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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
Minnesota House, governor support $14 million to train rural doctors
April 15, 2017 - 11:21am
April 13, 2017
FILE PHOTO: Minn. Sen. Al Franken (D). (Michael Vosburg/The Forum)
Minnesota senators press United Airlines on dragged passenger
April 13, 2017 - 8:12am
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
Private school credits will not count at public schools
April 5, 2017 - 8:06am
East Grand Forks Sacred Heart girls basketball player Michele Remer takes the first cut of the net after the Eagles defeated Fosston 51-42  in 2016 to advance to the Minnesota State Girls basketball tournament. The tourney is organized by the Minnesota High School League. Eric Hylden / Forum News Service
Transfer student rules need work, audit shows
April 5, 2017 - 8:04am
April 4, 2017
Driver's license changes advance Real ID bill in MN Senate
April 4, 2017 - 12:26am
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 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