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May 10, 2018
Recreation enthusiasts fish in Cottage Grove during Fish Camp in 2016. Katie Nelson / RiverTown Multimedia file photo
Mississippi, Lake Elmo flagged for PFCs in fish
May 10, 2018 - 6:21pm
May 9, 2018
Rep. Kelly Fenton
Fenton seeks third term in state House
May 9, 2018 - 12:00pm
Mary Giuliani Stephens. File photo
Stephens names rural legislator as running mate for governor
May 9, 2018 - 8:48am
May 8, 2018
Dayton continues push for 'emergency' school funding
May 8, 2018 - 8:35pm
May 7, 2018
June 2016 mock-up of what a Real ID Minnesota driver's license could look like. The actual Real ID license would be developed once the state approves a plan. The 2016 Legislature did not agree on a plan. Courtesy image / Minnesota Department of Public Safety
Existing driver's licenses likely good for flights until 2020
May 7, 2018 - 6:16pm
May 4, 2018
This is a typical scene during end-of-session negotations. Here, Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton looks at state Senate Majority Leader Paul Gazelka of Nisswa on May 5, 2017, after they and other legislative leaders met to discuss the state budget. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Capitol Chatter: Let the legislative talks begin
May 4, 2018 - 3:05pm
May 3, 2018
District 833 School Board briefs April 26
May 3, 2018 - 8:18pm
April 30, 2018
Minnesota House Tax Chairman Greg Davids of Preston argues in favor of his tax plan Monday, April 30, 2018. His plan passed, but must be merged with Senate and administration tax proposals. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Minn. House passes its tax plan, Senate next
April 30, 2018 - 6:02pm
Richard Painter, professor and cable news commentator, announces on Monday, April 30, 2018, that he is running for U.S. Senate as a Democrat. He faces U.S. Sen. Tina Smith in the Aug. 14 primary election. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Ex-Bush aide, TV commentator Painter in Senate race
April 30, 2018 - 12:34pm
April 27, 2018
Minnesota state Sen. Julie Rosen, Rep. Dave Baker and Gov. Mark Dayton listen to a reporter's question Thursday, April 26, 2018, as they discuss the opioids issue. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Capitol Chatter: Opioids still topic of legislative conversation
April 27, 2018 - 3:36pm
A developer is looking into reconstruction options for the Mississippi Dunes Golf Links. Katie Nelson / RiverTown Multimedia file photo
Developer considers big changes to Mississippi Dunes Golf Links
April 27, 2018 - 6:00am
April 25, 2018
Minnesota state Rep. Erin Maye Quade talks to reporters after she ended a 24-hour sit-in at the front o f he House chambers Wednesday, April 25, 2018. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Speaker cracks open door for Minnesota gun bill
April 25, 2018 - 4:47pm
April 24, 2018
Minnesota House Tax Chairman Greg Davids talks about a tax bill his committee debated Tuesday, April 24, 2018. Don Davis / Forum News Service
House tax bill is 'Ain't My Fault' effort
April 24, 2018 - 4:39pm
April 23, 2018
The golden Quadriga stands atop the Minnesota Capitol as legislators move toward a May 21, 2018, end of their session. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Legislative roundup: MN House votes to dump wild rice water rules
April 23, 2018 - 4:29pm
Minn. House GOP plan includes rate cut
April 23, 2018 - 12:10pm