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June 15, 2018
Joining President Donald Trump, left, on stage at the Adeavor Mandan Refinery were from left Sen. John Hoeven, Governor Doug Burgum, Lt. Gov. Brent Sanford, Rep. Kevin Cramer and Sen. Heidi Heitkamp. President Trump invited the officials to the stage during his welcoming remarks on last September. Tom Stromme / Bismarck Tribune
Trump to hold Fargo campaign rally June 27
June 15, 2018 - 5:43pm
June 11, 2018
Donald Trump speaks to the crowd in a hangar at the Bong Airport on April 6, 2016. Trump is scheduled to appear at a campaign rally in Duluth on June 20. (News Tribune file photo)
President Trump to hold upcoming rally in Duluth
June 11, 2018 - 2:47pm
June 5, 2018
Record number of women running for Minnesota House
June 5, 2018 - 9:26pm
June 4, 2018
Attorney General Lori Swanson and U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan tell the media on Monday, June 4, 2018, they are running for Minnesota governor and lieutenant governor. Swanson dropped out of the Democratic endorsement race for her current job over the weekend and Nolan earlier announced he is retiring. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Busy Minnesota political day includes Swanson for governor announcement
June 4, 2018 - 6:56pm
Tim Pawlenty and Michelle Fischbach, GOP candidates for governor and Lt. governor, hold a press conference Monday, June 4, 2018, at the Moorhead Airport. Michael Vosburg / Forum News Service
Pawlenty visits Moorhead to talk F-M diversion, gubernatorial campaign
June 4, 2018 - 6:19pm
June 2, 2018
Matt Pelikan accepts Minnesota Democrats' endorsement to run for attorney general Saturday, June 2, 2018, at their Rochester state convention. Don Davis / Forum News Service
DFL notebook: Swanson drops from attorney general endorsement
June 2, 2018 - 3:46pm
May 31, 2018
Minnesota Lt. Gov. Michelle Fischbach and former Gov. Tim Pawlenty share a laugh Thursday, May 31, 2018, after Pawlenty introduced Fishbach as his running mate. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Fischbach wants to keep job, with Pawlenty as Minn. governor
May 31, 2018 - 1:47pm
May 29, 2018
After releasing a report about the Super Bowl's impact on Minnesota, Gov. Mark Dayton talks to reporters Tuesday, May 29, 2018, about bills he may sign soon. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Bonding bill decision approaches; pension bill to be signed
May 29, 2018 - 1:55pm
May 25, 2018
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Want to win the lottery in Minnesota? History provides some tips
May 25, 2018 - 7:45am
May 21, 2018
Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton tells reporters late Sunday, May 20, 2018, that he has no intention of signing many of the Republican-controlled Legislature's major bills. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Bonding could be Legislature's last man standing
May 21, 2018 - 4:33pm
Minnesota gubernatorial candidate Rebecca Otto, left, named Zarina Baber as her running mate. Handout
Minn. gubernatorial candidate Otto chooses running mate
May 21, 2018 - 2:12pm
May 18, 2018
Minnesota Senate Majority Leader Paul Gazelka of Nisswa, front, listens to a reporter's question Wednesday, May 16, 2018. Looking on is Tax Chairman Roger Chamberlain of Lino Lakes. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Capitol Chatter: End-of-session questions go unanswered
May 18, 2018 - 1:25pm
May 17, 2018
Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton vetoes a tax bill on Thursday, May 17, 2018, as he said he would if legislators did not approve $138 million in school aid. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Dayton vetoes tax bill over school funding, as promised
May 17, 2018 - 12:39pm
Minnesota House unanimously OKs plan to tighten state’s DWI laws on snowmobiles, ATVs
May 17, 2018 - 6:44am
May 16, 2018
Minnesota Senate Majority Leader Paul Gazelka of Nisswa, front, listens to a reporter's question Wednesday, May 16, 2018. Looking on is Tax Chairman Roger Chamberlain of Lino Lakes. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Minnesota bonding loses, tax bill faces veto
May 16, 2018 - 4:03pm
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