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July 20, 2018
Attorney General Lori Swanson and U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan tell the media on Monday, June 4, 2018, they are running for Minnesota governor and lieutenant governor. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Governor's race heats up: Swanson backs Nolan after allegations
July 20, 2018 - 6:20pm
Bemidji joins 130 Minnesota cities to oppose sale of strong alcohol in grocery, convenience stores
July 20, 2018 - 6:13pm
U.S. Rep. Tim Walz offers up a proposal Wednesday, July 18, 2018, to provide up to $12 billion a year to small communities throughout the country. The proposal came from Walz as a congressman, but it could help him in his run for Minnesota governor. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Capitol Chatter: Official announcement or politics?
July 20, 2018 - 5:03pm
Cass County Board: More money being spent on fewer veterans
July 20, 2018 - 1:00pm
President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting with members of Congress at the White House on Tuesday, July 17, 2018 in Washington. Washington Post photo by Jabin Botsford
Trump suggests he's 'ready' to impose tariffs on every Chinese import
July 20, 2018 - 10:54am
Part of the cover of the 2018 Cass County Tax Forfeited Lands Public Auction booklet.
Cass County Board: $461K collected from sale of tax-forfeited land
July 20, 2018 - 9:09am
The Pine River-Backus School Board identified a difficult topic in the student handbook when board chair Chris Cunningham brought up cell phones in the classroom. Photo Illustration
PIne River-Backus School Board: Cell phones pose tricky question in student handbook
July 20, 2018 - 4:00am
July 19, 2018
t100416 --- Clint Austin --- austinSANDERS1005c5 --- Congressman Rick Nolan gestures while speaking during a rally supporting the Clinton Kaine presidential ticket at the Kirby Ballroom on the campus of the University of Minnesota Duluth Tuesday night. (Clint Austin / caustin@duluthnews.com)
Bombshell report alleges northern Minnesota congressman kept employing known harasser
July 19, 2018 - 8:11pm
José Ottoniel this week at his home in the Guatemalan village of Las Nueces. MUST CREDIT: Photo for The Washington Post by Daniele Volpe
Some migrants separated from their children struggle with whether to let them stay in the US
July 19, 2018 - 8:07pm
 Hukun Abdullahi is the executive director and a founder of the Afro American Development Association which helps refugees and immigrants integrate better into the community.David Samson / The Forum
Somalis granted Temporary Protected Status extension, call it a 'relief'
July 19, 2018 - 6:58pm
Minnesota attorney general bans ‘Help the Vets’ charity in state
July 19, 2018 - 5:46pm
Rep. Rick Nolan speaks during a health care forum organized by the Head of the Lakes United Way at the Depot in Duluth. Forum News Service file photo
MinnPost reports sexual harassment accusations against former Nolan staffer
July 19, 2018 - 4:31pm
Sen. Jeff Flake (R-Ariz.), left, and Sen. Chris Coons (D-Del.) during a news conference about affirming support for the U.S. intelligence community, on Capitol Hill in Washington, July 19, 2018. (Al Drago/The New York Times/Copyright 2018)
White House: Trump opposes Putin's request to interview current and former US officials
July 19, 2018 - 2:18pm
Rep. Ron Kresha
Kresha named NCSL Child Welfare Fellow
July 19, 2018 - 12:30pm
Cass County Board: Audit of county financial records in final review
July 19, 2018 - 12:00pm