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June 27, 2017
Justin Patton, acquired by the Minnesota Timberwolves in a draft-night trade with Chicago after being selected with the 16th overall pick by the Bulls, was introduced to the media Tuesday, June 27, 2017 in Minneapolis. Timberwolves President of Basketball Operations/Head Coach Tom Thibodeau is at left. Scott Takushi / St. Paul Pioneer Press
In rookie Justin Patton, Timberwolves see late bloomer with high ceiling
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Corrections worker accused of coercion remains on leave
4 hours 32 min ago
June 19, 2017
USA Today Sports file photo Minnesota Twins starting pitcher Phil Hughes (45) is closer to a return to the mound, something the pitching-thin team desperately needs.
Hughes' return provides glimmer of pitching hope
June 19, 2017 - 9:15pm
May 21, 2017
Mike Jay (right), beside son Cory Jay (center) and son-in-law Ryan Obeidzinski, laughs and jokes while telling his story Wednesday, May 3, 2017 during the North Memorial annual spring conference at the Brainerd Lakes Regional Airport. But at the time it was no laughing matter. Mike Jay almost died after his arm was nearly severed in a chain saw accident about a year ago. Kelly Humphrey / Forum News Serviceplay button
Brainerd father shares story of recovery after chain saw accident
May 21, 2017 - 10:29pm
May 20, 2017
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Doug Schmoll talks about the upcoming herb walk May 27 in his apple orchard in rural New London near Sibley State Park.play button
Backyard medicine: Herb walk educates about native Minn. plants
May 20, 2017 - 9:39am
May 12, 2017
Minnesota Opinion: Minnesota should step up on tobacco age
May 12, 2017 - 5:16pm
May 4, 2017
Former owner of Montevideo insurance company charged with fraud
May 4, 2017 - 10:48pm
May 3, 2017
Farhio Khalif testifies to a Minnesota House committee Wednesday, May 3, 2017, about a procedure she underwent as a child known as female genital mutilation, also called female circumcision. With her is Rep. Mary Franson of Alexandria, sponsor of a bill making the procedure a felony; parents could be prosecuted under the bill. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Bill fighting female genital mutilation starts through MN Legislature
May 3, 2017 - 10:12pm
April 26, 2017
Minnesota Farmers Union President Gary Wertish says on Wednesday, April 26, 2017, that a recent series of meetings produced continuing concern from farmers about a law requiring them to take steps to protect water. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Minnesota farmers make buffer changes a top issue
April 26, 2017 - 10:57pm
April 21, 2017
Former northern Minnesota deputy charged with stalking BCA agents
April 21, 2017 - 10:06pm
April 2, 2017
From left: Jean Bender, David Bender, 30, and his personal assistant Lisa Struss take a walk around his block in St. Paul, Wednesday, March 29, 2017.  Bender receives Medicaid payments which provides for some of his assistant's funding. Scott Takushi / St. Paul Pioneer Press
Medicaid coverage for elderly, disabled Minnesotans makes up 20 percent of enrollment, 60 percent of state spending on program
April 2, 2017 - 10:27pm
Among issues being debating in the final month and a half of the 2017 Minnesota legislative session is how much to spend on mental health programs. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Health funding bills would cover lost federal mental health funding
April 2, 2017 - 10:23pm
Minnesota House Minority Leader Paul Thissen speaks on Feb. 29, 2016, while he and other state leaders meet with reporters before the legislative session began. (Forum News Service photo by Mike Longaecker)
Thissen 'seriously considering' run for governor
April 2, 2017 - 10:22pm
April 1, 2017
The Minnesota House debates a transportation funding bill on Friday, March 31, 2017. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Transportation bills pass, starting the real Minnesota talks
April 1, 2017 - 8:59am
March 26, 2017
Girls Basketball: Oman a Class AA All-State first-teamer
March 26, 2017 - 8:55pm
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