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July 20, 2018
Attorney General Lori Swanson and U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan tell the media on Monday, June 4, 2018, they are running for Minnesota governor and lieutenant governor. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Governor's race heats up: Swanson backs Nolan after allegations
14 hours 11 min ago
U.S. Rep. Tim Walz offers up a proposal Wednesday, July 18, 2018, to provide up to $12 billion a year to small communities throughout the country. The proposal came from Walz as a congressman, but it could help him in his run for Minnesota governor. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Capitol Chatter: Official announcement or politics?
15 hours 28 min ago
July 16, 2018
Minnesota Secretary of State Steve Simon says on Wednesday, May 16, 2018, that he wants lawmakers to approve him spending $1.5 million  of federal funds to improve voter database security. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Trump Russian comments rile Minnesota elections leader
July 16, 2018 - 5:11pm
New Minnesota driver's licenses will include more information and have features to make them more difficult to copy. Minnesota Department of Public Safety photo
Minnesota revises driver's licenses to be more secure
July 16, 2018 - 4:02pm
July 5, 2018
Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton
Dayton declares weather emergencies in 36 counties; to visit southwest Minnesota
July 5, 2018 - 9:47pm
Former Environmental Protection Agency administrator, Scott Pruitt.
Minnesotans' reactions mixed on EPA chief departure
July 5, 2018 - 5:00pm
July 4, 2018
Spadgenske Dairy is a family-run business. Pictured are Mark and Kristine Spadgenske, center, with their son, Ryan, and Mark's twin brother, Mike. Marie Johnson / Forum News Service
The land of milk and money: Dairy farmers cope with chronically low milk prices, uncertain futures
July 4, 2018 - 3:10pm
June 28, 2018
Ag lawmakers ready for farm bill negotiations
June 28, 2018 - 7:14pm
June 27, 2018
Justice Anthony Kennedy seen here on June 1, 2017 MUST CREDIT: Bloomberg photo by Andrew Harrer
Justice Kennedy, the pivotal swing vote on the Supreme Court, announces retirement
June 27, 2018 - 9:02pm
June 26, 2018
A North Dakota farmer cutting his grain. File photo
West Fargo farm rally will try to capture part of Trump's spotlight
June 26, 2018 - 10:04pm
Minnesota joins states in suing Trump to reunite families still split at border as number only drops by 6 kids
June 26, 2018 - 10:00pm
June 21, 2018
Minnesota state Rep. Greg Davids says the Pledge of Allegiance during the 2018 legislative session. On Thursday, June 21, 2018, he praised a U.S. Supreme Court decision allowing states to collect sales tax for most online purchases. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Supreme Court's online sales tax ruling called a victory for Minnesota businesses
June 21, 2018 - 4:31pm
June 20, 2018
In a spruced-up Duluth, Minn., warehouse, President Donald Trump sits in the center seat during a roundtable discussion about the economy on Wednesday, June 20, 2018. Forum News Service photoplay button
Trump promises to improve American economy at Duluth meeting with miners
June 20, 2018 - 9:26pm
June 19, 2018
While his father, Daniel Del Toro, speaks out against separating immigrant children from their parents, his 2-year-old son Joaquin looks at reporters in the Minnesota Capitol on Tuesday, June 19. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Minnesotans seek to keep immigrant families together
June 19, 2018 - 3:41pm
June 7, 2018
VenuWorks to pay city back $137,000: New Sanford Center rules proposed after alleged misuse of funds by former director
June 7, 2018 - 8:14pm