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September 17, 2018
Community input to drive 'Design Ellsworth'
September 17, 2018 - 6:07am
September 13, 2018
Paul Gielau (left) and Marty Kelly
We asked, they answered: Goodhue County Sheriff candidates
September 13, 2018 - 5:00pm
Paul Gielau
Gielau: Building relationships
September 13, 2018 - 5:00pm
Marty Kelly
Kelly: Helping citizens
September 13, 2018 - 5:00pm
Black, Hispanic Minnesotan incomes rebounded in 2017; significant gaps remain
September 13, 2018 - 6:00am
September 12, 2018
"Campaigning can be difficult some days. Keep the Faith!" John Howe said in a tweet on his Twitter account on Sept. 9. The former Red Wing mayor and state senator who is running for Minnesota secretary of state had 14 staples in his head as a result of a parade incident in Carver. Photo courtesy of John Howe
Howe, campaign manager recovering after parade injuries
September 12, 2018 - 1:21pm
Solar talks heating up again
September 12, 2018 - 1:00pm
Currently, a painted flag is painted on Barn Bluff, but graffiti has ranged from Red Wing High School class years to wedding announcements to symbols. Rachel Fergus / RiverTown Multimedia
Graffiti on Barn Bluff to become illegal
September 12, 2018 - 11:16am
September 10, 2018
Storytelling project -- informational meeting today
September 10, 2018 - 5:02pm
September 7, 2018
Minnesota Department of Human Services takes steps to help in opioid crisis
September 7, 2018 - 4:06pm
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
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
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