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February 28, 2018
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There are no shot clocks in Minn. high school basketball. A team tried taking advantage, and lost 17-4.
February 28, 2018 - 4:59pm
Minn. lawmakers want state to seek extension for Real ID compliance
February 28, 2018 - 8:46am
February 26, 2018
Real ID deadline is coming: What Minnesotans need to know if you plan to fly after Oct. 10
February 26, 2018 - 8:50pm
Dakota County Sheriff Tim Leslie said law enforcement isn't the long-term answer to addressing mental health. RiverTown Multimedia file photo
An overwhelming demand: Lack of mental health facilities is critical
February 26, 2018 - 6:00pm
Woodbury Police Commander Kris Mienert
Spotlight on mental health: Addressing the issue
February 26, 2018 - 3:16pm
From left: James Hetfield, Kirk Hammett, Lars Ulrich and Robert Trujillo, of the hard-rock band Metallica, at their headquarters in San Rafael, Calif., Nov. 11, 2016. (Brian Flaherty/Copyright 2018 The New York Times)
Metallica announces concert dates in region in September
February 26, 2018 - 3:12pm
February 23, 2018
Minnesota Senator Al Franken speaks to supporters at the Machine Shop Event space in Minneapolis on Thursday, Dec. 28. He scheduled the event to say "thank you" and tell Minnesotans that his voice won't be quieted despite his resignation amidst sexual abuse allegations. His last day in office will be Jan. 2.  He will be replaced by Minnesota Lt. Gov. Tina Smith. (Pioneer Press / John Autey)
Al Franken: What's next? 'I'm not quite ready to answer yet.'
February 23, 2018 - 5:53pm
Americans Jessica Diggins, left, and Kikkan Randall celebrate winning the gold medal in the ladies' cross-country skiing team sprint freestyle final during the Pyeongchang 2018 Olympic Winter Games at Alpensia Cross-Country Centre. Soobum Im / USA TODAY Sports
Minnesota hero Jessie Diggins, and her mom, talk about the skier's historic golden moment
February 23, 2018 - 5:34pm
The sign for the 3M Chemolite plant located in Cottage Grove can be seen from Highway 61. A settlement between 3M and the state may allocate money for Cottage Grove to construct water treatment facilities. Katie Nelson / RiverTown Multimedia
Cottage Grove, Woodbury prepare for 3M settlement disbursements
February 23, 2018 - 3:50pm
Gum disease, what causes it, how to prevent it
February 23, 2018 - 2:11pm
Afton native Jessie Diggins powers up a hill during the 2017 FIS Cross Country World Cup Finals on March 17, 2017, in Quebec City, Canada. Photo courtesy the U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association
Afton native Diggins selected as closing ceremony flag bearer
February 23, 2018 - 1:08pm
Minnesota state Rep. Rod Hamilton says on Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018, that he would like to expand state programs that help provide fresh fruit and vegatables to schools. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Capitol Chatter: Lawmakers say meetings can help fight childhood hunger
February 23, 2018 - 11:39am
February 22, 2018
Department of Natural Resources Commissioner Tom Landwehr, Attorney General Lori Swanson, and Pollution Control Agency Commissioner John Linc Stine discussed the uses of the $850 million settlement between the state and 3M Feb. 21. Katie Nelson / RiverTown Multimedia
3M settlement money earmarked for water improvements
February 22, 2018 - 12:19pm
Rep. Erin May Quade
Minnesota House sex harassment training criticized
February 22, 2018 - 10:09am
February 21, 2018
Windom, Minn., Mayor Dominic Jones tells reporters Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018, that his city cannot afford to build a $15 million sewage treatment plant without state help. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Cities say they need state money to meet water rules
February 21, 2018 - 5:38pm