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February 9, 2018
Minnesota's political leaders do not always agree when they sit at the same table answering reporters' questions. Here, in a 2016 pre-session briefing, Gov. Mark Dayton, left, and House Speaker Kurt Daudt discuss a difference. They will be at the same table on Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018, previewing this year's legislative session. Zach Kayser / Forum News Service
Gov. Dayton, legislative leaders to answer questions together
February 9, 2018 - 11:50am
February 2, 2018
With school officials and state legislators watching, high school junior Jessica Melnik talks about efforts to prevent girls from being used in sex trafficking. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Capitol Chatter: High school student fights sex trafficking
February 2, 2018 - 12:11pm
January 20, 2018
Commissioner John Tuma of the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission asks questions of opponents of a replacement northern Minnesota oil pipelne during a Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2018, meeting. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Enbridge says delaying Line 3 oil pipeline not a serious issue
January 20, 2018 - 9:59am
January 9, 2018
An overflow crowd of more than 200 people watch a Minnesota Public Utilities Commission meeting Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2018, as commissioners consider delaying reports on a northern Minnesota oil pipeline project. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Enbridge says delaying Line 3 oil pipeline not a serious issue
January 9, 2018 - 7:26pm
Minnesota Lt. Gov. Tina Smith says on Wednesday, Dec. 13, 2017, she accepts the appointment to the U.S. Senate and will run for Senate next year. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Commentary: 2018 to be politically busy, busy, busy in Minnesota
January 9, 2018 - 12:48pm
January 4, 2018
Lt. Gov. Tina Smith, with husband Archie with her, accepts the appointment to the U.S. Senate on Wednesday, Dec. 13, 2017. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Minnesota's new U.S. senator emphasizes travel around Minnesota
January 4, 2018 - 8:09am
December 14, 2017
Flanked by her husband, Archie, left, and Gov. Mark Dayton, Minnesota Lt. Gov. Tina Smith says on Wednesday, Dec. 13, 2017, that she will run for U.S. Senate after her nearly year-long appointment ends. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Dayton picks Lt. Gov. Smith for U.S. Senate
December 14, 2017 - 8:10am
December 2, 2017
Sibley Park Apartments, a 60-unit complex in Mankato, Minn., is one of many buildings constructed in recent years to help reduce a shortage of homes for greater Minnesota workers. (Submitted photo)
Greater Minnesota has jobs, but not enough homes
December 2, 2017 - 10:38am
October 9, 2017
t2017 -- submitted photo -- Phifer, Leah -- Leah Phifer, DFL candidate for Minnesota’s 8th Congressional District
Motorcycle-riding DFL candidate, with counter-terrorism experience, emerges to challenge Nolan
October 9, 2017 - 3:06pm
January 13, 2017
Mknnesota state Sens. Michele Benson of Ham Lake and Tony Lourey of Kerrick discuss a  health insurance bill in the Senate on Thursday, Jan. 12, 2017. (Forum News Service photo by Don Davis)
Senators pass health insurance aid bill as debate focuses in rural Minnesota
January 13, 2017 - 9:18am
June 3, 2014
Some of the Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party Minnesota House candidates line up behind House Speaker Paul Thissen and Majority Leader Erin Murphy on Monday morning, June 2, 2014. FORUM NEWS SERVICE/Don Davis
2014 election campaigns off and running
June 3, 2014 - 9:37am
April 4, 2013
Duluth Huskies manager Craig Smith tells state Senators Wednesday, April 3, 2013, about the need to renovate Wade Stadium. (Forum News Service)
Communities pitch public work projects
April 4, 2013 - 8:36am
Rep. Tim Kelly of Red Wing explains his bill to allow civil unions on Wednesday, April 3, 2013. With him is Rep. Pat Garofalo of Farmington. (Forum News Service photo by Don Davis)
Civil union plan gets inserted into Minnesota Legislature's debate on gay marriage
April 4, 2013 - 8:22am
April 3, 2013
Supporters of a bill allowing undocumented immigrants to pay in-state tuition at Minnesota public colleges wear signs that say "I am SF 723 - HF 875" during a Tuesday, April 2, 2013, meeting. (Forum News Service photo by Danielle Killey)
Lawmakers consider in-state tuition for undocumented immigrants
April 3, 2013 - 8:46am
Sen. Julie Rosen of Fairmont, who was elected co-chair of the Legislative Commission on Minnesota Sports Facilities, watches as Duluth Sen. Roger Reinert talks at the first meeting Tuesday, April 2, 2013. The other co-chair is Sen. Bobby Joe Champion of Minneapolis. (Forum News service photo by Danielle Killey)
House DFL calls for increasing property tax refunds for 1 million
April 3, 2013 - 8:41am