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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...

Battle of the nice guys: Will State Sen. Matt Little, DFL-Lakeville,...

They’re both on the younger side for the state Senate. They’re both energetic, bright, likable and grew up online. They decry negative ads and...

$4.7 billion budget deficit, a pandemic-induced recession and redistricting await 2021...

Amid the backdrop of a once-in-a-century pandemic, all 201 legislative districts will be on the November ballot, and they’ll have just as much —...

Tobacco, pharmaceutical and other corporate cash finding its way into state...

The Minnesota Senate is considered the big prize in state politics this November, and wealthy corporations in pharmaceuticals, nicotine, beer and utilities and the...

Incumbent DFL lawmakers lose in Capitol shakeup

This story has been updated. Tuesday’s primary was a night for the ascendant generation of Minnesotans, as Democratic-Farmer-Labor voters threw out four longtime incumbent state...

Some legalize cannabis candidates are giving off very MAGA vibes

In a contested state Senate race in northeast Minnesota, Robyn Smith is the candidate for the Legal Marijuana Now Party, but most of her...

Where does state Sen. Julie Rosen live?

State Sen. Julie Rosen’s recent filing for re-election that marks her address “private” has again raised questions about where the powerful chair of the...

GOP candidate tied to notorious Dorr family taking on Rep. Paul...

Redwood County township official and conservative activist Tammy Houle is challenging six-term state representative Paul Torkelson, R-Hanska, for the Republican Party nod at an...
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