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May 13, 2019
Brian North, Vice President Mike Pence and Tricia Hinz pose for a photo at the North Pole Restaurant and Newport Drug. Photo courtesy of Brian North
When the vice president surprise visits your restaurant
May 13, 2019 - 5:19pm
March 12, 2019
Editorial: Keep the sun shining on your government
March 12, 2019 - 8:00pm
January 23, 2019
Editorial: Do something about that ice dam
January 23, 2019 - 6:00pm
January 3, 2019
Here are the new words Merriam-Webster added in 2018
January 3, 2019 - 5:00am
December 17, 2018
Dayton's legacy is as champion for Students, teachers and schools
December 17, 2018 - 2:00pm
December 9, 2018
Minnesota Capitol
2019 tax season likely won’t be too messy after all. But Minnesota’s code may still need a rewrite
December 9, 2018 - 6:05pm
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