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November 17, 2018
Repair work has resumed on the Prairie View pond filters and spillway after late June flooding caused damage to the newly constructed water quality improvement project. (Tim Middagh / The Globe)
Repair work under way on Prairie View project
November 17, 2018 - 9:33am
Hagedorn (left) and Feehan. (Special to The Globe)
Feehan congratulates Hagedorn on First District win
November 17, 2018 - 7:42am
November 16, 2018
Alan Page, former professional American football player and Minnesota Supreme Court justice, is presented the Presidential Medal of Freedom by President Trump on Friday. Bloomberg photo by Andrew Harrer
Minnesota hero Alan Page honored at White House
November 16, 2018 - 9:34pm
Officials with the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources harvested a balsam fir tree to decorate the Governor's Residence for the holiday season. The tree came from the Nemadji State Forest near Duluth.  Photo courtesy of the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources
Minnesota governor’s mansion Christmas tree ‘absolutely gorgeous’
November 16, 2018 - 7:22pm
CNN reporter Jim Acosta waits for the microphone at a news conference with President Donald Trump about the results of the midterm elections, at the White House in Washington, Nov. 7, 2018. CNN sued the Trump administration on Nov. 13 in an effort to reinstate the press credentials of Acosta, escalating a dispute that has highlighted the increasingly tense dynamic between Trump and the news media. (Doug Mills/Copyright 2018 The New York Times)
Judge hands CNN victory in its bid to restore Jim Acosta's White House press pass
November 16, 2018 - 4:32pm
Gray wolves, like this one, would be open to state hunting and trapping seasons and removed from federal Endangered Species Act protections under a bill passed by the U.S. House Friday. It's unclear if the bill will pass the Senate. National Park Service photo.
U.S. House passes bill removing gray wolves from protected list
November 16, 2018 - 4:07pm
President Donald Trump speaks during a conference with state and local military veterans leaders at the Eisenhower Executive Office Building in Washington, Nov. 15, 2018. (Al Drago/The New York Times/Copyright 2018)
Trump says he's finished writing answers to questions from Mueller
November 16, 2018 - 12:47pm
Cindy McCain, wife of late-Sen. John S. McCain says a prayer at his casket as he lies in state in the Capitol Rotunda.  Washington Post photo by Jonathan Newton
Cindy McCain on Trump: The country needs a leader, not a 'negative Nancy'
November 16, 2018 - 11:57am
Cindy McCain, wife of late-Sen. John S. McCain says a prayer at his casket as he lies in state in the Capitol Rotunda.  Washington Post photo by Jonathan Newton
Cindy McCain on Trump: The country needs a leader, not a 'negative Nancy'
November 16, 2018 - 11:57am
November 15, 2018
U.S. Rep. Tom Emmer, R-Minn.,
Emmer to lead U.S.House GOP campaign committee
November 15, 2018 - 8:27pm
Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton   Forum News Service file photo
Gov. Dayton back in hospital after post-surgery complications
November 15, 2018 - 8:04pm
Scott Gottlieb, commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration, on Thursday announced efforts to reduce the underage use of e-cigarettes and flavored cigars. In September, he said youth vaping had reached "epidemic" proportions. Photo by Astrid Riecken for The Washington Post.
FDA unveils sweeping anti-tobacco effort to reduce underage vaping and smoking
November 15, 2018 - 6:22pm
President Trump, center, speaks in the Oval Office on Thursday. He told reporters that the White House is looking "very strongly" at Jamal Khashoggi's disappearance and reiterated his opposition to punishing Saudi Arabia by blocking arms sales. "There are other things we can do," he said. Bloomberg photo by Andrew Harrer
US sanctions 17 Saudis allegedly involved in killing of journalist Khashoggi
November 15, 2018 - 2:14pm
November 14, 2018
St. Paul Mayor Melvin Carter signed into law a $15 minimum wage ordinance, following a 7-0 vote by the St. Paul City Council, Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018. (Scott Takushi / Pioneer Press)
St. Paul approves eventual increase to $15 minimum wage
November 14, 2018 - 7:45pm
State Rep.-elect Hunter Cantrell, D-Savage
Only openly gay Minnesota House member proposes ban on conversion therapy
November 14, 2018 - 6:01pm
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