Former state Rep. Mike Obermueller says he raised $252,976 since he won the DFL endorsement to challenge six-term incumbent Republican Congressman John Kline in the 2nd Congressional District. Last week, Kline said he raised $428,000 in the same time period and had $1.3 million in the bank.
St. Louis County set to declare state of emergency ahead of peak flood levels
Volunteers are urgently needed for sandbagging efforts in a small community near Voyageurs National Park.
Brothers Bar & Grill closes in downtown Minneapolis
The Midwest chain closed its St. Cloud location in 2018.
Licensed physician Ken Jeong to do standup in MN this September
The licensed physician will take the stage at Treasure Island Resort and Casino on Sept. 30.
Osseo PD says officer did not pursue suspect who caused fatal crash
The crash happened in Brooklyn Park early Sunday morning.
Suspect arrested after 3 family members stabbed in Albert Lea
The three victims are related, according to police.
50,000 gallons of toilet wastewater leaks into Twin Cities lake
You may want to avoid this body of water.
Evidence that omicron strains BA.4 and BA.5 are in Minnesota
The European CDC has warned of a possible significant summer surge fueled by the omicron subvariants.
Hastings man charged for driving drunk with 2-year-old in vehicle
Matthew Quade's BAC was almost five times over the legal limit when police pulled him over last week.
Arrest made after person shot at Hopkins apartment building
Police say this was an isolated incident and that the victim and suspect knew each other.
BA.2.12.1 omicron subvariant quickly becoming dominant in MN
Experts say the subvariant is more transmissible but there is not evidence to suggest it causes more severe disease.
Teen paddle boarders rescued after 'abrupt wind change' on Lake Superior
The rescue happened off Park Point Beach Saturday.
Obermueller campaign against Kline gets a boost from Washington
The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee has added Mike Obermueller to the top of its "Red to Blue" list -- indicating his campaign will receive financial, communications, organizing and strategic support. Obermuller, who served for two years in the Minnesota House, is challenging Republican Rep. John Kline in Minnesota's 2nd Congressional District this fall.
Kline tells backers this year's campaign will be toughest as incumbent
Minnesota Congressman John Kline tells supporters in a fundraising letter that this fall's campaign will be his toughest race since he was first elected ten years ago. A national Democratic group will funnel money to challenger, Mike Obermueller.
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.
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.
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