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January 19, 2018
President Donald Trump during a bilateral meeting with President Nursultan Nazarbayev of Kazakhstan at the White House in Washington, Jan. 16, 2018. (Doug Mills/Copyright 2018 The New York Times)
Trump grades range from B+ to incomplete among region's leaders
11 hours 21 min ago
January 17, 2018
Sen. Klobuchar collects on Vikings-Saints wager
January 17, 2018 - 9:16pm
MNsure: Record enrollment for insurance through exchange went smoothly
January 17, 2018 - 8:22pm
Former Minnesota state representative John Persell asks a question on Wednesday during a meeting of the Minnesota Senate Capital Investment Committee at the Northwest Minnesota Foundation about the proposed Northern Minnesota Veterans Home. Jordan Shearer / Forum News Service
Bemidji seeks state funding for proposed northern Minn. veterans home
January 17, 2018 - 5:26pm
Minn. health insurance program breaks previous record for signups
January 17, 2018 - 2:59pm
January 16, 2018
U.S. Rep. Tim Walz, D-Minn.
Governor candidate Tim Walz releases tax returns going back decade
January 16, 2018 - 6:24pm
Tim Pawlenty talks to about 75 Iowans, and one Missourian, during an Ottumwa, Iowa, campaign stop. Tim Pawlenty talks to about 75 Republicans during a July 24, 2011, Ottumwa, Iowa, campaign stop. He spoke for about half an hour and answered questions for the same amount of time. (Forum News Service photo by Don Davis)
Tim Pawlenty: I won't run for Al Franken/Tina Smith U.S. Senate seat
January 16, 2018 - 3:49pm
Commissioner Myron Frans of Minnesota Management and Budget announces a $1.5 billion public works proposal Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018. With him is President Eric Kaler of the University of Minnesota. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Dayton announced $1.5 billion construction proposal
January 16, 2018 - 12:31pm
January 15, 2018
Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party governor candidate and State Auditor Rebecca Otto stands to answer a question on health care in a forum Monday evening in the Beaux Arts Ballroom at Bemidji State University. Candidates from left are: St. Paul Mayor Chris Coleman; District 64A Rep. Erin Murphy, St. Paul; Otto, May Township; District 61B Rep. Paul Thissen, Minneapolis; and U.S. Congressman Tim Walz, MN-01.
Jillian Gandsey / Forum News Service
Candidates questioned on big issues from a rural perspective
January 15, 2018 - 10:29pm
January 14, 2018
Duluth city councilors aim to restrict flavored tobacco sales, prevent new generation of smokers
January 14, 2018 - 7:48am
January 13, 2018
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Kuhle professes support for referendum, condemns opposition tactics
January 13, 2018 - 7:35am
January 12, 2018
The U.S. House Agriculture Committee holds a hearing during the 2017 FarmFest in southwestern Minnesota. Members listened to the public's thoughts about what should be in a new farm bill due for debate in 2018. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Capitol Chatter: Minnesota should have say in farm bill
January 12, 2018 - 11:10am
January 10, 2018
Full story: City council pulls out of PBK movie theater project
January 10, 2018 - 7:43am
January 9, 2018
Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe Chief Executive Melanie Benjamin gives the State of the Band address Tuesday at Grand Casino Mille Lacs near Onamia. Steve Kohls / Forum News Serviceplay button
Mille Lacs tribal leader says band in revolution against drugs, violence, environmental destruction, racism
January 9, 2018 - 9:37pm
The Minnesota State Capitol
Study: Minn. second best state to raise a family
January 9, 2018 - 5:52pm
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