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June 7, 2017
New Minnesota GOP chair aims to bring metro, rural factions together
June 7, 2017 - 5:00pm
June 4, 2017
Minnesota Capitol / File photo
Editorial: Three branches of government for good reason
June 4, 2017 - 8:00pm
May 26, 2017
Minn. roundup: Franken rules out White House bid in 2020; Pearl Harbor victim has remains returned home
May 26, 2017 - 10:35am
May 22, 2017
Viewpoint: Setting PTSD record straight
May 22, 2017 - 2:40pm
April 18, 2017
Sen. Al Franken, D-Minn., questions Supreme Court nominee judge Neil Gorsuch during his Senate Judiciary Committee confirmation hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington March 21, 2017. (Joshua Roberts Reuters)
Franken's rising national profile is no joke
April 18, 2017 - 3:00pm
April 3, 2017
State Rep. Tina Liebling, D-Rochester.
With detailed policy focus, Democrat Tina Liebling to run for Minn. governor
April 3, 2017 - 11:30am
March 19, 2017
Dan Wilfond, right, Minnesota Department of Natural Resources fisheries specialist at French River, prepares to measure a northern pike while doing a fisheries survey on Grand Lake north of Duluth in 2015. At left is Peter Nasby, a DNR fisheries intern. Forum News Servce file photo
Outdoor groups urge Minn. lawmakers to approve fee increases
March 19, 2017 - 12:00pm
February 28, 2017
Around 80 people hoping to speak to Rep. Jason Lewis attended a town hall at the Wentworth Library in West St. Paul on Thursday, Feb. 23. Lewis was invited to the town hall, organized by constituents in the 2nd Congressional District, but chose not to attend. (RiverTown Multimedia photo by Kim Ukura)
Constituent town halls happen 'with or without' congressman
February 28, 2017 - 5:30am
February 20, 2017
Members of the Minnesota House voted Monday, Feb. 20, 2017, to pass a bill allowing Sunday liquor sales. Maureen McMullen / Forum News Service
Sunday liquor sales, banned since statehood, inches forward in Minnesota
February 20, 2017 - 4:49pm
January 23, 2017
David Samson / The Forum
Watch Live: Minnesota State of the State Address
January 23, 2017 - 6:50pm
January 12, 2017
Minnesota Lt. Gov. Tina Smith (left) talks with Cheryal Lee Hills, Region Five Development Commission executive director at a 2015 broadband panel discussion in Brainerd, Minn. FORUM NEWS SERVICE FILE PHOTO
State grants $34 million to expand rural broadband in Minnesota
January 12, 2017 - 10:30am
January 9, 2017
Rebecca Otto is interviewed at her home in Marine on St. Croix on Friday, Jan. 6, 2017.  (Pioneer Press: Jean Pieri)
Minnesota state auditor Rebecca Otto to run for governor
January 9, 2017 - 9:04am
December 8, 2016
Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders, right, remarks how U.S. Rep. Keith Ellison, D-Minn., is the most progressive member of Congress at the start of a rally Tuesday afternoon, Jan. 26, 2016 at the DECC Arena in Duluth, Minn. More than 5,000 supporters attended the event. Clint Austin / Forum News Service
Minnesota's Ellison would resign from U.S. House if he wins Democratic post
December 8, 2016 - 1:00pm
November 16, 2016
MNsure robocall, web issues still mysteries
November 16, 2016 - 10:00am
November 9, 2016
Mistakes in early voting delay reporting of 228,000 votes in Dakota County
November 9, 2016 - 2:55pm