Republicans in the Lake Minnetonka area have chosen Tea Party organizer Cindy Pugh over 22-year State Rep. Steve Smith. Pugh was inspired by U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann to run for office and criticized Smith as a career politician. Smith had union backing after his support for a new Vikings stadium.
Donations pour in for family of pregnant mom killed in crash
An online fundraiser had raised more than $22,000 in just 16 hours.