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They call Tina Smith the 'velvet hammer.' Here's why.
Huge Black Hills wildfire 53 percent contained
Faculty union sues Minnesota State over unpaid wages
Phone threat from cellphone in Moorhead area forces Benson tournament to end
Man found dead in Maplewood park identified
McFeely: Bison going back home to Frisco for sixth time in last seven years
MEN'S HOCKEY: Hats off for Dickman
UND to face another big, physical national basketball power
Minnesotan's move from wide receiver to cornerback pays off for NDSU
Frisco treat: Bison overpower Sam Houston State to advance to FCS championship game
December 14, 2017
Roy Moore releases fiery video statement, still refuses to concede Senate race
A day after losing the Senate race in Alabama to Democrat Doug Jones, Roy Moore has issued a new statement refusing to concede the election....
December 14, 2017 - 7:03am
December 12, 2017
Voting underway in contentious Alabama Senate race
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - Alabama voters headed to the polls Tuesday for a pivotal special election in which allegations of inappropriate behavior against...
December 12, 2017 - 2:26pm
December 6, 2017
Vladimir Putin says he'll run for re-election. Nobody is surprised.
MOSCOW - Russian President Vladimir Putin, he of the perennial 80 percent approval ratings, declared his intention Wednesday to run for re-election...
December 6, 2017 - 10:47am
November 18, 2017
Minnesota voters supported 82 percent of tax levies in November
ST. PAUL — Minnesota school districts continued to enjoy strong support from voters, who approved tax levies for operations and capital...
November 18, 2017 - 12:23pm
November 10, 2017
Farmers hope tours will 'open eyes' to Minn. governor candidates
RAYMOND, Minn. — After explaining how technology-driven, prescription fertilizer methods make economic and environmental sense because...
November 10, 2017 - 8:25am
November 7, 2017
Winners and losers from Election Day 2017
We now have new governors-elect of New Jersey and Virginia - along with a whole bunch of new data on where the Democratic and Republican parties...
November 7, 2017 - 8:57pm
Democrat Phil Murphy to succeed Chris Christie as New Jersey governor
Democrats took back the governor's seat in New Jersey as first-time candidate Phil Murphy defeated Lt. Gov. Kim Guadagno, capping a tumultuous...
November 7, 2017 - 8:54pm
Democrat Northam defeats Gillespie in race for governor closely watched by national parties
Democrat Ralph Northam was projected to win Virginia's race for governor Tuesday over Republican Ed Gillespie, as Democrats appeared headed for...
November 7, 2017 - 8:52pm
November 1, 2017
Russian ads, now publicly released, show sophistication of influence campaign
WASHINGTON - Lawmakers on Wednesday, Nov. 1, publicly shared several of the 3,000 Facebook ads bought by Russian operatives as they sought to...
November 1, 2017 - 1:53pm
October 29, 2017
Underdog governor candidates work for votes in SD GOP primary
MITCHELL, S.D. — As two widely known Republicans vie for their party's nomination for governor, two other South Dakotans are waiting in...
October 29, 2017 - 7:35pm
October 2, 2017
Rochester senator in U.S. House race
ROCHESTER, Minn. — A Minnesota state senator says she is running for the U.S. House of Representatives seat that serves southern Minnesota....
October 2, 2017 - 5:23pm
September 27, 2017
After Alabama, GOP anti-establishment wing declares all-out war in 2018
The stunning defeat of President Donald Trump's chosen Senate candidate in Alabama on Tuesday amounted to a political lightning strike - setting the stage for a worsening Republican civil war that could have profound effects on next year's midterm elections and undermine Trump's clout...
September 27, 2017 - 8:16am
September 13, 2017
Port: Heidi Heitkamp announces re-election campaign everyone already knew about
Senator Heidi Heitkamp has already raised millions upon millions of dollars in the 2018 election cycle (mostly from out-of-state contributors),...
September 13, 2017 - 12:02pm
September 12, 2017
Port: We have no idea if voter fraud changed the outcome of some ND elections
When the voter ID issue is brought up by Republicans the response from Democrats is usually a lot of dismissive sneering. Voter fraud isn’t...
September 12, 2017 - 9:26am
September 6, 2017
Facebook says it sold political ads to Russian company during 2016 election
WASHINGTON - Representatives of Facebook told congressional investigators Wednesday that it has discovered it sold ads during the U.S. presidential...
September 6, 2017 - 9:25pm