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December 12, 2017
Cook County Board approves budget with levy increase
11 hours 20 min ago
St. Louis County Board backs scholarships for community colleges
12 hours 14 min ago
Sen. Al Franken. File photo / Forum News Service
UPDATE: Dayton to name Franken replacement for Senate on Wednesday
12 hours 50 min ago
Wisconsin lawmakers push for recognition of tribal ID cards
15 hours 37 sec ago
December 10, 2017
Duluth police officers wear riot gear during a protest by the Supreme White Alliance at City Hall in downtown Duluth in March of 2012. (News Tribune file photo)
Duluth police to purchase riot gear
December 10, 2017 - 8:00pm
December 9, 2017
Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton
Dayton won't talk US Senate pick; Nolan not planning to run for Senate seat
December 9, 2017 - 5:00am
December 8, 2017
Liebling to speak in Duluth on Sunday
December 8, 2017 - 9:04pm
FILE — Rep. Trent Franks (R-Ariz.) and fellow Republicans rally against a Democratic health insurance reform bill, outside Capitol Hill in Washington, Nov. 17, 2009. Franks, one of the most ardent conservatives in Congress, was planning to resign from Congress on Dec. 7, 2017, according to a Republican official familiar with his decision. (Luke Sharrett/The New York Times Copyright 2017)
Rep. Trent Franks, facing ethics investigation, says he will resign immediately
December 8, 2017 - 3:00pm
Dina Powell, the deputy national security adviser, before a news conference with President Donald Trump and NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg, in the East Room of the White House in Washington, April 12, 2017. (Al Drago/The New York Times Copyright 2017)
Dina Powell, deputy national security adviser, to depart White House
December 8, 2017 - 12:47pm
Rep. Trent Franks, R-Ariz., seen in May 2013 in Washington, D.C., has resigned effective Jan. 31. Washington Post photo by Matt McClain
Arizona Rep. Franks to resign, says he asked female staff to bear his child
December 8, 2017 - 7:06am
December 7, 2017
Eighth Congressional District candidate Pete Stauber talks to supporters during Thursday’s opening ceremony for his campaign offices in Hermantown as wife Jodi listens. Steve Kuchera / skuchera@duluthnews.com
Stauber opens campaign doors in Hermantown
December 7, 2017 - 8:12pm
U.S. Sen. Al Franken looks over his notes prior to a hearing of the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions on Nov. 29 on Capitol Hill in Washington. (Ron Sachs/CNP/Zuma Press/TNS)
Northland residents, political leaders react to Franken's resignation
December 7, 2017 - 8:09pm
US House committee hears bikes-in-wilderness bill
December 7, 2017 - 6:46pm
Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.) during a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, Oct. 18, 2017. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.) was the first in what would become a chorus of Democratic senators to call for their Franken following sexual misconduct allegations. Tom Brenner / copyright 2017 The New York Times
Franken denies some allegations, but plans resignation from U.S. Senate 'in a few weeks'
December 7, 2017 - 3:45pm
Minnesota Lt. Gov. Tina Smith says that Target is committed to continue its program of giving to local charities. With her during a 2015 news conference is Gov. Mark Dayton. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Tina Smith quickly rising to top of Senate speculation
December 7, 2017 - 3:25pm