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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
February 20, 2019
Sen. Jeff Howe, R-Rockville
Minnesota GOP lawmaker proposes highest fees in nation for hybrid, electric cars
February 20, 2019 - 7:15pm
Lawmakers returned to the Minnesota State Capitol Jan. 8, 2019, for the reconvening of the Legislature. Michael Brun / Forum News Service
How can Minnesota keep its clout? MN lawmaker calls for $2.5 million solution
February 20, 2019 - 4:54pm
Gov. Tim Walz delivered his first budget proposal to state officials and reporters Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2019 in St. Paul. Dana Ferguson / FORUM NEWS SERVICE
Greater Minnesota funds could come out unscathed in budget fights
February 20, 2019 - 4:42pm
Minnesota Capitol. Forum News Service
'Still a lot more to do' as Minnesota lawmakers push for border-to-border broadband
February 20, 2019 - 3:24pm
The city of Evansville is receiving $3.3 million in grants and low-interest loans to rehabilitate its drinking water treatment plant, build a new water tower and install new water meters. (File photo)
Evansville lands funds for water upgrades
February 20, 2019 - 10:59am
February 15, 2019
Program offers help for homebuyers
February 15, 2019 - 4:35pm
February 14, 2019
Failures, flawed decisions spurred problems with MNLARS launch, report says
February 14, 2019 - 12:59pm
February 13, 2019
Minnesota Capitol. Forum News Service
'I am this close to closing my doors': Lawmakers seek solutions in child care shortage
February 13, 2019 - 4:44pm
February 11, 2019
Landlords keenly interested in training
February 11, 2019 - 9:19pm
The Alexandria Fire Station will soon receive a new rubber roof. (Al Edenloff / Echo Press)
Fire station to get new roof
February 11, 2019 - 9:18pm
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