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'We’re going to save a bunch of lives': Opioid response bill makes it out in final hours
New Life Academy names interim head
Walz, legislative leaders strike budget deal, drop gas tax hike
Ellsworth police looking for male suspect in connection with armed robbery
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Boys Lacrosse: East Ridge wins key non-conference game
Baseball: East Ridge, Woodbury start the week with wins
Boys Tennis: East Ridge loses close match to Eagan in section semifinals
Washington County Parks begins campfire program May 25
Girls Golf: Woodbury, East Ridge, New Life have strong weeks to finish out regular season
Falteisek to perform in holiday concert in Woodbury
A soldier's journey: Cottage Grove officer, veteran shares story in new cable documentary
New Life Academy musical 'Singin' in the Rain' set to make a splash
Health briefs: Community Conversation gets people talking about mental health
This close: Rotary clubs observe World Polio Day as disease nears eradication
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Summons: Pinetree Pond First Association vs. Shane Hecker
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Xcel plans to be coal-free by 2030
Forum Communications to purchase Rochester newspaper
Edward Jones Ranks Highest in Investor Satisfaction
Forum Communications head elected to news industry advocacy board
Local Financial Advisor Honored for Performance
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Marsha Rae Kveton
Alice Ann Busch
Timothy E. Simon
Keith G. Sauer
Joan Garrity Clotfelter
Clara Rose Rowell
Happy Golden Birthday, Rio Vera!
Tina Folch for House Representative
Editorial: An answer to teens' 20% e-cig usage: Tobacco 21
Column: Reaching a key educational milestone
Letter: Woodbury welcoming party
Letter: Paid family and medical leave
Letter: Swails misses the point
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May 11, 2019
Walz, legislative leaders net walleye, fail to reel in budget deal
ALBERT LEA, Minn. — The governor and Minnesota legislative leaders hooked a baker's dozen fish at the Governor's Fishing Opener Saturday, May...
May 11, 2019 - 3:12pm
January 16, 2019
Minnesota lawmakers trade ideas, jabs on health care costs
ST. PAUL — Health care was a top issue during the 2018 campaign and Minnesota lawmakers have wasted no time detailing their ideas for improving...
January 16, 2019 - 7:47pm
December 6, 2018
Minnesota economy chugs on, but slowdown on the horizon
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota’s economy is chugging along, but economists warn that could be about to change. "We're currently living in the longest...
December 6, 2018 - 6:30pm
May 18, 2018
Minnesota leaders promise school safety funds
ST. PAUL — A deadly Texas school shooting has turned Minnesota safe school legislation into a top priority. The Friday, May 18, shooting...
May 18, 2018 - 7:45pm
May 15, 2018
Child care fraud-terrorism connection report bothers Minnesota lawmakers
ST. PAUL—There is no proof that state money to help low-income Minnesota families afford child care ended up in the hands of terrorists,...
May 15, 2018 - 9:39pm
April 26, 2018
Daudt said he was misunderstood: Still opposes gun control
ST. PAUL—What we have here is a failure to communicate. That is what Minnesota House Speaker Kurt Daudt said on Thursday, April 26, about...
April 26, 2018 - 7:20pm
April 25, 2018
Speaker cracks open door for Minnesota gun bill
ST. PAUL — Minnesotans have marched on the state Capitol by the thousands this year seeking gun control legislation, always meeting with strong...
April 25, 2018 - 4:47pm
March 14, 2018
Dayton looks back, ahead in his last State of State speech
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton says he and the Legislature should try to work together like they did in restoring the Capitol building. In...
March 14, 2018 - 9:15pm
February 22, 2018
Minnesota House sex harassment training criticized
ST. PAUL — State Rep. Erin Maye Quade left Wednesday's sexual harassment training for the Minnesota House of Representatives in tears....
February 22, 2018 - 10:09am
February 16, 2018
Minnesota lawmakers must pass own budget, but not much work mandatory
ST. PAUL — The 2018 Minnesota Legislature opens at noon Tuesday, Feb. 20, and there are plenty of questions about what topics might be debated....
February 16, 2018 - 10:44am
February 13, 2018
Dayton, legislative leaders: We get along just fine, thanks
ST. PAUL — It wasn't exactly a kumbaya moment, but Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton wrapping his arm around Republican House Speaker Kurt Daudt...
February 13, 2018 - 6:46pm
Path is clear to Lt. Gov. Fischbach's Senate seating, but lawmakers say a challenge could be coming
ST. PAUL — With a week to go before the start of the 2018 legislative session, lawmakers said Tuesday, Feb. 13, they do not foresee any...
February 13, 2018 - 6:24pm
February 12, 2018
Minnesota voters keep status quo in special legislative elections
ST. PAUL -- Political organizations targeted a pair of Minnesota special legislative elections, only to see voters opt for no change in political...
February 12, 2018 - 10:06pm
February 9, 2018
Gov. Dayton, legislative leaders to answer questions together
ST. PAUL—Minnesota's governor and legislative leaders often communicate with each other by letter or by talking to the media. But a week...
February 9, 2018 - 11:50am
February 6, 2018
Johnson, Walz win governor caucus polls, but is Pawlenty running?
ST. PAUL -- Second-time Minnesota governor candidate Jeff Johnson easily won a Tuesday, Feb. 6 straw poll, but could face a bigger obstacle...
February 6, 2018 - 10:40pm