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Broadband connectivity initiative continues for rural areas in Region Five
Larger than life: Rukavina remembered for his accomplishments, big personality
Native American drummer speaks on the MAGA-hat wearing teens who surrounded him
Thousands gather for third Women's March after year of controversy
BuzzFeed's stumble is highest-profile misstep at a time when press is under greatest scrutiny
Swanson Assumes Role of President at Frandsen Bank
Shutdown undercuts the IRS, just in time for a particularly difficult tax season
Biz Buzz: Dairy Queen not closing - poised to expand in Brainerd
Minnesota unemployment remains steady; 4 straight months at 2.8 percent
Get a plan for nonproductive land: Solutions take time, but can be found
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Area Wrestling: Road Crew runs away with team title
Wild overcome adversity, earn hard-fought win over Blue Jackets
Bemidji State seals Hockey Day sweep: Driscoll, BSU blank Michigan Tech
Minnesota holds off Penn State at buzzer
Bemidji blanks Greenway for Hockey Day Minnesota victory
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Wealth Column: A look at the economy for 2019
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BRAD DOKKEN: All systems go for 35th annual DL ice tourney
What's Up Outdoors: Good friends, new lakes make for fun fishing
Successful snowmobile rides start with safety mindset
16 inches of ice: Sheriff gives blessing for Jaycees' Ice Fishing Extravaganza
Anglers are encouraged to take a kid ice fishing Jan. 19-21
Outdoor Traditions Magazine
New coalition aims to snuff out tobacco use by working together
Salonen: I was unplanned, but, thank God, I’m here
Religious fundamentalist leader plans northeast Minn. building project: Church is known for child marriage, polygamy
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Church News - Jan. 18
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CLC alumna to speak on Australia trip
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Secretary of State
January 5, 2019
Secretary of State announces 'Investing in Democracy' agenda
Secretary of State Steve Simon announced Thursday, Jan. 3, his "Investing in Democracy" agenda, alongside legislative leaders, county officials,...
January 5, 2019 - 9:30am
November 8, 2018
State goes blue, area swings red
Generally speaking, the state of Minnesota swung blue in the 2018 midterms, backing DFL candidates for governor, both U.S. senate seats, all...
November 8, 2018 - 3:00am
November 3, 2018
Secretary of State releases state appointment vacancies list for applicants
The Office of the Minnesota Secretary of State released notice of vacancies Thursday, Nov. 1, for various state boards, councils and committees that are accepting applications. Minnesotans are encouraged to apply and serve in demonstration of public service. The newest vacancies are...
November 3, 2018 - 7:30am
July 13, 2018
Judge orders Minnesota secretary of state to release voter records
ST. PAUL—A Ramsey County judge has ordered Minnesota elections officials to hand over voter-registration records that Secretary of State...
July 13, 2018 - 6:30pm
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