Minn. Senate GOP wants to use COVID funds to slash tuition

The University of Minnesota campus, pictured in April 2020.  GLEN STUBBE • glen.stubbe@startribune.com

Senate Republicans are pushing a 5% tuition cut in exchange for funding the Minnesota State college system and want the University of Minnesota to slash its tuition by 3%.

Judge backs aggravating factors in Chauvin trial, clears way for longer prison term

Derek Chauvin

Judge Peter Cahill finds that former officer Derek Chauvin abused authority, treated George Floyd "with particular cruelty."

Jim Klobuchar, longtime Star Tribune columnist and adventurer, dies at 93

Jim Klobuchar was photographed his apartment in Golden Valley in 2015.

The father of Sen. Amy Klobuchar spent more than four decades in journalism.

Minneapolis council is warned against using city resources to advocate for policing ballot questions

Walter Fromm with People’s Canvas, center, stood by as a witness while Josh Martin of Minneapolis signed a petition to change the Minneapolis city c

The future of the Minneapolis Police Department has dominated conversations in City Hall — and in the looming elections.

Cheney removal tests Minnesota Republicans

Rep. Liz Cheney, R-Wyo., speaks to reporters after House Republicans voted to oust her from her leadership post as chair of the House Republican Confe

Four GOP delegation members are mostly silent about the closed-door vote.



The Amsterdam Bar and Hall in St. Paul.

Owners of St. Paul's Amsterdam Bar fear impact of planned bike lane

Minneapolis council is warned against using city resources to advocate for policing ballot questions
Carleton College appoints prolific fundraiser as its next president
Minnesota DNR must revisit hard rock mining rules, judge says

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The Vikings open the 2021 season on the road, but hit US Bank Stadium in Week 3 vs. Seattle

A closer look: Game-by-game guide to the Vikings 2021 schedule

Happ yields most runs in 15-year career; hapless Twins fall 13-8 to White Sox
Reusse: More than lively adjectives, 'BURNSIE!' brought football savvy to Vikings
Podcast: Cousins MVP talk, Burns tribute, Lynx preview and a visit by Thad Levine

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Aaron Shilts, chief executive of NetSPI

NetSPI, a Minneapolis cybersecurity firm, raises $90 million from new investors

Mayo Clinic investment backs in-home technology for hospital-level care
Schafer: Commerce at home is the newest 'New Era in Retailing'
Jamf, Minneapolis-based provider of Apple systems, makes a $400 million deal

Jeff Bezos recently purchased a $500 million “superyacht” along with a second, smaller yacht to host a helipad.

In America, it's still springtime for billionaires

School-age kids should be tested to stop viral spread in Minnesota
Sack cartoon: Not one to panic
Readers Write: Police and white supremacist affiliation, crowd-control chemicals, police deaths, wokeness


Sack cartoon: Not one to panic
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Susan Brown keeps hives on the roof of her St. Paul chocolate shop, Mademoiselle Miel, and uses the honey in many of her confections.   RENÉE JONES S

Beekeepers are tapping into Minnesota's unique flavors and the honey is something to celebrate

Proud veteran John Fogerty will rock Mystic Lake amphitheater on July 4
You loved/feared him in 'Undoing': Check out Donald Sutherland's 7 best
There's a name for the blah you're feeling: It's called languishing

Reusse: More than lively adjectives, 'BURNSIE!' brought football savvy to Vikings

We always spent too much time offering tales about the late former Vikings coach as a character and not enough honoring him for having an exceptional football brain.

Souhan: Saints-Twins marriage one of convenience and complications

Randy Dobnak unwillingly and unwittingly provided a preview of life as a Class AAA team. The Saints will host rising stars — and big-leaguers mending injuries or mechanics.

Scoggins: It's tanking time in the NBA, and Wolves refuse to play along

The whole objective of the Timberwolves master plan is finding out how well the pieces they have acquired can fit together — even in the final week of a disappointing season.



Rep. Cedrick Frazier, DFL-New Hope, spoke during a news conference regarding new police reform proposals. LEILA NAVIDI • STAR TRIBUNE

Police reform remains sticking point in Legislature's final days

Cheney removal tests Minnesota Republicans
Minn. Senate GOP wants to use COVID funds to slash tuition
GOP dumps defiant Trump critic Cheney from top House post

This image from CBS Denver shows a Key Lime Air Metroliner that landed safely at Centennial Airport after a mid-air collision near Denver on Wednesday

2 planes collide above Denver, land with no one injured

Ohio's million-dollar idea: Lottery prizes for vaccinations
Colonial Pipeline restarts operations days after major hack
US cities see surge in deadly street racing amid pandemic

Smoke rises following Israeli airstrikes on a building in Gaza City, Thursday, May 13, 2021. Weary Palestinians are somberly marking the end of the Mu

Weary Gaza marks Muslim feast as violence spreads in Israel

Virus, Mideast turmoil stifle Eid al-Fitr celebrations
1 Swiss, 1 American die on Everest in year's 1st fatalities
Australia signs deal for 25M Moderna doses through next year

Flecks of ore containing copper, nickel, cobalt, palladium, platinum and gold seen in core samples taken from around PolyMet property.

How much gold is hiding underground in northern Minnesota?

Why does Minnesota test tornado sirens on the first Wednesday of the month?
Listen: Was Minnesota home to nuclear missiles during the Cold War?
Is Minnesota's power grid ready for widespread electric cars?

In this file photo, David Oliver, manager of special projects, held a sample that had metal speckles from the boxes of core samples at Twin Metals in

Minnesota DNR must revisit hard rock mining rules, judge says

The party's back on: Grandma's Marathon to allow spectators, live music
Great Lakes water surge eases after 2 record-setting years
Duluth's CHUM food shelf now delivers to homebound residents

Jay-Z’s discography includes “Hard Knock Life,” “99 Problems” and “Empire State of Mind.” He has had 14 No. 1 albums to his credit.

Jay-Z, Foo Fighters and Go-Go's in Rock Hall on first try

Phylicia Rashad to lead Howard College of Fine Arts
Ellen DeGeneres to end long-running TV talk show next year
Barry Jenkins on his unflinching epic 'Underground Railroad'

Jim Ross, with wife Susan (right hand) shows his collection of letters he coaxed from Hall of Fame baseball stars when he was 12 years old.brian.peter

Minnesota minister with Alzheimer's 'lights up' with baseball memories

Veteran to veteran, hospice nurses lend special camaraderie to end of life
Gender reveal: COVID was particularly cruel for working moms
Lawyer helps folks avoid being evicted