5 EYEWITNESS NEWS Gets Inside Look at New Ballpark Water Conservation Project

As 5 EYEWITNESS NEWS examined Minnesota's water worries, many experts agreed conservation is one of the keys to sustaining the state's water supply for decades to come. And amid ongoing construction, at a stadium being built for America's favorite pastime, 5 EYEWITNESS NEWS got a glimpse into Minnesota's future...

  • MNsure Accused of Placing People on Medicaid Who Don't Qualify

    The Minnesota Legislative Auditor's Office has confirmed it is investigating complaints that allege MNsure placed people on Medicaid, which provides medical assistance to low-income people, who don't qualify. Medicaid is a taxpayer-funded program that costs Minnesotans $2 billion every year...

  • Insurance Group Worries MNsure's Renewal System Not Ready for Nov. Enrollment

    Minnesota Association of Health Underwriters Board Chair Alycia Riedl says health insurance brokers who work with MNsure are nervous. Riedly says there is no computerized renewal system in place, and if it is not functional by the next MNsure open enrollment, Nov. 15, it could affect tens of thousands of people who are already enrolled through MNsure...

  • Running Aces Harness Track Cuts Wages; Employees Worried About Job Security

    5 EYEWITNESS NEWS has obtained a letter management at Running Aces Harness Track has sent to hundreds of employees outlining plans to cut wages significantly. The letter reads in part, "economic trends recently have begun to negatively impact the Running Aces Card Room's financial viability. Absent changes to how we operate, Running Aces' future is uncertain."...

  • KSTP-TV Takes Metro Transit to Court

    KSTP-TV has filed a complaint with the Office of Administrative Hearings (OAH) over two Data Practices Act requests that were denied. Nearly a year ago, we obtained a police report about a Metro Transit bus driver who was investigated for assaulting a bicyclist...

  • Popular Mpls. South High Music Director Mysteriously Resigns

    5 EYEWITNESS NEWS has learned the long-time music director at Minneapolis South High School resigned just one week after a complaint was filed against him with Minneapolis Public Schools. Scott Carter taught at South High for 21 years and, as director of the band and jazz ensemble, the school's music program won numerous awards and was recognized nationally...

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