Businessman Scott Honour, Hennepin County Commissioner Jeff Johnson and former House Speaker Kurt Zellers have all said they are running for governor. State Sen. Julie Rosen and former gubernatorial candidate Marty Seifert have also expressed some interest in making bids.
Amid reports that Donald Trump was in danger of not getting on Minnesota's presidential ballot, the Trump campaign says everything is in order and voters will have a chance to cast their ballot for him in November.
Interest groups spent less slightly money lobbying state government in 2015 than in the previous year, according to a report released Wednesday by the Minnesota Campaign Finance and Public Disclosure Board.
Thousands of refugees are navigating hurdles of a new life. And front-line workers in Minnesota, one of the country's resettlement hubs, are poised to take in 2,530 refugees, more than during any year in the past decade.
Minnesotans turned out to support the Florida and Vermont senators, in a break from how many of the other Super Tuesday races went. Long lines and heavy traffic at many caucus sites meant a late start to voting as well as delayed reporting results.
Republican state Sen. Dave Thompson opened his campaign for Minnesota governor Wednesday with promises to seek voucher-like tax credits to enhance school choice, to pursue a law that would diminish union clout and to otherwise reduce the presence of government in people's lives.