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Minnesota DFL to allow felons, non-US citizens to caucus

ST. PAUL — The Minnesota DFL Party will allow people without the right to vote to participate in ...

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Political experience is line of division among GOP governor hopefuls

The most-active Minnesota Republicans are getting a barrage of candidate appeals as they weigh who should take on ...

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Qualls joins packed GOP field in race for Minnesota governor

ST. PAUL —  A U.S. Army veteran and former healthcare executive said Sunday he’s running for governor in ...

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4th Republican joins field in bid to oust AG Ellison

MINNEAPOLIS — Another Republican has joined a crowded field of GOP candidates looking to oust Democratic Attorney General ...

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MN House starts work on redistricting that courts will likely finish

The typical way new political districts are drawn every 10 years in Minnesota is that the courts do ...

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Keith Ellison to seek 2nd term as Minnesota attorney general

ST, PAUL — Democratic Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison, who led the prosecution team that won the conviction ...

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Former Austin mayor to run for District 27B seat

Tom Stiehm served as Austin mayor for 14 years. Now, he is setting his vision on a state ...

Education

Polls open for Albert Lea school referendum vote

Polls opened this morning at 7 a.m. for voters in the Albert Lea Area Schools referendum. The school ...

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Vaccine doubts fuel doctor’s rise in Minnesota governor race

WATERTOWN — The small-town family doctor angling to become Minnesota’s next governor smiled, leaned into the camera and ...

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Walz launches reelection campaign in divided Minnesota

MINNEAPOLIS — Democratic Gov. Tim Walz launched his campaign for a second term Tuesday in an increasingly divided ...

Education

Absentee voting for school district referendum begins

Absentee voting began Friday for the only item on the ballot Nov. 2. The Albert Lea school district ...

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Minnesota congressional candidates start money race early

MINNEAPOLIS — The 2022 congressional elections are more than a year away, but some Minnesota representatives who may ...

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Trump’s heir? Pence reemerges, lays groundwork for 2024 run

WASHINGTON — When former President Donald Trump was asked to list those he considers the future leaders of ...

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Former Sen. Jensen announces GOP candidacy for governor

MINNEAPOLIS — Former state Sen. Scott Jensen has made his Republican candidacy for governor official. Jensen served one ...

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Republican Doug Wardlow runs for Minnesota attorney general

MINNEAPOLIS — Republican Doug Wardlow announced Wednesday that he’s running again for Minnesota attorney general, stressing a “law ...

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