Evangelicals have long been considered one of the most powerful voting blocks, in particular for Republican candidates, but they do not vote uniformly. A recent survey compares voting preferences by denomination and compared to mainline Christians.
The Minnesota Department of Transportation on Monday will begin building a concrete median on a dangerous 3 ½ mile segment of Hwy. 12 that has had six fatal crashes since 2011. The stretch of Hwy. 12 from Wayzata to the Hennepin County-Wright County Line in Delano has had 11 fatal wrecks between 2011 and 2016 killing 24 people. It's become known as the Corridor of Death.
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has denied a permit application for the proposed Fargo-Moorhead Flood Risk Management Project. The decision to deny the permit means the Diversion Authority cannot proceed with the project as it is proposed.
The project would control flows through the Fargo-Moorhead metropolitan area via a dam and diversion channel system.
Here is how independent political organizations are spending money for or against Minnesota House and Senate candidates, broken down by the affiliation of the groups spending the money and whether it was targeted to a House or Senate candidate:
A report by United Educators offers a glimpse into sexual assault complaints on campus. The company, which insures colleges and universities, analyzed 305 reports of sexual assault at 104 schools from January 2011 to December 2013. It describes the accuser and accused as "victim" and "perpetrator."