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May 23, 2017
The long hours take their toll on Senators as they listen to Ron Latz, (DFL), St. Louis Park speak on the final day of the regular session at the State Capitol in St. Paul,  Monday, May 22, 2017.  Scott Takushi \ Pioneer Press
Bipartisan work gives greater Minnesota legislative success
May 23, 2017 - 5:09pm
May 16, 2017
Minnesota House Speaker Kurt Daudt, left, and Senate Majority Leader Paul Gazelka brief reporters Tuesday, May 16, 2017, on the status of state budget negotiations. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Minnesota budget still undone, but leaders report progress as deadline nears
May 16, 2017 - 7:03pm
April 26, 2017
Christopher Haney
Man faces weapons, burglary charges after guns stolen near Miltona
April 26, 2017 - 6:13am
March 8, 2017
Burnsville resident Susan Estill was among volunteers with Everytown and Moms Demand Action to rally against two gun-related House bills Wednesday, March 7, 2017. Maureen McMullen / Forum News Serviceplay button
Contentious Minnesota gun law would allow permitless carry
March 8, 2017 - 5:11pm
Greg Hystead has been busy helping customers with gun purchases at The General Store in Osakis. He said he's noticed an increase in sales last year and in the past few weeks. (Al Edenloff | Echo Press)
Gun permits hit record levels
March 8, 2017 - 6:00am
February 27, 2017
This file photo shows a Meeker County Sherrif's Office patrol car and yellow tape mark the homesite where two bodies were found on Feb. 29, 2016. Rand Middleton / Forum News Service
After murder-suicide, Minn. man faces child neglect, obstruction charges
February 27, 2017 - 3:44pm
February 14, 2017
Dory Lidinksi, left, of Ham Lake met with her district's Sen. Michelle Benson Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2017, to discuss her concerns about gun violence in Minnesota. Maureen McMullen / Forum News Service
Protect Minnesota group takes aim at 'lifetime permit' gun bill
February 14, 2017 - 6:42pm
July 29, 2016
LETTER: Need background checks on all gun ownership changes
July 29, 2016 - 12:00am
May 18, 2016
This mobile telephone case, from the MiniInTheBox Website, would be banned from Minnesota under a bill making its way through the state Legislature.  (Contributed photo)
Senate shoots down gun cell phone cases
May 18, 2016 - 12:00am
March 29, 2016
Kenneth Morrow
Alexandria man sentenced on stolen weapon charge
March 29, 2016 - 12:04pm
March 25, 2016
Minnesota Rep. Dan Schoen (left) of St. Paul Park talks Thursday, March 10, about a bill he backs that would require background checks for most gun buyers. (Photo by Don Davis, Forum News Service)
Democrats try to expand gun background checks
March 25, 2016 - 12:00am
February 3, 2016
LETTER: Where's the help that is needed?
February 3, 2016 - 12:00am
January 29, 2016
A sign posted at Viking Pawn spells out the consequences for stealing firearms. (Photos by Al Edenloff, Echo Press)
How easy is it to get a gun at a pawn shop?
January 29, 2016 - 12:00am
January 15, 2016
LETTER: No security system after a robbery
January 15, 2016 - 12:00am
December 11, 2015
LETTER: When will we stop accepting a double standard?
December 11, 2015 - 12:00am