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June 26, 2019
Crow Wing SWCD board to meet in Breezy Point in July
17 hours 38 min ago
Enbridge Energy's proposed Line 3 project would cut through the northwestern portion of Crow Wing County, as shown in this map provided by the company.
Crow Wing County Board: County grants Line 3 easements to Enbridge
19 hours 8 min ago
Manhattan Beach City Hall. Echo Journal file photo.
Manhattan Beach: Council names P&Z commissioner
20 hours 8 min ago
June 25, 2019
Nicole Smith-Holt talks with Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz at a round table discussion about insulin affordability at the State Capitol in St. Paul on Wednesday, June 12, 2019. Nicole’s son, Alec, 26, was a Type 1 diabetic who died because he couldn’t afford the insulin he needed every day. Jean Pieri / St. Paul Pioneer Press
Two moms to be Klobuchar's guests at 2020 presidential debate
June 25, 2019 - 9:02pm
John Two-Hawks, left, Yamni White Eagle and Darwin Yellow Earnings stand at the Wounded Knee Memorial as part of a commemoration of the 125th anniversary of the massacre in 2015.  Chris Huber / Rapid City Journal
Bill seeks to 'remove the stain' of Wounded Knee Massacre medals
June 25, 2019 - 3:40pm
Amy Fredrickson is set to face the man who sexually assaulted her as a teenager for the first time in nearly 30 years on Tuesday, June 25, as she opposes a pardon extraordinary for his first-degree criminal sexual conduct conviction. 
David Samson / The Forumplay button
'There is no pardon for me': Minnesota survivor faces man who raped her
June 25, 2019 - 11:08am
Duluth City Hall. file / News Tribune
Broken ankle yields settlement for Duluth tourist
June 25, 2019 - 10:22am
Gabriele (Anderson) Grunewald competes during the women's 5000 meters at the 2016 U.S. Olympic track and field team trials at Hayward Field in Eugene, Ore. Grunewald died on Tuesday, June 11, after a decade-long battle with cancer. Kirby Lee / USA TODAY Sports
Gov. Walz to honor runner Grunewald during memorial run
June 25, 2019 - 9:46am
U.S. Rep. Pete Stauber
Stauber, Klobuchar, Smith applaud $190000 EDA grant for Itasca County
June 25, 2019 - 9:30am
Laura Bishop, the newly appointed commissioner of the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency, sports a 16-year stint in the private sector. She specialized in executive roles at the meeting point between environmental regulatory authorities and business. Steve Kohls / Brainerd Dispatch
New MPCA chief brings private sector experience to the table
June 25, 2019 - 9:00am
Echo Journal file photo.
Pine River: Action clears way for new daycare
June 25, 2019 - 4:00am
June 24, 2019
Kevin Osborn, a Minneapolis line cook, on Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2019, told reporters at the Capitol about his experience having employers short his paycheck. Dana Ferguson / Forum News Service
Marital rape loophole to close, wage theft to become a felony among new Minn. laws effective July 1
June 24, 2019 - 2:10pm
Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.) during a weekly news conference on Capitol Hill, in Washington, June 18, 2019. (Gabriella Demczuk/Copyright 2019 The New York Times)
Debate another key moment for Amy Klobuchar's presidential hopes
June 24, 2019 - 11:49am
Sen. Bernie Sanders. Bloomberg photo by David Paul Morris.
Bernie Sanders to propose canceling entire $1.6 trillion in US student loan debt
June 24, 2019 - 7:56am
President Donald Trump.  Washington Post photo by Jabin Botsford.
Trump's erratic policy moves put national security at risk, experts say
June 24, 2019 - 7:42am