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October 17, 2018
Chemicals being applied to a field near Moorhead, Minn., in 2008. Forum News Service file photo
Minnesota kids take part in chemical exposure study
October 17, 2018 - 4:01pm
October 14, 2018
A timeline of BWCAW history
October 14, 2018 - 6:05am
September 7, 2018
Capitol Chatter: Rural guy in big cities for a reason
September 7, 2018 - 7:00am
September 5, 2018
Minnesota prison tense amid workplace walkout, doubling of assaults against guards
September 5, 2018 - 7:49pm
August 31, 2018
Minnesota governor candidates Democrat Tim Walz, left, and Republican Jeff Johnson debate Friday, Aug. 31, 2018, at the Minnesota State Fair. The event was organized by Minnesota Public Radio. Dave Orrick / St. Paul Pioneer Press
It's fair time, so Minnesota governor's race hits high gear
August 31, 2018 - 3:39pm
August 24, 2018
U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar  speaks at a Farmfest candidate forum in early August. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Klobuchar, Newberger broadcast wide differences at Minnesota State Fair debate
August 24, 2018 - 4:11pm
August 19, 2018
Primary turnout high in most of Minnesota: Some rural areas saw decline in voting
August 19, 2018 - 5:00am
August 15, 2018
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
August 15, 2018 - 4:53pm
August 14, 2018
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
August 12, 2018
Robyn Hagel keeps potbelly pigs in her home in Ottertail, Minn. Special to The Forum
Ottertail woman trying to keep her unusual house pets despite city ordinance
August 12, 2018 - 4:38pm
August 10, 2018
Minnesota governor candidates and campaign staffers listen to Kent Thisse explain rules for a candidate forum at Farmfest on Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2018. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Interest in Minnesota primary seems high
August 10, 2018 - 2:53pm
Minnesota Attorney General Lori Swanson talks to the media in July of 2018. In August, a news website reported that some people in her office were pressured to help her campaign. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Minnesota Attorney General Swanson denies pressuring employees to work for campaign
August 10, 2018 - 2:22pm
August 8, 2018
Governor candidate Jeff Johnson says at Farmfest Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2018, that he grew up in greater Minnesota, so understands issues there. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Farmers crowd into hear Minnesota governor candidates at Farmfest
August 8, 2018 - 6:46pm
Wisconsin union managers arrested after fight with city councilors
August 8, 2018 - 5:25pm
August 7, 2018
Candidates for the southern Minnesota U.S. House district gather after a Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2018, Farmfest forum near Redwood Falls. From left are Carla Nelson, Jim Hagedorn and Dan Feehan. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Rural Minnesota congressional hopefuls agree on farm visa program
August 7, 2018 - 6:42pm