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September 5, 2018
Jeff Johnson and his wife, Sharon, began operating Johnson Jewelry in downtown Worthington in the early 1990s. Jeff passed away Aug. 31 after an extended battle with cancer. (Alyssa Sobotka / The Globe)
Johnson’s heart of gold: Longtime Worthington jeweler dies after extended battle with cancer
September 5, 2018 - 7:00am
August 19, 2018
Minnesota Republican Chairwoman Jennifer Carnahan mingles with attendees at the governor's debate Friday, Aug. 17, at Grand View Lodge in Nisswa. Kelly Humphrey / Forum News Service
Setting the stage: State GOP chair talks shop about 2018 midterms
August 19, 2018 - 6:36pm
August 15, 2018
Tim Walz, Democratic candidate for Minnesota Governor. Submitted photo
How Johnson and Walz won the ticket in the governor's race
August 15, 2018 - 9:17pm
Minnesota governor candidates U.S. Rep. Tim Walz, left, and Hennepin County Commissioner Jeff Johnson share a laugh before a recent forum in Mankato. Democratic voters picked Walz and Republicans voted for Johnson in the Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018, primary election. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Governor's race: Trump endorses Johnson; Walz strong in Twin Cities, southern Minnesota
August 15, 2018 - 4:53pm
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 11, 2018
Republican gubernatorial candidate Jeff Johnson speaks with Worthington-area residents Thursday. (Karl Evers-Hillstrom / The Globe)
Johnson talks government, health care reforms during Worthington visit
August 11, 2018 - 7:45am
August 10, 2018
Capitol Chatter: Minnesota nice may not rule campaigns
August 10, 2018 - 12:44pm
August 8, 2018
Governor candidate Jeff Johnson says at Farmfest Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2018, that he grew up in greater Minnesota, so understands issues there. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Farmers crowd into hear Minnesota governor candidates at Farmfest
August 8, 2018 - 6:46pm
Jeff Johnson to visit Worthington Thursday
August 8, 2018 - 3:08pm
August 3, 2018
Rural Republicans, including many here in the Minnesota House, say Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton has waged a "war on agriculture" because of regulations he has promoted on farmers. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Capitol Chatter: Candidates agree to talk before introducing rules
August 3, 2018 - 4:26pm
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
July 29, 2018
GOP hopeful Jeff Johnson is the party-endorsed candidate for governor. During a speech Friday, July 27, he characterized the current state of Mille Lacs Lake as one of government overstep and abuse of power in people's lives. Gabriel Lagarde / Forum News Service
Johnson campaigns by Mille Lacs Lake, wades into decades-long issues
July 29, 2018 - 7:58pm
July 26, 2018
Governor forum moderator Marvin Rhodes of KECY television talks to Democratic candidate Erin Murphy Thursday night, July 26, 2018 in Mankato. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Governor candidates give greater Minnesota a choice
July 26, 2018 - 9:37pm
July 13, 2018
Erin Murphy and Tim Palwenty shake hands while filing paperwork to run for goveronr on June 5, 2018. The two differ on refugee resettlement; Pawlenty wants to pause the Minnesota program while Murphy says it should continue. Don Davis / Forum News Service
GOP candidates want to pause refugee resettlement program
July 13, 2018 - 3:28pm
Minnesota Republican governor candidate Jeff Johnson speaks during a Nov. 9, 2017, forum. He and former Gov. Tim Pawlenty, the other major GOP hopeful, sparred on Thursday, July 12, 2018,  over a Pawlenty televison commercial attacking Johnson. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Capitol Chatter: Johnson-Pawlenty race gets testy
July 13, 2018 - 2:08pm
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