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April 24, 2019
Aerial scene of the Husky refinery fire and explosion in Superior on April 26. (file / News Tribune)
Board seeks EPA review of hydrofluoric acid in wake of refinery fires
April 24, 2019 - 11:32am
March 22, 2019
Channeling funds to child care: Legislature considers bills to address child care shortage
March 22, 2019 - 7:24pm
December 31, 2018
Herb Bergson
Former mayor of Superior, Duluth jailed for obstructing officer
December 31, 2018 - 4:43pm
December 9, 2018
Minnesota Capitol
2019 tax season likely won’t be too messy after all. But Minnesota’s code may still need a rewrite
December 9, 2018 - 6:05pm
November 1, 2018
Itasca County settles with wrongly fired sheriff's official
November 1, 2018 - 5:45pm
October 22, 2018
John Hinderaker, president of the Center of the American Experiment, listens as Sheila Coughlin questions the center’s study  “Unearthing Prosperity” after Coughlin took over the podium. Hinderaker threatened to have security remove Coughlin from the room if she didn’t confine her question to a single sentence. Steve Kuchera /
Pro-mining study welcomed, mostly
October 22, 2018 - 10:09pm
October 17, 2018
Chemicals being applied to a field near Moorhead, Minn., in 2008. Forum News Service file photo
Minnesota kids take part in chemical exposure study
October 17, 2018 - 4:01pm
September 7, 2018
Capitol Chatter: Rural guy in big cities for a reason
September 7, 2018 - 7:00am
September 5, 2018
Minnesota prison tense amid workplace walkout, doubling of assaults against guards
September 5, 2018 - 7:49pm
August 31, 2018
Minnesota governor candidates Democrat Tim Walz, left, and Republican Jeff Johnson debate Friday, Aug. 31, 2018, at the Minnesota State Fair. The event was organized by Minnesota Public Radio. Dave Orrick / St. Paul Pioneer Press
It's fair time, so Minnesota governor's race hits high gear
August 31, 2018 - 3:39pm
August 30, 2018
University of Minnesota School of Dentistry students work with patients at the Hibbing Community College Dental Clinic. The cooperative venture was the first between the dental school and Minnesota State (formerly MnSCU). Courtesy of University of Minnesota School of Dentistry
How Hibbing changed dental training in Minnesota
August 30, 2018 - 8:11pm
August 24, 2018
U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar  speaks at a Farmfest candidate forum in early August. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Klobuchar, Newberger broadcast wide differences at Minnesota State Fair debate
August 24, 2018 - 4:11pm
August 19, 2018
Primary turnout high in most of Minnesota: Some rural areas saw decline in voting
August 19, 2018 - 5:00am
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
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