In some of Minnesota's hottest legislative races, DFLers invoke the government shutdown as they tell voters more gridlock will result if Republicans retain control of the Legislature. Republicans, on the other hand, are focusing on accomplishments including a bit of bipartisanship with Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton on education reforms.
Emaciated Great Danes rescued after being found living in minivan
Great Dane Rescue of Minnesota and Wisconsin posted that two of the dogs are in "rough condition" and "barely hanging on."
2 years since George Floyd's killing, Biden signs exec order on policing
The signing comes on the second anniversary of Floyd's murder by police in south Minneapolis.
Mayo Clinic, CDC address concerns over monkeypox in the US
The CDC does not currently think there is a significant threat to the general public.
Charges: Man killed brother, left body in homemade camper for 7 months
James Robert Hess, 48, faces second-degree murder charges for the death of his 52-year-old brother, William Harold Hess Jr.
Minnesota forecast: Hot, humid and severe storm chances
Bring Me The News meteorologist Sven Sundgaard says right now the best chance for storms looks like Sunday/Sunday night.
Minnesota's biggest Thai festival to be hosted in front of State Capitol
The Thai New Year, or Songkran, is one of the most celebrated holidays in Thailand.
Reservation holders at Gavin Kaysen's new restaurant asked to rebook after mishap
Mara opens next month in the Four Seasons Hotel Minneapolis.
Man dies after being shot in the head in St. Cloud
Investigators believe the suspects fled the scene in a vehicle.
Uvalde school massacre: MN Democrats call for action, Republicans prayers
The tragedy in Texas has sparked different reactions from Minnesota's congressional delegation.
St. Cloud man fires shot at police in hours-long standoff, surrenders
Shawn Lawrence Jacobs, 37, was arrested just before 4 p.m. Tuesday after he surrendered.
DFLers claim public money used for Republican campaign material
DFLers accuse 15 Republican senators of an inappropriate use of taxpayer money. But the senators say the fliers they printed were only updating constituents on what lawmakers were doing. The Democrats will ask the Ramsey County attorney to file a complaint.
State Republicans mystified over losses to DFL, shift of power
After two short years of a Republican majority, the Minnesota Legislature is back in control of the Democrats, and GOP leaders said Wednesday they are mystified by what happened during Tuesday's general election.
Senate Republicans want speedy hearing on ethics complaint against Michel
Senate Republican spokesman Steve Sviggum thinks DFLers are moving slowly to prolong their ethics complaint against Republican Geoff Michel. He says Michel was ready to have a hearing on the day the complaint was filed. Democrats say Michel failed to act appropriately after learning the Senate majority leader was having an affair with a staff member.
Worries about political backlash have Republicans backing away from right-to-work
Union-weakening legislation in several Midwestern states has lost momentum since swarms of protesters mobbed Indiana's capitol after a right-to-work measure passed there. While some Minnesota Republicans still want to pursue a Constitutional amendment, others are leery of the prospect of busloads of protesters at the Capitol and an energized union vote at the polls.
DFLer joins race against Republican Rep. Erik Paulsen
Businessman and Navy Reserve veteran Brian Barns says his main goal in Congress if he won the 3rd District would be to create jobs. Another Democrat, small business owner Sharon Sund, is also running.
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