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April 13, 2018
This Stearns County, Minn., buffer was seeded and state officials checked. It filters pollution from water running into a nearby stream. Board of Soil and Water Resources photo
New buffer penalty draws heat, gets dumped
April 13, 2018 - 2:29pm
March 16, 2018
Gov. Mark Dayton announces changes he wants to make in Minnesota's $46 billion, two-year budget on Friday, March 16, 2018. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Proposed Dayton budget, tax changes 'complicated'
March 16, 2018 - 4:16pm
March 14, 2018
Sharing a laugh cannot be a bad sign. Gov. Mark Dayton got Senate President Michelle Fischbach and House Speaker Kurt Daudt to laugh Wednesday night, March 14, 2018, as the governor delivered his State of the State speech. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Dayton looks back, ahead in his last State of State speech
March 14, 2018 - 9:15pm
March 9, 2018
Beth Kantor of Plymouth tells a Minnesota Senate committee on Wednesday, March 7, 2018, that a service dog is important to help her get around with multiple sclerosis. Watching are state Sens. Justin Eichorn of Grand Rapids and Ann Rest of New Hope. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Capitol Chatter: Service animal owners want protection against fakes
March 9, 2018 - 12:24pm
March 8, 2018
Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton. File photo / Forum News Service
Minnesota's Dayton focuses on school safety measures with gun-control bills unlikely to pass
March 8, 2018 - 8:50am
March 6, 2018
DMV mess: Minnesota's new IT boss 'hamstrung' by lawmakers
March 6, 2018 - 7:41pm
March 2, 2018
State loans Osakis $1.1 million for water upgrades
March 2, 2018 - 12:34pm
February 27, 2018
Commissioner Johanna Clyborne of Minnesota Information Technology Services testifies to a state House committee Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2018, about problems with a computer system for motor vehicle registrations, license plates and titles. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Dayton aides: Get cash quick or MNLARS fix fades
February 27, 2018 - 6:03pm
February 21, 2018
Windom, Minn., Mayor Dominic Jones tells reporters Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018, that his city cannot afford to build a $15 million sewage treatment plant without state help. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Cities say they need state money to meet water rules
February 21, 2018 - 5:38pm
February 17, 2018
Kurt Daudt. Special to Forum News Service
Lawmakers to attend sexual harassment training: Committee seats at stake, Daudt says
February 17, 2018 - 10:43am
What will lawmakers do to protect seniors, vulnerable adults in assisted living?: Elder abuse task force's recommendations will be a guide
February 17, 2018 - 10:30am
Minn. GOP, Dems differ on how much to spend on bonding projects
February 17, 2018 - 10:29am
February 16, 2018
Senate Minority Leader Tom Bakk of Cook is center of attention as he answers a reporter's question during a Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018, Forum News Service-sponsored pre-session briefing. From left are Bakk, Senate Majority Leader Paul Gazelka, Gov. Mark Dayton, House Speaker Kurt Daudt and House Minority Leader Melissa Hortman. David Oakes / Minnesota Senate photographer
Minnesota lawmakers must pass own budget, but not much work mandatory
February 16, 2018 - 10:44am
February 9, 2018
Minnesota's political leaders do not always agree when they sit at the same table answering reporters' questions. Here, in a 2016 pre-session briefing, Gov. Mark Dayton, left, and House Speaker Kurt Daudt discuss a difference. They will be at the same table on Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018, previewing this year's legislative session. Zach Kayser / Forum News Service
Gov. Dayton, legislative leaders to answer questions together
February 9, 2018 - 11:50am
January 31, 2018
Minnesota DMV computers so messed up it will cost $43 million more to make them work right
January 31, 2018 - 8:20pm