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June 12, 2018
Odin Sjoberg (left) greets 8th District Congressman Rick Nolan and Minnesota Attorney General Lori Swanson Monday, June 11, in the Wings Cafe at the Brainerd Lakes Regional Airport. Nolan decided to join Lori Swanson’s gubernatorial bid as her lieutenant governor running mate. Steve Kohls / Brainerd Dispatch Video

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The curse of public service: Nolan discusses surprising bid for lt. gov.
June 12, 2018 - 12:00pm
April 13, 2018
Mary Giuliani Stephens, the two-term mayor of Woodbury and a GOP candidate for governor, said she's against outdated and ineffective solutions that characterize much of current Minnesota politics. Submitted Photo
Giuliani Stephens pushes innovation, adaptation in bid for governor
April 13, 2018 - 10:00am
March 30, 2018
It's called a "campaign hat," perhaps colloquially dubbed a "mountie hat" - a round, wide-brimmed felt hat with a high crown pinched symmetrically at the corners, or a "Montana crown" for hat enthusiasts. Minnesota State Patrol troopers wear campaign hats. They're capitalizing on the enviable headpieces with the hashtag "#IWANTTHATHAT"play button
I want that hat!: State patrol cadets undergo training at Camp Ripley
March 30, 2018 - 6:00am
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 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
December 20, 2017
Hotline available for farmers
December 20, 2017 - 4:30am
March 7, 2017
The Quadriga,  a golden chariot, horses and people atop the Minnesota Capitol, shines in the early morning sunlight. Minnesota legislators arrive at the Capitol Tuesday, Jan.3, 2017, to begin their 2017 session. (Forum News Service photo by Don Davis)
College loan aid examined as way to help Greater Minnesota
March 7, 2017 - 5:10pm
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