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Swift County Commissioner Joe Fox said this week he is still wavering on an estimated $17.8 million expansion of the courthouse campus in Benson. The major portion of the project would replace the current jail and law enforcement center.
Swift County faces unpopular choice
1 hour 36 min ago
January 16, 2019
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The 2020 United States census will begin in spring 2020, but the Complete Count Committee in Willmar has already started working to make sure the community is ready.
Willmar committee gets early start on census planning
10 hours 38 min ago
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Mike Reynolds is chairman of the Willmar School Board for 2019.
Reynolds elected to chair Willmar School Board
15 hours 40 min ago
The Walz administration on Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2019, named Lola Velazquez-Aguilu Chair of the Commission on Judicial Selection. Dana Ferguson / Forum News Service
Walz administration names pick for 'most important but least noticed' post
17 hours 11 min ago
Shrimp of various sizes are on display in a tank in the development offices of Tru Shrimp in this May 2017 photo. Mikkel Pates / Forum News Service
Lawmakers fault state regulators for trū Shrimp's move to South Dakota
17 hours 41 min ago
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WATCH: Shouting match erupts at Minnesota Capitol over recreational marijuana
19 hours 39 min ago
Snow falls on the 23rd day of the partial government shutdown at the White House on Jan. 13, 2019 in Washington.   Washington Post photo by Jabin Botsford.
Melania Trump's office cut in half and White House residence has skeleton crew during shutdown
January 16, 2019 - 8:31am
January 15, 2019
Gov. Tim Walz and other state officials on Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2019, told reporters about the impact of the partial federal government shutdown on the state budget and discussed plans for mitigating its impact. DANA FERGUSON / FORUM NEWS SERVICE
Minnesota feels pinch of government shutdown, enters 'uncharted territory'
January 15, 2019 - 2:44pm
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US air traffic controllers are working without pay. Their Canadian 'coworkers' sent pizza.
January 15, 2019 - 12:53pm
January 14, 2019
Myron Frans, Minnesota’s management and budget commissioner
Minn. rushes to approve February food stamps help
January 14, 2019 - 9:52pm
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Put the phone down: Minnesota lawmakers renew push for hands-free bill
January 14, 2019 - 6:21pm
Lawmakers returned to the Minnesota State Capitol Jan. 8, 2019, for the reconvening of the Legislature. Michael Brun / Forum News Service
Walz, legislative leaders tee up 'early wins,' likely debates
January 14, 2019 - 5:10pm
Kandiyohi County Board to meet Tuesday
January 14, 2019 - 9:48am
Shelby Lindrud / TribuneThe Willmar City Council and department heads met in a two-day council retreat Friday and Saturday at Bremer Bank. Discussion topics included how to better work together, stormwater, city hall, local option sales tax and council meeting structure.
Willmar City Council trying to be more efficient and open in 2019
January 14, 2019 - 7:23am
January 13, 2019
Willmar City Council to hold work session Monday
January 13, 2019 - 8:43pm