Press Coverage

 

2019

September

September 25, 2019 – The Journal
League of Women Voters reiterates importance of voting

September 25, 2019 – St. Peter Herald
St. Peter League of Women Voters announces candidate forums

September 24, 2019 – KIMT3 News
The League of Women Voters is making sure Med City residents are registered to vote

September 23, 2019 – KTTC Television
League of Women Voters hosts forum for upcoming referendum

September 17, 2019 – Candidate Forum
LWV candidate forum for Wayzata School Board

September 13, 2019 – Brainerd Dispatch
2020 U.S. Census could reduce Minnesota’s congressional seats

September 12, 2019 – Candidate Forum
LWV candidate forum for Orono School Board

September 10, 2019 – Sun Post
Simon to speak about election security Sept. 16 in Golden Valley

September 9, 2019 – CCX Media
Cooper Marching Hawks Participate in Suffrage Day

September 8, 2019 – KIMT3 News
Celebrating Women's Right to Vote in Minnesota

September 8, 2019 – KVVR Local News
It’s Been 100 Years Since Women’s Suffrage

September 8, 2019 – KTTC
Minnesota celebrates 100th anniversary of 19th amendment

September 7, 2019 – Brainerd Dispatch
State commemorates 100th anniversary of women's right to vote

September 6, 2019 – St. Cloud Times
What happened to elections 100 years ago that has Minnesota celebrating Sunday?

September 6, 2019 – Twin Cities Pioneer Press
Minnesota marks a century of women's suffrage Sunday at the capitol

September 6, 2019 – West Central Tribune
LWV Willmar chapter to mark state organization's centennial with museum exhibit

September 6, 2019 – SW News Media
League of Women Voters to host local candidate forums

September 3, 2019 – Fillmore County Journal
Misleading information on voter fraud

September 2, 2019 – Lillie News
Minnesota Women's Suffrage Day

August

August 29, 2019 – Star Tribune
Where to celebrate the 100th anniversary of women's suffrage

August 20, 2019 – Sun Sailor
League of Women Voters celebrates 100 years

August 10, 2019 – Park Rapids Enterprise
Local committee aims to count every person for 2020 Census

August 9, 2019 – Sun•Thisweek
Celebrating a century of progress: Fair museum showcases traveling exhibit

July

July 31, 2019 – Duluth News Tribune
At Large Duluth Council candidates share competing visions

July 25, 2019 – TPM (Talking Points Memo)
Voter Fraud Alarmists’ Next Big Stand Is In Minnesota, The Most Voter-Friendly State

July 22, 2019 – Star Tribune
Some Minnesota bills copied from other states, even written by special interests

July 22, 2019 – Bluff Country Newspaper Group
Fillmore County commissioner candidates set for Aug. 3 forum

July 13, 2019 – The New Ulm Journal
100 years of women voting featured in latest exhibit at The Grand

June

June 28, 2019 – Star Tribune
In light of revelations, halt the PolyMet permit process (LWVMN has signed on to this petition)

June 28, 2019 – Minnesota Monthly
How Minnesota Could Win or Lose the 2020 Census

June 17, 2019 – The Uptake
Don’t Let the Moment Pass, says civil rights leader Josie Johnson

June 13, 2019 – Bluff County Newspaper
Peterson Station Museum exhibit honors Women’s Suffrage movement

June 9, 2019 – Red Wing Republican Eagle
Representative government is a fundamental principle ... and is lacking in Goodhue County

June 4, 2019 – INFORUM
Celebrating that hard-fought yes: Local festivities begin for 100th anniversary of women's suffrage

May

May 17, 2019 – Twin Cities Pioneer Press
Michelle Witte: Make election integrity a priority, Minnesota Senate; release those federal funds

May 13, 2019 – The Uptake
Minnesota loses one dairy farmer every day

May 9, 2019 – SW News Media
Chaska's special election is Tuesday

May 7, 2019 – Star Tribune
Strengthen, clarify the teaching of civics in Minnesota high schools

May 4, 2019 - Duluth News Tribune
Statewide View: Minnesota can prioritize both election security and voters

May 1, 2019 - Post Bulletin
Letter: Minnesota has yet to accept cyber security funds

APRIL

April 22, 2019 – SUN Sailor
St. Louis Park prepares to educate voters about ranked-choice voting

April 21, 2019 – Park Bugle
LWV Fellowships at Como Park High School

April 17, 2019 – Hastings Star Gazette
Minnesota professor pushes for national unity, to speak next week in Cottage Grove

April 15, 2019 – Lillie News
Legislator looks to memorialize South St. Paul voting history

April 14, 2019 – Sun Post
Think Again Brooklyns to host forum on clean air, water April 16

April 8, 2019 – Brainerd Dispatch
League of Women Voters to host talk on loon center

March

March 31, 2019 – Detroit Lakes Online
Theatre and League of Women Voters team up to present "12 Angry Men" with all female cast

March 30, 2019 – Park Rapids Enterprise
COMMENTARY: League of Women Voters recognizes area women business owners

March 26, 2019 – White Bear Press
A Year of Civic Education and Advocacy

March 24, 2019 – Red Wing Republican Eagle
Letter: explore how media influences voters

March 13, 2019 – Sun Current
LWV Edina event addresses importance of 2020 Census

March 11, 2019 – Star Tribune
Dakota County to make changes after civic group alleges transparency issues

March 8, 2019 – Chaska Herald
Commentary: Secretary of state to visit Chaska

March 8, 2019 – Dairyland Peach
Here’s why teenagers need a civics class

March 7, 2019 – Sun•Thisweek
League of Women Voters forum topic is redistricting

March 6, 2019 – Brainerd Dispatch
Toxic Taters representatives to speak March 14

March 3, 2019 – ABC 6 News (KAAL TV)
Local Women Look Forward and Back on Women's Suffrage

March 2, 2019 – Park Rapids Enterprise
Ojibwe Language Project growing

March 1, 2019 – Red Wing Republican Eagle
Talking (less) trash: First community discussion about single-sort recycling is in the books

February

February 27, 2019 – Park Rapids Enterprise
COMMENTARY: Census 2020: Why do we care?

February 27, 2019 – White Bear Press
Voters league opposes 2020 census citizenship question

February 16, 2019 – Star Tribune
Ida Lorraine Wilderson, Minneapolis civic leader and educator dies at 86

February 11, 2019 – Post Bulletin
Rochester begins year-long women's suffrage celebration

February 10, 2019 – Brainerd Dispatch
CRMC's Bauer, Goble to speak at League of Women Voters event

February 7, 2019 – Litchfield Independent Review
Celebrating history: Litchfield's own suffragette

February 3, 2019 – The Journal (New Ulm)
LWV values and promotes civil discourse

February 2, 2019 – Grand Forks Herald
Bill aims to register more Minn. voters-Schultz proposes making process more automatic

February 2, 2019 – Park Rapids Enterprise
Bill aims to register more Minn. voters: Schultz proposes making process more automatic

January

January 29, 2019 – The Journal (New Ulm)
New Ulm resident receives racist hate mail

January 18, 2019 – Pioneer Press
"Start By Believing" community panel on sexual assault being held in St. Paul Tuesday

January 13, 2019 – The Journal (New Ulm)
LWV forum explains ins and out of legislative process


2018

November

November 29, 2018 – MinnPost
You know you want to read this sexy story about legislative process reform

November 11, 2018 – MPR
It's official: Minnesota 2018 voter turnout tops the nation

November 7, 2018 – FOX 9
Women make history on election night in Minnesota

November 6, 2018 – KARE 11
How women won the right to vote in Minnesota

November 3, 2018 – Sun•Thisweek
League of Women Voters hosts forum on gun violence

October

October 12, 2018 – The Bemidji Pioneer
League of Women Voters plan local debates

October 11, 2018 – Winona Daily News
Winona school board candidates praise WAPS teachers, criticize district finances at LWV forum

October 10, 2018 – Park Rapids Enterprise
County board candidates convene at LWV forum 

October 10, 2018 – The Washington Post
A Minnesota Republican snatched his opponent's mic, then dropped it in front of her

October 8, 2018 – West Central Tribune (Willmar)
10 candidates vie for NLS School Board

October 6, 2018 – Park Rapids Enterprise
State rep. candidates tackle a variety of issues

October 3, 2018 – Star Tribune
Minnesota court of appeals seat being challenged on ballot for first time since 2010

October 2, 2018 – Lakeshore Weekly News
Plymouth mayoral candidates debate garbage hauling, water quality, affordable housing

October 2, 2018 – SC Times (St. Cloud)
Candidates for state representative share their views at first St. Cloud legislative forum

October 1, 2018 – Red Wing Republican Eagle
League of Women Voters hosts first of three Q&A sessions

September

September 29, 2018 – Post Bulletin
School board races kick off League of Women Voters forums

September 27, 2018 – Echo Press (Alexandria)
Candidate forums set for next week

September 27, 2018 – Woodbury Bulletin
Candidates debate issues at District 54B forum

September 27, 2018 – Detroit Lakes Online
League of Women Voters in Detroit Lakes to hold candidate forums in October

September 26, 2018 – Red Wing Republican Eagle
Letter: LWV-Red Wing invites citizens to candidate forum

September 26, 2018 – Lakeshore Weekly News
Incumbent skips 33A forum; challenger talks education, healthcare

September 25, 2018 – City Pages
Minneapolis suffragist Clara Ueland was more badass than you, probably

September 25, 2018 – WCCO
National register to vote day visits college campuses

September 19, 2018 – Winona Daily News
Election 2018: Drazkowski, Isenor don't agree on much at League of Women Voters Winona forum

September 13, 2018 – City Pages
Minnesota seeing a monster surge in voter registration among the young

September 13, 2018 – Winona Daily News
Winona city council candidates talk issues at LWV forum on Wednesday

September 10, 2018 – Eden Prairie News
House 48A and 48B candidates debate guns, school safety

September 10, 2018 – Duluth News Tribune
Minnesota sees surge in new voter registrations ahead of midterms

September 8, 2018 – StarTribune
Minnesota sees surge in new voter registrations

September 7, 2018 – The Free Press (South Central Minnesota)
Area groups to put on voting workshop

September 3, 2018 – ABC Newspapers (Anoka County)
League of Women Voters ABC announces candidate forums for the month of September

August

August 28, 2018 – Bluff Country Newspaper Group
Fillmore county candidates set for League of Women Voters forum

August 16, 2018 – City Pages
The League of Women Voters takes its candidate forums seriously

August 15, 2018 – FOX9 News
Minnesota sees highest number of primary voters in over 3 decades

August 14, 2018 – Eden Prairie News
Three candidate forums to showcase Eden Prairie races

August 13, 2018 – MinnPost
Clara Ueland: Minnesota suffragist, lifelong women's rights activist

July

July 30, 2018 – Star Tribune
St. Paul fourth ward forum stays on track after tumultuous few weeks

July 27, 2018 – Red Wing Republican Eagle
LWV-Red Wing mixes it up with ward-style forum

July 27, 2018 – Chaska Herald
League of Women Voters celebrates 50 years (referencing LWV Eastern Carver County)

June

June 14, 2018 – MPR
Supreme Court throws out Minnesota voter attire law