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December 2, 2016
Minnesota expects $1.4 billion budget surplus
ST. PAUL — Minnesota policymakers should have a $1.4 billion available when they start to draw up a two-year state budget in a month, state officials announced Friday, Dec. 2.
December 2, 2016 - 10:21am
November 12, 2015
Anonymous donor gives Minnesota Public Radio $10 million
The donor is a longtime supporter who is passionate about classical music and music education, MPR News reported.
November 12, 2015 - 8:29am
October 15, 2015
Minnesota unemployment rate down
Minnesota's unemployment rate dropped to 3.8 percent in September, a 0.2 percentage point fall from August, the Department of Employment and Economic Development announced Thursday.
October 15, 2015 - 2:56pm
March 14, 2015
Duluth Catholic school receives $1 million donation
The Catholic school has about 120 children in its student body, ranging from preschool up to sixth grade.
March 14, 2015 - 2:20pm
February 25, 2015
Phasing out Social Security tax on seniors considered in Minnesota
If Social Security were not taxed, the average Minnesota senior citizen would save $600 a year, the committee heard.
February 25, 2015 - 9:19pm
Revised Minnesota budget forecast to be released Friday
An early December forecast predicted the state will have a $1 billion surplus, but good economic reports since then have led many state officials to predict better news Friday.
February 25, 2015 - 9:12pm
January 27, 2015
Nashwauk man guilty of bilking uncle out of $1 million
Patrick Vincent Pecchia, 55, pleaded to a charge of financial exploitation of a vulnerable adult, a felony, on Monday in district court in Grand Rapids.
January 27, 2015 - 9:11am
January 13, 2015
Minnesota revenues up
Minnesotans paid more in taxes than expected the last two months, Minnesota Management and Budget reported Monday.
January 13, 2015 - 6:46am
December 23, 2014
Bemidji municipal liquor stores rank 4th in Minnesota for net profit
The city of Bemidji's two off-sale liquor stores lead most of the state in net profits and racked up more than $5.3 million in gross sales revenue during 2013, according to data released Tuesday by the Minnesota Auditor's office.
December 23, 2014 - 10:19pm
December 4, 2014
$1 billion Minnesota state budget surplus predicted
State officials announced this morning that better-than-expected revenues are expected to give the state budget $1 billion bigger than previous predictions. Revenues are expected to be up compared to a February version of the revenue report.
December 4, 2014 - 9:52am
September 9, 2014
Minnesota couple win $11.7M Hot Lotto jackpot
The amount was the largest Hot Lotto prize in Minnesota history, according to the Minnesota Lottery.
September 9, 2014 - 9:23pm
July 24, 2014
Rosemount athletic association official charged with stealing more than $113,000
The longtime finance director for a youth sports organization has been charged with five counts of felony theft for allegedly stealing $113,532 from the Rosemount Area Athletic Association between 2011 and 2013.
July 24, 2014 - 9:46pm
March 19, 2014
Sunday liquor sales in Minnesota get toe in door
ST. PAUL -- A Minnesota Senate committee is considering "baby steps" that eventually could lead toward Sunday liquor sales.
March 19, 2014 - 8:19pm
February 28, 2014
Minnesota surplus up to $1.2 billion
ST. PAUL — The Minnesota and national economies are growing and so is a state budget surplus, but an agreement about what to do with the surplus appears not to be growing so fast.
February 28, 2014 - 5:48pm