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May 14, 2018
Donna Bergstrom of Duluth listens to a reporter's question Monday, May 14, 2018, after Republican governor candidate Jeff Johnson named her as his running mate. Don Davis / Forum News Service
GOP's Johnson running mate from Democratic-heavy Duluth
May 14, 2018 - 3:34pm
May 9, 2018
Minnesota state Rep. Sarah Anderson of Plymouth, chairwoman of the House state government committee, announces that Dayton administration officials refused to testify on her plan to use reserve funds to pay for veteran home construction. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Minnesota Senate chairman: 'Not one nickel more' for bonding
May 9, 2018 - 5:51pm
May 6, 2018
columnist Rob Port
Commentary: Who expected Sen. Heitkamp to be in this much trouble this early?
May 6, 2018 - 6:50am
May 3, 2018
Minnesota state Sen. David Tomassoni of Chisholm talks with Sens. Dan Sparks of Austin, left, and Kent Eken of Twin Valley during the Thursday, May 3, Senate session. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Minnesota leaders ready to negotiate taxes
May 3, 2018 - 5:38pm
May 2, 2018
Minnesota House GOP: Borrow $825 million for public works projects
May 2, 2018 - 6:56pm
April 29, 2018
columnist Rob Port
COMMENTARY: The price of admission to a free society is seeing and hearing things you might not like
April 29, 2018 - 7:18am
April 23, 2018
Kirsten Baesler
Education dashboard launched to shed light on ND school performance
April 23, 2018 - 11:21am
April 13, 2018
Minnesota state Rep. Jennifer Schultz of Duluth speaks during a Wednesday, April 11, House committee meeting during which protecting the elderly from abuse was discussed. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Minn. elder care legislation still in the works
April 13, 2018 - 4:15pm
April 10, 2018
Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton and Lt. Gov. Michele Fischbach, also the state Senate president, mug for the cameras Tuesday, March 13, 2018. They were in an elder care news conference together, one of the few times they have seen each other since Fischbach rose to the job a couple of months ago. She insisted upon remaining a senator, although Democrats say she cannot hold both positions. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Fishbach again sued for being senator, lieutenant governor
April 10, 2018 - 6:35pm
April 8, 2018
columnist Rob Port
Commentary: North Dakota's new spill rules provide a clearer picture of the problem
April 8, 2018 - 7:19am
April 7, 2018
ND Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem speaks to delegates Saturday at the ND Republican convention while his wife, Beth, and Republican party chairman Rick Berg look on at the Alerus Center in Grand Forks. Photo by Eric Hylden/Grand Forks Herald
Ryan Rauschenberger, Wayne Stenehjem nab North Dakota GOP endorsements
April 7, 2018 - 12:11pm
April 4, 2018
Leaders urge caution in trade fight: Congress members say soybean tariffs would hit farmers hard
April 4, 2018 - 7:34pm
columnist Rob Port
Commentary: Paying to publish public notices is about more than subsidizing newspapers
April 4, 2018 - 7:38am
March 29, 2018
Minnesota state Sen. Mark Johnson of East Grand Forks on Thursday night, March 29, tells a Senate committee about legislation that would force some people who receive goverment-funded medical care to get jobs. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Deep divisions surface in Minnesota Senate over Medicaid work requirement
March 29, 2018 - 9:10pm
A tern chick opens its mouth hoping to be fed by an adult carrying a small fish on Interstate Island. Bob King / Forum News Service file photo
Wildlife groups want more cash for conservation
March 29, 2018 - 6:29pm
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