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April 21, 2017
Chief Justice Lori Gildea of the Minnesota Supreme Court  on Thursday, April 20, 2017, makes what is thought to be the first chief justice apperance in front of a state House-Senate conference committee. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Minn. chief justice worries about legislative budget plans
April 21, 2017 - 5:27pm
April 20, 2017
The Douglas Area Trails Association grooms roughly 368 miles of trails throughout Douglas County each year. Of those 368 miles, 36 are on the Central Lakes Trail. (Echo Press file photo)
Lack of snow affecting trail group
April 20, 2017 - 11:52am
April 19, 2017
U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson of the 7th Congressional district in Minnesota. Forum News Service file photo
Rep. Peterson to host opioid crisis forum
April 19, 2017 - 5:02pm
April 18, 2017
A crowd gathers Tuesday, April 18, 2017, to support Minnesota House Minority Leader Melissa Hortman. They rallied to back her comments about white male lawmakers not listening to women of color. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Minnesota governor expects GOP transportation plan to win
April 18, 2017 - 5:57pm
Construction on a new roundabout at the intersection of County Roads 23 and 46, also known as Hazel Hill Road and South McKay Avenue, is set to begin this summer. (Lowell Anderson | Echo Press)
Roundabout between high school, Woodland moves forward
April 18, 2017 - 4:54pm
Minnesota commissioner dies from infection complications
April 18, 2017 - 2:03pm
Brandon-Evansville school board members and administrators look at a map of the district with pins showing current and potential students as they begin deliberating building plans to accommodate growth. (Celeste Edenloff | Echo Press)
Brandon-Evansville to start gathering input on school plans
April 18, 2017 - 8:56am
April 14, 2017
Minnesota counties lift transportation to their top priority
April 14, 2017 - 3:59pm
April 13, 2017
Emily Piper, commissioner of the Minnesota Department of Human Services, discusses mental health care at the Community Behavioral Health Hospital in Baxter April 11 as Adam Rees, Essentia Health Central Region president, looks on. Zach Kayser/ Forum News Serviceplay button
Mental health beds at risk in budget plan
April 13, 2017 - 5:04pm
April 12, 2017
County gets $60,000 for Brophy Park trails
April 12, 2017 - 7:53am
April 11, 2017
Fish and Wildlife Service officer Heidi Kueller dodges flying carp during the Asian Carp assessment on the Illinois River in this Fish and Wildlife Service photo.
Klobuchar, Franken among senators asking Trump to release Asian carp project
April 11, 2017 - 4:45pm
April 7, 2017
Minnesota state Rep. Tim Miller of Prinsburg reacts March 23, 2016, to protesters who stopped a state House meeting. On Friday, April 7, 2017, he announced he is running for the U.S. House. Don Davis / Forum News Service
State legislator launches west Minnesota U.S. House campaign, hopes to replace Peterson
April 7, 2017 - 3:44pm
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Note: The existing residential property has been removed.
Tree cutting at Brophy Park part of bigger plans
April 7, 2017 - 11:42am
April 5, 2017
Gary Wertish (left), president of the Minnesota Farmers Union, speaks Thursday, March 31, 2017, in Alexandria, during one of a series on statewide meeting to hears concerns from residents in rural Minnesota. At right is Emily Piper, Minnesota commisioner of human services. (Jeff Beach | Echo Press)
Poor ag economy, health insurance costs weighing on farmers
April 5, 2017 - 6:00pm
"It's always difficult to recruit based on their impressions of what it's like living beyond the Twin Cities or big cities," said Rep. Bud Nornes, R-Fergus Falls, seen here in this file photo. "So, we need to do all we can to have those folks that are ready and willing to come out where they'll find that living is great." Don Davis / Forum News Service
Minnesota House, governor support $14 million to train rural doctors
April 5, 2017 - 4:24pm
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