In a primary election that saw Minneapolis give its highest primary election turnout in almost 50 years, Minnesota finalized its candidates for the general elections in November.
The ballots will decide the nominees for several big-ticket government positions including governor, attorney general and key state and federal legislative seats. University of Minnesota students voted in neighborhoods around campus, citing their desire for student input in the primaries.
She cited the "demands" of the job and personal and family "considerations" as reasons for stepping down. Adding, she's considered stepping aside for over a year.
The Minnesota Daily sat down with candidates in Minnesota’s 5th Congressional District and House District 60B races to discuss issues such as affordable housing and the cost of higher education ahead of the primary election on Aug. 14.
Hundreds took to the streets in downtown Minneapolis Tuesday afternoon to protest the fatal shooting of Thurman Blevins.
Over the past year, the Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board has met with neighborhood organizations and community members around the University of Minnesota area to gain feedback on a long-term proposal for University-area parks.
A new bill passed last legislative session will privatize some University of Minnesota agricultural data starting this August.
Following Rep. Ilhan Omar’s decision to run for the U.S. House of Representatives, a candidate forum was hosted Monday to provide the public an opportunity to engage with candidates, including three UMN students, ahead of the primary next month.
University of Minnesota President Eric Kaler’s announcement on Friday afternoon that he will step down as president in July 2019, a year before his term was scheduled to end, was met with mixed reactions from students and student organizations.
Thousands gathered in downtown Minneapolis on Saturday afternoon to protest a Trump administration policy that separated families at the southern U.S. border who had entered the country illegally.