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July 4, 2018
Spadgenske Dairy is a family-run business. Pictured are Mark and Kristine Spadgenske, center, with their son, Ryan, and Mark's twin brother, Mike. Marie Johnson / Tribune
The land of milk and money: Becker County dairy farmers cope with chronically low milk prices, uncertain futures
July 4, 2018 - 5:30am
June 28, 2018
Ag lawmakers ready for farm bill negotiations
June 28, 2018 - 7:14pm
June 26, 2018
A North Dakota farmer cutting his grain. File photo
West Fargo farm rally will try to capture part of Trump's spotlight
June 26, 2018 - 10:04pm
Minnesota joins states in suing Trump to reunite families still split at border as number only drops by 6 kids
June 26, 2018 - 10:00pm
June 20, 2018
In a spruced-up Duluth, Minn., warehouse, President Donald Trump sits in the center seat during a roundtable discussion about the economy on Wednesday, June 20, 2018. Forum News Service photoplay button
Trump promises to improve American economy at Duluth meeting with miners
June 20, 2018 - 9:26pm
June 19, 2018
While his father, Daniel Del Toro, speaks out against separating immigrant children from their parents, his 2-year-old son Joaquin looks at reporters in the Minnesota Capitol on Tuesday, June 19. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Minnesotans seek to keep immigrant families together
June 19, 2018 - 3:41pm
June 11, 2018
David Moody of Wlllmar watches activity at the Minneasota DFL convention Sunday, June 3, 2018, in Rochester. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Trump factor affects both party conventions
June 11, 2018 - 10:33am
June 4, 2018
U.S. Merchant Marine WWII veteran James "Jim" Dorrance, pictured here in front of the National Archives Building in Washington, D.C., had never been to the nation's capital before the Honor Flight tour there earlier this week. Submitted photo
'I cried most of the time': WWII vet Jim Dorrance takes the Honor Flight to Washington D.C.
June 4, 2018 - 12:33pm
June 3, 2018
Democratic Minnesota governor candidate Erin Murphy, right, and running mate  Erin Maye Quade wave to the state convention crowd Sunday, June 3, 2018. Don Davis / Forum News Service
DFL notebook: Erin, Erin on Minnesota ticket
June 3, 2018 - 5:45pm
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
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
May 15, 2018
Former state emloyee Scott Stillman testifies about day care fraud in front of a Minnesota Senate committee Tuesday, May 15, 2018. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Child care fraud-terrorism connection report bothers Minnesota lawmakers
May 15, 2018 - 9:39pm
April 30, 2018
Minnesota House Tax Chairman Greg Davids of Preston argues in favor of his tax plan Monday, April 30, 2018. His plan passed, but must be merged with Senate and administration tax proposals. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Minn. House passes its tax plan, Senate next
April 30, 2018 - 6:02pm
April 19, 2018
High court allows counties to pick financial auditors
April 19, 2018 - 12:28am
April 11, 2018
Millionaire Rob Undersander tells a Minnesota House committee Wednesday, April 11, 2018, that he accepted food stamps for 19 months as a test to see if someone who does not need the aid can receive it. With him is Rep. Jeff Howe of Rockville, who has a bill to figure assets into determining whether food stamps should be issues. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Democratic legislators furious after Minnesota millionaire gets food stamps to prove a point
April 11, 2018 - 6:13pm
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