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August 31, 2018
Minnesota governor candidates Democrat Tim Walz, left, and Republican Jeff Johnson debate Friday, Aug. 31, 2018, at the Minnesota State Fair. The event was organized by Minnesota Public Radio. Dave Orrick / St. Paul Pioneer Press
It's fair time, so Minnesota governor's race hits high gear
August 31, 2018 - 3:39pm
August 26, 2018
Hubbard County OKs land sale for roundabout
August 26, 2018 - 12:24pm
August 25, 2018
Hubbard County support sought for Bemidji veterans home
August 25, 2018 - 10:00am
August 23, 2018
Minnesota minimum wage to rise on Jan. 1
August 23, 2018 - 10:58am
August 22, 2018
The Park Rapids Municipal Airport has been awarded a federal grant to fund runway rehabilitation and safety upgrades.
Park Rapids Airport awarded $132,000 for infrastructure improvements
August 22, 2018 - 9:00am
August 21, 2018
Minnesota Housing Commissioner Mary Tingerthal talks Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2018, about a newly released report that suggests 300,000 more homes are needed throughout the state by 2030. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Panel suggests Minnesota build 300,000 more homes
August 21, 2018 - 2:11pm
August 20, 2018
Keith Ellison speaks Friday, Aug. 13, 2018, at campaign rally at Denfeld High School in Duluth. Ellison is running for Minnesota attorney general. Clint Austin / Forum News Service
Vice president plans another Minnesota visit
August 20, 2018 - 2:49pm
August 19, 2018
Problems within child care licensing persist in Minnesota, North Dakota
August 19, 2018 - 6:00am
August 18, 2018
Rematch is on for Park Rapids mayor
August 18, 2018 - 2:00pm
August 17, 2018
Gubernatorial candidates Tim Walz for the DFL and Jeff Johnson for the Republican Party addressed a wide range of issues at the first governor's debate Friday, Aug. 17,  since their primary victories last Tuesday. The debate convened at Grand View Lodge in Nisswa. Kelly Humphrey / Forum News Service
Johnson, Walz spar in first governor's debate since primary victories
August 17, 2018 - 7:27pm
August 15, 2018
Minnesota governor candidates U.S. Rep. Tim Walz, left, and Hennepin County Commissioner Jeff Johnson share a laugh before a recent forum in Mankato. Democratic voters picked Walz and Republicans voted for Johnson in the Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018, primary election. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Governor's race: Trump endorses Johnson; Walz strong in Twin Cities, southern Minnesota
August 15, 2018 - 4:53pm
August 14, 2018
Turnout for Minnesota primary election highest in 24 years
August 14, 2018 - 11:36pm
Governor candidate Tim Walz speaks to the June 2018 Minnesota Democratic convention. He was not endorsed then, but came out ahead in Tuesday's primary vote. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Walz, Johnson win governor primaries; to face off in fall
August 14, 2018 - 10:07pm
Minnesota election judge removed after being accused of making illegal comments
August 14, 2018 - 6:00pm
August 13, 2018
News cameras focus on U.S. Rep. Keith Ellison on June 5, 2018, as he signs paperwork to withdraw from running for re-election in favor of running for Minnesota attorney general. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Minnesota primary features plenty of twists
August 13, 2018 - 3:16pm
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