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Editorial Roundup: Minnesota

Jun. 01, 2022 15:49 PM EDT

Minneapolis Star Tribune. May 28, 2022. Editorial: Yes, use facts in BWCA debate Rep. Pete Stauber should follow his own advice about not letting unsupported opinions on mining get in the way. Our continuing call to stop a copper mine from opening on...

Drama not on the agenda for Minnesota Democratic convention

May. 19, 2022 15:41 PM EDT

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — When Minnesota Democrats open their state convention in Rochester, drama won't be on the agenda. The 1,200 delegates will endorse Gov. Tim Walz, Attorney General Keith Ellison, Secretary of State Steve Simon and State Auditor Julie Blaha for reelection....

Biden calls former VP Mondale 'giant' of political history

May. 01, 2022 16:45 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — President Joe Biden saluted his “friend of five decades" Walter Mondale on Sunday, traveling to the University of Minnesota to remember the former vice president and Democratic Party elder whose memorial service was delayed for a year due to the pandemic. ...

Biden to speak at memorial Sunday for former VP Mondale

Apr. 26, 2022 16:20 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — President Joe Biden plans to speak at a memorial service in Minnesota on Sunday for former Vice President Walter Mondale, who died last April at age 93. Biden will travel to Minneapolis for the event at the University of Minnesota. The president has described...

Minnesota's governor, senators praise state's bird flu fight

Apr. 19, 2022 16:54 PM EDT

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota's governor and U.S. senators went to the heart of the state's poultry country Tuesday for a first-hand look at how the top turkey-producing state is fighting bird flu, and said the state is better positioned now than it was during the devastating 2015 outbreak. ...