Weather Forecast


MINNESOTA NEWS ROUNDUP: Same-sex marriage to become legal in Minnesota Thursday

Email News Alerts

Minneapolis Mayor R-T Rybak will marry 42 couples at midnight when same-sex marriage becomes legal in Minnesota. Rybak says many gay Minnesotans move from small towns to the big city where they feel more comfortable, and he hopes the new statewide law can help change that perception. Rybak says his former chief of staff moved from Greater Minnesota because he felt a little more comfortable in Minneapolis. He adds that he's "pretty darn happy" that same-sex couples can now legally marry. 


Get the full story
Subscribe or Log In

Jason Schulte
Jason Schulte is a reporter for the New Richmond News since February 2015. Prior to that he spent eight years at the Pierce County Herald in Ellsworth. His duties with the News will include covering news out of Hammond and Roberts along with action from St. Croix County court system. He lives in Roberts with his wife and two daughters. 
(715) 243-7767 x243