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March 28, 2018
Bonnie Murphy, with 9-month-old daughter Charlotte, enjoy the Minnesota Capitol Wednesday, March 28, 2018. They traveled from Mankato to St. Paul to rally in favor of improved relations with state child care regulators. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Child care workers say state inspectors too finicky
March 28, 2018 - 6:54pm
Menahga City Council: School project is exempt from environmental review
March 28, 2018 - 8:00am
Hubbard County's sign ordinance clashes with state and federal regulations, which prohibit off-premises signs along a scenic byway, such as the Lake Country Scenic Byway along Highway 34. (Shannon Geisen/Enterprise)
MnDOT tells county to correct its sign ordinance
March 28, 2018 - 6:00am
March 27, 2018
Minnesota state Rep. Dan Fabian of Roseau talks to a committee Tuesday, March 27, 2018, about his bill to give a pipeline company permission to build Line 3 across northern Minnesota. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Northern Minn. oil pipeline shortcut legislation draws fire
March 27, 2018 - 9:07pm
Mental health specialist Ted Matthews testifies about farmer mental health in front of a Minnesota House committee on Tuesday, March 27. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Lawmakers examine ways to help as farmer suicides rise
March 27, 2018 - 3:03pm
March 26, 2018
Minnesota state Sens. Paul Gazelka of Nisswa, left, and Gary Dahms of Redwood Falls talk on the Senate floor Monday, March 26, 2018, before the chamber approved contracts with state workers. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Raises coming to Minnesota state workers
March 26, 2018 - 4:36pm
Minnesota state Sen. Julie Rosen of Vernon Center speaks Monday, March 26, 2018, about her bill to improve state funding for government pension plans. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Senate moves to fix Minnesota pension plans
March 26, 2018 - 2:48pm
March 24, 2018
Interactive: More than half of Minnesota's counties lost residents in 2017
March 24, 2018 - 3:29pm
March 21, 2018
Minnesota considers limits on cameras in courtrooms
March 21, 2018 - 8:19pm
Blaire Hartley tells a Minnesota House committee Wednesday, March 21, 2018, that it is important to have mental health professionals in schools. Behind her is Rep. Jim Davnie of Minneapolis. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Health professionals say school safety includes them
March 21, 2018 - 6:02pm
March 20, 2018
Karen Branden
DFL endorses Northbird and Branden for House Districts 2A and 2B
March 20, 2018 - 11:51am
Mark Zuckerberg at a Facebook conference in San Francisco, April 12, 2016. (Jim Wilson/Copyright 2018 The New York Times)
Feds said to be probing Facebook for use of personal data
March 20, 2018 - 11:19am
March 19, 2018
Another tribe joins legal fight against opioid industry
March 19, 2018 - 5:40pm
Former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty talks to reporters Friday, Nov. 7, 2014, after he spoke to Republican Minnesota House members. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Tim Pawlenty launches governor campaign committee
March 19, 2018 - 2:46pm
March 12, 2018
Township residents urged to attend annual meeting
March 12, 2018 - 5:16pm
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