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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
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
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