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March 26, 2017
Post 171 American Legion member Dennis Peterson, left, met with Wadena-Deer Creek junior Lucas Doyle Monday at the WDC Middle/High School. Doyle, an honor student interested in government, will represent Post 171 at the 69th annual American Legion Boys State June 11-17 in Collegeville. Brian Hansel/Pioneer Journal
Doyle is Post 171 selection for Boys State
March 26, 2017 - 11:35am
March 19, 2017
College loan aid examined as way to help Greater Minnesota
March 19, 2017 - 8:15am
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 8, 2017
Hen turkeys live their lives in a  Minnesota production facility. Farmers who raise them are preparing for potential bird flu outbreaks in 2017.  Minnesota Turkey Growers Association photo /  Forum News Service
Minn. poultry industry on 'higher alert' for bird flu outbreak
March 8, 2017 - 3:02pm
March 6, 2017
Record 488 pounds of meth seized in Minn. last year, double amount in 2015
March 6, 2017 - 4:54pm
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
March 2, 2017
Minnesota House Rep. Jenifer Loon, R-Eden Prairie, the chief sponsor of the bill allowing Sunday liquor sales, talks before the House votes for concurrence with the Senate Amendments to the House File at the State Capitol on Thursday, March 2, 2017. (Pioneer Press: Jean Pieri)
Bring on the champagne, Sunday liquor sales passes in Minnesota
March 2, 2017 - 8:55pm
February 27, 2017
Despite cost to municipal liquor stores, Minn. lawmakers advance Sunday sales bill
February 27, 2017 - 5:08pm
February 24, 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
February 24, 2017 - 10:17pm
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 21, 2017
Cindy Woldstad of St. Paul Park, Minn., lets the tears flow Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2017, during an anti-opioids rally in the Minnesota Capitol. A speaker thanked her for speaking up about a seven-year painkiller addiction. Don Davis / Forum News Serviceplay button
Ex-opioid addict: Doctors only want to prescribe 'pills, pills, pills, pills'
February 21, 2017 - 6:04pm
February 11, 2017
Minnesota House Transportation Chairman Paul Torkelson, left, and John Apitz, representing state railroads, talk before a Thursday, Feb. 2, 2017, meeting dealing with rail safety. Don Davis / Forum News Serviceplay button
Oil train numbers drop along with oil prices
February 11, 2017 - 10:18am
Rural schools lead Minnesota teacher shortage
February 11, 2017 - 8:43am
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