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August 8, 2018
Andru Peters
Peters: Let Comp Plan guide us
August 8, 2018 - 7:00pm
Mead: Spend more responsibly
August 8, 2018 - 7:00pm
Amy Alkire
Alkire: Be part of the solution
August 8, 2018 - 7:00pm
School Board candidates slow to file
August 8, 2018 - 7:00pm
A crew pulls in a containment boom Aug. 8, 2018, near the Red Wing Izaak Walton League Clubhouse on the Mississippi River as part of a yearly river response training exercise by the Red Wing Community Awareness and Emergency Response Organization, or CAER. The exercise was held the same day a train derailment in St. Paul sent 3,200 gallons of diesel fuel into the river. Michael Brun / RiverTown Multimediaplay button
Video: Crews practice spill response on the Mississippi River
August 8, 2018 - 2:07pm
How to get involved: Open house for Hwy. 316 project is Aug. 21 in Hastings
August 8, 2018 - 12:24pm
August 7, 2018
Candidates for the southern Minnesota U.S. House district gather after a Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2018, Farmfest forum near Redwood Falls. From left are Carla Nelson, Jim Hagedorn and Dan Feehan. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Rural Minnesota congressional hopefuls agree on farm visa program
August 7, 2018 - 6:42pm
U.S. Sen. Tina Smith draws a number from candidate forum organizer Kent Thisse to determine where she sits during the Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2018, Farmfest event. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Minnesota U.S. Senate candidates trade arguments on trade
August 7, 2018 - 5:32pm
August 6, 2018
Josh Stehr
Stehr: Support staff, try new things
August 6, 2018 - 6:00pm
Marty Kelly
Kelly: Set priorities, make adjustments
August 6, 2018 - 6:00pm
Paul Gielau
Gielau: Prepared, experienced
August 6, 2018 - 6:00pm
Candidate Q&As: Goodhue County Sheriff
August 6, 2018 - 6:00pm
Primary Q&A: Senate District 31 Democrats
August 6, 2018 - 3:00pm
August 3, 2018
Rural Republicans, including many here in the Minnesota House, say Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton has waged a "war on agriculture" because of regulations he has promoted on farmers. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Capitol Chatter: Candidates agree to talk before introducing rules
August 3, 2018 - 4:26pm
Hennepin County Commissioner Jeff Johnson arrives at a Mankato Mnnesota governor candidate forum. Like other forums, he was the lone Republican attending before the Aug. 14, 2018, primary election. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Minnesota GOP governor candidates come with differences
August 3, 2018 - 3:40pm