President Barack Obama will visit Minneapolis on Monday, according to a White House official. No other details were immediately available.
Obama last visited Minnesota on June 1 when he toured Honeywell's Golden Valley plant and announced an initiative aimed at helping veterans get the credentials they need to land jobs in manufacturing and industries such as health care and trucking. He also attended a series of fundraisers in Minneapolis that day as he geared up for re-election.
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GOP State Reps. Tim Kelly and Tara Mack both said Friday they would pay fines levied by Dakota County after an officer cited them for "making out" in a public park, a characterization both vehemently denied.
David Gerson, a Tea Party favorite who has twice challenged Rep. John Kline for the Republican nomination in the Second Congressional District, wasted no time getting his campaign rolling the day after Kline announced he will not seek reelection.