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August 15, 2018
Farmington City Council agreed to terminate the contract of long-time Police Chief Brian Lindquist. The council will vote on the matter at their Aug. 20 meeting. Submitted photo
Update: Farmington City Council will vote to terminate Farmington Police Chief, mayor disagrees
August 15, 2018 - 1:38pm
August 14, 2018
Governor candidate Tim Walz speaks to the June 2018 Minnesota Democratic convention. He was not endorsed then, but came out ahead in Tuesday's primary vote. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Walz, Johnson win governor primaries; to face off in fall
August 14, 2018 - 10:07pm
August 13, 2018
News cameras focus on U.S. Rep. Keith Ellison on June 5, 2018, as he signs paperwork to withdraw from running for re-election in favor of running for Minnesota attorney general. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Minnesota primary features plenty of twists
August 13, 2018 - 3:16pm
August 10, 2018
Minnesota governor candidates and campaign staffers listen to Kent Thisse explain rules for a candidate forum at Farmfest on Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2018. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Interest in Minnesota primary seems high
August 10, 2018 - 2:53pm
Minnesota Attorney General Lori Swanson talks to the media in July of 2018. In August, a news website reported that some people in her office were pressured to help her campaign. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Minnesota Attorney General Swanson denies pressuring employees to work for campaign
August 10, 2018 - 2:22pm
Capitol Chatter: Minnesota nice may not rule campaigns
August 10, 2018 - 12:44pm
Changes made at Zumbrota campground as outbreak investigation continues
August 10, 2018 - 11:50am
August 9, 2018
David McKnight
McKnight City making gains on priorities
August 9, 2018 - 10:46am
Steve Corraro
Corraro seeking re-election to Farmington School Board
August 9, 2018 - 10:39am
August 3, 2018
Hennepin County Commissioner Jeff Johnson arrives at a Mankato Mnnesota governor candidate forum. Like other forums, he was the lone Republican attending before the Aug. 14, 2018, primary election. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Minnesota GOP governor candidates come with differences
August 3, 2018 - 3:40pm
August 2, 2018
Corey Olson fields a call at the Red River Regional Dispatch Center in downtown Fargo in this file photo. David Samson / Forum News Service
CenturyLink vendor again blamed for 911 outage in multi-state outage
August 2, 2018 - 7:17pm
August 1, 2018
Melissa Sauser
Sauser files to remain on Farmington School Board
August 1, 2018 - 12:58pm
July 31, 2018
Jeff Johnson, left, Tim Walz, Erin Murphy, Lori Swanson and Tim Pawlenty
As primary closes in, Minnesota governor candidates Walz, Pawlenty lead in campaign funds
July 31, 2018 - 9:03pm
July 27, 2018
The Minnesota Sex Offender Program facility at Moose Lake, Minn. Forum News Service file photo
Capitol Chatter: Minnesota struggles in dealing with sex offenders
July 27, 2018 - 10:32am
July 13, 2018
Japanese beetles are a problem with summer in Farmington. City of Farmington photo
Blame weather for high Japanese beetle population
July 13, 2018 - 6:00am
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