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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
February 24, 2017
Minnesota state Rep. Glenn Gruenhagen, R-Glencoe, soeajs against Sunday liquor sales during a House floor session Monday, Feb. 20, 2017, citing concern over alcohol's impact on children and young people. Maureen McMullen / Forum News Service
Sunday liquor sales, banned since statehood, inches forward in Minnesota
February 24, 2017 - 2:00pm
February 6, 2017
Brenda Cassellius, commissioner with the Minnesota Department of Education, presented Gov. Mark Dayton's budget proposal to the House Education Finance Committee Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2017. (Forum News Service photo by Maureen McMullen)
Dayton proposal includes extra $371 million for public schools
February 6, 2017 - 2:00pm
January 23, 2017
State legislators watch as Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton signs the first bill of the year into law on Friday, Jan. 13, 2017. It matches state law with federal tax law and provides $21 million in tax relief. (Forum News Service photo by Don Davis)
CAPITOL CHATTER: Partial quick start for Minnesota Legislature
January 23, 2017 - 2:00pm
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