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January 17, 2018
Sen. Klobuchar collects on Vikings-Saints wager
January 17, 2018 - 9:16pm
The Fergus Falls Regional Treatment Center is also known as the Kirkbride Building. David Samson / Forum News Service
Fergus Falls plans to demolish old state mental hospital
January 17, 2018 - 7:41pm
January 15, 2018
Becker SWCD's Marsha Watland (bottom right), who has been a member of the North American Invasive Species Management Association (NAISMA) Board of Directors since 2016, recently received the Board Member of the Year Award for her work as the Weed Free Forage and Gravel Coordinator. (Submitted photo)
Becker County SWCD employees earn state, national awards
January 15, 2018 - 10:00am
January 14, 2018
'Another exciting and productive year': Detroit Lakes' mayor reflects on successes of 2017
January 14, 2018 - 8:00am
January 13, 2018
Expansion of the West Central Regional Juvenile Center at 729 11th St. N. in Moorhead is underway on Friday, Dec. 22, 2017.  Michael Vosburg / Forum News Service
From Becker to Clay: Moorhead's 11-county juvenile detention center to get $7.5 million expansion
January 13, 2018 - 1:00pm
January 12, 2018
Saturday and Sunday are the last days to enroll in 2018 MNsure health coverage -- but don’t wait until the last minute
January 12, 2018 - 4:43pm
January 9, 2018
The Minnesota State Capitol
Study: Minn. second best state to raise a family
January 9, 2018 - 5:52pm
January 4, 2018
Lt. Gov. Tina Smith, with husband Archie with her, accepts the appointment to the U.S. Senate on Wednesday, Dec. 13, 2017. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Minnesota's new U.S. senator emphasizes travel around Minnesota
January 4, 2018 - 8:09am
December 30, 2017
U.S. Sen. Al Franken of Minnesota talks about health care on Jan. 11, 2013. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Commentary: 2018 to be politically busy, busy, busy in Minnesota
December 30, 2017 - 10:00am
December 29, 2017
Jeronimo Yanez, a St. Anthony police officer charged with second-degree manslaughter in the shooting death of Philando Castile, wants his trial moved out of St. Paul. Courtesy photo / Ramsey County Sheriff's Office
Sexual harassment, opioids lead list of top MN stories in 2017
December 29, 2017 - 10:00am
December 25, 2017
MNsure: Private health coverage enrollments top 108,500
December 25, 2017 - 4:00pm
Minnesota awards $15.2 million in Clean Water Fund grants
December 25, 2017 - 12:00pm
December 23, 2017
Sen. Al Franken was given a t shirt and sweatshirt from Detroit Lakes, Minn., mayor Matt Brenk, middle and Jeff Staley of Lakeshirts, right, during Franken's tour of Detroit Lakes Thursday, Aug. 29. Brian Basham/DL Newspapers
Franken's last words on Senate floor: 'We're losing the war for truth'
December 23, 2017 - 3:00pm
December 20, 2017
Becker County Commissioner Larry Knutson
Smooth sailing for Becker County: Board chair looks back on 2017
December 20, 2017 - 2:00pm
December 19, 2017
Lieutenant Gov. Tina Smith reads to a class during her September 2017 visit to Paul Bunyan Elementary in Bemidji, Minn. Jillian Gandsey / Forum News Service
They call Tina Smith the 'velvet hammer.' Here's why.
December 19, 2017 - 6:00pm