Freshman Minnesota Republican Chip Cravaack released his campaign finance report Friday, which revealed that he has $898,681 in cash on hand for his re-election bid for the traditionally DFL-leaning congressional district in northern Minnesota. The figure is more than triple the amount Former Sen. Tarryl Clark has, who is expected to be the top fundraiser among three DFLers competing in an Aug. 14 primary.
Thunder selects Chet Holmgren 2nd overall in NBA Draft
The Minneapolis native becomes the highest-drafted Minnesotan in NBA history.
One airlifted after crash on rural Scott County highway
The State Patrol shut down Highway 282 in both directions Thursday afternoon.
Police investigating after two men found dead in Maple Grove
Few details are known about the investigation.
Gallery: Charming, Northeast Minneapolis Home is perfect for first-time homebuyers
Located in the Holland neighborhood, it's near the Eastside Co-op, tons of amazing restaurants, breweries, and a distillery
Eden Prairie 19-year-old killed in crash near Valleyfair is ID'd
Alcohol is believed to be a factor in this crash, involving a 26-year-old driver from Hopkins.
Man pleads guilty for threatening to kill Hennepin County employees
Peter Robert Berry has a criminal history dating back to the 1970s, according to court records.
Fourth person sentenced for murder of Minneapolis realtor
Lyndon Wiggins is the fourth person that has been sentenced in the kidnapping and killing of Monique Baugh.
Paraglider airlifted to hospital after winds cause crash
Winds impacted the paraglider's ascent.
Woman, 29, dies in two-vehicle crash south of Mora
The crash occurred in Brunswick Township just after 1 p.m. Wednesday.
Kline has $1.3M in bank for re-election bid in redrawn 2nd District
U.S. Rep. John Kline has $1.3 million in the bank as he seeks re-election in a newly redrawn 2nd Congressional District, his campaign spokesman Troy Young said Friday. The Republican Congressman, who has represented the 2nd District since 2003, is facing a wider Democratic voting base since the district was redrawn.
Cravaack, Nolan already taking jabs at each other
Republican Rep. Chip Cravaack didn't wait long after Tuesday's primaries to take a shot at his Democratic opponent in Minnesota's 8th Congressional District. On Wednesday, Cravaack kicked off his re-election campaign by calling former Rep. Rick Nolan a "big-government guy," and Nolan called himself a "real true native of this district" in reference to his party's issue with Cravaack’s family moving to New Hampshire.
Pressure on Gauthier to drop re-election bid intensifies
The top Democrat in the Minnesota House wants Rep. Kerry Gauthier, DFL-Duluth, off the November ballot. Gauthier has been under fire since it was revealed last week that he had a sexual encounter at a highway rest stop with a 17-year-old boy.
DFL caucus-goers back Rick Nolan to challenge Cravaack in 8th District
Nolan, who served in Congress during the 1970's, hopes to challenge freshman Republican Chip Cravaack. On caucus night he bested fellow Democrats Jeff Anderson and Tarryl Clark. But the trio may be headed to a primary election.
Ellison has almost $143K in re-election coffers
Minnesota's Fifth Congressional District Rep. Keith Ellison's campaign has $142,959 in the bank for his re-election bid against Republican Chris Fields, a campaign report said Friday. The Democrat Ellison will face off against Fields in a debate Aug. 29 at the Minnesota State Fair.
Gauthier changes mind, drops re-election bid
State Rep. Kerry Gauthier, DFL-Duluth, announced Wednesday morning that he was moving ahead with his re-election campaign. By evening he had changed his mind, forced out of the race by the furor surrounding his acknowledgement last week that he met a 17-year-old for sex at a highway rest stop.
Uff da: Franken, Cravaack co-winners of hot dish bake-off
All righty, then. A hot dish competition within Minnesota's Congressional delegation featured ingredients ranging from Spam to a pheasant shot by Rep. Erik Paulsen. In the end, Chip Cravaack's cheese and egg dish tied with Al Franken's wild rice and mushroom entry in a bi-partisan finish.
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