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MN Rep. Ilhan Omar Visits Afghan Evacuees At Fort McCoy Calling It 'Uplifting' And 'Emotional'The Minnesota Democrat visited Wisconsin's Fort McCoy Saturday. Thousands of people have called the base home for the past month. Omar came to the U.S. as a refugee herself and wants to make sure people get the support they need to adjust to life in America.
Gov. Walz Announces Drought Relief Package For Farmers, Livestock ProducersGov. Tim Walz announced Friday a $10 million drought relief package for farmers and livestock producers affected by this year’s historic drought.
'Hundreds ... Literally Begging Me To Run Again': WCCO Goes 1-On-1 With Ousted GOP Chair Jennifer CarnahanThe ousted head of the Minnesota Republican Party says she may run to get her old job back. Jennifer Carnahan was forced to resign as party chair over her ties to accused child sex trafficker Tony Lazzaro.
Minneapolis To Return To Charging Shoppers For Using Disposable BagsAttention shoppers, BYOB returns to Minneapolis next week. That is -- bring your own bag.
Supporters Say Threat To Reproductive Rights Growing In Minnesota And NationwideIt may seem way to early to be thinking about the 2022 elections, but the fundraising and jockeying for your vote has already begun, with the issue of abortion very much front and center.
Reps. Omar, Ocasio-Cortez And Other Lawmakers Call On DHS To Drop Visa Sanctions Enacted By TrumpRep. Ilhan Omar and other U.S. lawmakers are calling on the Department of Homeland Security to drop visa sanctions that were enacted under former President Trump.
6 Tribes Sue Wisconsin In Attempt To Stop November Wolf HuntSix Native American tribes sued the state of Wisconsin on Tuesday to try to stop its planned gray wolf hunt in November, asserting that the hunt violates their treaty rights and endangers an animal they consider sacred.
Wisconsin Gubernatorial Candidate Rebecca Kleefisch Tests Positive For COVID Republican candidate for Wisconsin governor Rebecca Kleefisch tested positive for COVID-19 after being exposed at church earlier this month, her campaign said Monday.
Wisconsin Election Investigator Warns Of SubpoenasThe retired conservative Wisconsin Supreme Court justice leading a Republican-ordered investigation into the 2020 presidential election released a video Monday threatening to subpoena election officials who don't comply and saying the intent was not to overturn President Joe Biden's narrow victory in the battleground state.