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The Midwest eases its Trump swoon and flirts again with Democratic candidates
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Duke the Dog has become quite the celebrity since becoming mayor of Cormorant village two years ago. He will try for a third consecutive election victory at the 6th annual Cormorant Daze celebration on Saturday, Aug. 20. Special to Forum News Service
Duke the dog, famed mayor of Minn. township, retires amid failing health
10 hours 2 min ago
July 14, 2018
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The current site of the Willmar city offices seemed a popular choice for a new city hall among residents who attended a public input meeting recently. Many at the meeting said a new city hall is needed and that it should remain downtown. The council will discuss sites at Monday's meeting.
Willmar City Council to discuss local sales tax, city hall project
July 14, 2018 - 2:12pm
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Willmar School Board to discuss levy, WCER breakup
July 14, 2018 - 11:34am
July 13, 2018
Government says it will reunite up to 200 migrant children a day with their parents
July 13, 2018 - 9:52pm
From left: Brad Morberg, Kathy Gilchrist, Will Middleton and Alex Waxman cheer as Bernie Sanders takes the stage at a rally to support Keith Ellison at Denfeld High School in Duluth Friday. Ellison is running for Minnesota attorney general.
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Sanders takes turn in Duluth, calls Trump 'pathological liar'
July 13, 2018 - 9:45pm
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White House says 'war on poverty' over amid push to revamp social programs
July 13, 2018 - 9:15pm
Money leaders share CD8 figures
July 13, 2018 - 8:54pm
Secretary of State Steve Simon
Judge orders Minnesota secretary of state to release voter records
July 13, 2018 - 6:30pm
Robert Mueller, the former FBI director and special counsel leading the Russia investigation, leaves after closed meetings with the Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington, June 21, 2017. (Doug Mills/The New York Times Copyright 2018)
Mueller probe indicts 12 Russians for hacking Democrats in 2016
July 13, 2018 - 5:07pm
Erin Murphy and Tim Palwenty shake hands while filing paperwork to run for goveronr on June 5, 2018. The two differ on refugee resettlement; Pawlenty wants to pause the Minnesota program while Murphy says it should continue. Don Davis / Forum News Service
GOP candidates want to pause refugee resettlement program
July 13, 2018 - 3:28pm
Minnesota Republican governor candidate Jeff Johnson speaks during a Nov. 9, 2017, forum. He and former Gov. Tim Pawlenty, the other major GOP hopeful, sparred on Thursday, July 12, 2018,  over a Pawlenty televison commercial attacking Johnson. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Capitol Chatter: Johnson-Pawlenty race gets testy
July 13, 2018 - 2:08pm
British Prime Minister Theresa May speaks during a news conference with U.S. President Donald Trump, left, in Aylesbury, U.K., on Friday, July 13, 2018. MUST CREDIT: Bloomberg photo by Chris Ratcliffe
After disparaging his hosts, Trump meets with Theresa May
July 13, 2018 - 11:17am
Jared Kushner, the White House senior adviser, boards Air Force One at Morristown Municipal Airport in Morristown, N.J., July 1, 2018. President Donald Trump has gone on the attack against Democratic lawmakers who have called for abolishing Immigration and Customs Enforcement. (Al Drago for The New York Times/Copyright 2018)
Limits put on security clearance for Kushner
July 13, 2018 - 10:48am
FBI agent Peter Strzok swears in to a joint House Judiciary, Oversight and Government Reform Committees hearing Thursday in Washington. (Bloomberg photo by Andrew Harrer)
FBI agent Strzok feuds with GOP critics at hearing
July 13, 2018 - 6:55am