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August 13, 2018
News cameras focus on U.S. Rep. Keith Ellison on June 5, 2018, as he signs paperwork to withdraw from running for re-election in favor of running for Minnesota attorney general. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Minnesota primary features plenty of twists
23 hours 32 min ago
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
Capitol Chatter: Minnesota nice may not rule campaigns
August 10, 2018 - 12:44pm
Changes made at Zumbrota campground as outbreak investigation continues
August 10, 2018 - 11:50am
August 9, 2018
Cottage Grove partners with online survey platform
August 9, 2018 - 10:45am
Old and new candidates move into Newport Council race
August 9, 2018 - 9:21am
August 8, 2018
Candidate Q&A: Washington County Board District 2
August 8, 2018 - 3:01pm
(From left) Wayne Johnson, Marvin Taylor, John Thorson and Bill Sumner.
Candidate Q&A: Washington County Board District 4
August 8, 2018 - 2:51pm
August 6, 2018
The lake is located near Jamaica Avenue and the border between Cottage Grove and Woodbury. RiverTown Multimedia / William Loeffler
Shepards Lake or Lake Robert? Groups petition to name lake near Cottage Grove-Woodbury border
August 6, 2018 - 5:27pm
August 4, 2018
Incumbents, newcomers flood to Cottage Grove Council race
August 4, 2018 - 10:19am
August 3, 2018
Hennepin County Commissioner Jeff Johnson arrives at a Mankato Mnnesota governor candidate forum. Like other forums, he was the lone Republican attending before the Aug. 14, 2018, primary election. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Minnesota GOP governor candidates come with differences
August 3, 2018 - 3:40pm
The media watches Former Ramsey County Attorney Tom Foley fill out paperwork on June 5, 2018, to run for Minnesota attorney general. He is one of five Democrats in the race. Don Davis / Forum News Srevice
Hot Minnesota races may drive up voter turnout
August 3, 2018 - 1:53pm
August 2, 2018
Corey Olson fields a call at the Red River Regional Dispatch Center in downtown Fargo in this file photo. David Samson / Forum News Service
CenturyLink vendor again blamed for 911 outage in multi-state outage
August 2, 2018 - 7:17pm
August 1, 2018
County Board briefs: County applies for winter trails funding
August 1, 2018 - 2:08pm
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