Peggy Flanagan

Minnesota Lt. Gov. Peggy Flanagan Says her Brother has Died from COVID-19

Flanagan shared the news in an Instagram post Sunday night.

ST. PAUL, Minn. (FOX 9) – Minnesota Lt. Gov. Peggy Flanagan says her older brother, Ron, died over the weekend after contracting COVID-19. Flanagan shared the news in an Instagram post Sunday night. “To many, he’ll be a statistic: Tennessee’s second COVID-related death,” she wrote. “But to me, I’ll remember a loving, older brother, uncle, father and husband.” View this…

Sen. Tina Smith Brings Lt. Gov. Peggy Flanagan to SOTU as Her Guest

Smith held Flanagan's role as lieutenant governor from 2015 to 2018

Sen. Tina Smith (D-Minn.) brought Lt. Gov. Peggy Flanagan to the State of the Union address as her guest. Earlier, Flanagan said she hoped the president would address issues like healthcare and infrastructure. Smith calls the government shutdown “unnecessary and wasteful” and says she’s confident another one won’t happen. “My mom always used to say actions speak louder than words…

MN Gov. Walz, Lt. Gov. Flanagan Hold One Minnesota Inaugural Celebration in Moorhead

MOORHEAD, Minn. –  After a trip around Minnesota, newly inaugurated Gov.Tim Walz and Lt. Governor Peggy Flanagan have their final stop in Moorhead. Usually the inauguration party happens at the state capitol, but the Walz Administration decides to take the governor’s office to the people. When speaking to the audience at Junkyard Brewing, Walz and Flanagan both say they wouldn’t be…

Tim Walz to Bring One Minnesota Inaugural Celebration to Moorhead

Tim Walz and Peggy FlanaganMOORHEAD, Minn. – Minnesota Gov.-Elect Tim Walz and Lt.-Gov.-Elect Peggy Flanagan are coming to Moorhead to celebrate their inauguration. The DFLers will be sworn into office on Monday January 7th and are holding One Minnesota Inaugural Celebrations all over the state including Minneapolis, Duluth and Mankato. The Moorhead event will be held January 14th at Junkyard Brewing Company…

Walz Visits State Capitol To Begin Transition Into Governor’s Seat

Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton is leaving office after two terms

ST. PAUL, MN — Minnesota’s Gov.-elect Tim Walz is kickstarting his transition to the state’s top office after defeating Republican Jeff Johnson in Tuesday’s open race for governor. He visited the state Capitol Thursday with Lt. Gov.-elect Peggy Flanagan and his wife, Gwen Walz, to open a transition office. There’s plenty of work to do. The new governor will have to…