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Hastings native seeks to unseat Smith
5 hours 29 min ago
January 17, 2018
Sen. Klobuchar collects on Vikings-Saints wager
18 hours 6 min ago
MNsure: Record enrollment for insurance through exchange went smoothly
19 hours 28 sec ago
Grant funds new sergeant, new task force on sex trafficking
January 17, 2018 - 8:55am
January 13, 2018
Four file for special election to replace Minn. state senator tied up in sexual harassment claims
January 13, 2018 - 9:16am
January 11, 2018
News Briefs: Karla Bigham takes over as County Board chair; New police officer hired
January 11, 2018 - 12:36pm
January 10, 2018
Zumbro House is considering a 200-unit building at 2300 Hastings Ave. Imagery ©2018 Google, Map data ©2018 Google
Newport considers supported apartment development
January 10, 2018 - 8:30am
January 9, 2018
Opinion Brewing in Newport is closed until further notice. William Loeffler / RiverTown Multimedia
City of Newport condemns Opinion Brewing building
January 9, 2018 - 6:14pm
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School Board members sworn in, officers elected
January 9, 2018 - 2:04pm
January 4, 2018
Afton approves $91,000 levy increase
January 4, 2018 - 3:31pm
Minn. roundup: Statewide DFL environmental caucus endorses Otto; New Minneapolis mayor takes oath of office
January 4, 2018 - 8:57am
January 3, 2018
Minnesota state Senate President Michelle Fischbach tells reporters on Dec. 13, 2017, that she plans to serve both as a senator and lieutenant governor. She automatically moved into that position at 11:59 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2018, when Lt. Gov. Tina Smith resigned to become U.S. senator. Don Davis / Forum News Service
'Acting lieutenant governor' quiet first day on job
January 3, 2018 - 6:29pm
Vice President Mike Pence reenacts the oath of office he earlier Wednesday, Jan. 3, 2018, gave to Tina Smith. Holding the family Bible is her husband, Archie, and their sons and wives are with them. Right of Pence is U.S. Sen Amy Klobuchar, with former Vice President Walter Mondale next to her. Smith's father, Harlan Flint, is on the left. U.S. Senate photo
Smith becomes Minnesota U.S. senator
January 3, 2018 - 5:11pm
Washington County staff get pay raises, board pay remains steady
January 3, 2018 - 3:48pm
January 2, 2018
Then-U.S. Sen. Al Franken listens to a question from Minnesota Farrmers Union President Doug Peterson Aug. 21, 2014, at the Minnesota State Fair. He resigned from the Senate on Tuesday, Jan. 2, 2018. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Smith set to be Minnesota’s next senator as Bachmann considers running
January 2, 2018 - 3:51pm