Voters in Minneapolis and the Brooklyn Park area are narrowing their choices to fill two open Minnesota Senate seats in special primary elections on Tuesday.
Gov. Mark Dayton has proclaimed Tuesday “Linda Scheid (shyd) Day” in Minnesota and ordered flags lowered to half-staff in honor of the longtime Democratic state lawmaker who died earlier this month.
State Sen. Linda Scheid, who taught overseas before embarking on a three decade career in the Minnesota Legislature, died Wednesday. She was 68.
A longtime Democratic state senator from Brooklyn Park has stopped cancer treatment and is in hospice care.