The Tea Party has held events in Duluth around the tax return deadline for a few years. But organizers expect this one will to be the largest and hope it will attract thousands of supporters of a smaller government. Wisconsin Congressman Ron Johnson will be the featured speaker and a contingent from Michigan will also be on hand.
Appeal to find man, 30, missing near Mille Lacs Lake since early April
Mille Lacs Band Tribal Police issued the appeal.
Gallery: Highland Park gem just minutes away from river walks and bike paths
Blocks away from Highland Village
Kellace McDaniel named Brooklyn Center police chief
McDaniel will officially begin his new job on Monday, June 27.
Twin Cities lake reopens following toilet waste spill
About 70,000 gallons of sewage spilled into the lake in mid-May.
MN lake sturgeon spawning event marks first of its kind in over a century
Conservationists celebrate a huge milestone for the living fossil of the fish world.
Police: 18-year-old woman carjacked outside Plymouth Target
The armed carjacking occurred just before 10 p.m. in the parking lot Wednesday.
St. Paul man pleads guilty to robbing Penn Lake Roast Beef, shooting owner
Devon Dwyane Reginald Glover, 22, shot Kevan Tran during the June 2020 robbery.
Charges: Man shot brother in the eye, let his body decompose in camper
James Robert Hess faces second-degree murder charges for the shooting death of his brother, William Harold Hess Jr.
Coupled charged after $75k worth of fentanyl pills seized during traffic stop
Christopher James Payne and Kaley Maria Wethern have been charged in the seizure.
Video: Plane with blown tire makes emergency landing at MSP Airport
An aviation enthusiast caught the moment on video.
Nearly 1,000 gather for Tea Party rally in Duluth
The group's fourth annual rally was packed on Sunday, with supporters calling for lower government spending. The keynote speaker, a Republican representative from Wisconsin, slammed President Obama and called the federal health care overhaul "the single greatest assault on our freedom I’ve seen in my lifetime."
Bachmann, Cain to rally Tea Party at Republican convention
U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann is scheduled to join fellow former GOP presidential hopeful Herman Cain as a speaker at a “Unity” Tea Party rally at the Republican National Convention – an event aimed at both promoting solidarity with the party and serving notice to it that the Tea Party can't be ignored.
Tea Party group turns on Michele Bachmann
The group American Majority says it's time for Michele Bachmann to get out of the presidential race. The executive director for the group that champions Tea Party principals--a strong core of Bachmann's support--says Bachmann is 'a back-bencher and has been a back bencher congressperson for years.'
Cravaack race seen as litmus test for Tea Party influence
Minnesota's Chip Cravaack and Wisconsin's Sean Duffy became symbols of Tea Party influence two years ago by winning Congressional seats in districts that Democrats had help for decades. As the Tea Party tries to solidify its place in Republican politics, many eyes are watching to see if those surprise winners of 2010 can hold onto their seats in Washington.
Longest-serving member of House GOP ousted in primary by Tea Party candidate
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.
'Occupy' and 'Tea Party' use same constitutional right
They may seem to be polar opposites, but, these two groups have something very fundamental in common.
Duluth activists plan to actively ignore 'white pride' rally
A group called the Supreme White Alliance is planning a rally in Duluth to protest an ad campaign with the slogan "It’s hard to see racism when you’re white." Activists on the other side are encouraging people to stay away and not engage with a group that they say is seeking attention and trying to recruit new members.
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