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The Northern Research Station is seen on Saturday, Jan. 19, in Saint Paul. The building, administrated by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, has been empty since the government shutdown in December. Researchers with offices in the building have moved to makeshift workspaces on campus to conduct their work.

Shutdown stirs uncertainty for UMN researchers

by Jake Steinberg
Published January 21, 2019
Longest government shutdown in history puts University in untested waters with consequences looming.
Fifth congressional district seat winner Ilhan Omar takes a selfie with supporters at her election party on Tuesday, Nov. 6 at the Courtyard by Marriott in downtown Minneapolis. 

Ilhan Omar sweeps 5th Congressional District

by MN Daily Staff
Published November 7, 2018
Following one term at the State Capitol, Omar will become the first Somali-American in Congress.
Democratic Candidate Mohamud Noor at his election party on Tuesday, Nov. 6 at Mixed Blood Theater on West Bank. He was elected to represent the Minnesota House of Representatives District 60B.

After unsuccessful first bids, Noor takes House District 60B

by Emma Dill
Published November 7, 2018
Mohamud Noor won the House District 60B seat Tuesday over Joe Patiño.
Tina Smith hugs a supporter during the DFL election party in Saint Paul on Tuesday, Nov. 6.

Tina Smith wins contested senate seat

by MN Daily Staff
Published November 7, 2018
Smith will join Klobuchar in a Senate that gained a stronger Republican control on election night.
Newly-elected Governor of Minnesota Tim Walz addresses the crowd at the Intercontinental Saint Paul Riverfront Hotel in Saint Paul on Tuesday, Nov. 6.

Tim Walz takes governor’s office

by MN Daily Staff
Published November 7, 2018
Democrat Tim Walz defeated Republican challenger Jeff Johnson Tuesday night.
Students wait in line that wraps around the inside of the University Lutheran Church polling place on Tuesday, Nov. 6 in Dinkytown. Students said the wait was as long as two hours.

Long polling lines don’t deter students

by Natalie Rademacher
Published November 7, 2018
University of Minnesota students waited in lines for around an hour and a half on Tuesday night.
Voters make their way into the gym on Tuesday, Nov. 6 at Marcy Open School in Minneapolis.

Voters start early in UMN campus area

by Austen Macalus
Published November 6, 2018
Although polls are open until 8 p.m. today, some students went to the ballot box early this morning.
Mohammed Noor speaks during a forum for candidates for the 60B Senate seat formerly held by Ilhan Omar on Monday, July 16 at Cowles Auditorium.

A student guide to the 60B, 5th Congressional District, gubernatorial and Senate races

by Isabella Murray
Published November 1, 2018
Minnesotans will vote on numerous statewide and national races on Nov. 6.

UMPD responds to Saturday night robbery and assault

by Emma Dill
Published August 27, 2018
University of Minnesota Police officers responded to a report of a robbery and assault on the West Bank campus.
Representative Ilhan Omar announced her endorsement for Mohamud Noor in his run for Minneapolis City Council Ward 6 on Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2017 at Currie Park in Minneapolis. Omar won the primary in 5th Congressional District, and Noor won the primary for District 60B.

Ilhan Omar, Mohamud Noor clinch DFL primaries

by Helen Sabrowsky and Cleo Krejci
Published August 15, 2018
Tuesday's primaries brought landmark voter turnout in Minneapolis.

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