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Stillwater to approach flood stage
He stole the identity of a dead 8-year-old. Ohio police now want to know what he was hiding from.
The crying Honduran girl on the cover of Time was not separated from her mother, father says
Trump says Republicans are 'wasting their time' trying to pass immigration bills before November elections
Farmers, farmworkers openly diverge on immigration crisis
You no longer get a free Burger King Whopper if you have a World Cup star's baby
Pieper named to American Hotel and Lodging Association Resort Committee
Grand View Lodge to open 60-room hotel, wedding chapel, rec center - $30 million expansion in the works
27 new foods, 5 new vendors announced for Minnesota State Fair
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Seeking new heights, Suns draft Ayton No. 1 overall
Timberwolves pick Georgia Tech guard
COMMENTARY: Brian Murphy: Twins' snakebit season eroding one battered player at a time
Boston's Porcello knocks Twins' best hitter out of game, cruises from there
Five players the Wild could trade as they tweak a 'not-good-enough' roster
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Silent auction opens gateway for giving
Analysis: Today's teens are less likely to smoke, drink or have sex, but they're not eating veggies
Sheriff's Corner: The rules on permits to carry handguns
Laura Bush: Separating children from their parents at the border 'breaks my heart'
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Outdoor Notes - June 17
200 miles on the Superior Hiking Trail: As SHT network grows, so does popularity
Outdoor Traditions Magazine
Koko, the beloved gorilla that learned to communicate using sign language, has died
Pope Francis criticizes Trump's family-separation policy, says 'populism is not the solution'
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Autistic boy's classmates had never heard him speak. What he finally said at graduation blew them away.
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June 15, 2018
Supreme Court strikes state law banning political apparel in polling places
A Minnesota case involving electioneering at polling places on Election Day came before the U.S. Supreme Court, but state and local officials...
June 15, 2018 - 8:00am
May 20, 2018
ND secretary of state candidate drops out after report on 2006 window-peeping incident
BISMARCK — The Republican-endorsed candidate for North Dakota secretary of state has withdrawn from the race just two days after The Forum...
May 20, 2018 - 5:01pm
April 26, 2018
Senate confirms Mike Pompeo as Trump's next secretary of state
WASHINGTON - The Senate confirmed Mike Pompeo as secretary of state Thursday despite lingering objections from Democrats who have questioned...
April 26, 2018 - 12:10pm
June 24, 2017
Morrison County's attorney's office recognized by secretary of state
The Morrison County's Attorney's Office was among 19 organizations to be recognized by Secretary of State Steve Simon for their commitment to and partnership with the Secretary of State's Safe at Home program over the last decade. Each individual/organization serves as a Safe at Home...
June 24, 2017 - 8:30am
November 27, 2016
Trump adviser Conway warns him not to pick Romney for Secretary of State
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - An internal dispute among Donald Trump's advisers broke out into the open on Sunday when his campaign manager warned that...
November 27, 2016 - 10:33am
November 17, 2016
NBC News: Trump considering Mitt Romney for secretary of state
WASHINGTON, Nov 17 (Reuters) - U.S. President-elect Donald Trump is considering Mitt Romney, the 2012 Republican presidential nominee, for secretary of state, NBC News reported on Thursday, citing unnamed sources. Romney, a former Massachusetts governor, is due to meet Trump on Sunday...
November 17, 2016 - 2:29pm
November 16, 2016
Top U.S. diplomat role unlikely fit for 'tough guy' Rudy Giuliani
NEW YORK, Nov 16 (Reuters) - Former New York City Mayor Rudolph Giuliani is now the leading candidate to become President-elect Donald Trump's...
November 16, 2016 - 3:02pm
Pew ranks Minnesota second in the country for election performance
ST. PAUL—A new report released by The Pew Charitable Trusts' Election Performance Index ranks Minnesota second in the country for its overall election performance, including being named the No. 1 state for having the least amount of registration or absentee ballot problems....
August 16, 2016 - 7:13pm
August 5, 2016
Vote in the primary Aug. 9
SAINT PAUL—Secretary of State Steve Simon encouraged Minnesotans to "make their voices heard" and vote in the Primary Election on Tuesday, which will determine what candidates appear on the ballot in the General Election on Nov. 8. "As I travel the state I always tell Minnesotans...
August 5, 2016 - 7:02pm
May 10, 2016
Candidate filing period begins next week
The office of the Minnesota Secretary of State on Tuesday reminded people interested in running for most public offices in Minnesota in 2016 that the official candidate filing period begins in one week. The official filing period runs from May 17 to May 31, and candidates for federal,...
May 10, 2016 - 8:39pm
February 26, 2016
Secretary Simon challenges Minnesotans to return state to No. 1 in voter turnout
ST. PAUL—Days before precinct caucuses and the official kick off of the 2016 election, Secretary of State Steve Simon delivered his first...
February 26, 2016 - 7:57pm
October 3, 2014
Simon proud of Vote by Mail law
Rep. Steve Simon's proudest legislative achievement took seven years to accomplish and is expected to eliminate a lot of little white lies around...
October 3, 2014 - 9:07pm
September 23, 2014
Severson wants to streamline voting process
Dan Severson, the Republican Party's candidate for Minnesota secretary of state, wants to make voting as easy as a quick trip through a grocery...
September 23, 2014 - 9:29am
August 14, 2014
Iraq, Syria, Ukraine and Gaza are falling apart and John Kerry's not helping
(Reuters) - In what is almost certainly his last job in public service, Secretary of State John Kerry is bumbling his way around the world, ricocheting from crisis to crisis. The idea of the last chapter of his biography portraying him as a punch line can't sit well. But is it Kerry's...
August 14, 2014 - 10:27am