Candidates have begun filing to run for elected positions ranging from the Minnesota Legislature to the U.S. Congress. The filing period for the 2012 election opened Tuesday at the Secretary of State's office and continues through June 5.
Sound of shots, mass panic at Richfield football game streamed live on YouTube
Gunfire caused panic at a varsity football game Friday night.
Gunfire outside stadium halts Richfield/Kennedy football game
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K-9 search leads to $36K fentanyl seizure during traffic stop
A traffic stop was made after the vehicle was seen speeding through the area.
Gov. Walz reacts to Tuesday death of Mankato West student
The governor is a former geography teacher at the high school.
Teen pleads guilty to Minneapolis carjacking, admits to others
The man was yanked out of the vehicle by witnesses before fleeing the scene.
Three plead guilty to roles in murder on Red Lake Reservation
The 2019 murder left another person seriously injured.
Sheriff: Heifer shot and butchered on farmer's pasture near Aitkin
Anyone with information regarding the incident is encouraged to call the Clearwater County Sheriff's Office.
Charges: Man kidnapped woman at gunpoint, forced her to withdraw $1,500
The 56-year-old suspect is accused of forcing the woman to the Seward neighborhood in Minneapolis.
Police arrest suspect in Oakdale after 10-hour standoff
The standoff with police lasted over 10 hours Friday.
Oldest canoe ever found in Great Lakes region excavated in Wisconsin
The boat was recovered in Lake Mendota on Thursday.
5 Minnesota cities to visit for the best of fall colors
Time it right and you can make multiple trips across the fall.
Libertarian presidential candidate joined by Ventura during Minn. stop
Libertarian presidential candidate Gary Johnson spoke at Macalester College in St. Paul as part of his nationwide tour Friday, and told a crowd if he were elected, he would abolish the Federal Reserve, legalize marijuana and repeal personal and corporate income taxes.
New Minn. business filings up nearly 13 percent from last year
New business filings in Minnesota are on track for an all-time record this year. In the first eight months of the year, Secretary of State Mark Ritchie reports there were 42,935 new business filings -- that's 4,772 more than the same period last year.
Unexpected write-in candidate ponders surprise mayoral victory
Kenneth Wittman, who was elected mayor in Lake Lillian, Minn., still hasn't decided whether he's going accept or decline the job, the West Central Tribune reports. Whitman didn't campaign for the position, but received 13 write-in votes to win the election.
Lawsuit filed against DNR to stop Minn. wolf hunt
Two groups have filed a lawsuit against the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources to try to stop a wolf hunting season on Nov. 3. The Center for Biological Diversity in Tucson and locally based Howling for Wolves claims the DNR did not allow the opportunity for public input on the bill.
Greg Pariseau: Portrait of a last-minute candidate
Each election cycle, someone unexpected — or unknown — files to run for office on the last day of filing. MinnPost takes you inside the 11th-hour making of a political candiate with a look at how Greg Pariseau ended up running for state representative. Pariseau got an invitation to run the night before the deadline -- in an email from the DFL. He showed it to his wife. "Go for it," she said.
Remember the shutdown? DFL legislative candidates hope you do
At this time last year a countdown to the shutdown was underway at the Capitol. DFL candidates are reminding folks of those days and saying the scene could repeat itself if Republicans keep control of the Legislature. A Republican leader says Minnesotans are not talking about last year and have moved on.
Debates set as Wisconsin candidates gear up for gubernatorial rematch
Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett and Republican Governor Scott Walker will debate at least twice before the June fifth recall election. The two faced each other 18 months ago. But much has changed since Walker's victory.
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