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August 15, 2018
Tim Walz, Democratic candidate for Minnesota Governor. Submitted photo
How Johnson and Walz won the ticket in the governor's race
8 hours 10 min ago
City to take on some criminal prosecutions
12 hours 21 min ago
Minnesota governor candidates U.S. Rep. Tim Walz, left, and Hennepin County Commissioner Jeff Johnson share a laugh before a recent forum in Mankato. Democratic voters picked Walz and Republicans voted for Johnson in the Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018, primary election. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Governor's race: Trump endorses Johnson; Walz strong in Twin Cities, southern Minnesota
12 hours 34 min ago
Arvonne Fraser  Submitted photo
Founding feminism leader Arvonne Fraser dies at 92
12 hours 51 min ago
Pearl Jam (singer Eddie Vedder and drummer Matt Cameron) playing in 2013 at the Barclays Centre, Brooklyn. Photo courtesy of Wikimedia Commons.
A Pearl Jam poster depicting a dead President Trump draws controversy in Montana Senate race
15 hours 15 min ago
Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders holds a daily briefing, at the White House in Washington, Aug. 14, 2018. President Donald Trump on Tuesday added his former aide, Omarosa Manigault Newman, to the growing list of African-Americans he has publicly denigrated on Twitter, calling her “that dog” and a “crazed, crying lowlife.” (Doug Mills/The New York Times/Copyright 2018)
White House economists apologize after Huckabee Sanders' false statement about black employment under Trump
19 hours 42 min ago
FILE -- Omarosa Manigault Newman and Kellyanne Conway, counselor to President Donald Trump, during an event in the East Room of the White House in Washington, April 6, 2017. Manigault Newman secretly taped John Kelly, the White House chief of staff, as he fired her in December in the Situation Room, a breach of security protocols, but one that revealed him suggesting that she could face damage to her reputation if she did not leave quietly. (Al Drago/The New York Times/Copyright 2018)
White House press secretary can't guarantee public won't hear Trump use n-word on audio recording
21 hours 8 min ago
Red Lake Tribal Chairman Darrell Seki watches as drum groups play songs before the inauguration on Tuesday at Seven Clans Casino. (Grace Pastoor | Bemidji Pioneer)
‘The healing starts now’: Red Lake celebrates inaugurations after tumultuous year
22 hours 13 min ago
FILE — Alex Jones, whose conspiracy theory-laden website InfoWars is viewed by millions, in Austin, Texas, Feb. 17, 2017. Five years after the Sandy Hook mass shooting, which Jones alleged was a hoax, families of the victims still endure daily abuse and threats from Jones’ listeners; now Jones faces three separate lawsuits seeking damages for defamation. (Ilana Panich-Linsman/The New York Times/Copyright 2018)
Twitter temporarily restricts InfoWars' Alex Jones account
22 hours 19 min ago
Minnesota state House incumbents do well in primaries
August 15, 2018 - 12:00am
August 14, 2018
Joe Radinovich celebrates Tuesday night, Aug.14, at his downtown Brainerd campaign headquarters after pulling ahead in the Minnesota 8th Congressional District DFL primary race. Steve Kohls / Forum News Service
Radinovich wins DFL primary for 8th Congressional District in one nation's hottest House races
August 14, 2018 - 11:46pm
Turnout for Minnesota primary election highest in 24 years
August 14, 2018 - 11:36pm
Governor candidate Tim Walz speaks to the June 2018 Minnesota Democratic convention. He was not endorsed then, but came out ahead in Tuesday's primary vote. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Walz, Johnson win governor primaries; to face off in fall
August 14, 2018 - 10:07pm
Former Senator Norm Coleman speaks in support of Mitt Romney before the presidential candidate appeared at a campaign stop in at Freightmasters in Eagan, Minn., on Wednesday, February 1, 2012. .(Pioneer Press: Ben Garvin)
Former Minnesota U.S. senator Coleman says he has advanced lung cancer
August 14, 2018 - 8:01pm
Primary elections: Wisconsin and Minnesota voters pick nominees in key contests
August 14, 2018 - 7:41pm