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October 16, 2014
Johnson, Dayton trade jabs over jobs, insurance
ST. PAUL — With Election Day quickly approaching, Republican gubernatorial candidate Jeff Johnson and DFL Gov. Mark Dayton exchanged verbal jabs Thursday over health insurance rates and the state’s falling unemployment rate. A day after Preferred One, the top-selling insurer...
October 16, 2014 - 9:13pm
October 14, 2014
Different strokes for different candidates
DULUTH — Mark Dayton and Jeff Johnson see the world differently. Very differently. Democratic Gov. Dayton wants the minimum wage to rise as planned, saying, “I believe in the old-fashioned notion that work should pay” for the necessities of life. His Republican challenger,...
October 14, 2014 - 8:14pm
October 13, 2014
Johnson to talk tokens at brown bag lunch
PIPESTONE — Luke Johnson of Pipestone’s Liberty Pawn will be the next speaker at the Pipestone County Museum’s Brown Bag Lunch program at noon Thursday. Luke has long been collecting trade tokens and currently maintains the Minnesota page of tokencatalog.com. He will display...
October 13, 2014 - 8:44pm
October 9, 2014
MOORHEAD — Candidates for Minnesota governor were forced to be specific at their second debate Wednesday on the campus of Minnesota State University...
October 9, 2014 - 4:01pm
October 5, 2014
Either way, ag property tax cut not likely
ST. PAUL — Minnesota farmers should not expect their property taxes to fall right away regardless of who is elected governor. Democratic...
October 5, 2014 - 7:45pm
October 3, 2014
Dayton, Johnson share views on Greater Minnesota
ST. PAUL — Minnesota’s two major governor candidates tend to shy away from saying they would treat Greater Minnesota differently than the...
October 3, 2014 - 9:50pm
Wednesday governor debate available on TV, online
MOORHEAD — Wednesday night’s Minnesota governor debate will be televised and streamed live online for those who cannot attend in person. The Forum News Service-sponsored debate between Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton and Republican Jeff Johnson will begin at 7 p.m. in Hansen Theatre...
October 3, 2014 - 9:38pm
October 1, 2014
Debate shows sharp differences between Dayton, Johnson
ROCHESTER — Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton’s chief challenger took health insurance cost information the administration released Wednesday and...
October 1, 2014 - 9:31pm
Forum Communications Co. Editorial: Johnson for governor
Republican Jeff Johnson has the tools and temperament to be an effective counterweight to Minnesota’s DFL-dominated Legislature. He should be elected governor, replacing Mark Dayton, who has not demonstrated the convictions or leadership Minnesotans expect from the state’s chief...
October 1, 2014 - 3:44pm
September 29, 2014
Minnesotans may ask governor candidates questions
MOORHEAD — Minnesotans who cannot talk to governor candidates in person may suggest questions that they could answer at an Oct. 8 debate. Forum News Service is accepting emails at firstname.lastname@example.org from people who have questions for Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton or Republican...
September 29, 2014 - 9:20pm
September 19, 2014
GOP gubernatorial candidate Johnson pleased with poll numbers
MARSHALL — Jeff Johnson says he expected to be further behind in polls for Minnesota governor than a series of recent surveys show. The Republican...
September 19, 2014 - 10:05pm
September 16, 2014
Governor candidate Johnson lets loose
ST. PAUL — Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton’s challenger raised the temperature of the campaign Tuesday by saying the governor showed “breathtaking...
September 16, 2014 - 8:11pm
September 12, 2014
Capitol Chatter: Ag wins federal water vote
ST. PAUL — A little known federal issue that has farmers riled came out of the U.S. House with a vote friendly to agriculture. The House voted 262-152 Tuesday to forbid the federal Environmental Protection Agency putting nearly all water in the country under its control. Farmers...
September 12, 2014 - 10:35pm
September 7, 2014
Dayton, Johnson agree to debates
ST. PAUL — Minnesota’s two major candidates for governor will debate five times before the Nov. 4 election, including once at a Forum News Service event in Moorhead. Campaigns for Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton and Republican challenger Jeff Johnson have been going back and...
September 7, 2014 - 8:59pm
September 5, 2014
Capitol Chatter: Conservative group focuses on 12 DFL representatives
ST. PAUL — A dozen mostly rural Minnesota state House districts could decide which party controls the body the next two years. The Republican-oriented Minnesota Jobs Coalition Legislative Fund announced 12 districts Democrats now hold that it is targeting for the Nov. 4 election. Coalition...
September 5, 2014 - 9:58pm