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Joan Gabel, the lone candidate to replace University of Minnesota President Eric Kaler, speaks to a group at the University of Minnesota-Crookston while Crookston Chancellor Mary Holz-Clause looks on Tuesday, Dec. 11. Gabel is touring the five campuses across the state this week before her final interview Friday with the Board of Regents. Eric Hylden / Forum News Service
Lone candidate for University of Minnesota president visits Crookston
8 min 38 sec ago
Thomas Wayne Matthews
North-central Minnesota man charged with murdering his mother
1 hour 2 min ago
Will Schroeer, center, speaks in support of a set of proposals aimed at boosting funding for public transit across Minnesota. A coalition called Keep Minnesota Moving announced its goals Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2018 at the Capitol. Dana Ferguson / Forum News Service
Transit coalition push includes $120 million ask for Greater Minnesota
2 hours 12 min ago
Senate passes 2018 Farm Bill compromise, House vote expected as soon as Wednesday
2 hours 34 min ago
Stormy Daniels, left, speaks to members of the media while attorney Michael Avenatti listens outside Federal Court in New York on April 16, 2018. MUST CREDIT: Bloomberg photo by Victor J. Blue
Daniels must pay Trump $293,000 for legal fees in defamation case, judge says
2 hours 40 min ago
State Rep. Steve Drazkowski of Mazeppa tells reporters Monday, Nov. 4, 2013, that he might support online voter registration, but will not know unless the Legislature examines the topic. (Forum News Service photo by Don Davis)
Minnesota lawmakers seeking 'refuge' forge new Republican caucus
2 hours 47 min ago
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Stories of Christmas deadline is here
4 hours 18 min ago
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., speaks with members of the media with Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., at the White House on Tuesday.  Bloomberg photo by Yuri Gripas
Democrats finally went after Trump, face to face
4 hours 36 min ago
The White House. Forum News Service file photo
Trump administration moves to slash federal protection for waterways
6 hours 15 min ago
Katie Schaefer and Peter Schommer, Pierz Healy High School 2018-19 ExCEL winners.
Pierz school announces its ExCEL winners
6 hours 15 min ago
Police Blotter - Dec. 11
7 hours 15 min ago
Lori Swanson was elected attorney general of the state of Minnesota in 2006, and re-elected in 2010 and 2014. She is Minnesota’s 29th attorney general and its first female attorney general. Courtesy photo
Minnesota AG sues Virginia tax debt settlement company
7 hours 39 min ago
President Donald Trump debates with House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., left, and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., right, as Vice President Mike Pence listens during a meeting in the Oval Office of White House on Dec. 11, 2018 in Washington, D.C. Washington Post photo by Jabin Botsford
GOP senators lament, and Pelosi celebrates after testy Oval Office fight over border wall
7 hours 52 min ago
Marci Lord, Brainerd Public Schools director of business services, presents details of the school district's 2019 final tax levy, which the board approved during its regular meeting Monday, Dec. 10, at the Washington Educational Services Building. Theresa Bourke / Brainerd Dispatch
Brainerd Public Schools: Board approves nearly 20 percent levy increase
8 hours 15 min ago
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is shown in the Senate on Capitol Hill in Washington on February 13, 2018. Washington Post photo by Melina Mara
McConnell to bring up criminal-justice bill for a Senate vote
9 hours 50 min ago