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May 8, 2017
Council approves townhouse project next to East Ridge
May 8, 2017 - 10:28am
May 5, 2017
Minnesotans pray in front of the state Capitol Thursday, May 4, 2017, during a National Day of Prayer service that include many state officials. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Minnesota Senate sends abortion bills to governor who plans to veto them
May 5, 2017 - 5:00pm
Is Real ID done yet? Minnesota Senate leader says: 'We're working on it'
May 5, 2017 - 1:01pm
Woodbury is proposing these changes, circled in red, to the city's hunting map. Submitted Graphic/City of Woodbury
Woodbury to propose hunting map changes
May 5, 2017 - 11:33am
May 4, 2017
Outgoing Washington County Sheriff William Hutton gets a hug from Commissioner Karla Bigham of Cottage Grove following a recognition ceremony April 25 for Hutton, who is leaving the county to become executive director of the Minnesota Sheriffs' Association. William Loeffler / RiverTown Multimedia
A fond farewell: Hutton steps down after 10 years as sheriff
May 4, 2017 - 10:00am
Farhio Khalif testifies to a Minnesota House committee Wednesday, May 3, 2017, about a procedure she underwent as a child known as female genital mutilation, also called female circumcision. With her is Rep. Mary Franson of Alexandria, sponsor of a bill making the procedure a felony; parents could be prosecuted under the bill. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Bill fighting female genital mutilation starts through MN Legislature
May 4, 2017 - 9:22am
May 3, 2017
Lobbyists and others are silhouetted Tuesday, May 2, 2017, in the Minnesota Senate Building. Many people were hanging around hallways as much of the activity was occuring in private meetings after most conference committees wrapped up. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Minn. budget reaction shows negotiation difficulty
May 3, 2017 - 10:40am
May 2, 2017
Internet privacy provisions removed from Minnesota bill
May 2, 2017 - 3:00pm
The Minnesota Senate meets on Monday, Mary 1, 2017, with topics including a commission to improve cybersecurity and to ease financial problems caused when the state began taking money out of estates of people who received free medical care. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Lawmakers move on budget, House shows bonding bill
May 2, 2017 - 10:53am
April 27, 2017
The Bielenberg Sports Center will become the HealthEast Sports Center, following Woodbury city council's approval of a naming rights deal with the health care system. Youssef Rddad / RiverTown Multimedia file photo
Council approves HealthEast naming deal for Woodbury sports center
April 27, 2017 - 4:42pm
April 21, 2017
Minn. Senate votes to limit local power on minimum wage, related issues
April 21, 2017 - 3:00pm
Linda Skrien
Skrien to serve as interim HR director
April 21, 2017 - 10:37am
April 20, 2017
Beth Hodgman of West Concord, Minn., on Wednesday, April 19, 2017, urges Minnesota leaders to come up with a transportation funding plan to make U.S. 14 safe. She stands behind traffic cones representing traffic deaths; her husband was one of the fataliities. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Widow of accident victim makes last-minute plea for Minn. transportation funding
April 20, 2017 - 2:00pm
April 19, 2017
Minnesota state Sen. Jim Abeler of Anoka looks like many legislators this time of year, so tired he needs to hold up his head. With him on Tuesday, April 18, 2017, is Sen. Andrew Mathews of Milaca. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Minnesota governor expects GOP transportation plan to win
April 19, 2017 - 5:00pm
A sign notifying the Carver Lake Park archery range has closed. Youssef Rddad/RiverTown Multimedia
Woodbury archery range permanently closes
April 19, 2017 - 4:41pm