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February 14, 2018
Redby man pleads not guilty to killing 23-month-old son
February 14, 2018 - 10:20am
St. Paul Mayor Chris Coleman listens to others as city and county emergency services leaders discuss Monday, Aug. 11, 2014, how to prepare for potential oil train disasters. Don Davis / Forum News Service file photo
Chris Coleman drops out of Minnesota governor race
February 14, 2018 - 9:42am
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 12, 2018
Voters in Cottage Grove Precinct 8 cast their votes in a Minnesota Senate special election Monday, Feb. 12, 2018, at the Washington County Service Center. Katie Nelson / Folrum News Service
Minnesota voters keep status quo in special legislative elections
February 12, 2018 - 10:06pm
Detroit Lakes police officer, man both charged after barroom fight
February 12, 2018 - 9:41pm
February 9, 2018
The Wadena Pioneer Journal took home first place for Use of Photography as a Whole (weeklies 1,501-2,500) in the Minnesota Newspaper Association Better Newspaper Contest.
Wadena Pioneer Journal earns journalism awards in MNA contest
February 9, 2018 - 2:44pm
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
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
February 6, 2018
Simon Caquelin, 7, of St. Paul (Courtesy of Matthew Caquelin)
‘My heart is gutted,’ Minn. mother writes after 7-year-old son died in sledding accident
February 6, 2018 - 5:00pm
Tim Pawlenty talks to a 2011 Ottumwa, Iowa, campaign stop. He was running for president; in 2017, there is talk abot him running for the U.S. Senate. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Pawlenty quits lobbying job. Will he run for governor?
February 6, 2018 - 11:53am
February 5, 2018
The City of Fargo keeps its salt in this dome seen Thursday, Feb. 1, 2018, near the Central Garage to keep rain from washing it away.  Michael Vosburg / Forum News Service
'Permanent pollutant': Salt to melt ice on streets posing growing risk to Minnesota's lakes
February 5, 2018 - 8:27am
February 2, 2018
With school officials and state legislators watching, high school junior Jessica Melnik talks about efforts to prevent girls from being used in sex trafficking. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Capitol Chatter: High school student fights sex trafficking
February 2, 2018 - 12:11pm
February 1, 2018
Cathy Witthoeft, left, and her husband Brian stack books during the Minnesota Republican caucus at Moorhead High School on Tuesday, March 1, 2016. Forum News Service file photo.
Upcoming Minn. caucuses, ND conventions offer access to political ground floor
February 1, 2018 - 11:01pm
January 31, 2018
Patty and Jerry Wetterling accept applause from a Friday, Jan. 27, 2017, Minnesota Newspaper Association audience. They recounted the final dayts before authorities solved the disappearance of their son, Jacob. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Alexandria judge faces Wetterling privacy decision Friday in open records case
January 31, 2018 - 6:15am