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February 8, 2018
Voters in the district have been swamped with political fliers, sent mostly from special interest groups, state party organizations and PACs rather than directly from the candidates. Katie Nelson / RiverTown Multimedia
PACs, special interests flood area mailboxes with political ads
February 8, 2018 - 8:30am
February 7, 2018
Super Bowl organizers count their successes: 1 million-plus attended key sites
February 7, 2018 - 7:51pm
Minnesota state Rep. Paul Thissen, a former House speaker, dropped out of the governor's race Wednesday, Feb. 7, 2018, after a poor showing the night before in a Democratic straw poll. He is shown at a Minnesota Newspaper Association forum in January 2018. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Analysis: Democrats' Trumpphobia continues to energize Minnesota base
February 7, 2018 - 5:35pm
Melanie Sue Parkin
Former Minn. teacher sent to prison for robbing pharmacies at gunpoint
February 7, 2018 - 5:07pm
Volunteers help community members register at the DFL caucus in Senate District 54. Michelle Wirth / RiverTown Multimedia
Johnson, Walz leading in governor polls, but is Pawlenty in?
February 7, 2018 - 12:54pm
Dozens arrested in Super Bowl sex trafficking sting
February 7, 2018 - 10:08am
Senate Q&A: Karla Bigham and Denny McNamara
February 7, 2018 - 8:30am
About 150 students and family members attended the bingo event. Submitted photo
Pinecrest students raise nearly $600 for Pawsitivity
February 7, 2018 - 7:49am
HPSF awards more than $67,000 in grants
February 7, 2018 - 7:49am
February 6, 2018
DFLer Karla Bigham and Republican Denny McNamara faced off Jan. 30 at Cottage Grove City Hall for a Senate District 54 candidate forum. Katie Nelson / RiverTown Multimedia
Senate candidates face off at forum
February 6, 2018 - 4:30pm
Tim Pawlenty talks to a 2011 Ottumwa, Iowa, campaign stop. He was running for president; in 2017, there is talk abot him running for the U.S. Senate. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Pawlenty quits lobbying job. Will he run for governor?
February 6, 2018 - 11:53am
February 5, 2018
Austin James Hagen, 23, of Lakeville. Photo courtesy Dakota County
Man found with more than 100 pounds of THC candy-like gummies in Lakeville
February 5, 2018 - 4:53pm
February 3, 2018
Akin Road third-grade teacher Becca Gangl believes yoga benefits students and teaches them how to relax and de-stress in school. “I just notice the importance of the breathing and how it immediately calms them down." Kara Hildreth / Contributor
Reading, writing and yoga
February 3, 2018 - 8:57am
February 2, 2018
Stephen Carl Allwine
Allwine receives life sentence for killing wife, staging suicide
February 2, 2018 - 1:56pm
Minn. roundup: Super Bowl Live employee offered VIP tickets in exchange for sex with teens; Blaze destroys 3 barns, kills 22 calves
February 2, 2018 - 1:49pm