Eden Prairie business executive Brandon Sawalich has picked up some endorsements in his bid to become the new state party chair. The only other announced candidate is a relative unknown, but a few other possibilities are still considering joining the race.
2 years since George Floyd's killing, Biden signs exec order on policing
The signing comes on the second anniversary of Floyd's murder by police in south Minneapolis.
Mayo Clinic, CDC address concerns over monkeypox in the US
The CDC does not currently think there is a significant threat to the general public.
Charges: Man killed brother, left body in homemade camper for 7 months
James Robert Hess, 48, faces second-degree murder charges for the death of his 52-year-old brother, William Harold Hess Jr.
Minnesota forecast: Hot, humid and severe storm chances
Bring Me The News meteorologist Sven Sundgaard says right now the best chance for storms looks like Sunday/Sunday night.
Minnesota's biggest Thai festival to be hosted in front of State Capitol
The Thai New Year, or Songkran, is one of the most celebrated holidays in Thailand.
Reservation holders at Gavin Kaysen's new restaurant asked to rebook after mishap
Mara opens next month in the Four Seasons Hotel Minneapolis.
Man dies after being shot in the head in St. Cloud
Investigators believe the suspects fled the scene in a vehicle.
Uvalde school massacre: MN Democrats call for action, Republicans prayers
The tragedy in Texas has sparked different reactions from Minnesota's congressional delegation.
St. Cloud man fires shot at police in hours-long standoff, surrenders
Shawn Lawrence Jacobs, 37, was arrested just before 4 p.m. Tuesday after he surrendered.
Republican consultant Pat Shortridge joins race for party chair, Osskopp out
Former State Representative Mike Osskopp has dropped out of the race for Republican party chair and endorsed the newest entrant, Pat Shortridge. The Minnesota GOP will meet in St. Cloud on December 31st to select a new party leader.
Who will lead Minnesota's Republican party? List of possibilities is forming
Tony Sutton's sudden resignation as party chair last week leaves Minnesota Republicans looking for new leadership. Here's a list of some names that are possibilities and others who have ruled themselves out.
New deputy chair will fill in as interim leader of Minnesota GOP
The central committee of Minnesota's Republican party elected Kelly Fenton of Woodbury to be deputy chair. But she'll also be the interim party chair after Tony Sutton abruptly resigned from that post Friday night.
More elected Republicans urging embattled GOP chair Carnahan to resign
It's over her close connection to Anton Lazzaro, who's accused of child sex trafficking.
Chair in noose display aimed at Obama
A homeowner outside Rochester readily admits to KAAL that her display of a chair hung by a noose is a direct reference to President Barack Obama – and his race. As a finishing touch, Laura Mulholland put a bayonet through the chair's seat. "President Obama needs to go, by the ballot box," she says. A number of locals, weighing in on Facebook, think the display is offensive.
Sen. Warren Limmer won't run for GOP party chair
Republican activists will meet Saturday to pick a state party leader to replace Tony Sutton, who resigned earlier this month. Limmer's announcement that he'll withdraw leaves three others in the race: GOP operative Pat Shortridge, Second Congressional District GOP chair Terry McCall and Todd McIntyre.
Former state rep. out of race for GOP chair due to COVID infection
Jim Newberger had been aiming to replace the recently-resigned Jennifer Carnahan.
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