The winner of the special election Tuesday will fill Kubly's seat for the remainder of the year. He passed away last month after a long battle with ALS. The candidates on the ballot are Leon Greenslit, Lyle Koenen and Gregg Kulberg. All 67 Senate seats are up for grabs again in November.
6-year-old and his grandparents killed in trailer home fire
"Found among the charred debris were two adults and a child," the sheriff's office said in a release.
Uvalde massacre: MN schools react with horror, increase security
A gunman killed 19 children and two adults in Texas Tuesday afternoon.
Ex-South St. Paul coach dies by suicide 2 days before sentencing
Matthew McCollister was to be sentenced for fraud in federal court on Wednesday.
Minnesota 'glampground' named one of 10 best in U.S.
In Nevis, Minnesota, campers can stay in a refurbished 1905 train car.
Two men charged over terrifying armed robbery at Newport apartment
They shot the woman who lives in the apartment in the abdomen, and put a gun to a man's head.
Minneapolis 2-year-old identified in suspicious death case
The cause of death has not yet been revealed due to an ongoing investigation.
Victim of wrong-way driver crash ID'd as Hutchinson 19-year-old
Three women, ages 19, 20 and 20, were in the vehicle struck by a wrong-way driver early Sunday morning.
FOX 9's Mary McGuire, KSTP's Brett Hoffland expecting baby
The couple announced they're expecting this winter.
Eli Hart killing: Police investigating multiple crime scenes
An announcement Tuesday confirmed potential crime scenes in Mound and Minnetrista.
Twin Cities mental health workers gather for 1-day strike
More than 400 mental health workers are participating in the unionized strike on Tuesday.
HAZMAT team at Bloomington hotel following chemical spill in pool
The fire department said two hotel employees are being evaluated by paramedics.
Big Brothers Big Sisters Twin Cities gets $6M of Mackenzie Scott donation
The donation is the largest the organization has ever seen from a single individual.
Democrat Rep. Lyle Koenen elected to replace the late Sen. Gary Kubly
Koenen won the special election with 54 percent of the vote Tuesday. He beat out GOP candidate Gregg Kulberg and Independent candidate Leon Greenslit. DFL Senator Gary Kubly died last month after a long battle with ALS.
Gary Kubly, state senator from Granite Falls, hospitalized
State Senator Gary Kubly was hospitalized Wednesday because of a medical crisis. The DFLer is in critical condition at Regions Hospital. He's served in the Legislature since 1996. He was diagnosed with ALS--Lou Gehrig's Disease--in 2010.
DFL State Sen. Gary Kubly of Granite Falls dies after battle with ALS
Kubly was rushed to the hospital Wednesday for a medical issue and passed away Friday. The 68-year-old was diagnosed with Lou Gehrig's Disease in 2010. The former Lutheran pastor served in the Legislature since 1996.
Flags at half-staff Wednesday in honor of Gary Kubly
Gov. Dayton has proclaimed Wednesday, March 7, 2012 "Gary Kubly Day" and ordered all U.S. and Minnesota flags to fly at half-staff in recognition of the late lawmaker from Granite Falls. Kubly died Friday at age 68.
Senate approves voter photo ID amendment after five hours of debate
With a 36-30 vote, Senators agreed to put the proposed referendum to require all voters to show photo identification on the November ballot. The House passed a similar measure early Wednesday morning after nine hours of debating.
Republican Sen. Claire Robling announces she will not seek reelection
The five-term senator from Jordan says she decided "sixteen years in this position is long enough." She also cited frustration with partisanship at the Capitol. Robling is currently the chairwoman of the Senate Finance Committee.
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