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July 18, 2018
U.S. Reps Kevin Cramer, R-ND, and Collin Peterson, D-MN. (Forum News Service graphic/Sam Easter)
Peterson, Cramer named as farm bill negotiators
9 hours 34 min ago
Duluth's Chief Administrative Officer David Montgomery announced his retirement on Wednesday. file / News Tribune
Montgomery to retire from Duluth administration
13 hours 21 min ago
President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting at the White House on Wednesday, July 18, 2018 in Washington. MUST CREDIT: Washington Post photo by Jabin Botsford
Trump says Russia is no longer targeting the US, contradicting statement from intelligence chief
17 hours 36 min ago
Alleged Russian agent Maria Butina had ties to Russian intelligence agency, prosecutors say
17 hours 40 min ago
Former FBI Director James Comey begins testimony before the Senate Intelligence Committee on Capitol Hill, in Washington, June 8, 2017. (Doug Mills/Copyright 2018 The New York Times)
Former FBI director James Comey urges votes for Democrats this fall
18 hours 51 min ago
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Why an accused Russian agent visited a public school, university and summer camp in South Dakota
23 hours 28 min ago
President Donald Trump and President Vladimir Putin of Russia appear at a joint news conference in Helsinki, Finland, on Monday, July 16, 2018. Trump has said his admirers will stand by him through anything. Now, a stunning news conference with the Russian president has provided a singular test case. (Doug Mills/The New York Times/Copyright 2018)
Trump returns to touting his summit with Russia's Putin a day after doing damage control
23 hours 48 min ago
July 17, 2018
From left, Rep. Jim Renacci (R-Ohio) and Rep. Kevin Brady (R-Texas) look on as President Donald Trump speaks to reporters at the White House on Tuesday, July 17, 2018. Trump said that he had misspoken a day earlier in Helsinki, Finland, when he appeared to take the word of President Vladimir Putin of Russia over the conclusion of his own intelligence agencies on Russian election meddling in 2016. On Tuesday, Trump said he “accepts” those findings. (Tom Brenner/Copyright 2018 The New York Times)
Trump says he accepts US intelligence on Russian interference in election but denies collusion
July 17, 2018 - 8:36pm
Northern Minnesota council member steps down following fight at City Hall
July 17, 2018 - 8:21pm
Congressional District 8 Republican candidate Pete Stauber stands at the microphone next to President Donald J. Trump on June 20 in Duluth. Stauber issued a statement in response to Trump's apparent dismissal of Russian interference in the 2016 elections, which he later walked back. file / News Tribune
CD8 candidate Stauber responds to Trump's Russia comments
July 17, 2018 - 7:57pm
Minnesota garbage-fueled power plant could close
July 17, 2018 - 5:25pm
President Donald Trump with Russian President Vladimir Putin during a joint news conference in Helsinki, July 16, 2018. Putin got what he wanted most from his meeting with Trump: American affirmation of Russia’s status as a global power. (Doug Mills/The New York Times/Copyright 2018)
Trump says summit with Putin was 'even better' than NATO meeting as growing number of Republicans criticize his Helsinki comments
July 17, 2018 - 11:23am
Disaster victims granted more time for MN taxes
July 17, 2018 - 11:22am
President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump arrive at the White House in Washington after their trip from Finland, July 16, 2018. (Tom Brenner/The New York Times/Copyright 2018)
'Very much counter to the plan': Trump defies advisers in embrace of Putin
July 17, 2018 - 9:55am
Russian gun rights advocate charged in US with acting as Russian Federation agent
July 17, 2018 - 7:33am
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