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April 23, 2017
Counties lift transportation to their top priority
April 23, 2017 - 12:18pm
April 16, 2017
Myron Frans, Minnesota's top finance official, says on Wednesday, April 5, 2017, that Republicans rely on "fuzzy math" for their budget plans. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Deep into session, Minn. legislators look for starting line
April 16, 2017 - 12:37pm
April 15, 2017
Wadena County staff members work with clothing at a DAC facility in Sebeka. The staff performs a variety of jobs at several locations in Wadena County. Some have been with DAC for more than 30 years. Photo provided
DACs ask MN lawmakers for wage increase
April 15, 2017 - 10:18am
April 5, 2017
Among issues being debating in the final month and a half of the 2017 Minnesota legislative session is how much to spend on mental health programs. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Bills would cover lost federal mental health funding
April 5, 2017 - 8:56am
Driver's license changes advance Real ID bill in MN Senate
April 5, 2017 - 8:40am
Legislator announces bid for attorney general
April 5, 2017 - 8:03am
April 2, 2017
Rep. Rod Hamilton, Minnesota House agriculture chairman, proposed a agriculture funding bill that would replace Gov. Mark Dayton's proposed $1 million pollinator protection account for the Department of Agriculture to with $500,000 for University of Minnesota pollinator research. Maureen McMullen / Forum News Service
Agriculture funding bills prioritize new Minnesota crops
April 2, 2017 - 10:57am
Larry Pogemiller, Minnesota higher education commissioner, testifies at a Senate higher education hearing on a funding bill he said falls well below the amount Gov. Mark Dayton's wants. Maureen McMullen / Forum News Service
Higher education bills call for Minnesota State tuition freezes
April 2, 2017 - 9:09am
March 19, 2017
Ryan Larsen, 5, is now able to smile out of the right side of his mouth and will hopefully soon have that same ability in his left side, thanks to the "smile surgery." Born with Moebius Syndrome, Ryan has never smiled before, until now. Special to Forum News Service
Surgery a success for Minn. boy who could not smile
March 19, 2017 - 9:51am
March 18, 2017
An adult bald eagle with its white head and tail soars over the Minnesota landscape. Courtesy photo / Minnesota Department of Natural Resources
'Beloved' eagles arriving back in Minnesota a few weeks early
March 18, 2017 - 10:18am
March 16, 2017
Castile officer Yanez seeks change of venue for trial
March 16, 2017 - 8:16am
March 13, 2017
Crime briefs
March 13, 2017 - 3:00pm
March 11, 2017
Minnesota state Rep. Julie Sandstede of Hibbing wonders on Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2017, if a bill providing tax breaks to teachers who get advanced degrees in the fields they teach would help speciality teachers.  Don Davis / Forum News Service
Rapid session greets Minnesota legislative freshmen
March 11, 2017 - 8:15am
March 4, 2017
U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar (center) and U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson met with a half-dozen or so broadband providers Friday in Detroit Lakes.(Meagan Pittelko/Tribune)
Klobuchar, Peterson go to bat for rural broadband
March 4, 2017 - 12:48pm
Senate OKs Sunday liquor sales, but issue isn't settled
March 4, 2017 - 9:00am