Each election cycle, someone unexpected — or unknown — files to run for office on the last day of filing. MinnPost takes you inside the 11th-hour making of a political candiate with a look at how Greg Pariseau ended up running for state representative. Pariseau got an invitation to run the night before the deadline -- in an email from the DFL. He showed it to his wife. "Go for it," she said.
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.
Hopkins suffers rare loss to No. 1 ranked Sidwell Friends
The Royals held their own in a battle of the nation's best.
Dave Chappelle announces last-minute comedy show in Minneapolis
Former Comedy Central star Dave Chappelle is making an unexpected appearance in Minneapolis Thursday night at the State Theatre. The show was announced Wednesday afternoon -- about 30 hours before the show. The rare Twin Cities appearance for the former "Chappelle's Show" star is expected to sell out quickly.
Remember the shutdown? DFL legislative candidates hope you do
At this time last year a countdown to the shutdown was underway at the Capitol. DFL candidates are reminding folks of those days and saying the scene could repeat itself if Republicans keep control of the Legislature. A Republican leader says Minnesotans are not talking about last year and have moved on.
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