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October 14, 2017
State Rep., Erin Murphy, met with members of the Minnesota Corn Growers Association, including farm owner Les Anderson in Cannon Falls on Friday, Oct. 13. Kit Murray / RiverTown Multimedia
The race is on: Gubernatorial candidates visit with local farmers
October 14, 2017 - 5:51pm
October 4, 2017
Hastings native Mary Fasbender announced her candidacy Oct. 4 for the mayor of Hastings in the 2018 election. Submitted photo
Fasbender announces mayoral run
October 4, 2017 - 2:23pm
June 7, 2017
New Minnesota GOP chair aims to bring metro, rural factions together
June 7, 2017 - 5:00pm
May 24, 2017
Jeff Erdmann. Submitted photo
Rosemount teacher announces 2018 congressional run
May 24, 2017 - 5:11pm
May 9, 2017
Farhio Khalif testifies to a Minnesota House committee Wednesday, May 3, 2017, about a procedure she underwent as a child known as female genital mutilation, also called female circumcision. With her is Rep. Mary Franson of Alexandria, sponsor of a bill making the procedure a felony; parents could be prosecuted under the bill. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Minnesota lawmakers seeking increased female genital mutilation penalties
May 9, 2017 - 3:00pm
Justice David Stras, a candidate for re-election to the Minnesota Supreme Court. (Submitted photo)
Trump picks Minnesota justice for federal court
May 9, 2017 - 9:46am
April 18, 2017
Sen. Al Franken, D-Minn., questions Supreme Court nominee judge Neil Gorsuch during his Senate Judiciary Committee confirmation hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington March 21, 2017. (Joshua Roberts Reuters)
Franken's rising national profile is no joke
April 18, 2017 - 3:00pm
April 12, 2017
Jurgens reaches agreement with MnDOT for Highway 316 speed limit
April 12, 2017 - 8:00am
March 3, 2017
Constituent town halls happen 'with or without' congressman
March 3, 2017 - 1:00pm
February 24, 2017
Members of the Minnesota House voted Monday, Feb. 20, 2017, to pass a bill allowing Sunday liquor sales. Maureen McMullen / Forum News Service
South Washington County lawmakers on Sunday alcohol sales: Yes, yes, undecided
February 24, 2017 - 12:51pm
February 15, 2017
Clergy and volunteers throughout the state joined Protect Minnesota Executive Director Nancy Nord Bence Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2017, for the group's Broken Hearts Day event to address gun violence. Maureen McMullen / Forum News Service
Protect Minnesota takes aim at 'lifetime permit' gun bill introduced in Legislature
February 15, 2017 - 8:40am
January 26, 2017
Anthony Alongi is pictured during a mid-December interview with the Star Gazette, just before the end of his third city council term. (File photo)
Anthony Alongi, former Hastings councilman, to run for US president in 2020
January 26, 2017 - 8:44am
January 23, 2017
Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton collapses while giving his annual State of the State Address in the House Chambers of the State Capitol in St. Paul, Monday, January 23, 2017. (St. Paul Pioneer Press: Scott Takushi)
Dayton collapses during State of State speech
January 23, 2017 - 8:29pm
November 28, 2016
Council candidates spent nearly $15,000 on local campaigning
November 28, 2016 - 2:25pm
November 23, 2016
Judge blocks Obama rule extending overtime pay
November 23, 2016 - 9:08am
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