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September 7, 2018
Capitol Chatter: Rural guy in big cities for a reason
September 7, 2018 - 7:00am
August 18, 2018
Election Judge Sue Schiro wears an “I voted” sticker on her shirt after casting a ballot for the primary elections at the Willmar Chamber of Commerce Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018. .Erica Dischino / Forum News Service
Minnesota state primary results: Walz, Johnson led in Washington County
August 18, 2018 - 9:57am
August 12, 2018
Editorial: Time to vote in the primary
August 12, 2018 - 7:00pm
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 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
July 27, 2018
The Minnesota Sex Offender Program facility at Moose Lake, Minn. Forum News Service file photo
Capitol Chatter: Minnesota struggles in dealing with sex offenders
July 27, 2018 - 10:32am
July 1, 2018
Letter: Stop the talking and put words into action
July 1, 2018 - 5:00am
May 23, 2018
Gov. Mark Dayton. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Dayton vetoes most legislative session work
May 23, 2018 - 4:38pm
May 21, 2018
Tony Jurgens
Viewpoint: Successes include safeguarding 3M settlement monies
May 21, 2018 - 1:47pm
May 19, 2018
Dayton vetoes four bills with one day left in session
May 19, 2018 - 10:26pm
May 17, 2018
Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton vetoes a tax bill on Thursday, May 17, 2018, as he said he would if legislators did not approve $138 million in school aid. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Dayton vetoes tax bill over school funding, as promised
May 17, 2018 - 12:39pm
May 15, 2018
Former state emloyee Scott Stillman testifies about day care fraud in front of a Minnesota Senate committee Tuesday, May 15, 2018. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Child care fraud-terrorism connection report bothers Minnesota lawmakers
May 15, 2018 - 9:39pm
May 14, 2018
Donna Bergstrom of Duluth listens to a reporter's question Monday, May 14, 2018, after Republican governor candidate Jeff Johnson named her as his running mate. Don Davis / Forum News Service
GOP's Johnson running mate from Democratic-heavy Duluth
May 14, 2018 - 3:34pm
May 10, 2018
Three Democratic Minnesota state senators sit in the back of the state House chamber Thursday, May 10, 2018, during a vote for a University of Minnesota regent. From left are Kent Eken of Twin Valley, Jeff Hayden of Minneapolis and Erik Simonson of Duluth. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Minnesota Senate passes $20 million opioid bill
May 10, 2018 - 6:35pm