Minnesota

Sheletta Brundidge
May 21, 2019 - 11:31 am
This post comes from the Two Haute Mamas podcast , a peek into the lives, experiences and perspectives of Sheletta Brundidge and Lindy Vincent , two fabulously fun, engaging and opinionated friends. After making history as the first African American and Muslim to be elected to serve as Minnesota...
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WCCO Radio Newsroom
May 19, 2019 - 6:09 pm
Minnesota Governor Tim Walz and top legislative leaders have reached a bipartisan budget agreement that drops the governor's proposed gasoline tax increase but gives middle-class Minnesotans an income tax cut and preserves most of an expiring tax that funds health care. Governor Walz talks about...
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Courtney of the Office of Gov. Tim Walz
Adam Carter
May 11, 2019 - 12:45 pm
It's the day anglers have been waiting for for months. The annual Governor's Fishing Opener wrapped up in Albert Lea Saturday morning -- the southern-most site in the event's 72-year history. It's the first Fishing Opener for Tim Walz, who was joined by several legislative leaders on a pontoon on...
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Governor Walz gets ready to fish
Entercom
Adam Carter
May 10, 2019 - 5:00 am
It's usually "up north" for the Minnesota fishing opener, but not this year. In fact, if this year's Minnesota Governor's Fishing Opener were held any further south, it would be the Iowa fishing opener. Albert Lea hosts the event this year, which will be the first for Governor Tim Walz. "I would be...
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Sloane Martin
May 09, 2019 - 11:59 am
Authorities northwest of the Twin Cities have released what led to the death of DNR conservation officer Eugene Wynn . According to the Pine County Sheriff's Office investigation , Wynn and Sgt. Scott Grice were thrown into Cross Lake when Wynn made an abrupt left turn while pulling the boat away...
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Sloane Martin
May 07, 2019 - 1:59 pm
Vice President Mike Pence is making his second visit to Minnesota this week. He's slated Thursday to visit a farm near Fargo in Clay County to promote the US-Mexico-Canada agreement, according to the Star Tribune . The proposal to replace NAFTA still needs congressional approval. RELATED: VP Pence...
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Minnesota Teacher of the Year Jessica Davis
Education Minnesota
May 06, 2019 - 7:42 am
Minnesota's 2019 Teacher of the Year is Jessica Davis. "I was absolutely floored," Davis told Dave Lee on the WCCO Morning News. She was selected from a field of nine finalists, with the announcement coming on Sunday in St. Paul. “Every student deserves to be empowered by their own voice and...
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