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A wooded area between Birch Avenue and Elmwood Drive, which is east of where Jasmine Block went missing, was searched Wednesday morning by a group of volunteers from fire departments around the county. Wade Lerfald with the Douglas County Sheriff's Office led the group. Celeste Edenloff | Forum News Serviceplay button
Searchers comb areas near trail for signs of missing Alexandria teen
46 min 13 sec ago
August 3, 2017
U.S. Rep, Collin Peterson of Minnesota talks to a Farmfest visitor before a U.S. House Agriculture Committee listening session Thursday, Aug. 3. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Minnesota gives ideas for farm bill
August 3, 2017 - 10:32pm
August 1, 2017
Little Falls man dies in ATV crash
August 1, 2017 - 11:50am
Former Cottage Grove pastor sentenced in child porn case
August 1, 2017 - 10:31am
June 19, 2017
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Lone Star ticks, meat allergy creep toward Minnesota
June 19, 2017 - 2:47pm
June 4, 2017
Authorities ID wrong-way driver who died in crash Duluth bridge
June 4, 2017 - 9:28pm
March 18, 2017
Preschoolers Gavin Wilcox, left, and Hayley Chouanard look at books before reading time Jan. 18 in Meghan Reiman's class at Jefferson Learning Center in Willmar. The class is supported by $155,000 in grant funding the Willmar School District received to expand prekindergarten. Gov. Dayton said Friday he wants to put $100 million of new money into preschool. (Briana Sanchez / Tribune file photo)play button
Dayton wants more for prekindergarten
March 18, 2017 - 8:32am
March 8, 2017
Hen turkeys live their lives in a  Minnesota production facility. Farmers who raise them are preparing for potential bird flu outbreaks in 2017.  Minnesota Turkey Growers Association photo /  Forum News Service
Minn. poultry industry on 'higher alert' for bird flu outbreak
March 8, 2017 - 7:57pm
February 28, 2017
 A large bull moose runs through the snow near Swamp River in Cook County in northeast Minnesota during January's aerial moose survey of Northeastern Minnesota. Moose numbers have remained relatively stable in recent years but are still far below numbers of a decade ago and show no signs of improving. Photo by Mike Schrage
Minnesota moose herd stable but still down
February 28, 2017 - 11:10pm
Grand jury indicts man for wife's murder
February 28, 2017 - 11:01pm
Undated courtesy photo of Peter Holmes Berge. Special to the St. Paul Pioneer Press
Friend: Lawyer who killed St. Paul jogger found to have brain tumors
February 28, 2017 - 10:59pm
Charges: Man befriends ex's family, friends on fake Facebook page before posting nudes of her
February 28, 2017 - 10:58pm
February 22, 2017
Minnesota state Sen. Julie Rosen of Vernon Center and Rep. Dave Baker of Willmar talk about their legislation to fight opioid addiction on Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2017.
 Don Davis / Forum News Service
Ex-opioid addict: Doctors only want to prescribe 'pills, pills, pills, pills'
February 22, 2017 - 11:25am
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Drone pilot Andrew Schill flies a newly unveiled airframe during the UAS Summit and Expo on Aug. 24, 2016, in Grand Forks, North Dakota. Minneapolis-based Xcel Energy will partner with the Federal Aviation Administration to research inspecting electric grids using unmanned aircraft.
Xcel, FAA research using drones to inspect electric lines
February 22, 2017 - 12:04am
February 20, 2017
Minnesota state Rep. John Considine, D-Mankato, says during a House floor session Monday that lifting Minnesota's ban on Sunday liquor would benefit only "big box" retailers and hurt small business. (Maureen McMullen / Forum News Service)
Sunday liquor sales, banned since statehood, inch forward in Minnesota
February 20, 2017 - 8:23pm