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August 10, 2018
Minnesota Attorney General Lori Swanson talks to the media in July of 2018. In August, a news website reported that some people in her office were pressured to help her campaign. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Minnesota Attorney General Swanson denies pressuring employees to work for campaign
August 10, 2018 - 2:22pm
Capitol Chatter: Minnesota nice may not rule campaigns
August 10, 2018 - 12:44pm
August 3, 2018
Hennepin County Commissioner Jeff Johnson arrives at a Mankato Mnnesota governor candidate forum. Like other forums, he was the lone Republican attending before the Aug. 14, 2018, primary election. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Minnesota GOP governor candidates come with differences
August 3, 2018 - 3:40pm
August 2, 2018
Corey Olson fields a call at the Red River Regional Dispatch Center in downtown Fargo in this file photo. David Samson / Forum News Service
CenturyLink vendor again blamed for 911 outage in multi-state outage
August 2, 2018 - 7:17pm
July 31, 2018
Jeff Johnson, left, Tim Walz, Erin Murphy, Lori Swanson and Tim Pawlenty
As primary closes in, Minnesota governor candidates Walz, Pawlenty lead in campaign funds
July 31, 2018 - 9:03pm
July 27, 2018
The Minnesota Sex Offender Program facility at Moose Lake, Minn. Forum News Service file photo
Capitol Chatter: Minnesota struggles in dealing with sex offenders
July 27, 2018 - 10:32am
July 2, 2018
Minnesota Attorney General Lori Swanson announces Monday, July 2, 2018, that she is sueing the maker of OxyCotin pain killer over claims the company made, including that it was safer than it is. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Minnesota sues over opioid crisis
July 2, 2018 - 3:12pm
June 27, 2018
Minnesota legislators talk before a meeting about the state vehicle registration and title system. From left are Rep. Paul Torkelson of Hanska, Sen. Scott Newman of Hutchinson and Rep. Dave Baker of Willmar. Don Davis / Forum News Service
MNLARS better, but no money to finish fixing it
June 27, 2018 - 4:26pm
June 25, 2018
Initial repairs to the  Schmitz-Maki Arena in Farmington will begin July 2018. Kara Hildreth / contributor
Improvements to Schmitz-Maki Arena approved
June 25, 2018 - 5:00am
June 22, 2018
President Donald Trump waves to the crowd at Amsoil Arena at the conclusion of his Duluth, Minn., speech on Wednesday, June 20, 2018. Bob King / Forium News Service
Capitol Chatter: Trump seeks 2020 Minnesota win
June 22, 2018 - 2:08pm
June 21, 2018
Census: Minnesota's diversity growth continues
June 21, 2018 - 8:55am
June 20, 2018
Dakota County Board: Legislative review is positive
June 20, 2018 - 8:00pm
June 13, 2018
Huot vying for 57B seat
June 13, 2018 - 10:52am
June 8, 2018
Getting around Dakota County is getting easier
June 8, 2018 - 12:00pm
June 7, 2018
Reminder: Public invited to learn about County Road 88 reconstruction Thursday
June 7, 2018 - 11:12am