapolis and a family celebration in St. Paul were among the features of today’s holiday.
Chief Tom Smith is stepping down; city officials will hold the forums and use a 32-person search committee to help select a new chief.
Warth, who is turning 80, will lead a group to raise money for the program, which has sent 34 million books to 49 countries in Africa since 1988.