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August 16, 2018
Drew Wrigley, seen here Sept. 24, 2014, at an event in West Fargo, has been nominated by President Donald Trump to serve as U.S. attorney in North Dakota. Forum file photoplay button
Trump nominates Wrigley to be top federal lawyer in North Dakota
August 16, 2018 - 7:11pm
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
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Gausman, Wiese win primary
August 14, 2018 - 11:54pm
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
Former Senator Norm Coleman speaks in support of Mitt Romney before the presidential candidate appeared at a campaign stop in at Freightmasters in Eagan, Minn., on Wednesday, February 1, 2012. .(Pioneer Press: Ben Garvin)
Former Minnesota U.S. senator Coleman says he has advanced lung cancer
August 14, 2018 - 8:01pm
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
August 12, 2018
Keith Ellison speaks Friday at campaign rally at Denfeld High School in Duluth on July 13. Ellison is running for Minnesota Attorney General. Clint Austin / Forum News Service
Ellison denies abuse allegations regarding ex-girlfriend: What we know - and what we don't.
August 12, 2018 - 9:56pm
Small northern Minnesota county hires its own opiate fighter
August 12, 2018 - 8:35am
August 10, 2018
U.S. Sen. John Hoeven, R-N.D., introduced Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen to local UAS leaders during a Thursday round table at Grand Sky. Emily Allen / Forum News Service
Homeland Security secretary visits ND to discuss drones
August 10, 2018 - 6:17am
August 8, 2018
Former Rep. Wardlow faces former DFLer Lessard in Republican primary for Minnesota attorney general
August 8, 2018 - 10:41pm
Five seek DFL nomination for Minnesota attorney general
August 8, 2018 - 10:40pm
Governor candidate Jeff Johnson says at Farmfest Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2018, that he grew up in greater Minnesota, so understands issues there. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Farmers crowd into hear Minnesota governor candidates at Farmfest
August 8, 2018 - 6:46pm
August 4, 2018
It's a mix of incumbents filing for city re-election
August 4, 2018 - 9:32pm
August 3, 2018
Erin Murphy files paperwork in early June of 2018 to run for Minnesota governor. She is one of a trio of major candidates in the Aug. 14, 2018, primary election. Don Davis / Forum News Service
DFL governor candidates not three peas in a pod
August 3, 2018 - 4:23pm
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