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August 15, 2018
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
July 31, 2018
Jeff Johnson, left, Tim Walz, Erin Murphy, Lori Swanson and Tim Pawlenty
As primary closes in, Minnesota governor candidates Walz, Pawlenty lead in campaign funds
July 31, 2018 - 9:03pm
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 21, 2018
Shelby Lindrud / Tribune
Jeff Johnson, who is the endorsed GOP candidate for Minnesota governor, is running against Tim Pawlenty and Mathew Kruse in the Aug. 14 primary, with hopes to face off against the DFL candidate in November.
Jeff Johnson's vision for Minnesota has the government serving the people
July 21, 2018 - 5:18am
July 20, 2018
Attorney General Lori Swanson and U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan tell the media on Monday, June 4, 2018, they are running for Minnesota governor and lieutenant governor. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Governor's race heats up: Swanson backs Nolan after allegations
July 20, 2018 - 6:20pm
June 7, 2018
Erica Dischino / Tribune
Clark Travis high-fives Erin Murphy, the DFL endorsed gubernatorial candidate, at Goat Ridge Brewing Co. Thursday in New London. Murphy visited New London and will be visiting other locations throughout the state to share her platform for the election season.
Murphy makes campaign stop in New London
June 7, 2018 - 9:16pm
June 3, 2018
Jeff Johnson received the Minnesota GOP gubernatorial endorsement at the GOP convention in Duluth Saturday afternoon. Bob King / Forum News Service
Johnson receives GOP endorsement for governor
June 3, 2018 - 6:17pm
June 2, 2018
t6.1.18 Bob King -- John Howe, who received the endorsement for Minnesota Secretary of State, speaks during the GOP convention in Duluth Saturday, June 2. Bob King / Forum News Service
GOP Notebook: Party looks to paint Minnesota red
June 2, 2018 - 6:34pm
May 31, 2018
Republican Party confident going into Minnesota state convention
May 31, 2018 - 9:45pm
May 17, 2018
Tribune Editorial: Time to fund the gaps on Highway 23
May 17, 2018 - 8:59pm
May 14, 2018
Donna Bergstrom of Duluth listens to a reporter's question Monday, May 14, 2018, after Republican governor candidate Jeff Johnson named her as his running mate. Don Davis / Forum News Service
GOP's Johnson running mate from Democratic-heavy Duluth
May 14, 2018 - 3:34pm
May 11, 2018
Erica Dischino / TribuneAddlyn Roschild, left, and Annie Mathison make their two fish bump heads during the Kids Fishing Event for the 71st annual Governor's Fishing Opener Friday.
Go fish! Governor's Fishing Opener events underway
May 11, 2018 - 3:51pm
May 8, 2018
Governor's Fishing Opener 2018 now available online
May 8, 2018 - 10:45am
May 5, 2018
Forum News Service file photo

Gov. Mark Dayton, center, helps to kick off the fishing season during the 2014 Governor’s Fishing Opener on Gull Lake. The governor will be on Green Lake in Spicer for this year's opener when the Willmar Lakes Area hosts the annual event May 10-13.
Big catch, big impact: Willmar Lakes Area expects economic boost from Governor’s Fishing Opener
May 5, 2018 - 6:06am
April 30, 2018
The State Capitol at dusk on the final day of the regular session in St. Paul,  Monday, May 22, 2017.  Scott Takushi \ Pioneer Press
Minnesota Opinion: Alarm sounded -- Get work done on time, lawmakers
April 30, 2018 - 6:18am
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