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May 18, 2018
White Earth Secretary-Treasurer Tara Mason. Submitted photo
Northwest Minn. woman accused of borrowing tribal funds exonerated
May 18, 2018 - 3:53pm
May 16, 2018
A rally in support of net neutrality outside the Capitol in Washington, Feb. 27, 2018. (Erin Schaff/Copyright 2018 The New York Times)
Senate approves bipartisan resolution to restore FCC net neutrality rules
May 16, 2018 - 4:20pm
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
Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton on Thursday, April 12, 2018, outlines how he would like to end the legislative session in about five weeks. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Dayton vetoes abortion ultrasound legislation
May 16, 2018 - 12:27pm
Foam-edged waves meet the sand along Park Point. Protecting the lake and regional watershed are vital considerations for environmentally minded voters, whose opposition to proposed precious metals mining is struggling to find a voice among front-running candidates in the 8th Congressional District election race. Bob King / Forum News Service
Election wrestles with environment in 8th Congressional District
May 16, 2018 - 10:05am
May 15, 2018
Former state emloyee Scott Stillman testifies about day care fraud in front of a Minnesota Senate committee Tuesday, May 15, 2018. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Child care fraud-terrorism connection report bothers Minnesota lawmakers
May 15, 2018 - 9:39pm
Former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty   Forum News Service file photo
Pawlenty to skip GOP endorsing convention, going straight to primary
May 15, 2018 - 7:15pm
May 11, 2018
Wadena City Council approves hiring of Janette Bower as new city administrator
May 11, 2018 - 11:11am
May 9, 2018
Minnesota 8th Congressional District Democratic candidates Jason Metsa (from left), Kirsten Hagen Kennedy, Leah Phifer, Joe Radinovich, and Michelle Lee gather to decide who speaks first at the 8th District Democratic convention in Duluth. Phifer is no longer in the race. (Clint Austin / caustin@duluthnews.com)
‘Did I change anything?’ Phifer reflects on her now finished 8th District campaign
May 9, 2018 - 3:55pm
Dayton vetoes wild rice change bill
May 9, 2018 - 1:07pm
Representing the Hubbard County Basic Political Operating Unit at Saturday’s Republican CD8 convention are, from left, delegates Verna and David Cripe, David De La Hunt, Julie and Jonathan Carter, Arnold Leshovsky and Jerome Grudem.
Park Rapids hosts District 8 endorsing convention
May 9, 2018 - 7:08am
May 7, 2018
June 2016 mock-up of what a Real ID Minnesota driver's license could look like. The actual Real ID license would be developed once the state approves a plan. The 2016 Legislature did not agree on a plan. Courtesy image / Minnesota Department of Public Safety
Existing driver's licenses likely good for flights until 2020
May 7, 2018 - 6:16pm
Day care operator Julie Seydel says on Monday, May 7, 2018, that legislation being considered by the Minnesota Senate would help keep day care providers in business. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Senators vote to ease Minnesota child care rules
May 7, 2018 - 4:42pm
May 6, 2018
The big, freshly refinished dance floor inside the Pavilion shines in the sunlight. Paula Quam / Forum News Service
Plan for historic pavilion in Minn. lakes country includes razing, rebuilding
May 6, 2018 - 6:28am
May 2, 2018
Nicholas Macklem
Macklem takes over county AIS program
May 2, 2018 - 9:00am
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