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Public meeting to discuss utility upgrades in Woodland
1 hour 9 min ago
March 23, 2018
Census: More than half of Minnesota's counties lost residents in 2017
10 hours 24 min ago
Orville Freeman, former governor of Minnesota, and his wife, Jane, at a governors conference in Michigan in about 1959. Courtesy of Kate Freeman
Jane Freeman, wife of state's first Democratic Gov. Orville Freeman and mother of Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman, dies at 96
11 hours 41 min ago
Hundreds of abused, neglected children go without advocates in Minnesota's legal system
13 hours 25 min ago
U.S. Sen. John Thune speaks to a crowd in 2017 at Dakotafest in Mitchell, S.D. Forum News Service file photo
Conservation Reserve Program improvements may be part of new farm bill, SD senator says
14 hours 2 min ago
Duluth Human Rights Commission to host public forum
14 hours 21 min ago
This is the statement discrediting Corfman that Sexton says he was asked to sign. MUST CREDIT: Washington Post photo by Dalton Bennett.
Attorney says Roy Moore supporters offered him $10,000 to drop client who accused the Senate candidate of sexual impropriety
15 hours 32 min ago
Aerial rendering of the Obama Presidential Center.  DBOX for The Obama Foundation
Obama center faces pushback from future Chicago neighbors
17 hours 37 min ago
Minnesota House Speaker Kurt Daudt listens during a late-February 2018 legislative committee hearing. He says he does not plan to run for higher office. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Capitol Chatter: Minnesotans look to Washington
17 hours 48 min ago
Trump signs $1.3 trillion spending bill despite veto threat on Twitter
19 hours 14 min ago
Wayne Huizenga in Boca Raton, Florida on Feb. 19, 2004. MUST CREDIT: Bloomberg photo by Mike Fuentes.
Wayne Huizenga, empire-builder in videos and trash, dies at 80
20 hours 51 min ago
Sen. John McCain smiles during a hearing in Washington on Nov. 30, 2017. MUST CREDIT: Bloomberg photo by Andrew Harrer
Sen. McCain asks CIA director nominee Haspel to explain her record tied to torture
21 hours 10 min ago
FILE -- An Amtrak Acela Express train near Old Saybrook, Conn., May 15, 2015. Passengers on an Amtrak train were stuck on the tracks north of Manhattan without power or heat for several hours early on Feb.10 in below-freezing temperatures because of an “overhead power issue,” an Amtrak spokeswoman said. (Michael Appleton/The New York Times/Copyright 2018 / New York Times)
Amtrak's plan to end discounts for veterans is 'inexcusable,' Democratic senator says
22 hours 1 min ago
President Donald Trump is trailed by Vice President Mike Pence at the White House on Thursday, March 22, 2018. Trump threatened on Friday morning to veto a $1.3 trillion spending package just hours before the government was set to shut down for lack of funds, lashing out over its failure to fund his long-promised border wall. (Doug Mills/The New York Times) - XNYT3
Trump threatens to veto omnibus spending bill because it does not address DACA recipients
22 hours 14 min ago
The Capitol dome in Washington, March 21, 2018. (Erin Schaff/Copyright 2018 The New York Times)
Congress passes $1.3 trillion, 2,232-page budget with little time to spare
March 23, 2018 - 7:28am