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March 12, 2018
U.S. Rep. Tim Walz, D-Minn.
Nolan endorses fellow congressman Walz for Minn. governor
March 12, 2018 - 3:34pm
March 11, 2018
Jeff Johnson, Mary Giuliani Stephens and Phillip Parrish, Republican candidates for Minnesota governor.
GOP governor candidates to speak at Staples forum
March 11, 2018 - 10:00am
February 19, 2018
Rick Nolan
Where does Nolan's campaign cash go?: Retiring congressman has more than $500K on hand
February 19, 2018 - 6:46pm
February 17, 2018
8th Congressional District candidate Pete Stauber, who grew up in Duluth, talks about how he'll fight for better veteran health care and other issues during an interview at his campaign headquarters. Bob King / Forum News Service
8th District GOP candidate Stauber ‘not going to Washington to be a robot'
February 17, 2018 - 10:00pm
Three Nisswa residents, including Peter Mann and Duane Blanck on the right, participate in the Tuesday, Feb. 6, DFL caucus for Crow Wing County at Brainerd High School. Nancy Vogt / Echo Journal
New House candidates emerge at DFL caucus
February 17, 2018 - 9:00am
Vogt's Notes: Don't care about politics? Attend a precinct caucus anyway
February 17, 2018 - 7:30am
Mark and Cheryl Delane, of Pine River, review the GOP straw poll during caucus night Tuesday, Feb. 6, at Pine River-Backus School. Travis Grimler / Echo Journal
Platform is focus of GOP caucus-goers - Attendance down at Crow Wing, Cass locations
February 17, 2018 - 7:00am
From the Lefthand Corner: The race is on - again
February 17, 2018 - 5:30am
8th Congressional District: Nolan will retire - Mills, Radinovich indicate interest
February 17, 2018 - 3:00am
February 12, 2018
Kirsten Hagen Kennedy, running for 8th U.S. Congressional seat
Mayor announces run for Congress in northern Minn.
February 12, 2018 - 9:07pm
February 11, 2018
Rylee Lindemann, left, and Page Schoer, center, share a laugh over remarks made by North Dakota Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem, who attended their Eagle Scout Court of Honor celebration in Fargo on Feb. 11. Robin Huebner / The Forum
Lifelong friends celebrate being Eagle Scouts
February 11, 2018 - 8:57pm
February 9, 2018
U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan, D-Minn., talks to the crowd at Gregory Park in Brainerd attending the science march last April. Kelly Humphrey / Brainerd Dispatch
Nolan's singular career draws to close: 8th District rep will not run again
February 9, 2018 - 10:35pm
February 7, 2018
Minnesotans headed to their county caucuses throughout the state Tuesday to begin the political process for elections this November. Steve Kohls / Brainerd Dispatchplay button
DFL precinct caucus results in straw poll winner in gubernatorial race
February 7, 2018 - 4:00am
February 5, 2018
Dave Hughes
Congress candidate to speak in Staples
February 5, 2018 - 12:00pm
February 2, 2018
State Rep. Paul Thissen, DFL-Minneapolis, speaks with attendees at a meet-and-greet hosted at Sage on Laurel in Brainerd. Thissen cited economic issues as the most prevalent concerns he's come across speaking with Minnesotans. Kelly Humphrey / Brainerd Dispatch
Thissen makes his pitch for governor
February 2, 2018 - 8:00am