ST. PAUL — The University of Minnesota is seeking an $87 million bump in state funding over the next two years, and even that won’t keep students from having to pay more for tuition. University President Eric Kaler made a case for the increase in funding at the Capitol on Wednesday, Jan. 9, touting the university’s economic impact and bringing in students and faculty to speak to the work they do in the state.
ST. PAUL — An unexpected shuffling of Minnesota's political landscape has put two rural congressional districts held by Democrats up for grabs, drawing the attention — and money — of national interest groups.
ST. PAUL—Nearly a quarter of Minnesota's registered voters cast ballots in Tuesday's state primary elections, with DFL voters nearly doubling the turnout of Republicans. Around 780,000 of the state's registered 3.2 million voters had cast ballots as of 10:40 p.m., with 83 percent of precincts reporting. More than 500,000 primary voters filled out DFL ballots.