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February 23, 2017
GOP amplifies moves to increase punishment for highway protests
February 23, 2017 - 2:00pm
Minnesota state Sens. Susan Kent, D-Woodbury, and Matt Klein, D-Mendota, watch from the Senate Democrats' office as the Commerce Committee approves a Sunday liquor sales bill 7-4 Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2017. Maureen McMullen / Forum News Service
Senators celebrate Sunday liquor sales on social media
February 23, 2017 - 10:57am
February 21, 2017
Cindy Woldstad of St. Paul Park, Minn., lets the tears flow Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2017, during an anti-opioids rally in the Minnesota Capitol. A speaker thanked her for speaking up about a seven-year painkiller addiction. Don Davis / Forum News Serviceplay button
Ex-opioid addict: Doctors only want to prescribe 'pills, pills, pills, pills'
February 21, 2017 - 9:33pm
February 20, 2017
Members of the Minnesota House voted Monday, Feb. 20, 2017, to pass a bill allowing Sunday liquor sales. Maureen McMullen / Forum News Service
Sunday liquor sales, banned since statehood, inches forward in Minnesota
February 20, 2017 - 4:49pm
February 16, 2017
Minnesota state Rep. Brian Johnson of Cambridge sits in a Minnesota House committee Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2017, during which he said he supports legislation to help people switch careers to become police officers. Don Davis /  Forum News Service
Legislators consider requiring, funding Minnesota police diversity training
February 16, 2017 - 6:00pm
Minnesota Rep. Dean Urdahl of Grove City tells a House committee Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2017, that more teachers would get master's degrees in the fields they study if they received a tax break. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Tax break studied for Minn. teachers who get degrees in fields they teach
February 16, 2017 - 11:34am
February 15, 2017
Clergy and volunteers throughout the state joined Protect Minnesota Executive Director Nancy Nord Bence Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2017, for the group's Broken Hearts Day event to address gun violence. Maureen McMullen / Forum News Service
Protect Minnesota takes aim at 'lifetime permit' gun bill introduced in Legislature
February 15, 2017 - 8:40am
February 14, 2017
Minnesota Attorney General Lori Swanson shows a printout of a website, www.doseofreality.mn.gov,  that launched Monday, Feb. 13, 2017, to show how to battle opioid abuse.  Don Davis / Forum News Serviceplay button
Minnesota offers website as centerpiece in effort to warn about opioid dangers
February 14, 2017 - 8:55am
February 11, 2017
Editorial: City goals are heading in the right direction
February 11, 2017 - 9:00am
Senate Education Finance Chairwoman Carla Nelson, R-Rochester, supports a bill that would restructure the teacher licensure system to broaden the scope of licenses educators in Minnesota can obtain. (Forum News Service photo by Maureen McMullen)
Rural schools lead Minnesota teacher shortage — Red Wing included
February 11, 2017 - 7:00am
February 8, 2017
Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton gives his annual State of the State Address in the House Chambers of the State Capitol in St. Paul, Monday, Jan. 23, 2017. Scott Takushi / St. Paul Pioneer Press
Dayton scheduled for early March prostate surgery
February 8, 2017 - 7:55am
February 3, 2017
Mark Dayton
Dayton evaluating cancer options after Mayo Clinic trip
February 3, 2017 - 3:00pm
February 2, 2017
Gov. Mark Dayton gets plenty of publicity every year when he shows off a Minnesota-gown turkey to the media, but farmes say they want more than a photo op from the state. (Forum News Service photo by Don Davis)
MN farmers want state aid, more in policy than money
February 2, 2017 - 8:52am
January 25, 2017
A screen capture from www.511mn.org shows images taken Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2017, with a snowplow-mounted camera in Goodhue County.
‘Seeing is believing’: Snowplow cams show road conditions in real time
January 25, 2017 - 2:37pm
Minnesota Republican leaders react on Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2017, to the governor's ideas for a two-year state budget. From left are House Speaker Kurt Daudt, Senate Majority Leader Paul Gazelka and Chairman Jim Knobloch of the House Ways and Means Committee. (Forum News Service photo by Don Davis)
Dayton proposes 'public option' for health insurance
January 25, 2017 - 1:00pm