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North Dakota, Minnesota delegations denounce Trump's defense of Putin
Law officers nab 7 in what they say is first fentanyl operation in Duluth-Superior
Mother of two children who died in southeastern Minnesota crash had died in crash 2 years ago
Trump Russian comments rile Minnesota elections leader
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July 15, 2018
St. Paul mayor urges council candidate Martinez to drop out of race after topless photo post
ST. PAUL — St. Paul Mayor Melvin Carter has asked David Martinez to immediately drop out of the city council race after the Ward 4 candidate's...
July 15, 2018 - 6:53pm
July 13, 2018
Money leaders share CD8 figures
DULUTH — Some campaigns in the 8th Congressional District began touting quarterly fundraising figures Friday, July 13, as both Democrat Joe Radinovich and Republican Pete Stauber released approximate numbers well into six figures. Stauber's campaign said it will be reporting...
July 13, 2018 - 8:54pm
July 11, 2018
Reader Opinion: Of primary importance
Primary things are the first things one should focus on or do because everything after that is based on what happened in that beginning stage. Elections are based on a similar process. People choose to become candidates for an office and begin a campaign, sometimes with party support...
July 11, 2018 - 7:30am
July 9, 2018
Turmoil in Minnesota sheriff's office as former deputy alleges wrongful firing
BOVEY, Minn.—Bryan Johnson's time card error turned into a felony charge that kept him on paid leave for more than a year. The charge was...
July 9, 2018 - 6:08pm
Reader Opinion: Not how it's supposed to be
So I used to know how our government was supposed to work and it went something like this. People, mostly fellow citizens, expressed interest in being in office and announced their intentions to run for office. In their campaigns they would announce how they felt on the issues and...
July 9, 2018 - 11:30am
July 7, 2018
Sanders to stump for Ellison in Minnesota next week
DULUTH — It's like 2016 all over again. Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., will pay a repeat visit to Duluth next week. He'll also be in Minneapolis...
July 7, 2018 - 12:32am
June 13, 2018
Reader Opinion: Different view on campaign rules
I see a local writer is unhappy with the way people are elected these days. ( www.brainerddispatch.com/opinion/letters/4458231-reader-opinion-new-campaign-rules ) So am I, but for different reasons. Yes, Congress is extremely unpopular, just as they deserve to be. Yes, big donor lobbyists...
June 13, 2018 - 8:30am
June 10, 2018
Reader Opinion: In our hearts
"For I am persuaded that neither death nor life,nor angels nor principalities nor powers, nor things present nor things to come, nor height nor depth, nor any other created thing, shall be able to separate US from the love of God which is in Christ Jesus our Lord." Amen! Romans 8:38...
June 10, 2018 - 7:30am
June 9, 2018
Your Vote 2018: Are political conventions worth it?
ST. PAUL — What good are state political conventions, anyway? The Minnesota Democratic and Republican parties invested a lot of time and resources last weekend to pick preferred candidates for the fall election. Party activists were pumped up as they rallied and cheered for...
June 9, 2018 - 8:32pm
Reader Opinion: New campaign rules
In 1964 when I was just a young man, over three quarters of the public supported and believed our congressional leaders. Today it is less then one in five. Who would even want to be a part of an organization like that? I'll tell you who. People who are in it for themselves. People...
June 9, 2018 - 7:30am
June 1, 2018
Minnesota Democrats endorse Smith, Klobuchar
ROCHESTER, Minn.—Minnesota's two U.S. senators faced little trouble getting their party's endorsement to stay in office, but Sen. Tina...
June 1, 2018 - 9:09pm
DFL notebook: Governor race top priority
ROCHESTER, Minn.—The governor race is far and away the top political suspense at Minnesota party conventions this weekend, and at the Democratic...
June 1, 2018 - 6:12pm
May 31, 2018
Democrats to set stage for 'important' election
ROCHESTER, Minn. — Every election year comes the same rote statement: "It is the most important election in a generation." Minnesota Gov....
May 31, 2018 - 4:21pm
May 22, 2018
Filing period opens for state, county and local elections
Crow Wing County hopefuls running for elected office will now be able to file for their respective races Tuesday, May 22, with the opening of...
May 22, 2018 - 7:30am
May 18, 2018
Capitol Chatter: End-of-session questions go unanswered
ST. PAUL — The radio host asked a reporter: "What do we know about things happening at the Legislature?" Simple question. Not such a simple...
May 18, 2018 - 1:25pm