Politics

Two Police Arrest Videos Impact the Lives of Two People from...

Story published: June 18, 2020 The three-minute video left little dispute over what happened. A then 20-year-old Taylor Kueng, who identifies as gender non-binary (they/them/theirs), filmed...

A Recent Exhibit Showcased ‘Portraits’ at Norway House

  John Kaul has been witnessing history at the Minnesota State Capitol for half a century as a staffer and lobbyist, but this spring he...

Minnesota’s Special Session Will Address Criminal Justice Reforms

  The special session of the Minnesota Legislature was initially necessary for the governor to extend his emergency powers during the COVID-19 pandemic. But with...

State Leaders Struggle in the Fallout from George Floyd’s Killing

  Minnesota Governor Tim Walz and state officials stood together after an unreal stretch of days with the Twin Cities burning in anguish, looting and lawlessness after...

The 2020 legislative session ends. But a special session is ahead.

  It was a big week of executive action for DFL Gov. Tim Walz, who announced his extension of emergency powers - though he has...

Minnesota Puts a Rush on Ramping Up Telehealth During a Pandemic

  Story published: May 4, 2020 Nurse practitioner Jennifer Murphy sees a patient through a video screen at Open Door Health Center in Mankato, Minn. The...

As Some Businesses Reopen, Schools Remain Closed

  Gov. Tim Walz is allowing more businesses to reopen at the end of April, as he did with golf courses recently. As many as...

An Insulin Deal Is Done During the Coronavirus Crisis

  As lawmakers return to the Minnesota State Capitol wearing masks and practicing social distancing, they managed to pass emergency insulin relief amidst the coronavirus...

Minnesota Legislators Focus on Housing Issues

As the 2020 legislative session kicked off, many lawmakers have put Minnesota's housing crisis under a microscope. From funding ideas and others solutions to...

Bemidji Residents Grapple With Racial Reconciliation and Healing

  Story originally reported in May 2018 One Greater Minnesota reporter Kaomi Goetz looked into how Bemidji Truth and Reconciliation and others are trying to reconcile a historically...