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December 14, 2017
Teddy, one of dozens of dogs rescued from a convicted breeder's town of El Paso facility, now calls the Chicago area his home. Submitted photo
Life on the mend: Rescued dogs adapt to new homes
December 14, 2017 - 8:57am
December 13, 2017
Minnesota Lt. Gov. Tina Smith tells reporters on Wednesday, Dec. 13, 2017, that she will run for U.S. Senate after her nearly year-long appointment ends next year. Don Davis / Forum News Service
'No one I trust more' than Lt. Gov. Smith in U.S.Senate, Dayton says
December 13, 2017 - 4:53pm
Minnesota Senate President Michelle Fischbach of Paynesville says on Wednesday, Dec. 13, 2017, that she will remain in the Senate when she takes over Lt. Gov. Tina Smith's job. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Grandchildren's pictures could mediate potential constitutional conflict
December 13, 2017 - 3:57pm
December 12, 2017
Text-to-911 now available in Minnesota
December 12, 2017 - 4:22pm
December 7, 2017
Franken announces resignation from U.S. Senate
December 7, 2017 - 10:35am
December 6, 2017
Sen. Al Franken is seen in this 2013 file photo at Moorhead High School in Moorhead, Minn. Michael Vosburg / Forum News Service
UPDATE: Friends call for Franken to step down, but he is not tipping his hat yet
December 6, 2017 - 5:39pm
December 5, 2017
The Minnesota state Capitrol building as seen in July 2017, after completion of a $310 million, multi-year renovation. The original construction was completed in 1905. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Minnesota budget forecast shows slight dip
December 5, 2017 - 4:37pm
December 2, 2017
Tree trimming, removal along Hwy 61 Dec. 4-8 will delay traffic in Wabasha County
December 2, 2017 - 11:00am
Kay Kuhlmann
Time to talk taxation
December 2, 2017 - 8:16am
December 1, 2017
Commissioner Myron Frans of Minnesota Management and Budget announces on Feb . 28, 2017, that the state had nearly $1.7 billion more to spend than it had expected. A  new state budget forecast comes on Tuesday, Dec. 5, with the latest projections. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Capitol Chatter: Tuesday report to spell out state finances
December 1, 2017 - 4:10pm
November 30, 2017
Sen. Al Franken is seen in this 2013 file photo at Moorhead High School in Moorhead, Minn. Michael Vosburg / Forum News Service
New misconduct allegation leveled against Franken on USO tour
November 30, 2017 - 9:35am
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Broadband coming to Goodhue, Wanamingo
November 30, 2017 - 8:00am
November 29, 2017
NRC issues regulatory basis for new decommissioning regulations
November 29, 2017 - 11:38am
City may get tough with meeting disruptions
November 29, 2017 - 9:22am
November 28, 2017
Prairie Island Tribal Council leaders (from left, back row) Shelley Buck, Lu Taylor, Johnny Johnson, State Representative Barb Haley and Pheng Vang of the Minnesota Super Bowl Host Committee Legacy Fund posed with community members at a celebration gathering on Nov. 21. Samantha Bengs / RiverTown Multimedia
Prairie Island Indian Community receives Super Bowl grant
November 28, 2017 - 2:45pm
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