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NDGOP to hold special election for chair
19 min 31 sec ago
Hundreds of people jammed into the Minnesota Capitol rotunda Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018, to urge state lawmakers to pass bills to prevent gun violence. About 1,000 people filled the rotunda and nearby areas. Don Davis / Forum News Service
1,000 crowd Minn. Capitol to urge gun violence actions
53 min 30 sec ago
Rick Gates, a longtime protégé and junior partner of Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort, in New York in an April 24, 2017 file photo. Gates was expected to surrender to federal authorities on Monday, Oct. 30, 2017, after a person close to the case said the first charges were filed in a special counsel investigation. (Damon Winter/Copyright 2018 The New York Times)
Mueller files new charges in Manafort, Gates case
1 hour 19 min ago
Kelly Armstrong, left, kicked off his campaign to seek the North Dakota Republican Party nomination for Congress on Thursday afternoon in front of a large crowd on the campus of Bismarck State College. In back from left are Armstrong's wife Kjersti, son Eli, 7, and daughter Anna, 10. (Photo courtesy of Bismarck Tribune)
Dickinson state lawmaker seeks Cramer's seat in 'scrappier' House
1 hour 52 min ago
Robert Mueller, the special counsel investigating Russia’s interference in the 2016 election, leaves the Capitol in Washington, June 21, 2017. Mueller has charged an attorney with making a false statement when he was interviewed about work he did with a Donald Trump presidential campaign adviser six years ago. The attorney, Alex van der Zwaan, was expected to appear in court on Feb. 20, 2018. (Doug Mills/The New York Times / Copyright 2018 / New York Times)
Mueller files new charges in Manafort, Gates case
2 hours 36 min ago
President Donald Trump during a meeting with state and local officials on school safety inside the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington, Feb. 22, 2018. (Tom Brenner/The New York Times)
Trump appears to back raising assault rifle age to 21, presses case for arming some teachers
3 hours 3 min ago
Patrick Traynor, president of Dakota Medical Foundation, gives a presentation on board governance to Gov. Doug Burgum's task force on higher education at the Harry D. McGovern Alumni Center near North Dakota State University. Patrick Springer / Forum News Service
Task force mulls how to candidly assess ND higher ed leadership at open meetings
4 hours 8 min ago
Wayne LaPierre, the National Rifle Association chief, takes the stage to speak at the annual Conservative Political Action Conference at the Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center, in National Harbor, Md., Feb. 22, 2018. LaPierre, speaking publicly Thursday for the first time since last week’s deadly school shooting, defended gun ownership while criticizing the news media, Democrats and the FBI. (Pete Marovich/The New York Times)
After silence on Parkland, NRA pushes back against law enforcement, media, gun-control advocates
7 hours 28 min ago
Sen. Heidi Heitkamp, D-N.D., stands up while addressing a group gathered to discuss opioid addiction in rural areas at the Hazen City Hall on Feb. 20, 2018. From left, Aaron Garman, medical director of Coal Country Community Health Center, Mercer County Sheriff Dean Danzeisen and School Resource Officer Michelle Anderson were among the community leaders who spoke at the event. Jenny Schlecht / Forum News Service
Communities big and small need a plan to combat addiction, Heitkamp says
7 hours 35 min ago
Rep. Erin May Quade
Minnesota House sex harassment training criticized
8 hours 24 min ago
February 21, 2018
President Donald Trump participates in a discussion that included survivors of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School mass shooting, at the White House in Washington, Feb. 21, 2018. “We’re going to do something about this horrible situation,” Trump said at the event's outset, adding that his administration would be “very strong on background checks.” (Tom Brenner/Copyright 2018 The New York Times)
Trump's solution for school shootings: arm teachers
20 hours 45 min ago
President Donald Trump holds a card with questions during a listening session with high school students and teachers in the State Dining Room at the White House on Wednesday. MUST CREDIT: Washington Post photo by Ricky Carioti
Photo captures Trump's notes for listening session
22 hours 35 min ago
(Left to right) Department of Natural Resources Commissioner Tom Landwehr, Attorney General Lori Swanson, and Pollution Control Agency Commissioner John Linc Stine discuss the uses of the $850 million settlement between the state and 3M on Feb. 21. Katie Nelson / Forum News Service
3M settlement money earmarked for water improvements
22 hours 53 min ago
Families share shocking stories of elder abuse at Minn. care centers
February 21, 2018 - 6:31pm
Windom, Minn., Mayor Dominic Jones tells reporters Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018, that his city cannot afford to build a $15 million sewage treatment plant without state help. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Cities say they need state money to meet water rules
February 21, 2018 - 5:38pm