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Corruption Allegations Plague Minnesota’s Driver and Vehicle Services (DVS)

Several weeks ago, we reported that—in the face of months-long lines to take driving exams—Minnesota’s Driver and Vehicle Services (DVS), part of the Minnesota...

How does Minnesota’s DHS keep owing the Feds money?

State Senator Michelle Benson (R-Ham Lake) is the chair of the Health and Human Services Committee in the Minnesota Senate, the committee that oversees...

The Feds Want Their Missing Money Back From Minnesota DHS

Ongoing reporting at Alpha News has covered the problems and scandals at Minnesota’s Department of Human Services (DHS), the largest state agency with a...

Former Walz official under investigation, as is her husband’s “charity”

In late July, as part of Alpha News’ ongoing coverage of turmoil and mismanagement in the administration of Minnesota Democrat governor Tim Walz, we...

Minnesota government overpaid two tribes $25 million

Two Native American tribes—Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe and the White Earth Nation—were overpaid by Minnesota’s Department of Human Services (DHS) to provide Suboxone,...

University Professor Steals Money, Republican Lawmakers Call for Action

University administrators began investigating Professor of Education Aaron Doering after 5 Eyewitness News requested Doering’s expense and travel reimbursement forms from the school. First-class flights,...

Why Are Millionaires Able to Receive Food Stamps?

Rob Undersander, a retired engineer in Waite Park, Minnesota, wasn’t eager to go public about being a millionaire, but he wanted to expose a...

New Program Would Allocate $900,000 Annually to Pay Minnesota Homeowners Who...

Governor Walz already sent out an executive order earlier this session that aims to restore the “Healthy, Diverse Pollinator Populations that Sustain...

Republicans Sign On to Bills Giving Millions to Somali Programs

A group of bills were introduced in the Minnesota legislature this session that would appropriate money to specific ethnic groups, paid for...

Mayor Carter didn’t have $100k for Independence Day fireworks but does...

On Independence Day last year, there was no “rocket’s red glare” or “bombs bursting in air” to give “proof through the night that...