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August 4, 2017
Photo illustration by Alexandra Floersch / The Forum
Please, uncommit me: Life at 20-something needs to slow down
August 4, 2017 - 9:56am
August 3, 2017
Minnesota license bureaus down for several hours as new computer system shows glitches
August 3, 2017 - 6:44pm
Cottage Grove police officer Jordan Ziebarth talks with a motorist he stopped after witnessing a littering incident at Walmart. Mike Longaecker / RiverTown Multimedia
Organized offensive: Law enforcement, retailers combat retail crime
August 3, 2017 - 4:30pm
Caitlyn Wagner, 16, hosed down Layla, a calf belonging to her friend Megan Olson, opening day of the Washington County Fair.. The 146th annual fair features demonstrations and exhibitions by more than 500 members of Washington County 4-H clubs as well as rides, the Swinetime Pig Races and live music.It runs through August 6. For a complete list of Washington County Fair activities, visit www.washingtoncountyfair.org. William Loeffler / RiverTown Multimedia
Washington County Fair opens, runs through Sunday
August 3, 2017 - 11:53am
Thomas Hilpisch stands outside his Lake Elmo home on Tuesday, Aug. 1, 2017, where he came face to face with Lucifer Nguyen, who has been charged in the shooting death of 48-year-old Beverly Cory in Mendota Heights. Hilpisch was working in his yard on a skid loader when Nguyen approached and asked for a ride to Mystic Lake Casino in Prior Lake in exchange for cash. Nick Ferraro / St. Paul Pioneer Press
While doing yard work, unsuspecting firefighter encounters a wanted murder suspect
August 3, 2017 - 9:02am
A Golden-winged Warbler sits on a small perch in the early morning sun for a dramatic portrait.
U.S. bird report shows progress
August 3, 2017 - 8:24am
August 2, 2017
Smoke hangs in the air as emergency personnel work the scene of school building collapse at Minnehaha Academy in Minneapolis, Minnesota, U.S., August 2, 2017. REUTERS/Adam Bettcher
UPDATE: Two employees die in private school gas explosion in Minneapolis
August 2, 2017 - 10:45pm
Minnesota Republican governor cndidate Keith Downey talks to Farmfest visitors Wednesday, Aug. 2, 2017. He said health care is at the top of issues. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Minnesota farmers wonder about health insurance as uncertainties cloud future
August 2, 2017 - 9:22pm
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Building history, behind the scenes of St. Croix Crossing
August 2, 2017 - 4:00pm
Lauren Martin, lead author of a recently released report on sex buying in Minnesota, discusses her team's findings Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2017 in Minneapolis. Robb Jeffries / Forum News Service
New report surveys sex-buying habits in Minnesota. Level of demand shocks law enforcement.
August 2, 2017 - 11:14am
The City of Woodbury will use a new method to seal more than 40 miles of the city's roadway. The project is scheduled to start the first week in August. Submitted by Woodbury Public Works.
Reclamite application scheduled to start Aug. 7
August 2, 2017 - 8:35am
An aerial view shows the new St. Croix Crossing bridge, foreground, over the St. Croix River on Thursday, July 20, 2017. The new bridge, which connects Oak Park Heights, Minn. and St. Joseph, Wis., replaces the old Stillwater Lift Bridge, rear, which opened in 1931. A dedication ceremony to mark the opening of the new bridge will be held Wed, Aug. 2, 2017 at 10 a.m.  (John Autey / Special to the Pioneer Press)
1931 car to be last to cross Stillwater lift bridge as massive new bridge opens
August 2, 2017 - 8:24am
August 1, 2017
A Duluth Fire Fighter tests an EMILY robot on Tuesday, Aug. 1, 2017  in Duluth, Minnesota. EMILY robots were demonstrated for the Duluth Fire Department and members of the media. Mike Krebs / Forum News Serviceplay button
Firefighters test new unmanned water rescue drone in Lake Superior
August 1, 2017 - 9:57pm
A poster at the chip event shows what the chip itself looks like. The chip uses RFID technology similar to that used by credit cards and cell phone purchases. Rebecca Mariscal / RiverTown Multimediaplay button
River Falls employees get chipped
August 1, 2017 - 3:01pm
Lucifer Vincent Nguyen / Dakota County Jail
Authorities arrest homicide suspect; Nguyen captured late July 31 in Blaine
August 1, 2017 - 11:32am