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August 3, 2017
Minnesota license bureaus down for several hours as new computer system shows glitches
August 3, 2017 - 6:44pm
July 31, 2017
Minnesota individual insurance rates could go down, if feds help
July 31, 2017 - 9:21pm
July 28, 2017
U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar of Minnesota, poses for a photo in May of 2017 with Clay Webster, a junior at Drake University, as she visits Des Moines, Iowa, a must-stop for presidential candidates. Rachel Mummey / The Washington Post.
Again, Klobuchar enters presidential campaign chatter
July 28, 2017 - 12:27pm
July 19, 2017
Judge says Dayton wrong when he 'effectively abolished the Legislature'
July 19, 2017 - 5:28pm
July 11, 2017
A jaw is examined in a Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension laboratory after it was exhumed last year from Oakland Cemetery in St. Paul. DNA was taken  from this and remains of four other unidentified people in an attempt to find their identities. Bureau of Criminal Apprehension photo
Family of missing people can provide DNA to link to remains
July 11, 2017 - 4:41pm
July 7, 2017
Don Davis of Forum News Service
Capitol Chatter: Trump biofuel decision draws mixed reaction
July 7, 2017 - 1:33pm
July 6, 2017
Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton fishes Big Sandy Lake north of McGregor, MN Saturday morning. With temperatures in the 30's, the governor was able to catch a walleye, crappie and two perch. The 69th Annual Minnesota Governor's Fishing opener was based at Big Sandy Lake Resort and Lodge. Steve Kohls / Forum News Service
No room for Gov. Dayton at the inn, but plenty of room for fish
July 6, 2017 - 7:25pm
Valerie Castile noted the first anniversary of her son Philando's death Thursday, July 6, at a Minnesota Capitol news conference in which Gov. Mark Dayton announced he wants the new training fund named for her son. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Castile mother, governor want citizens involved in police training; Dayton wants grant named after shooting victim
July 6, 2017 - 3:29pm
July 5, 2017
U.S. Rep. Keith Ellison of Minnesota tells a Minneapolis audience Wednesday, July 5, 2017, that Republican federal health care plans would hurt Minnesota. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Democrats lay out arguments against federal health care bills
July 5, 2017 - 6:56pm
June 26, 2017
Ramsey County District Judge John Guthmann questioning parties in the Legislature’s suit against Gov. Mark Dayton, June 26, 2017 (Pool Photo)
Legislature, Dayton take defunding veto to court
June 26, 2017 - 9:27pm
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Minn. counties prepare for the worst over tax mistake that could cost them millions
June 26, 2017 - 8:36am
June 7, 2017
New Minnesota GOP chair aims to bring metro, rural factions together
June 7, 2017 - 5:00pm
June 4, 2017
Minnesota Capitol / File photo
Editorial: Three branches of government for good reason
June 4, 2017 - 8:00pm
June 1, 2017
Sen. Al Franken, a Democrat from Minnesota, at a news conference following a Senate Democratic luncheon in Washington on May 16, 2017. MUST CREDIT: Bloomberg photo by Zach Gibson.
Al Franken has a bone to pick with Ted Cruz, 'the guy who microwaves fish' in the office
June 1, 2017 - 7:10am
May 31, 2017
Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton listens to a reporter's question about budget negotiations at the Legislature on Thursday, May 11, 2017. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Legislature lays groundwork to sue Minnesota governor
May 31, 2017 - 5:20pm
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