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May 4, 2017
Minnesota Republicans want to eliminate 'welfare for politicians'
May 4, 2017 - 7:21am
May 3, 2017
Farhio Khalif testifies to a Minnesota House committee Wednesday, May 3, 2017, about a procedure she underwent as a child known as female genital mutilation, also called female circumcision. With her is Rep. Mary Franson of Alexandria, sponsor of a bill making the procedure a felony; parents could be prosecuted under the bill. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Bill fighting female genital mutilation starts through MN Legislature
May 3, 2017 - 3:44pm
May 2, 2017
County to study rules for vacation rental homes
May 2, 2017 - 4:26pm
May 1, 2017
Minnesota Rep. Dean Urdahl of Grove City talks about a public works funding bill on Monday, May 1, 2017. He called the $600 million measure a "starting point." Don Davis / Forum News Service
Minnesota lawmakers move on budget, House shows bonding bill
May 1, 2017 - 6:31pm
April 28, 2017
Kathy Hodges from Alexandria (middle, wearing glasses) attended the LGBT Lobby Day at the State Capitol last Thursday, April 20. Hodges, who was married in 2013 to Patty Puyear, is a huge advocate and supporter of rights for the LGBT community. (Contributed)
Gays, lesbians rally at Capitol; Alexandria event on May 4
April 28, 2017 - 3:28am
April 27, 2017
Torrey Westrom
Westrom helps shape ag, environment bills
April 27, 2017 - 4:22pm
April 26, 2017
For the Record - April 26, 2017
April 26, 2017 - 7:51am
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
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