KSTP TV’s Tom Hauser says that Minnesota Republicans want to end a 16-year losing streak when it comes to statewide elections. 2022 could be the year they succeed. Despite the fact that the Democratic incumbent is leading in our latest KSTP/SurveyUSA survey, Republicans are still in the lead in the races for attorney general or state auditor. They trail in the race to be Minnesota governor, which is the most important prize this year.
WCCO TV Caroline Cummings states that there is no danger of violence against Minnesota’s poll workers next Tuesday despite a nationwide warning, according to the state’s top election official. Leaders are still prepared for the worst. Last Friday, the FBI and other federal agencies issued a bulletin for law enforcement partners across the country raising concern about the possibility that election administrators could be targets of domestic violent extremists with grievances over results. According to the intelligence memo, those involved in election processes are ‘attractive targets’ of these extremists. This includes public locations such as polling places, voter registration sites and ballot drop boxes.
KARE-TV’s Deevon Rahming reports that “Polling locations are and election officials have been in go mode with seven days left before the Minnesota midterm elections.” “We just received fresh numbers as of Tuesday,” said Steve Simon, Minnesota Secretary of State. “We now have 376,000 absentee votes — that’s an increase of 90,000 since last Thursday.” Secretary Steve Simon said these numbers are also higher than the 2018 midterms early voting standings. Three new early voter locations were opened in Minneapolis on Tuesday.
Mary Stroka said that The Center Square is ranked 13th in Truth in Accounting most recent Financial State of the States report. TIA analyzed each state’s most recent financial and retirement plan reports and assigned each state a grade and a price tag to cover the cost of paying its bills. TIA did not include capital or restricted assets in its calculations. Based on their fiscal year 2021 reporting, 31 states did not have enough money to pay their bills. According to the report, this means that elected officials failed to include the true cost of government in budget calculations. This has resulted in the need for budget balance in 49 states. however, the North Star State had $32.6 million to pay $27.6 trillion in bills.
Annalise Braught, Bemidji Pioneer: “Minnesota Lieutenant. On Tuesday, Governor candidate Matt Birk stopped by Bemidji Aviation Services for a meet-and greet event. … While Dr. Scott Jensen, Minnesota’s governor candidate, visited Winona and Worthington earlier in the day. He would then make a stop at Brainerd at 4.45 p.m. Birk informed the crowd that They have raised more money than any Republican candidate since the beginning of Minnesota. It’s not billionaires or millionaires. It’s everyday people like you.
This is from KMSP TV, “On top of her new album Midnights’, Taylor Swift announced a tour that will include a stop at U.S. Bank Stadium next summer. It will arrive in Minneapolis on Saturday, June 24, 2023. The Minneapolis stop will feature OWENN and a girl in red. The show tickets will go on sale on Tuesday, November 15th at 10 a.m.
Steve Adams, mlbtraderumors.com wrote that Jim Pohlad, Twins owner, stated in a recent interview with Charley Walters that he would like to see Correa back in Minnesota and is open to signing a new contract. Pohlad said, “I’m completely on board with him returning.” ‘Definitely. Absolutely. He is a great guy. He’s an asset to the team and a great benefit. But I don’t know how it’s going to turn out.”
KARE-TV Era Atre writes : “Though no one won Monday’s Powerball Jackpot, Minnesota saw six additional $50,000 wins, continuing to its lucky streak. Powerball 13, 19-36-39-60-59, Powerball 13, and Powerplay 3 were the winning Powerball numbers for Oct. 31. These six winning tickets were bought at the following shops:
- Cub Foods is located at 14133 Edgewood Drive in Baxter
- Holiday Stationstores is located at 9700 Betty Crocker Drive in Plymouth
- Super One Foods #509 is located at 1111-17th St. S in Virginia
- Bill’s Superette #8, located on 15299 St. Francis Boulevard. N.W. in Ramsey
- Kwik Trip #465 is located at 9250 Springbrook Drive N.W. in Coon Rapids
- SFP Liquors LLC is located at 24086 State Highway 15#104 in St. Cloud.
This is Paul Huttner from MPR News. “Winds will gust over 30 MPH across Minnesota Wednesday. High temperatures are expected to reach the 70s. It is expected that the Twin Cities will reach 76 degrees by Wednesday afternoon. This should be warm enough to surpass the 1978 record of 72 degrees. … Tuesday’s model run produces , a wide zone of one inch of rain throughout most of eastern Minnesota, including the Twin Cities area.