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July 16, 2018
New Minnesota driver's licenses will include more information and have features to make them more difficult to copy. Minnesota Department of Public Safety photo
Minnesota revises driver's licenses to be more secure
July 16, 2018 - 4:02pm
June 30, 2018
The Duluth Police Department maintained a large security detail at the DECC during President Trump's visit on June 20. Bob King / Forum News Service
Presidential visit price tag nearly $90,000: City, county bear financial costs for Trump’s recent trip to Duluth
June 30, 2018 - 5:10pm
June 4, 2018
9-year-old dies after pair of weekend ATV crashes in Cass County, Minn.
June 4, 2018 - 9:36pm
May 25, 2018
Erica Dischino / Tribune

Audience members listen Thursday to law enforcement officers talking about the Triad initiative that aims to reduce fraud and other crime against older adults. An introductory meeting was held at the Kandiyohi County Health and Human Services Building in Willmar, and additional meetings are planned.
Kandiyohi County launches crime prevention initiative for seniors
May 25, 2018 - 6:28am
May 9, 2018
Charges: Minnesota man charged 111 customers for snow removal in 9 states, didn't show up
May 9, 2018 - 5:09pm
May 2, 2018
A large blue banner made one of the main points of Water Action Day at the Minnesota Capitol on Wednesday, May 2, 2018. Don Davis / Forum News Service
One Minnesota water issue mellows as rally begins
May 2, 2018 - 5:31pm
April 27, 2018
Brandon Flaada uses a cup on a stick to gather water samples from Newton Creek in Superior for Husky Energy. The company was monitoring water quality of the stream after Thursday's fire at the oil refinery. (Clint Austin / Forum News Service)
Focus shifts for fire cleanup: Superior recovers as refinery monitors safety
April 27, 2018 - 7:26pm
April 11, 2018
Minnesota legislative bill puts focus on crimes against Native American women
April 11, 2018 - 6:53pm
April 9, 2018
Sheriff's Office initiative to tackle crime against seniors
April 9, 2018 - 5:05am
March 21, 2018
Minnesota prepares for driverless technology
March 21, 2018 - 6:04pm
February 5, 2018
A truck went through a business building on Bemidji Avenue and 11th Street Northwest on Monday evening, Feb. 5, in Bemidji, Minn. Police said more information would be released on the accident on Tuesday morning. (Jillian Gandsey | Forum News Service)
Truck drives into building in Bemidji, Minn.
February 5, 2018 - 9:51pm
January 31, 2018
Minnesota DMV computers so messed up it will cost $43 million more to make them work right
January 31, 2018 - 8:20pm
January 23, 2018
Carolyn Lange / TribuneTwo days after the official lighting ceremony and fireworks show that was part of the Spicer Winterfest, the 20-foot-tall ice castle was demolished because of safety concerns. Although the castle is gone, Winterfest activities continue through mid-February, including the Polar Plunge Saturday and pond hockey tournament on Green Lake.
Castle on the rocks: Spicer Ice Castle demolished early because of public safety concerns
January 23, 2018 - 10:24pm
January 19, 2018
Dave Olson / Forum News Service file

A dispatcher's screen shows a test message using the text-to-911 option. 911 texts originating in Kandiyohi County will be routed through the law enforcement dispatch center in Mille Lacs County over the next several months until new equipment is installed and dispatchers are trained locally.
Kandiyohi County ready for text-to-911 service
January 19, 2018 - 6:04am
January 16, 2018
Girl's body found on Leech Lake Indian Reservation in northern Minnesota
January 16, 2018 - 6:24pm