Aiming to recover from former U.S. Rep. Jim Oberstar’s stunning defeat in the 2010 elections that sent a wave of Republican freshman to the House of Representatives, Democrats will soon select one of three challengers to U.S. Rep. Chip Cravaack.
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Building permit activity in the Fargo Moorhead area this year is the highest it’s been since 2007.
Voter IDs laws have become a political flashpoint in what’s gearing up to be another close election year. Supporters say the laws — which 30 states have now enacted in some form — are needed to combat voter fraud, while critics see them as a tactic to disenfranchise voters.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture has approved use of herbicide resistant sugar beets.
Check your math: many students fail math grad exam; Fake pot rolls on in Duluth: owner vows to defy new law; Romney strongest on the Range: poll shows Romney ahead in Arrowhead, Obama winning the rest of the state
Rep. Bachmann’s allegation that federal agencies are being infiltrated with Muslim extremists aiming to bring down the government has been met with bipartisan criticism.
Crews remove pipe bomb from vehicle at Mayo Clinic campus; Bachmann turns Muslim Brotherhood focus on fellow Minnesotan; State Health Dept warns swimmers of deadly amoeba
Members of Congress are asking questions this week about domestic use of unmanned aircraft systems.
WINONA, Minn. — The streets of downtown Winona felt a little sleepy on a recent Wednesday morning, but Adventure Cycle and Ski was hopping with both local gearheads and casual bike riders. “The bluffs up there? Some of the best mountain biking in the state,” says Jim Trouten, an employee at the shop who knows Winona’s Read more →
Marriage amendment foes winning money race; Bachmann’s former campaign chief — shame on you, Michele; Fed: Regional economy sees moderate growth; Video chat with Olympian and Duluth Native Kara Goucher; St. Paul City Council approves Saints ballpark financing; Franken raps Facebook on photo tagging