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Minnesota Governor Tim Walz in Rochester Saturday

(ABC-6 News) - Governor Tim Walz was in Rochester at the local DFL office Saturday for a get out the vote rally ahead of next week's primary. On Tuesday, Aug. 9 voters will choose one candidate in each partisan race to move on to the November general election. In each nonpartisan race, the top two on the ballot will move on.
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Gov. Tim Walz, Dr. Scott Jensen spar on agriculture, COVID in first governor debate

MORGAN Minn. -- DFL Gov. Tim Walz and presumptive GOP nominee Dr. Scott Jensen went head-to-head for the first time during a debate on Wednesday, sparring on the economy, rural issues, and the pandemic.Walz and Jensen contrasted their ideas at during a forum at Farmfest, an agriculture expo two hours southwest of the Twin Cities, where they fielded questions from industry leaders on childcare access, economic revitalization in Greater Minnesota, rural broadband, climate change and more.The discussion, which lasted more than an hour, had its fair share of sharp exchanges between the candidates. But the most heated moments centered on...

Gov. Tim Walz Leading GOP Challenger Scott Jensen in Fundraising

Prior to the Aug. 9 primary election, the re-election campaign of Minnesota Governor Tim Walz revealed this week a significant funding lead over Republican Party-endorsed rival Scott Jensen. The Walz campaign received $871,872 between June 1 and July 18 according to pre-primary campaign financial disclosures submitted last week and made...

Gov. Tim Walz visits Janesville ethanol plant

JANESVILLE, Minn. (KEYC) - The Guardian Energy Plant in Janesville sees millions of bushels of corn go through its process of turning grain into ethanol. Gov. Tim Walz, a supporter of clean energy and the push for ethanol, toured the plant Friday, learning more about how locally grown corn goes from the ground to the gas tank.

Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz pushes for more funding to fight crime

ST. PAUL, Minn. (KTTC) – Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz was joined by members of the Minnesota Department of Public Safety and the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension Thursday to highlight efforts in the fight against the rise in crime in the state. Gov. Walz said investing in public safety...

VP Kamala Harris pens letter to Gov. Tim Walz, touting federal internet service program

ST. PAUL, Minn. -- Vice President Kamala Harris on Thursday sent a letter to Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz in an effort to get out the word that there are hundreds of thousands of Minnesotans who are eligible for a federal high-speed internet program.In the letter, Harris talks about the creation of the Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP), which is part of the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law. For eligible households, the program gives discounts of up to $30 per month for internet bills or $75 for households on tribal lands. There's also a one-time $100 discount on purchases of a laptop, tablet or desktop computer. "To lower the cost of internet further, our Administration secured commitments from internet service providers across the country to offer high-speed plans that are fully covered by the ACP. As a result, millions of working families can now get high-speed internet without paying a dime," Harris said. Harris says that, based on the latest data, there are around 607,000 eligible Minnesotans who have not yet claimed their ACP benefit. For more information on eligibility, finding the right plan and signing up, go to