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November 20, 2018
The sun sets in the background of some of the wind turbines Wednesday, Sept. 3, 2014, south of Rollag. Dave Wallis / The Forum
Public Utilities Commission approves 50,000-acre wind farm in southeastern South Dakota
16 hours 23 min ago
November 19, 2018
Nancy Beaulieu, of Bemidji, Minn., speaks to protesters Monday, Nov. 19, 2018, after the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission decided not to reconsider a proposal to replace pieces of the Line 3 Enbridge Energy pipeline. Dana Ferguson / Forum News Service
PUC moves Line 3 forward as pipeline opponents make case to Minnesota governor-elect
November 19, 2018 - 12:59pm
North Dakota midterm election turnout highest since 1986
November 19, 2018 - 9:33am
November 17, 2018
Park Rapids council appoints new city planner
November 17, 2018 - 1:00pm
November 16, 2018
CNN reporter Jim Acosta waits for the microphone at a news conference with President Donald Trump about the results of the midterm elections, at the White House in Washington, Nov. 7, 2018. CNN sued the Trump administration on Nov. 13 in an effort to reinstate the press credentials of Acosta, escalating a dispute that has highlighted the increasingly tense dynamic between Trump and the news media. (Doug Mills/Copyright 2018 The New York Times)
Judge hands CNN victory in its bid to restore Jim Acosta's White House press pass
November 16, 2018 - 4:32pm
November 15, 2018
Incumbent Manhattan Beach (Minn.) mayor Paul Allen (left) selects a card from a deck after his challenger, Kevin Larson, drew the three of hearts during the special tiebreaker council meeting Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018, at Manhattan Beach City Hall. Erin Bormett / Forum News Service
Luck of the draw: 9 of diamonds re-elects Minnesota mayor
November 15, 2018 - 1:09pm
November 11, 2018
Pete Stauber
8th District red for now — or forever? Redrawn districts in 2022 could upend trend
November 11, 2018 - 6:00am
November 10, 2018
County board will have three new faces
November 10, 2018 - 8:29pm
November 8, 2018
House Democrats elected Rep. Melissa Hortman to the position of Minnesota House Speaker Thursday, Nov. 8, in St. Paul.  Forum News Service photo
Minnesota Democrats pick new House Speaker
November 8, 2018 - 11:01pm
Minnesota Lt. Gov.-elect Peggy Flanagan, left, Gov.-elect Tim Walz, center, and Gwen Walz walk toward the Capitol Thursday, Oct. 8, in St. Paul. Dana Ferguson / Forum News Service
Gov.-elect Walz says Capitol gridlock will fall to him
November 8, 2018 - 5:28pm
November 7, 2018
Governor-elect Tim Walz reaches out to an enthusiastic supporter before giving his victory speech at the DFL election night party in St. Paul, Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018. Scott Takushi / St. Paul Pioneer Press
Minnesota voters set up the only split Legislature
November 7, 2018 - 5:22pm
Democratic Rep. Collin Peterson of Minnesota's 7th Congressional District. Forum News Service file photo
Collin Peterson wins 15th term in Minnesota's 7th Congressional District
November 7, 2018 - 10:25am
Leckner elected Park Rapids mayor; Aukes wins third term as sheriff
November 7, 2018 - 10:18am
From left are Whitney, Kristi, Jason and Mikayla Kath. This photo was taken on a trip to Leavenworth, Wash. last Christmas. Submitted photo.
Kath named Akeley's new clerk/treasurer
November 7, 2018 - 10:00am
The Capitol dome is seen at sunset on Election Day, in Washington, Nov. 6, 2018.  (Sarah Silbiger/Copyright 2018 The New York Times)
Democrats projected to win control of House, but Senate remains in GOP hands
November 7, 2018 - 6:49am
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