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October 22, 2018
City councilors leave their chambers as shouting protesters opposed to the proposed purchase of riot gear for the Duluth Police Department temporarily shut down Monday night's Duluth City Council meeting. Councilors returned after a recess and approved the controversial measure by a 6-2 vote. Steve Kuchera / Forum News Serviceplay button
Protesters shut down Duluth City Council meeting, but councilors approve 'riot gear' after meeting resumes
October 22, 2018 - 11:37pm
September 30, 2018
Beltrami County Deputy Lavonte Hardie, left, and Minnesota State Trooper Jesse Herding consult each other on a call on Saturday. The two agencies have seen a decrease in the number of people applying for open positions in recent years. (Jordan Shearer | Bemidji Pioneer)
Patrolling for applicants: Law enforcement agencies statewide see a decrease in those applying for positions
September 30, 2018 - 7:15am
September 13, 2018
Duluth police yield to NAACP on 'use of force' event
September 13, 2018 - 7:42pm
August 27, 2018
Hawaiian monk seal pup asleep near Poipu Beach, Kauai.  Photo by Carrie Barbash
'Do not disturb' the monk seals, warn Hawaiian signs. Alabama tourist learns they mean it.
August 27, 2018 - 9:29am
August 4, 2018
Retired Ramsey County Sheriff deputy Art Blakey, right, and Danny Givens, the man who shot and wounded him 13 years ago during a botched armed robbery at a VFW post in St. Paul, reconciled publicly during an event at central High School in September. Givens, who served 12 years in prison in connection with the shooting, is an ordained minister who also runs a church. Blakey said he is proud of Givens' turnaround in life. (Courtesy to Pioneer Press: Danny Givens)
Art Blakey Jr., 1935-2018: Long-serving Minn. State Fair police chief and pioneering sheriff’s deputy dies
August 4, 2018 - 5:25pm
July 14, 2018
Woman plans vigil for police in Bemidji
July 14, 2018 - 5:42pm
June 30, 2018
The Duluth Police Department maintained a large security detail at the DECC during President Trump's visit on June 20. Bob King / Forum News Service
Presidential visit price tag nearly $90,000: City, county bear financial costs for Trump’s recent trip to Duluth
June 30, 2018 - 5:10pm
June 13, 2018
TCF Bank in Cottage Grove closed the afternoon of May 17 after a robbery. Katie Nelson / Forum News Service
Man arrested in connection with Twin Cities-area bank robberies
June 13, 2018 - 3:36pm
May 30, 2018
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No criminal charges for officers involved in Fargo, West Fargo shootings
May 30, 2018 - 8:49pm
May 15, 2018
Lawmakers seek standards on 'rape kit' testing; bill sent to Dayton
May 15, 2018 - 7:44pm
May 14, 2018
The original design artist Michele Steffen created for the Minnesota Law Enforcement Memorial Association features fallen soldiers she painted with watercolors. Erica Dischino / Forum News Service
Minnesota artist provides artwork for new state license plate honoring fallen officers
May 14, 2018 - 3:46pm
March 28, 2018
New carrier vests, helmets and more are lined up for area law enforcement agents before a presentation Saturday, March 24 at the Law Enforcement Center at Alexandria Technical and Community College. The kits were donated through the organizations We Got Your Back and Shield616. Celeste Edenloff / Forum News Service
Central Minn. supporters give gear to officers, deputies through national organization
March 28, 2018 - 6:00am
March 25, 2018
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Road crews, law enforcement keep our highways safe
March 25, 2018 - 9:12am
March 18, 2018
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Our real enemy is greed and hate
March 18, 2018 - 9:40am
March 6, 2018
Updated communications ordinance adopted for Beltrami County
March 6, 2018 - 9:30pm
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