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Walz, legislative leaders strike budget deal, drop gas tax hike
Ellsworth police looking for male suspect in connection with armed robbery
HERO Center plan OK'd; new sign at River Oaks: Cottage Grove City Council briefs
HERO Center on track: Cottage Grove, Woodbury councils close to final approval
Man charged with sex trafficking in Woodbury from behind bars
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Girls Golf: Woodbury, East Ridge, New Life have strong weeks to finish out regular season
Boys Golf: New Life Academy wins conference championship
Boys Tennis: East Ridge advances to section semifinals
Softball: East Ridge shares conference championship
Girls Lacrosse: East Ridge, Woodbury add key wins from the week
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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November 8, 2018
Gov.-elect Walz says Capitol gridlock will fall to him
ST. PAUL -- Governor-elect Tim Walz on Thursday said it would be his responsibility to break up political gridlock in the Statehouse. Facing...
November 8, 2018 - 5:28pm
MN Republicans re-elect Gazelka as senate majority leader
ST. PAUL — Minnesota Senate Republicans on Thursday. Nov. 8, unanimously re-elected their leader and selected a new president of that chamber. In a closed meeting, Republican lawmakers elected Sen. Paul Gazelka, R-Nisswa, to serve as Senate Majority Leader and Sen. Jeremy Miller,...
November 8, 2018 - 4:24pm
September 13, 2018
U of M plans to ask Legislature for $87M increase
MINNEAPOLIS — University of Minnesota leaders plan to ask the Legislature for an additional $87 million next biennium with no promises for how they'll spend it. That would represent a 6.7 percent increase to the two-year, $1.3 billion base appropriation the U regularly gets...
September 13, 2018 - 9:35pm
August 8, 2018
Report: States can do more to fight cancer
DULUTH, Minn.—Minnesota falls short in adapting measures that would aid in the fight against cancer, an advocacy group contends in a report...
August 8, 2018 - 9:59pm
May 30, 2018
MN lawmakers claim a bonding victory as Dayton signs with objections
May 30, 2018 - 3:12pm
May 24, 2018
County Board approves boost to licensing center staff
In an effort to alleviate slow processing times stemming from a malfunctioning state computer system, Washington County Board has approved allocating...
May 24, 2018 - 8:04pm
May 21, 2018
Bonding could be Legislature's last man standing
May 21, 2018 - 4:33pm
May 19, 2018
Dayton vetoes four bills with one day left in session
ST. PAUL—Gov. Mark Dayton has vetoed four bills, including some that received quite a bit of attention. Most of his Saturday, May 19, actions were expected. One was a bill Republicans pushed to allow Enbridge Energy to construct a replacement for its northern Minnesota Line...
May 19, 2018 - 10:26pm
May 18, 2018
Capitol Chatter: End-of-session questions go unanswered
ST. PAUL — The radio host asked a reporter: "What do we know about things happening at the Legislature?" Simple question. Not such a simple...
May 18, 2018 - 1:25pm
May 14, 2018
Bonding passes in Minn. House as session winds down
ST. PAUL—Minnesota House passage of a public works funding bill signals the beginning of the end to the 2018 Minnesota Legislature. The...
May 14, 2018 - 4:55pm
May 11, 2018
Capitol Chatter: Lawmakers face no must-do issues
ST. PAUL—Minnesotans watching the final days of the Legislature need to remember one thing: There is nothing lawmakers must do. There is...
May 11, 2018 - 2:16pm
May 4, 2018
Capitol Chatter: Let the legislative talks begin
ST. PAUL — About two weeks remain in the 2018 legislative session, so it is time for the work to begin. At least it is time for the final...
May 4, 2018 - 3:05pm
April 27, 2018
Capitol Chatter: Opioids still topic of legislative conversation
ST. PAUL — How to deal with opioid abuse is one of those issues that everyone agrees needs legislation, but they cannot agree on details. Many...
April 27, 2018 - 3:36pm
April 23, 2018
Legislative roundup: MN House votes to dump wild rice water rules
ST. PAUL — Scientific and cultural discussions overlapped as the Minnesota House approved a bill to start over on water regulations protecting...
April 23, 2018 - 4:29pm
March 29, 2018
Deep divisions surface in Minnesota Senate over Medicaid work requirement
ST. PAUL—Shauna Reitmeier sat at a Minnesota Senate committee table telling lawmakers the bill they were considering would hurt mentally...
March 29, 2018 - 9:10pm