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June 4, 2018
Three Douglas County Board seats contested
June 4, 2018 - 3:03pm
May 9, 2018
Paul Anderson, R-Starbuck
Anderson wins party endorsement in District 12B
May 9, 2018 - 8:28am
April 13, 2018
Bud Nornes
State Senate District 8 endorses candidates
April 13, 2018 - 1:51pm
March 9, 2018
The Alexandria Downtown Merchants Association is seeking donations for its flower basket effort that offers a colorful touch to Broadway. (Al Edenloff / Echo Press)
March 9, 2018 - 2:45pm
February 6, 2018
This precinct caucus in East Grand Forks, Minn., attracted far fewer Democrats than two years ago, when records were set statewide. Sam Easter / Forum News Service
Johnson, Walz win governor caucus polls, but is Pawlenty running?
February 6, 2018 - 10:40pm
Tim Pawlenty talks to a 2011 Ottumwa, Iowa, campaign stop. He was running for president; in 2017, there is talk abot him running for the U.S. Senate. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Pawlenty quits lobbying job. Will he run for governor?
February 6, 2018 - 11:53am
February 2, 2018
Gail Kulp
Kulp runs for District 8B House seat
February 2, 2018 - 4:38pm
EDITORIAL: Time to tune in to politics
February 2, 2018 - 1:22pm
February 1, 2018
Anita Sandborgh distributes ballots in a crowded Republican precinct room in Cottage Grove at the 2016 Minnesota precinct caucuses. In the Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2018, caucuses, those attending will cast straw poll ballots for governor.  Scott Wente / Forum News Service
Next week, Minnesota's caucuses expected to be more manageable than 2016
February 1, 2018 - 1:05pm
January 26, 2018
Mary Franson
Franson to seek fifth term
January 26, 2018 - 4:38pm
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