Three different GOP races, three different winners. The reluctance of Republican voters to get behind a single candidate is good news for Minnesota's Feb. 7th primary. A tight race means more attention from candidates and the rest of the nation.
Girl arrested for allegedly shooting her mother in northern MN
The incident occurred in Morcom Township Sunday afternoon.
Video: Voyageurs camera captures remarkable footage of wildlife trail
There were wolves, moose, bears, lynx, a fisher, marten and other animals.
Minnesota taking another dip in Old Man Winter's cold tub this week
The worst of it will be Wednesday through Friday.
Town Hall Brewery in Minneapolis closes temporarily
The owner cites the omicron variant and impending vaccine/testing requirements in Minneapolis.
2 shootings in Brooklyn Park minutes apart; 1 injured
One person was almost hit, while a second person suffered non-life-threatening injuries.
Police: Suspect arrested in Willmar after firing gun at officer
The incident led to a manhunt that lasted into early Sunday morning.
Vikings lead off general manager interviews with Monti Ossenfort
Several candidates will interview for the job this week.
Firefighters respond to smoke-filled cabin to find man asleep inside
A wood stove was determined to be the cause of the smoke.
MSP snowplow drivers reach contract agreement after threatening strike
Teamsters Local 320 reached an agreement with the Metropolitan Airports Commission Saturday.
What you should know about the Vikings' head coach candidates
Seven candidates were revealed on Saturday morning.
Negative campaigning hits Minnesota: PAC backing Santorum slams Gingrich, Romney
A television ad paid for by the "Red, White, and Blue" PAC tries to link Republican presidential candidates Mitt Romney and Newt Gingrich with President Obama, saying they've all backed big government and bailouts. The hero of the ad, Rick Santorum, is coming to Minnesota this weekend with campaign stops in Eden Prairie and Bemidji.
Minnesota could be make-or-break state for Gingrich
Is Mitt Romney a lock or can Newt Gingrich bounce back? Minnesota may hold the answer. Of all the states that vote in February, one analyst thinks those of us in North Star Land may provide the best test of Romney's momentum. A recent poll showed Gingrich leading here.
Poll: Gingrich holds strong lead over Republican rivals in Minnesota
A new survey from Public Policy Polling shows Newt Gingrich capturing about 36 percent of Minnesota's likely Republican caucus-goers. That's far ahead of even his second-place rival, Mitt Romney, who draws just 18 percent. But the contest is still very much up in the air: About two-thirds of the respondents who have a preferred candidate say they might change their minds before the caucuses on Feb. 7.
Gingrich, Santorum, Paul converge on Minnesota on eve of caucuses
Rick Santorum will visit Rochester on Monday morning, Ron Paul will rally in St. Cloud, and Newt Gingrich will appear Monday evening in Bloomington. MPR has details on the campaign events. The International Business Times takes a look at what is shaping up to be a volatile and competitive race here in Minnesota, and the Associated Press says Minnesota's conservatives are veering hard right, which could be a bad sign for Romney.
Romney, Obama campaigns buy MN ads (but Wisconsin may be real target)
The Romney and Obama campaigns are making their first ad buys on Minnesota television stations. That may reflect the tightening of the race here. Or, as some pundits suspect, the ads may be aimed at viewers in the battleground state of Wisconsin. Independent groups have been running ads on behalf of the candidates, but the new ones are the first purchased by the campaigns themselves.
Tim Pawlenty pays off remaining presidential campaign debt
The former Minnesota governor owed nearly $500,000 last fall after he dropped out of the race for the GOP nomination in August. Pawlenty has also filed papers to officially terminate his campaign committee. He supports Mitt Romney for the Republican nomination to challenge President Barack Obama in November.
Romney's third-place finish likely a death blow to Pawlenty's V.P. chances
Tuesday night's Minnesota result was a humiliation to both Mitt Romney and former Governor Tim Pawlenty, a co-chair of Romney's presidential campaign. Romney went from winning Minnesota by 20 points four years ago to losing by 28 points this year.
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