Independent groups are funneling money into a Senate race in the Edina area that's shaping up as Minnesota's most expensive legislative contest. Supporters of Republican Keith Downey and DFLer Melisa Franzen say each has been unfairly maligned by attacks in television ads and mailings. The district also includes parts of Bloomington, Eden Prairie, and Minnetonka.
Pedestrian fatally struck by motorist in Isanti County
It was one of at least five fatal incidents on Minnesota roads since Friday.