Politics
October 9, 2019
Trump supporters rally outside Mayor Frey's office in Minneapolis

Trump supporters rally outside Mayor Frey's office in Minneapolis

A group of about 30 Trump supporters protested outside Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey's office in City hall to show how displeased they are with his handling of Trump's visit.
Minneapolis
October 9, 2019
A group of about 30 pro Trump supporters gathered for a rallying at noon Wednesday outside Mayor Jacob Frey's office in City Hall, to show "how disple

Frey, Trump campaign both say they won't pay extra for security

The city says it will cost $530,000 to host the president's rally Thursday at Target Center. Trump's campaign said it has reached an agreement with the rally venue operator and won't pay anything extra.
Politics
October 9, 2019
Trump intensifies impeachment fight

Trump intensifies impeachment fight

President Donald Trump intensified his fight with Congress Tuesday over the Democrats' impeachment investigation, as the administration blocked a U.S. diplomat from testifying behind closed doors about the president's dealings with Ukraine.
Politics
October 8, 2019
Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., speaks at the Iowa Federation of Labor convention on Aug. 21 in Altoona, Iowa.

Amy Klobuchar pushes FEC for details on Trump's Ukraine call

Minnesota senator wants details on legal terms used to decline criminal probe.
Local
October 8, 2019

Moorhead police: Man flashes loaded gun at teen driver over Warren bumper sticker

The suspect was soon jailed and awaits potential felony charges.
Local
October 8, 2019
Minneapolis City Attorney Susan Segal, shown in 2016.

Walz names Minneapolis city attorney, Ramsey County judge to state Court of Appeals

Susan Segal and Jeffrey Bryan become the Walz administration's first appellate court picks.
Politics
October 8, 2019
Mayor Frey: 'It's not extortion to expect someone to pay their bills'

Mayor Frey: 'It's not extortion to expect someone to pay their bills'

Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey will continue to push President Donald Trump's campaign to pay city costs associated with an upcoming Trump rally.
Local
October 8, 2019
President Donald Trump, shown in 2018, will hold a rally Thursday in Minneapolis, and the city will bear some of the costs.

Trump campaign threatens to sue Mpls. over rally expense

Tensions between Minneapolis city leaders and President Donald Trump's campaign escalated Monday when the campaign threatened to sue the city for trying to force it to pay $530,000 for security during this week's rally.
Politics
October 7, 2019
Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., in a September photo.

Rep. Omar files for divorce from her husband, Ahmed Hirsi

She has denied allegations of an extramarital affair.
Politics
October 7, 2019
Vice President Mike Pence speaks during the Louisiana GOP Unity Rally in Kenner, La., Saturday, Oct. 5, 2019. (Sophia Germer /The Advocate via AP)

Report: Pence heading to Minn. on same day as Trump

Vice President Mike Pence will join President Donald Trump at a rally in downtown Minneapolis on Thursday as the country's two top elected leaders put…
Politics
October 7, 2019
Trailing others in the polls and in fundraising, Sen. Amy Klobuchar vowed to stay in the presidential race until the end.

Sen. Amy Klobuchar raised $4.8 million in third quarter

But top-tier rivals still reported higher totals.
Minneapolis
October 7, 2019
Police union sells 'Cops for Trump' T-shirts, after uniform ban

Police union sells 'Cops for Trump' T-shirts, after uniform ban

Lt. Bob Kroll, head of the officers' union, posted the T-shirt image on his personal Facebook page, saying the shirts will be for sale starting Monday.
Local
October 7, 2019
President Trump spoke at a 2018 rally in Rochester. Trump is bringing his campaign to Minneapolis on Thursday, focusing on many of the same problems h

Trump rally in Mpls. follows his attacks on big cities, Democrats

On Thursday, Trump will bring one of his signature rallies to downtown Minneapolis, ground zero of U.S. Rep. Ilhan Omar's district, where the urban-rural divide underlying his attack will be on full display.
Business
October 6, 2019
Target has told suppliers to pick up the cost of China tariffs.

Major Minnesota firms take separate paths as new round of China tariffs looms

Buyers, such as Target Corp. and Best Buy, scramble to deal with cost increases, while sellers such as Medtronic, Ecolab and Cargill battle to sustain foreign investments.
Politics
October 6, 2019

Ads for House Democrats avoid impeachment talk

A Democratic group with close ties to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is set to spend more than $1 million on ads to begin airing this week…
Local
October 6, 2019
A supporter of the impeachment inquiry spoke with U.S. Rep. Betty McCollum following a town hall meeting in Stillwater on Thursday, Oct. 3. Those oppo

At Minnesota town halls, talk of impeachment follows a familiar fault line

Compelled by her conviction that President Donald Trump must be impeached, Ariel Summers showed up last week at a congressional town hall meeting in Stillwater.…
Local
October 5, 2019
Progressives, taking a page from the book written by the conservative movement, are building their own infrastructure.

TakeAction, progressive groups mimic conservatives, build infrastructure

When Sen. Paul Wellstone died 17 years ago this month, many of the up-and-coming progressive politicos coming into the arena were in elementary school.But he'd…
Politics
October 5, 2019

Minnesota farmers caught in tax law dilemma

Minnesota farmer Todd Schneeberger alerted his state lawmaker this year after he found out that trading in his combine could hit him with a surprise…
Local
October 3, 2019
Angel and Carl Larsen, owners and founders of Telescope Media Group, stand in front of family and friends outside the Federal Courthouse in Saint Paul

Fight over St. Cloud couple's right to not film same-sex weddings goes to federal court

Christian couple's bid to exclude gays returns to its starting point.
Duluth
October 3, 2019
Quinn Nystrom showed her dad, Bob Nystrom, insulin outside a pharmacy in Fort Frances, Ontario, where six Minnesotans traveled to purchase insulin in

Diabetes advocate Quinn Nystrom to run against Rep. Stauber in 8th District

The rising price of insulin has thrust Nystrom, a former Baxter City Council member, into the public eye in recent months.