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December 15, 2017
Error to cost Silver Bay taxpayers
December 15, 2017 - 6:53am
County makes lump sum payment on settlement
December 15, 2017 - 6:15am
December 14, 2017
County proposes 4.47 percent levy increase
December 14, 2017 - 1:00pm
December 13, 2017
Minnesota Lt. Gov. Tina Smith tells reporters on Wednesday, Dec. 13, 2017, that she will run for U.S. Senate after her nearly year-long appointment ends next year. Don Davis / Forum News Service
'No one I trust more' than Lt. Gov. Smith in U.S.Senate, Dayton says
December 13, 2017 - 4:53pm
December 7, 2017
Sue Hakes
Phifer announces campaign manager
December 7, 2017 - 7:24pm
January 24, 2017
Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton announced his prostate cancer diagnosis Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2017, the day after he fainted while giving his State of the State speech. Don Davis / Forum News Service​​
Dayton reveals cancer diagnosis, says he plans to complete term as governor
January 24, 2017 - 4:45pm
August 2, 2016
Becky Lourey comforts her husband Eugene Lourey during a memorial service for their son Matthew Lourey at East Central High School near Askov in June, 2005. U.S. Army CW4 Matthew Lourey was killed when his Kiowa Warrior helicopter was shot down near Baghdad, Iraq. Also pictured is Matthew's wife Capt. Lisa Lourey. (file photo / News Tribune)
Gold Star mom, legislators call Trump’s feud with Khans disrespectful
August 2, 2016 - 4:48pm
June 10, 2016
Minnesota Senate Majority Leader Tom Bakk says on Tuesday that it should be easy to reach an agreement for a special legislative session. With him is House Minority Leader Paul Thissen. (Forum News Service photo by Don Davis)
Trust lacking, but Minnesota leaders hope for special session
June 10, 2016 - 4:00am
June 3, 2016
Candidate filing period ends for Two Harbors, Lake County officials
June 3, 2016 - 4:00am
May 27, 2016
Minnesota to see presidential primary in 2020
May 27, 2016 - 4:00am
May 24, 2016
Minnesota House Speaker Kurt Daudt tells reporters Monday that the legislative session overall was good, other than the last few minutes. (Forum News Service photo by Don Davis)
Messy ending? Check. Special session? We'll see
May 24, 2016 - 10:59am
March 10, 2016
Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton says in his State of the State speech Wednesday night, March 9, 2016, that his top priority is to save the state's fiscal condition. (Forum News Service photo by Don Davis)
Dayton spells out legislative plan
March 10, 2016 - 12:58pm
March 4, 2016
Rob Ecklund
Ecklund meets with Lake County officials
March 4, 2016 - 4:00am
March 2, 2016
Republican presidential candidate Sen. Marco Rubio (left) and Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders (right) won their respective contests on Tuesday in Minnesota. (Reuters)
Rubio, Sanders scored big wins in Minnesota — not delegate count
March 2, 2016 - 1:11pm
February 19, 2016
Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton says on Wednesday that he plans to urge the president to take action against the dumping of cheap foreign steel in the United States. (Forum News Service photo by Don Davis)
Dayton to lobby Obama over steel dumping
February 19, 2016 - 4:00am