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October 17, 2018
Marie says she's no longer a candidate for mayor
12 hours 13 min ago
October 15, 2018
Small-town Minnesota government unresponsive to records request after open-meetings controversy
October 15, 2018 - 9:46pm
Sen. John Hoeven, R-N.D., is hoping to draw the new USDA Economic Research Service and National Institute of Food and Agriculture headquarters to Fargo. Forum News Service file photo
Fargo seeks to land USDA research offices with hundreds of jobs
October 15, 2018 - 8:58pm
MnSure offers new online health insurance comparison plan tool
October 15, 2018 - 3:58pm
October 12, 2018
Barsness clarifies recent non-county ballot mailings
October 12, 2018 - 6:30pm
October 10, 2018
The Morris City Council approved establishing a Tax Increment Finance district for these parcels of land in Morris. The land is near Iowa Avenue and 7th Street across from the University of Minnesota Morris.
Morris council approves TIF district
October 10, 2018 - 3:05pm
During a legislative forum Tuesday night, Oct. 9, incumbent GOP state Rep. Duane Quam (R—25A) ripped the microphone out of DFL challenger Jamie Mahlberg's hands in a heated exchange. Courtesy photo / City of Rochesterplay button
Minn. GOP lawmaker rips microphone out of challenger's hand, lobs it back to her during legislative forum in Rochester
October 10, 2018 - 1:20pm
October 9, 2018
Republican Jeff Johnson, a Hennepin County commissioner, and Democrat Tim Walz, a U.S. Representative from southern Minnesota, speak during the “Greater Minnesota Debate” gubernatorial candidate forum at the MinnWest Technology Campus Tuesday evening. Erica Dischino / Forum News Service
Walz, Johnson stick to common themes in central Minnesota forum
October 9, 2018 - 10:47pm
Federal grant gives Minnesota $18M to fight opioid crisis
October 9, 2018 - 9:00pm
Area U.S. senators applaud decision for year-round E15 fuel
October 9, 2018 - 6:08pm
Minnesota teacher who suggested someone should ‘kill Kavanaugh’ resigns
October 9, 2018 - 3:26pm
Candidates for U.S. Senate were at the Oct. 3 candidate forum at the University of Minnesota Morris. From left, Jeff Newberger, Paula Overby and Jerry Trooien.  Newberger and Overby are challenging incumbent Amy Klobuchar. Trooien is challenging incubment Tina Smith. Sue Dieter/Stevens County Times
Newberger, Overby share opinions at candidate forum
October 9, 2018 - 10:16am
October 8, 2018
Minnesota teacher posts that someone should ‘kill Kavanaugh’; FBI alerted
October 8, 2018 - 7:24pm
October 6, 2018
Rep. Jeff Backer, left, and Democrat challenger Murray Smart at the Oct. 3 candidate forum at the University of Minnesota Morris. Rae Yost/Stevens County Times
Backer, Smart agree, but disagree, at forum
October 6, 2018 - 11:09am
October 4, 2018
President Donald Trump makes his entrance at a Make America Great Again rally inside the Mayo Civic Center in Rochester, Minn., Oct. 4, 2018. Trump has a fundraiser and a campaign rally scheduled here as the Senate advances toward a vote on Brett Kavanaugh's Supreme Court nomination. Tom Brenner / The New York Times / Copyright 2018
Trump gives public boost to Minnesota GOP hopefuls
October 4, 2018 - 11:20pm