trump country: an occasional series
Stories that look at the views of Minnesotans who voted for President Donald Trump.
What drew them to Trump in the first place — and still holds them close — is his blunt, brash, take-no-prisoners attitude.
In 'God's Country,' Minnesotans are steadfast in Trump support + Photo Gallery
Evangelical voters looked for a "bulldozer" in Trump. Looking past what others saw as disqualifying transgressions, Trump carried McLeod County by more than 38 percentage points, among the highest margins of victory in the state.
Though the latest proposal presents personal risks, some GOP voters in Elk River are eager to see if the White House and Congress can come up with something better.
Iron Range residents look to Trump to 'get something done' + Photo Gallery
Amid the protests and legal battles early in the Trump administration, his northern Minnesota supporters hope he'll honor his promise to make America's steel industry great again.
Trump's inauguration raises stakes, hopes in rural Minn. + Photo Gallery
Donald Trump didn't win Minnesota. And he never visited Mower County. But his message resonated with voters in LeRoy and Lyle. Now they wonder: What's next?