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September 20, 2018
Dana Ferguson
Experienced watchdog journalist hired to cover Minnesota government for Forum News Service
September 20, 2018 - 8:12am
September 19, 2018
Four Rosemount City Council candidates state platforms, vision for city
September 19, 2018 - 5:00am
September 7, 2018
Minnesota Department of Human Services takes steps to help in opioid crisis
September 7, 2018 - 4:06pm
Capitol Chatter: Rural guy in big cities for a reason
September 7, 2018 - 7:00am
September 6, 2018
Forum News Service reporter Don Davis works outside of Gov. Mark Dayton's office during a special session in 2011. Andrew VonBank / Special to Forum News Service
Retiring state Capitol reporter Davis celebrated for his dedication to greater Minnesota
September 6, 2018 - 6:27pm
September 5, 2018
A screenshot from the Dakota County Sheriff's Office Dance & Lip Sync Challenge video.
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Update: Sheriff's office lip sync video makes it to semifinals
September 5, 2018 - 1:50pm
August 29, 2018
Charges: Loose pig leads to discovery of mistreated animals near Farmington
August 29, 2018 - 4:32pm
Nation's first fixed dental clinic at VA opens
August 29, 2018 - 10:31am
August 24, 2018
U.S. Rep. Jason Lewis (right), R-Minnesota, and Rep. John Shimkus (center), R-Illinois, listen Aug. 23, 2018, to Scott Sharp with Xcel Energy near the spent nuclear fuel storage casks at the Prairie Island nuclear plant near Red Wing, Minn. Michael Brun / RiverTown Multimediaplay button
Cautious optimism surrounds nuclear waste storage progress
August 24, 2018 - 8:07am
August 23, 2018
Minnesota minimum wage to rise on Jan. 1
August 23, 2018 - 10:58am
August 22, 2018
Hazardous waste drop-offs scheduled for Farmington, Burnsville
August 22, 2018 - 5:00pm
A woman holds up a sign to protest the potential ICE facility during the Pine Island City Council meeting on August 21. The council rescinded a resolution supporting a potential ICE facility during the meeting. Matthew Lambert / RiverTown Multimedia
Council rescinds support for ICE detention center in Pine Island
August 22, 2018 - 1:42pm
County Attorney seeks opioid damages
August 22, 2018 - 12:00pm
August 13, 2018
News cameras focus on U.S. Rep. Keith Ellison on June 5, 2018, as he signs paperwork to withdraw from running for re-election in favor of running for Minnesota attorney general. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Minnesota primary features plenty of twists
August 13, 2018 - 3:16pm
August 10, 2018
Minnesota governor candidates and campaign staffers listen to Kent Thisse explain rules for a candidate forum at Farmfest on Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2018. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Interest in Minnesota primary seems high
August 10, 2018 - 2:53pm
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