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March 11, 2019
Lawmakers returned to the Minnesota State Capitol Jan. 8, 2019, for the reconvening of the Legislature. Michael Brun / Forum News Service
Minnesota Senate advances plan to help cover health insurers' costs
March 11, 2019 - 5:27pm
Plymouth Police Chief Michael Goldstein testifies against a bill that would legalize marijuana for recreational use in Minnesota and expunge certain crimes related to marijuana on Monday, March 11, 2019. Dana Ferguson / Forum News Service
Recreational marijuana bill stalls in Senate committee, prospects unclear
March 11, 2019 - 4:55pm
March 10, 2019
Alexis Lhotka, a 14-year-old resident of Morris, Sen. Torrey Westrom, R-Elbow Lake, and Darlene Shelton of Danny’s Dose Alliance advocate on behalf of the bill in committee. (Contributed)
Bill offers lifesaving help for those with rare disease
March 10, 2019 - 11:22am
March 8, 2019
Proposed federal legislation aims to take swipe at robocalls
March 8, 2019 - 5:45pm
March 5, 2019
Westrom, Anderson to host town halls
March 5, 2019 - 2:08pm
March 2, 2019
An illustration of Veteran's Memorial Park, to be constructed at the corner of Broadway and 8th Avenue. (Contributed)
Council OKs agreement for veterans park
March 2, 2019 - 10:29am
March 1, 2019
Carla Nelson
Bill would let Minnesota school leaders escape funding cuts, jail time for not making up snow days
March 1, 2019 - 6:01pm
February 26, 2019
Lawmakers returned to the Minnesota State Capitol Jan. 8, 2019, for the reconvening of the Legislature. Michael Brun / Forum News Service
Tensions high as Minnesota lawmakers prepare to debate gun control bills at the Capitol
February 26, 2019 - 4:21pm
February 25, 2019
The proposed development at the corner of 3rd Avenue and Broadway in Alexandria is for a four-story building, with retail and commercial space on the main level, underground parking, and approximately 75 apartments on the upper three floors. (Contributed)
Alexandria council creates TIF for redevelopment plan
February 25, 2019 - 11:19pm
Pat Veraguth
Veraguth named 'Surveyor of the Year'
February 25, 2019 - 9:41am
February 22, 2019
Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz on Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2019, presented his first budget proposal, which included a gas tax hike and more funding for schools. Dana Ferguson / FORUM NEWS SERVICE
MN Capitol notebook: The budget fights begin, 'early win' faces turmoil in St. Paul
February 22, 2019 - 4:01pm
Douglas County Board approves contracts with Miltona, Evansville
February 22, 2019 - 11:41am
February 21, 2019
Veronica Orellana of Worthington, Minn., speaks to the media and a crowd of supporters about how her family would be helped by a proposal to allow undocumented residents to obtain a driver's license at the State Capitol in St. Paul on Thursday, Feb. 21, 2019.The Democratic-backed proposal faces its most difficult challenge in the state Senate, which is controlled by Republicans. (Dave Orrick / Pioneer Press)
Bill would allow undocumented immigrants to get Minn. driver's licenses
February 21, 2019 - 8:45pm
LeighAnn Veit, a licensing clerk, works at her station at the Brainerd Licensing Office on Tuesday, Oct. 23. Veit and other staff have been subjected to verbal abuse and volatile outbursts from customers frustrated by the state's problematic licensing and registration program.
Minnesota lawmakers consider axing state office after failed MNLARS launch
February 21, 2019 - 4:26pm
Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz on Thursday, Feb. 21, 2019, spoke with Duluth and St. Louis County officials and business leaders who'd traveled to lobby in St. Paul. Dana Ferguson / FORUM NEWS SERVICE
Walz stumps for gas tax, fellow DFLer ridicules Line 3 appeal at Duluth chamber breakfast
February 21, 2019 - 1:27pm