Rep. Rick Nolan has fended off a strong GOP challenger to hold onto Minnesota’s 8th District in what was among the most expensive congressional races in the country. He beat Fleet Farm scion and political newcomer Stewart Mills to win a second term of his second stint in Congress. The Democrat previously served in the 1970s.
Republican Tom Emmer has won the congressional seat being vacated by Michele Bachmann. Emmer defeated Democrat and Sartell Mayor Joe Perske and law student John Denney of the Independence Party.
The results are in from the St. Paul leg of the North Star Grand Prix. The St. Paul race took place on Wednesday evening in downtown St. Paul. The results are as follows:
It could be a late night before we know the results of this year’s election.
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker beat back a recall challenge Tuesday, winning both the right to finish his term and a voter endorsement of his strategy to curb state spending, which included the explosive measure that eliminated union rights for most public workers.
Minnesota agriculture officials are encouraged by the initial results of a new way to find emerald ash borers.
Thousands of DWI cases could now be prosecuted after a Minnesota judge ruled the Intoxilyzer breath-testing machine is reliable.