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January 3, 2018
31 township positions up for election
January 3, 2018 - 2:19pm
How much do you know about townships?
January 3, 2018 - 1:19pm
November 10, 2017
State Representative Matt Dean, from left, one of 11 Republican gubernatorial candidates for the state of Minnesota, and Noah and Nate Hultgren, managers of Hultgren Farms, test out a corn combine at Hultgren Farms in Raymond Nov. 7th. Erica Dischino / Forum News Service
Farmers hope tours will 'open eyes' to Minn. governor candidates
November 10, 2017 - 8:25am
May 19, 2017
Jeff Johnson, a Hennepin County commissioner and Detroit Lakes native, is running for Minnesota governor is 2018. Submitted photo
Capitol Chatter: Johnson looks to buck history in governor race
May 19, 2017 - 1:10pm
March 31, 2017
Great American Think-Off entry deadline approaches
March 31, 2017 - 1:00pm
March 27, 2017
U.S. Rep. Tim Walz speaks to the 2016 Farmfest in southwestern Minnesota. On Monday, March 27, 2017, he announced he is running for goveronr. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Congressman Walz enters Minnesota governor race
March 27, 2017 - 10:35am
March 17, 2017
Undated courtesy photo, circa Jan. 2017, of Minnesota Lt. Gov. Tina Smith, Minnesota's  48th Lt. Governor. This is her official portrait. Photo courtesy of the Office of Governor Mark Dayton & Lt. Governor Tina Smith.
Lt. Gov. Tina Smith won't run for governor in 2018
March 17, 2017 - 8:24pm
March 16, 2017
Township elections spring a few surprises
March 16, 2017 - 8:21am
March 14, 2017
Township elections are today
March 14, 2017 - 8:06am
March 8, 2017
LETTER: People agreed and Trump won
March 8, 2017 - 8:00am
February 10, 2017
More than 60 DFLers from a nine-county area meet at the Douglas County Library Feb. 2 to strategize for the next election.The state DFL vice chair, Marge Hoffa, and Mike Simpkins, DFL rural strategy coordinator, also attended. (Al Edenloff | Echo Press)
Local DFLers thinking more regional
February 10, 2017 - 7:00am
January 6, 2017
Parkers Prairie to vote on liquor future
January 6, 2017 - 6:00am
December 23, 2016
COMMENTARY: How to scrap the Electoral College
December 23, 2016 - 9:00am
November 25, 2016
LETTER: Law and order needed to stop protesters
November 25, 2016 - 7:00am
November 22, 2016
Alexandria Mayor Sara Carlson, president of the Coalition of Greater Minnesota Cities, is shown with Charles Zelle (left), commissioner of the Minnesota Department of Transportation, and Kevin Gutknecht, MnDOT communications director. Zelle talked to the coalition about the need to provide long-term comprehensive funding for transportation. (Al Edenloff | Echo Press)
How will election impact rural cities?
November 22, 2016 - 6:00am