Bob Cummins, who has donated more than $3.5 million to Minnesota Republican causes, is telling allies he has had it with Republicans in the Minnesota Legislature and will not give their campaigns any cash this year, according to multiple sources, the Star Tribune reports. Cummins, CEO of Plymouth-based Primera Technology, is reportedly frustrated over legislators' failure to approve a "right-to-work" constitutional amendment that would limit union power.
Part of North Shore Scenic Drive closed due to coastal erosion
A permanent repair is being planned for 2023.
BCA: Missing 15-year-old from Glencoe might be in the Twin Cities
Treasure Robinson was last seen Sept. 17.
Sven Sundgaard responds to AccuWeather's winter forecast
Take anything beyond a couple weeks with a grain of salt, warns meteorologist Sven Sundgaard.
Rage Against the Machine cancels rest of tour, including MN shows
The cancellations include a 2023 stop at the Target Center.
Watch: Speeding drivers use Minneapolis bike lanes to overtake
Community members have called for better safety precautions in response.
Jamal Smith sentenced to life for Plymouth road rage killing
A guilty verdict was determined by a jury this summer.
What AccuWeather's 2022-23 winter forecast says about Minnesota
Snowier periods than normal December through February?
Lawsuit claims Daunte Wright's child hasn't received any fundraiser money
The lawsuit was filed by the child's mother this week.
Driver dies after crashing into semi-tractor that tipped over into his path
The crash happened on Hwy. 212 west of the Twin Cities Monday morning.
Scott Jensen repeats right-wing hoax about cat litter in schools
The candidate made the comments at a recent campaign event.
Police: Teen with machete damages shelves at Eden Prairie grocery store
Police arrested the 18-year-old at Jerry's Foods.
New deputy chair will fill in as interim leader of Minnesota GOP
The central committee of Minnesota's Republican party elected Kelly Fenton of Woodbury to be deputy chair. But she'll also be the interim party chair after Tony Sutton abruptly resigned from that post Friday night.
Stealth donor among Minnesota's most generous donors to GOP
Minnesota Public Radio takes an in-depth look at a Plymouth businessman who has given millions of dollars over the years to conservative candidates and causes. Robert Cummins keeps a low-profile, but party insiders know him well.
Minnesota GOP, DFL face significant debt ahead of November election
The latest campaign fundraising reports show that the Minnesota Republican Party had a debt of $964,367 - - which does not include $700,000 stemming from the 2010 gubernatorial recount, according to MPR. Meanwhile, the DFL Party reports a debt of $267,654 but says it has more than $400 thousand on hand.
Who will lead Minnesota's Republican party? List of possibilities is forming
Tony Sutton's sudden resignation as party chair last week leaves Minnesota Republicans looking for new leadership. Here's a list of some names that are possibilities and others who have ruled themselves out.
Kurt Bills' Senate campaign coffers nearly empty
GOP U.S. Senate candidate Kurt Bills is in apparent need of dollar bills. The Federal Election Commission reports that the Republican challenger to Democratic Sen. Amy Klobuchar has just $5,841 in the bank -- approximately 900 times less than Klobuchar's campaign, which has nearly $5.4 million.
You Can Get BMTN Special Offers!