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President Donald Trump during a round table discussion about the Federal Commission on School Safety report at the White House in Washington, Dec. 18, 2018. The report was commissioned by Trump in the aftermath of the school shooting in Parkland, Fla. (Samuel Corum/The New York Times/Copyright 2018)
Trump administration plans to pull US troops from Syria immediately, defense official says
1 hour 9 min ago
December 18, 2018
Duluth School Board sets levy
14 hours 11 min ago
Rep. Paul Torkelson asked questions of Minnesota commissioners Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2018, during a hearing about problems with the Minnesota Licensing and Registration System. Dana Ferguson / Forum News Service
'It’s just crazy': MNLARS delays, difficulties persist
14 hours 59 min ago
Newly elected Asian American legislators announced the formation of the Minnesota Asian Pacific Caucus during Minnesota’s 91st legislative session at the State Capitol in St. Paul, Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2018. From left: Representative-elect Tou Xiong, DFL-Maplewood; Representative-elect Kaohly Her, DFL-St. Paul; Assistant Majority Leader Rep. Fue Lee, DFL-Minneapolis; Representative-elect Samantha Vang, DFL-Brooklyn Center; and Representative-elect Jay Xiong, DFL-St. Paul. Scott Takushi / St. Paul Pioneer Press
Newly elected Hmong lawmakers form their own caucus in Minnesota
15 hours 12 min ago
St. Louis County approves 2019 budget
15 hours 42 min ago
Duluth City Council rejects denser Kenwood
15 hours 47 min ago
Minnesota Attorney General Lori Swanson, right, discusses findings from a state work group on sexual assault Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2018 in St. Paul. Dana Ferguson / Forum News Service
Too drunk to consent to sex? Minnesota coalition wants law to protect you
16 hours 37 min ago
North Dakota Gov. Doug Burgum presents his two-year budget proposal to state lawmakers Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2018. Tom Stromme / Bismarck Tribune
Legacy Fund committee urges caution with spending oil revenue
17 hours 8 min ago
Minnesota Governor-elect Tim Walz announced the first five hires to his administration Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2018 at the Capitol. DANA FERGUSON / FORUM NEWS SERVICE
Walz, Flanagan announce first five picks for their administration
22 hours 20 min ago
Special Counsel Robert Mueller leaves a meeting with members of the Senate Judiciary Committee in Washington on June 21, 2017. Bloomberg photo by Eric Thayer
Russian disinformation teams targeted Mueller, says report prepared for Senate
23 hours 27 min ago
Martha McSally. Bloomberg photo by Caitlin O'Hara
Arizona governor taps Martha McSally to fill Senate seat once held by McCain
December 18, 2018 - 10:43am
President Donald Trump speaks at a meeting at the G-20 Leaders' Summit in Buenos Aires, Argentina, on Friday, Nov. 30, 2018.  Bloomberg photo by Erica Canepa
Trump agrees to shut down his charity amid allegations he used it for personal and political benefit
December 18, 2018 - 10:33am
December 17, 2018
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City golf courses post loss again
December 17, 2018 - 11:20pm
A rendering of the proposed 15-story apartment building at 333 E. Superior St., which would replace the Voyageur Lakewalk Inn. Developers hope to attract a grocery store to the ground level of the 204-unit complex. Courtesy Landmark
Duluth City Council approves high-rise TIF, levy
December 17, 2018 - 10:59pm
Michael Flynn is shown during a press briefing on Feb. 1, 2017. Washington Post photo by Jabin Botsford
Michael Flynn's ex-business partner charged with illegally lobbying for Turkey
December 17, 2018 - 8:46pm