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government and politics

November 16, 2018
County gives lakes group $50,000
November 16, 2018 - 7:29am
November 15, 2018
Gov. Mark Dayton. Forum News Service file photo
Gov. Dayton back in hospital after post-surgery complications
November 15, 2018 - 8:04pm
November 13, 2018
Bill Thoennes (right), who recently retired from the Alexandria Fire Department, was honored by Alexandria Fire Chief Jeff Karrow at Tuesday's city council meeting. (Al Edenloff / Echo Press)
Firefighter honored at council meeting
November 13, 2018 - 10:07pm
Bass Point Court may be paved
November 13, 2018 - 10:05pm
Jeff Johnson     Forum News Service file photo
Defeated GOP gubernatorial candidate Johnson ‘done’ with politics
November 13, 2018 - 5:56pm
Half-cent sales tax off the table: Lakes association asks for $100,000 instead
November 13, 2018 - 5:18pm
November 9, 2018
Bettermann, Richter, Anderson elected to BE School Board
November 9, 2018 - 6:03am
GOP sweeps Douglas County
November 9, 2018 - 5:48am
November 8, 2018
Thalman will return to council
November 8, 2018 - 1:31pm
Shakeup on Douglas County Board: Two newcomers come out on top
November 8, 2018 - 1:22pm
November 7, 2018
U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson smiles for a photo at the Oaks at Eagle Creek in Willmar on Sept. 20. Erica Dischino / Forum News Service
Western Minnesota win puts Rep. Peterson in as U.S. House Ag Committee chairman
November 7, 2018 - 5:36pm
Governor-elect Tim Walz reaches out to an enthusiastic supporter before giving his victory speech at the DFL election night party in St. Paul, Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018. Scott Takushi / St. Paul Pioneer Press
Minnesota voters set up the only split Legislature
November 7, 2018 - 5:22pm
Farm and manufactured home taxes due
November 7, 2018 - 12:13pm
Democratic Rep. Collin Peterson of Minnesota's 7th Congressional District. Forum News Service file photo
Collin Peterson wins 15th term in Minnesota's 7th Congressional District
November 7, 2018 - 10:25am
The first precinct to return ballots to the Douglas County Courthouse was the city of Nelson. The votes came in about 8:45 p.m. (Al Edenloff / Echo Press)
Update 1:55 a.m. Final results: Kalina, Meyer, Larson win county board races
November 7, 2018 - 3:45am