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May 19, 2019
Legislative leaders and Gov. Tim Walz on Sunday, May 19, 2019, announced a two-year budget plan with a day left in the regular legislative session. Dana Ferguson / Forum News Service
Walz, legislative leaders strike budget deal, drop gas tax hike
May 19, 2019 - 8:17pm
May 17, 2019
HERO Center plan OK'd; new sign at River Oaks: Cottage Grove City Council briefs
May 17, 2019 - 10:08am
May 16, 2019
Mock structures in the new HERO Center will allow police and SWAT teams to practice emergency responses. The structures can also be sealed and filled with smoke for firefighter apporach and entry drills. Submitted graphic courtesy of Leo A. Daly
HERO Center on track: Cottage Grove, Woodbury councils close to final approval
May 16, 2019 - 3:43pm
May 13, 2019
Gov. Tim Walz spoke with reporters between a round of budget negotiation talks on Monday, May 13. Dana Ferguson / Forum News Service
At Minnesota Capitol, budget talks heat up, moms make final pitch to secure insulin access
May 13, 2019 - 5:56pm
Brian North, Vice President Mike Pence and Tricia Hinz pose for a photo at the North Pole Restaurant and Newport Drug. Photo courtesy of Brian North
When the vice president surprise visits your restaurant
May 13, 2019 - 5:19pm
May 11, 2019
Minnesota Senate Minority Leader Tom Bakk, DFL-Cook, at far left, Senate Majority Leader Paul Gazelka, R-Nisswa, left, and House Speaker Melissa Hortman, DFL-Brooklyn Park, share a laugh at the Governor's Fishing Opener on Saturday, May 11, 2019, in Albert Lea. Dana Ferguson / Forum News Service
Walz, legislative leaders net walleye, fail to reel in budget deal
May 11, 2019 - 3:12pm
May 10, 2019
Woodbury City Hall. File photo
City Council: Bailey Road assessments approved, debate over tobacco ordinance
May 10, 2019 - 3:01pm
May 9, 2019
Four new members of the University of Minnesota Board of Regents posed for photos in the House of Representatives on Thursday, May 9, 2019 shortly after they were elected by the Legislature. From left, Janie Mayeron, Mike Kenyanya, Kao Ly Ilean Her and Mary Davenport. Dana Ferguson / Forum News Service
Lawmakers elect four new members to the University of Minnesota Board of Regents
May 9, 2019 - 5:11pm
Presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke held a meet and greet at Angry Inch Brewing in Lakeville, Minn., on Wednesday, May 8, 2019. O'Rourke's shirt is wet from the time that he spent taking photos with those who waited outside in the rain for him to arrive. The venue was at capacity. Rachel Fergus / RiverTown Multimediaplay button
Video: Beto O'Rourke draws crowd of all ages in Lakeville
May 9, 2019 - 9:13am
May 6, 2019
It's a typical scene for this time of year: The Minnesota Capitol press corps grilling a legislative leader coming out of budget negotiations. In this case, reporters are asking questions of Senate Majority Leader Paul Gazelka on Monday, May 6, 2019, right after he left a meeting with other key lawmakers and Gov. Tim Walz. Don Davis / Forum News Service
'It’s obvious we’ve got a ways to go': Legislative leaders miss deadline after days of negotiations
May 6, 2019 - 3:37pm
May 1, 2019
Cottage Grove, Woodbury express concern about top-down approach in 3M settlement fund allocation
May 1, 2019 - 4:27pm
Rick King, Chief Operating Officer of Thomson Reuters and chair of a special review of the Minnesota Licensing and Registration System, suggests that the state drop the system and purchase a packaged software system to replace it Wednesday, May 1, at the Capitol. Dana Ferguson / Forum News Service
Expert group says Minn. should scrap MNLARS, buy new system
May 1, 2019 - 4:19pm
April 17, 2019
Woodbury Mayor Anne Burt presents a Poppy Day proclamation to Woodbury American Legion Post 501 Commander Tom Grezek and Woodbury VFW Post 9024 Commander Paul Lindahl at a ceremony April 10, 2019. Submitted photo
Mayor Anne Burt presents proclamation recognizing Poppy Days
April 17, 2019 - 9:53am
April 15, 2019
Approximately 100 supporters were on hand to cheer President Donald Trump as he arrives at Minneapolis St. Paul International Airport Air Reserve Station aboard Air Force One, Monday, April 15.
President Trump extols Minnesota economy during visit
April 15, 2019 - 8:12pm
April 12, 2019
An executive order by Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz directs state agencies to take measures to support pollinators, such as bees and butterflies.  Don Davis / Forum News Service
Walz declares Minnesota’s commitment to pollinators
April 12, 2019 - 12:50pm
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