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March 15, 2018
Adolphson, Huebsch leaving Wadena County positions
March 15, 2018 - 9:57am
County purchasing five pieces of highway equipment
March 15, 2018 - 9:57am
City council votes to hold closed meeting April 3
March 15, 2018 - 8:24am
March 14, 2018
Commission on judicial selection recommends Seventh Judicial District candidates to Governor Dayton
March 14, 2018 - 8:54am
March 8, 2018
Todd County DFL caucus meets March 11
March 8, 2018 - 9:06am
February 28, 2018
A potential for protests: Sheriff's office taking steps in case DAPL-type protests come to area
February 28, 2018 - 11:38am
February 20, 2018
Demonstrators with the gun control advocacy group Mom's Demand Action rally in the Rotunda on the opening day of the 2018 Minnesota Legislature at the Minnesota State Capitol Building on Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018. John Autey / Pioneer Press
Gun control rally at Minn. Capitol draws unexpected crowd
February 20, 2018 - 7:46pm
February 19, 2018
Senate Minority Leader Tom Bakk of Cook is center of attention as he answers a reporter's question during a Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018, Forum News Service-sponsored pre-session briefing. From left are Bakk, Senate Majority Leader Paul Gazelka, Gov. Mark Dayton, House Speaker Kurt Daudt and House Minority Leader Melissa Hortman. David Oakes / Minnesota Senate photographer
Gun debate begins as Legislature begins 2018 work
February 19, 2018 - 3:03pm
February 15, 2018
Wadena County board approves four Public Health proposals
February 15, 2018 - 9:30am
February 14, 2018
Greg Susens (left), assistant manager, looks on as Ashley Sivertson, assistant supervisor, helps a customer at the Short Stop station in Duluth Wednesday morning. (Bob King / Forum News Service)
Sour taste: Duluth could tighten down on sales of flavored tobacco products
February 14, 2018 - 9:51am
February 13, 2018
The sun peaks from between clouds Jan. 1, 2017, to illumine the Minnesota Capitol, which will host the new legislative session beginning Tuesday, Jan. 3. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Live stream of the Minnesota legislative briefing
February 13, 2018 - 12:40pm
February 9, 2018
Minnesota's political leaders do not always agree when they sit at the same table answering reporters' questions. Here, in a 2016 pre-session briefing, Gov. Mark Dayton, left, and House Speaker Kurt Daudt discuss a difference. They will be at the same table on Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018, previewing this year's legislative session. Zach Kayser / Forum News Service
Gov. Dayton, legislative leaders to answer questions together
February 9, 2018 - 11:50am
February 7, 2018
Board builds a want ad for county coordinator's position
February 7, 2018 - 10:00am
Former U.S. Rep. Michele Bachman shows support for then-presidential candidate Donald Trump at a rally at the Minneapolis-St. Paul Airport, Nov. 6, 2016. File photo / St. Paul Pioneer Press
Bachmann not running: 'Not hearing any call from God'
February 7, 2018 - 9:51am
Wadena County has one of the state's highest poverty rates yet it is hiome to nearly 14,000 people. Brian Hansel/Pioneer Journal
Struggling to thrive: Wadena County remains among the poorest in the state
February 7, 2018 - 8:39am