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January 1, 2020
This aerial view shows a rural church near Franklin Lake by Pelican Rapids, Minn. File photo / Forum News Service
New USDA report paints grim picture for America's most rural counties
January 1, 2020 - 7:00am
December 27, 2019
A sign expresses an anti-gun message at a gathering outside Duluth City Hall on Wednesday, Aug. 7. The event brought public officials and community members together to honor those affected by the mass shootings recently in Gilroy, Calif.; El Paso, Texas; and Dayton, Ohio. Ellen Schmidt/eschmidt@duluthnews.com
Constitutional carry, guns in schools, background checks: How Minn., Dakotas gun laws compare
December 27, 2019 - 5:11pm
December 26, 2019
Thousands of youth activists, along with their parents and others, marched to the Minnesota Capitol on Friday, Sept. 20, 2019, as part of the global Youth Climate Strike. Dana Ferguson / Forum News Service
While Minnesota works toward climate policy reform, Dakotas see emissions increase
December 26, 2019 - 6:15am
December 11, 2019
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Midwestern Republicans and Democrats struggle for common ground on rising prescription costs
December 11, 2019 - 7:26pm
December 9, 2019
Homes along a dirt road east of Pierre, S.D., were spotted with law signs announcing a new rural broadband network by Venture Communications Cooperative thanks to a $5 million state-funded grant initiative on Wednesday, Aug. 28. Sarah Mearhoff / Forum News Service
Thune, Klobuchar urge FCC to prioritize 'sustainable' rural broadband in $20.4 billion initiative
December 9, 2019 - 5:34pm
November 27, 2019
South Dakota Republican Gov. Kristi Noem at her 2019 inauguration. File photo / Forum News Service
Women made historic gains in 2018 — unless they were Republicans
November 27, 2019 - 7:03pm
November 26, 2019
An audience applauds a Minneapolis City Council committee's unanimous vote to move forward a bill banning LGBTQ+ conversion therapy for children under 18 in city limits on Monday, Nov. 18. Sarah Mearhoff / Forum News Service
After Minneapolis bans LGBTQ+ conversion therapy, what's next?
November 26, 2019 - 8:19pm
November 25, 2019
Riders arrived in South Dakota's capital city of Pierre on Tuesday, June 4, after riding more than 200 miles on horseback from Santee, Neb., to raise awareness for missing and murdered indigenous women. Sarah Mearhoff / Forum News Service
New report suggests thousands of Native women victimized on Northern Plains, warns of KXL impact
November 25, 2019 - 7:03pm
November 14, 2019
Television crews fill the lobby of the Longworth Office Building before the House impeachment inquiry on Wednesday, Nov. 13, in Washington, D.C. Washington Post photo by Bonnie Jo Mount
Minnesota, Dakotas congressional delegations react to impeachment proceedings
November 14, 2019 - 5:48pm
September 23, 2019
Republican Jason Ravnsborg speaks after winning the South Dakota attorney general;s race during the Republican election party on Nov. 6, 2018, in Sioux Falls, S.D. Matt Gade / Forum News Service
Debate over presumptive probation revived in SD Legislature's talks on drug law
September 23, 2019 - 6:40pm
September 19, 2019
South Dakota to install four-way stop near Woonsocket after accident claimed three teens' lives
September 19, 2019 - 6:45pm
U.S. Deputy Secretary of Education Mitchell Zais and South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem chat during a visit to technical education classrooms at T.F. Riggs High School in Pierre, S.D., on Thursday, Sept. 19. Sarah Mearhoff / Forum News Service
Noem, US Dept. of Education push for tech programs as less than half of South Dakota graduates are career-ready
September 19, 2019 - 6:01pm
September 18, 2019
Protesters gather near the Watertown Civic Arena Friday, May 8, 2015, to voice their opposition to the Keystone XL pipeline. Marcus Traxler / Forum News Service
Federal court blocks Noem's controversial anti-'riot boosting' law
September 18, 2019 - 5:50pm
U.S. Rep. Dusty Johnson, R-S.D., speaks during a trade and tariff forum on Wednesday during Dakotafest in Mitchell. (Matt Gade / Republic)
South Dakota's Rep. Johnson to Congress: Time to pass the USMCA
September 18, 2019 - 4:40pm
September 16, 2019
Roads closed, covered in water as flooding hits southeastern South Dakota, again
September 16, 2019 - 4:06pm
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