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February 16, 2018
Light from a Bear Paw Guides fishing shack reflects on the ice of Upper Red Lake on Jan. 27, 2015. Sam Cook / Forum News Service
The science of winter: Ice more complex than just frozen water
February 16, 2018 - 1:37pm
Senate Minority Leader Tom Bakk of Cook is center of attention as he answers a reporter's question during a Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018, Forum News Service-sponsored pre-session briefing. From left are Bakk, Senate Majority Leader Paul Gazelka, Gov. Mark Dayton, House Speaker Kurt Daudt and House Minority Leader Melissa Hortman. David Oakes / Minnesota Senate photographer
Minnesota lawmakers must pass own budget, but not much work mandatory
February 16, 2018 - 10:44am
Pierce County Health Department WI WINS Coordinator Angela Hines (left) with BP AMCO Prescott store manager Naomi Estes. Submitted photo
Health briefs: Tobacco sales to minors decrease in Pierce County; Severe winter weather, flu disrupting blood donations
February 16, 2018 - 10:24am
Not all lakes and rivers with thin ice have these warning signs. Experts say people who go onto ice should check its depth regularly to make sure it is safe. Minnesota Department of Natural Resources photo
'He was to the point of giving up.' Behind the numbers, trends emerge in MN ice fatalities
February 16, 2018 - 8:36am
The Red Wing girls' hockey team shows off their section championship trophy. Alec Hamilton / RiverTown Multimedia
Red Wing girls' hockey is headed back to state
February 16, 2018 - 2:29am
February 13, 2018
Gov. Mark Dayton, left, and House Speaker Kurt Daudt take a 'selfie' before the start of a question and answer session on the upcoming Legislative session at the Minnesota State Senate Building on Tuesday, Feb, 13, 2018. John Autey / St. Paul Pioneer Press
Dayton, legislative leaders: We get along just fine, thanks
February 13, 2018 - 6:46pm
Senate Minority Leader Tom Bakk (left) fields a reporter's question Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018, at a pre-session briefing. Senate Majority Leader Paul Gazelka looks on. Michael Brun / Forum News Service
Path is clear to Lt. Gov. Fischbach's Senate seating, but lawmakers say a challenge could be coming
February 13, 2018 - 6:24pm
February 9, 2018
Former state Rep. Tim Finseth leads an East Grand Forks, Minn., Republican precinct caucus on Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2018. Across the state, Republican caucuses often were not well attended. Sam Easter / Forum News Service
Capitol Chatter: Are Otto win, Nolan retirement linked?
February 9, 2018 - 12:39pm
Minnesota's political leaders do not always agree when they sit at the same table answering reporters' questions. Here, in a 2016 pre-session briefing, Gov. Mark Dayton, left, and House Speaker Kurt Daudt discuss a difference. They will be at the same table on Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018, previewing this year's legislative session. Zach Kayser / Forum News Service
Gov. Dayton, legislative leaders to answer questions together
February 9, 2018 - 11:50am
View of Lake Pepin from the Wisconsin side of the river. File photo
Signs of spring? Lake Pepin ice measurements to begin Feb. 21
February 9, 2018 - 11:13am
February 7, 2018
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Former Minn. teacher sent to prison for robbing pharmacies at gunpoint
February 7, 2018 - 5:07pm
Dozens arrested in Super Bowl sex trafficking sting
February 7, 2018 - 10:08am
February 6, 2018
This precinct caucus in East Grand Forks, Minn., attracted far fewer Democrats than two years ago, when records were set statewide. Sam Easter / Forum News Service
Johnson, Walz win governor caucus polls, but is Pawlenty running?
February 6, 2018 - 10:40pm
Tim Pawlenty talks to a 2011 Ottumwa, Iowa, campaign stop. He was running for president; in 2017, there is talk abot him running for the U.S. Senate. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Pawlenty quits lobbying job. Will he run for governor?
February 6, 2018 - 11:53am
Minn. third-grader pulls trigger of cop’s gun, fires shot
February 6, 2018 - 8:26am