The former state representative will run against Republican Congressman John Kline this fall. Kline is seeking his sixth term and has more than $1 million for his re-election bid.
Foligno's OT winner gives Wild fans a happy Hockey Day
A slow start gave way to the Wild's fifth win in the past six games.
Winter weather advisory issued as Saturday snow arrives
Not huge totals expected, but any snow will likely impact travel.
Report: Ryan Poles is Vikings' 'top choice' for general manager
Poles was one of two finalists revealed on Friday.
Willis carries shorthanded Gophers to beat Rutgers
The senior scored a career-high 32 points to end a four-game losing streak.
Charges: St. Paul man had sexual contact 'multiple times' with 12-year-old girl
Marcus Steichen, 21, is charged with first-degree criminal sexual conduct.
Charges: Mom killed infant son just weeks after getting him back from foster care
The 10-month-old died in her care in Brooklyn Park last April.
Minnesota's 'frozen potato freeway' closure attracts plenty of comment
It was, let's face it, a very Minnesotan reason for a freeway closure.
U of M fraternity raises money for chef's knee surgery
The GoFundMe has raised around $1,700 of its $5,000 goal.
7 restaurant, bar groups sue Minneapolis over dining vaccine mandate
"Minneapolis bars and restaurants are being used as pawns..." the lawsuit said.
Woman fatally shot in St. Paul's North End neighborhood
It's the fourth homicide so far this year in St. Paul.
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.
Oberstar endorses Nolan in 8th Congressional District
Former 8th District Congressman Jim Oberstar formally endorsed Rick Nolan Monday to unseat first-term GOP Rep. Chip Cravaack this fall. Nolan, the DFL-endorsed candidate, faces a primary in August against former state Sen. Tarryl Clark and former Duluth City Council President Jeff Anderson.
Rep. John Kline fighting for re-election in redrawn district
The popular fifth-term congressman has to fight a bit harder than he is used to in his re-election bid this year against Democrat Mike Obermueller in the 2nd District race. The candidates plan to launch TV ads on Tuesday, the Associated Press reports.
Obermueller releases TV ad in 2nd Congressional District race
Former DFL state Rep. Mike Obermueller is going up against incumbent U.S. Rep. John Kline in the 2nd Congressional District. The ad focuses on a fictional pizza shop and poses the question: "What if you ran a business like the federal government?" Obermueller, narrator in the ad, criticizes wasteful government spending and tax breaks for millionaires.
Tarryl Clark raises $320k for bid to challenge Rep. Chip Cravaack
Clark is one of three Democrats seeking the nomination to unseat the first-term Republican Congressman. Her campaign now has nearly $420,000. Meanwhile, incumbent Republican Rep. John Kline has more than $1 million for his re-election bid while Democrat Rep. Collin Peterson has more than $750,000 on hand. Candidates who have not yet filed their fundraising reports for the first quarter have until Sunday.
Republicans to endorse candidate to challenge DFL Congressman Tim Walz
Allen Quist and Mike Parry are both seeking the GOP endorsement to run against Rep. Walz in November. Republicans will gather for their 1st District Convention in Mankato Saturday. Walz is seeking his fourth term in Washington.
California Congressional candidate seeks Hmong support in Minnesota
A Hmong man hoping to make history in Fresno, Calif., can't get votes here but he can get crucial support and cash. "He's not just representing California," a Hmong business owner in the Twin Cities tells Kare 11. "He's definitely representing all the Hmong here in Minnesota too."
California congressional candidate seeks support of Minnesota Hmong
He may be running for a seat representing California, but Blong Xiong has Minnesota residents pulling for him. If elected, he would be the first Hmong American to serve in Congress.
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