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The front gate of the Prairie Correctional Facility in Appleton is shown in this undated file photo. A newly released architectural assessment provides costs for the state to purchase, upgrade and staff the facility, or to lease it. The privately owned prison has not held inmates since February 2010.
$196.5 million over 15 years: State gets price tag for buying, upgrading Appleton prison
1 hour 42 min ago
U.S. Sen. John Hoeven, R-ND
ND senator seeks to correct tax law rewarding farmers who sell to cooperatives
1 hour 55 min ago
Patty Schachtner of Somerset, Wis., is the new state senator from far western Wisconsin. Forum News Service file photo
Democrat takes surprise win in Wis. state senate race along Minn. border that drew national attention
1 hour 57 min ago
Former Minnesota state representative John Persell asks a question on Wednesday during a meeting of the Minnesota Senate Capital Investment Committee at the Northwest Minnesota Foundation about the proposed Northern Minnesota Veterans Home. Jordan Shearer / Forum News Service
Bemidji seeks state funding for proposed northern Minn. veterans home
2 hours 51 min ago
Alexander Weiss
Minn. man charged after fatally shooting teen following minor fender bender, confrontation
3 hours 57 min ago
President Donald Trump arrives for dinner at Trump International Golf Club, in West Palm Beach, Fla., Jan. 14, 2018. Trump told reporters outside the club, “I’m not a racist. I’m the least racist person you will ever interview, that I can tell you,” and insisted that the derogatory comment attributed to him during an Oval Office meeting on immigration last week did not occur. (Al Drago/The New York Times Copyright 2018 / New York Times)
Kelly calls some of President Trump's campaign pledges on immigration, wall 'uninformed,' meeting attendees say
4 hours 20 min ago
Minn. health insurance program breaks previous record for signups
5 hours 18 min ago
White House Chief of Staff John Kelly, left, with Marc Short, the Trump administration’s director of legislative affairs, look on as President Donald Trump departs the White House in Washington, Jan. 5. 2018. Trump was traveling to Camp David for a meeting with congressional Republicans. (Tom Brenner/The New York Times Copyright 2018 / New York Times)
White House Chief of Staff John Kelly expresses optimism about DACA deal without suggesting timeline
5 hours 32 min ago
FILE PHOTO: Sun Dogs in cold weather. Courtesy Gene Hanson
Yeah, it's been cold here. But on Sunday, it was -88 in this Siberian village.
7 hours 4 min ago
A different biological clock: Why some women care more about buying a home than having a baby
8 hours 21 min ago
Jan 6, 2018; Los Angeles, CA, USA; General overall view of the NFL Shield logo at midfield during the NFC Wild Card playoff football game between the Atlanta Falcons and the Los Angeles Rams at Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum. Photo courtesy of Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports
NFL asks reporters to specify their race for Super Bowl press passes
8 hours 27 min ago
FILE PHOTO: The Milky Way shimmers in the night sky Wednesday morning over a farm building near Kathryn, N.D. David Samson / The Forum
A fireball that lit up Michigan was likely a meteorite. Finding pieces of it could light up your pocketbook.
8 hours 30 min ago
President Donald Trump at Conversations with the Women of America, a panel event at the Eisenhower Executive Office Building, across the street from the White House in Washington, Jan. 16, 2018. (Doug Mills/The New York Times Copyright 2018 / New York Times)
Trump's 'Fake News Awards' are shaping up to be a total flop
8 hours 52 min ago
Mayor Calvin cuts open forum short at Willmar City Council meeting
11 hours 6 min ago
The National Park Service Advisory Board members who just quit en masse said they tried unsuccessfully to engage with Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke, seen here at an event in Washington, D.C., in September. Bloomberg photo by Zach Gibson
Nearly all members of National Park Service advisory panel resign in frustration
13 hours 13 min ago
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