Mark Zdechlik Feature Archive

Party Republicans have chosen a candidate to run this fall against Democratic U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar. Minnesota State Rep. Kurt Bills of Rosemont was endorsed by delegates to the state GOP convention in St. Cloud Friday. (The Daily Circuit, 05/21/2012)
Ron Paul had a huge influence on the state Republican convention in St. Cloud: His supporters won an overwhelming majority of delegates to the national convention, and a Paul-endorsed candidate will take on Sen. Amy Klobuchar this fall. (05/21/2012)
A solid majority of the delegation Minnesota Republicans will send to this Summer's Republican National Convention in Tampa, Fla., will be going in support of Texas Congressman Ron Paul for President. (05/19/2012)
Party Republicans have chosen state Rep. Kurt Bills of Rosemount to run this fall against Democratic U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar. Bills secured the endorsement partly through strong support from Texas Congressman and presidential candidate Ron Paul. (05/19/2012)
The Minnesota Republican convention gets underway this morning in St. Cloud. While the main order of business is to endorse a candidate for the U.S. Senate race, the influence of presidential candidate Ron Paul will be felt throughout the two-day event. Paul's Minnesota supporters say they're in a "position of power" in the state's GOP Party. (05/18/2012)
Delegates to the state Republican convention will endorse a candidate for U.S. Senate on Friday. MPR News is looking at what each of the candidates is proposing to do about the nation's budget deficit. Today, it's state Rep. Kurt Bills' turn. (05/17/2012)
Delegates to the state Republican convention will endorse a candidate for U.S. Senate later this week. MPR News is looking at what each of the candidates is proposing to do about the nation's budget deficit. Today, it's Army National Guard Capt. Pete Hegseth's turn. (05/16/2012)
As Severson campaigns to convince Republicans he's the one they should choose to run against Klobuchar, he lists federal government agencies he says the constitution never authorized and that should be shut down. (05/15/2012)
News that Republican Rep. Michele Bachmann has become a Swiss citizen is generating a great deal of water cooler discussion. The Minnesota congresswoman confirmed her dual US-Swiss citizenship to a Swiss television news crew this week. (05/09/2012)
The companies say the deal will help SAGE expand into international markets. (05/09/2012)
Rochester officials are hoping they still have a chance to get more than $30 million from the state Legislature to expand the city's Mayo Civic Center. (05/04/2012)
Supporters of Republican presidential hopeful Ron Paul will be well represented at this year's Minnesota Republican Convention, when the party endorses a candidate to run against DFL Sen. Amy Klobuchar. (05/03/2012)
Political newcomer Jim Graves says he is confident he can defeat Republican U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann in the 6th Congressional District. (04/24/2012)
Ron Paul supporters will dominate Minnesota's delegation to the Republican National Convention this summer. (04/24/2012)
Rep. Michele Bachmann is wrapping up an overseas trip where she and other members Congress met with military and diplomatic officials in Afghanistan. (04/23/2012)