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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 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 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
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
June 20, 2018
In a spruced-up Duluth, Minn., warehouse, President Donald Trump sits in the center seat during a roundtable discussion about the economy on Wednesday, June 20, 2018. Forum News Service photoplay button
Trump promises to improve American economy at Duluth meeting with miners
June 20, 2018 - 9:26pm
May 23, 2018
Gov. Mark Dayton. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Dayton vetoes most legislative session work
May 23, 2018 - 4:38pm
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 16, 2018
Minnesota Senate Majority Leader Paul Gazelka of Nisswa, front, listens to a reporter's question Wednesday, May 16, 2018. Looking on is Tax Chairman Roger Chamberlain of Lino Lakes. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Minnesota bonding loses, tax bill faces veto
May 16, 2018 - 4:03pm