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State Capitol will likely be place of contentious gridlock following Tuesday’s...

Minnesota voters on Tuesday appeared to have opted for another two years of divided government, with Republicans retaining their majority in the state Senate...

Here are 10 close races that could determine control of the...

The election looms large in Minnesota. Voters will determine the balance of power in Minnesota, currently home to the nation’s only divided Legislature. And...

Organizers focus on reaching Indigenous voters in northern Minnesota

Editor's note: Since the publication of this story, the Reformer has learned that many — perhaps most — of the new registrations are not...

DFL Senate leader fighting to win back majority, fend off GOP...

State Sen. Susan Kent is on the cusp of being the second woman majority leader of the Minnesota state Senate and the first from...

St. Cloud’s increasing diversity — and polarization — are the scene...

Minneapolis was the epicenter of this year’s racial reckoning, but for several years racial strife in St. Cloud has served as a prologue, roiling...

Minnesota GOP hopes to unseat rural Democrat in state House race

Republicans have tried and failed for two decades to unseat Minnesota state Rep. Paul Marquart, DFL-Dilworth, who has long been viewed as a vulnerable...

Blizzard of money sweeping into Minnesota legislative races

Final campaign finance reports before Tuesday’s election show several million-dollar legislative races underway, with wealthy Minnesotans, business groups, labor unions, and out-of-state political and...

Suburban swing district in south metro could determine House majority

In 2018, then-Rep. Roz Peterson, R-Lakeville, was a well-known realtor who had served two terms in the House majority and had her name on...

State Sen. Justin Eichorn tries to hold off Bemidji Mayor Rita...

Justin Eichorn helped flip the Minnesota Senate when he beat then-Sen. Tom Saxhaug by fewer than 600 votes in northeastern Minnesota's District 5 as...

What is that crass billboard about Gov. Tim Walz? And what...

Twin Cities residents are going north in droves since the pandemic hit, with the latest wave traveling on I-35 to see the foliage.  Amid the...