Amy Juang Welcome to This Week in Campaign Coverage, a weekly roundup of notable 2018 election reporting from Greater Minnesota. Look for it every Wednesday until Election Day.Candidates from big races hit northern Minnesota during the past week, New Ulm attracted candidates after its flooding, and Duluth continues to get attention. By now, it’s clear that the opioid crisis and consumer protection are hot topics this midterm election.A day after our stormy national holiday last week, Gov. Mark Dayton declared a state of emergency in 36 counties due to severe flooding. With southwest Minnesota suffering from extremely high water levels, Sen. Amy Klobuchar, Rep. Collin Peterson and gubernatorial candidate Rep. Tim Walz spoke with...
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This week in MN campaign coverage: Walz, Murphy talk unity; Ellison tours northern Minnesota, FarmFest plans