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September 13, 2018
Wayne Johnson
Johnson runs unopposed for Washington County D4 seat; Swenson reaffirms decision to withdraw
September 13, 2018 - 6:00am
September 12, 2018
The city, Washington County and Mesaba Capital are considering several possibilities for the reconstruction of the library and the proposed construction of an apartment building with a retial component, including the two sketches shown. Courtesy of the city of Cottage Grove
Old City Hall site could become market rate apartments
September 12, 2018 - 6:00pm
Stan Karwoski and Julie Ohs
Washington County Board candidates talk transportation, 3M settlement
September 12, 2018 - 10:03am
September 7, 2018
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
3M working groups set planning, implementation timeline
September 5, 2018 - 4:00pm
September 3, 2018
Hazardous waste pick up dates
September 3, 2018 - 5:00am
August 30, 2018
News briefs: Newport on the Move looks for skates; Citizen's Academy applications open
August 30, 2018 - 5:48pm
August 29, 2018
Charges: Loose pig leads to discovery of mistreated animals near Farmington
August 29, 2018 - 4:32pm
August 24, 2018
President John Hinderaker of the Center of the American Experience holds a magazine with a story about an August 2018 report that shows copper-nickel mines in northern Minnesota would be good for the economy. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Capitol Chatter: Reports add more heat to mining debate
August 24, 2018 - 10:10am
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
Cottage Grove budget requests keep levy increase steady
August 22, 2018 - 12:57pm
August 21, 2018
Jeff Swenson is a four-term St. Paul Park City Council Member.
An effortless victory: How Jeff Swenson won a race he wasn't running
August 21, 2018 - 5:00pm
Seven vie for two open Newport council seats
August 21, 2018 - 11:09am
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