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April 8, 2017
Along with the Olympic Ski Jump, the site will also include cross country skiing from Oct. to May and other possible skiing events. Submitted photo
Olympic ski jump in Red Wing takes off
April 8, 2017 - 1:00pm
April 7, 2017
A tanker truck passes by an Enbridge storage tank July 7, 2014, near Berthold, N.D. Michael Vosburg / Forum News Service
Activists, lawmakers protest amendment to advance pipeline replacement
April 7, 2017 - 1:00pm
April 6, 2017
"It's always difficult to recruit based on their impressions of what it's like living beyond the Twin Cities or big cities," said Rep. Bud Nornes, R-Fergus Falls, seen here in this file photo. "So, we need to do all we can to have those folks that are ready and willing to come out where they'll find that living is great." Don Davis / Forum News Service
Minnesota House, governor support $14 million to train rural doctors
April 6, 2017 - 2:00pm
Private school credits will not count at public schools
April 6, 2017 - 9:04am
April 4, 2017
Democrat Sen. David Tomassoni of Chisholm, left, talks with Republican Senate Leader Paul Gazelka of Nisswa, during a Senate floor debate on taxes Monday, April 3, 2017. Maureen McMullen / Forum News Service
3 Minnesota tax plans have $1 billion differential
April 4, 2017 - 3:00pm
April 3, 2017
State Rep. Tina Liebling, D-Rochester.
With detailed policy focus, Democrat Tina Liebling to run for Minn. governor
April 3, 2017 - 11:30am
The Minnesota House debates a transportation funding bill on Friday, March 31, 2017. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Transportation bills pass, starting the real Minnesota talks
April 3, 2017 - 10:58am
April 2, 2017
Hastings representatives met with legislators to express their concerns over a small cell wireless bill making its way through the Legislature. Pictured, from left, are Sen. Dan Schoen, councilmembers Tina Folch, Lori Braucks and Joe Balsanek, and City Administrator Melanie Mesko Lee. (Submitted photo)
Telecommunications bill causes concern for local officials
April 2, 2017 - 8:00am
April 1, 2017
Among issues being debating in the final month and a half of the 2017 Minnesota legislative session is how much to spend on mental health programs. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Health funding bills would cover lost federal mental health funding
April 1, 2017 - 12:00pm
March 31, 2017
Minnesota Transportation Commissioner Charlie Zelle listens to a question Monday, Jan. 26, 2015, as he helps introduced a transportation funding plan. (Forum News Service photo by Don Davis)
State grants nearly $24 million to grow rural transit
March 31, 2017 - 8:59am
March 30, 2017
The Minnesota Senate Finance Committee meets Wednesday, March 29, 2017. Senate and House budget committees are wrapping up work on a two-year state budget. Maureen McMullen / Forum News Service
Republicans want to delay, change vegetative buffers around Minnesota waters; Dayton says no way
March 30, 2017 - 10:23am
March 29, 2017
Jerry Firkus, a Minnesota correctional office in Moose Lake, tells a union crowd in the Minnesota Capitol Tuesday, March 28, 2017, that the state should not put prisoners in a private prison. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Early-childhood education money in dispute
March 29, 2017 - 2:00pm
March 28, 2017
Chairrman Jeremy Miller of the Minnesota Senate jobs committee says on Monday, March, 27, 2017, that his committee's budget bill emphasizes private-pubilc parnerships to help the economy. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Economic aid in legislative spotlight
March 28, 2017 - 1:00pm
U.S. Rep. Tim Walz speaks to the 2016 Farmfest in southwestern Minnesota. On Monday, March 27, 2017, he announced he is running for goveronr. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Congressman Walz enters Minnesota governor race
March 28, 2017 - 9:06am
March 25, 2017
Larry Pogemiller, Minnesota higher education commissioner, testifies at a Senate higher education hearing on a funding bill he said falls well below the amount Gov. Mark Dayton's wants. Maureen McMullen / Forum News Service
Higher education bills call for Minnesota State tuition freezes
March 25, 2017 - 1:00pm