The Government Accountability Board said Friday that the recall election of Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker and the primary election that accompanied it cost Wisconsin taxpayers $13.5 million. Some of the costs associated with the recall election -- in which Walker retained his post --- included payment of poll workers, staff salaries, printing ballots and programming election equipment.
Ant's massive slam leads Timberwolves to fifth straight win
The dunk didn't count, but provided the highlight of the night.
WIld arrive late, Cam Talbot stays on point to beat Devils
Despite a 30-minute delay, the Wild picked up a 3-2 victory.
Appeal to find 35-year-old missing from Oak Grove home
Police say he's not believed to be in danger.
7 MN Republicans urge states to audit 2020 election results
There has been no evidence of significant fraud in any single U.S. state.
How many MN kids age 5-11 have received a COVID vaccine dose?
The governor says the state has one of the highest child vaccination rates in the U.S.
Seven juveniles arrested in connection with stolen vehicles in Woodbury
Woodbury authorities have issued a warning following a spate of auto thefts.
1 dead after driver crashes into stalled vehicle on shoulder
The vehicle stopped on the side of the road was unoccupied at the time.
MDH has tips for how to handle vaccine talk at the Thanksgiving table
That's ... interesting.
Update: Vikings say Griffen is out of his home, 'getting the care he needs'
After hours in his residence, the 33-year-old exited "without incident," the team said.
Minnesota's COVID-19 update for Wednesday, November 24
The latest data from MDH.
Gov. Walker recall officially on in Wisconsin
What will surely be one of the most watched political contests in the country has just started next door. Wisconsin's Republican governor, Scott Walker, is facing a historic recall after more than a year of high-profile protests. So what happens next? Talking Points Memo explains the process, while the Los Angeles Times explores what this means for the presidential race and the larger political climate.
Wisconsin re-elects Scott Walker to finish first term
Republican Governor Scott Walker emerged as the winner in Wisconsin's recall election. Walker defeated his Democratic challenger, Tom Barrett, for the second time in less than two years. The result seems to vindicate Walker's move last year to strip the collective bargaining rights of most public employee unions.
Wisconsin GOP sues election and ethics agency over Walker recall
The state GOP has filed suit against Wisconsin's Accountability Board over their handling of the recall effort. The lawsuit asks a judge to eliminate duplicate names, illegible signatures and clearly fake petitioners. Previously the board had said names, including Mickey Mouse or Adolf Hitler, would be accepted as long as they were accompanied by real addresses and proper dates.
Analysis: Walker wins in Wisconsin
Gov. Scott Walker survived a highly contentious recall election in Wisconsin on Tuesday, defeating Democrat and Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett. What did the result say about Walker, his stand against public employee unions, big money vs. grassroots campaigning and what's next for the two parties?
Pawlenty campaigns with Scott Walker in La Crosse
Wisconsin's gubernatorial recall election is two weeks away and the campaigns are in high gear. Former Minnesota Governor Tim Pawlenty joined Republican incumbent Scott Walker in La Crosse Monday. The pair visited a company that makes agricultural equipment to highlight jobs. Democrat Tom Barrett will campaign in Hudson Wednesday.
Wisconsin recall could cost $100 million or more
Talking Points Memo reports the recall could be the second most expensive campaign in the country, behind only the presidential race. If the cost gets anywhere close to that figure it would absolutely trounce the gubernatorial election itself, which came in at $37.4 million (and that set a record).
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