State Sets February Special Election For Departing SenatorThe state will hold a special election Feb. 9 to replace a state senator leaving office.
Win Borden, Ex-State Senator, Lawyer, Dies At 70Winston "Win" Borden, a DFL state senator in the 1970s from Brainerd who later was imprisoned for failure to pay taxes, has died. He was 70.
Rep. State Sen. Pederson Jumps In 6th District RaceRepublican State Senator John Pederson has joined the race to try to succeed Congresswoman Michele Bachmann in Minnesota's 6th District. "I have very strong beliefs about the future of our country," Pederson said. "I believe I have the qualifications that will enable me to effectively represent the interests of the people in the 6th Congressional District."
Humbled Minn. Sen. Koch Says No Reelection Bid State Sen. Amy Koch says she's sticking with her decision not to seek reelection after engaging in a relationship with a subordinate, despite comments she made last week.
Minn. State Senator Succumbs To Long Cancer FightState Sen. Linda Scheid, who taught overseas before embarking on a three decade career in the Minnesota Legislature, died Wednesday. She was 68.