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January 24, 2011
U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann of Minnesota says on Monday that a federal health-care program the state has enrolled in will cost Minnesota. With her is state Sen. Gretchen Hoffman of Vergas. Photo by Don Davis/State Capitol Bureau
Dayton rejects Bachmann health-care request
January 24, 2011 - 12:26pm
March 4, 2009
Tom HansonCommissioner Tom Hanson of Minnesota Management and Budget listens to a reporter's question Tuesday after he announced a budget deficit of about $4.6 billion.  Staff photo by Don Davis
Federal money makes Minnesota deficit smaller
March 4, 2009 - 7:57am
February 20, 2009
Sen. Steve Murphy, DFL-Red Wing, listens while Rep. Tim Kelly, R-Red Wing, speaks to a group of Red Wing residents Thursday night at a church in Red Wing.  Staff photo by Mike Longaecker
Lawmakers predict pain
February 20, 2009 - 7:59am
January 13, 2009
Former state official Kevin Goodno, a Moorhead native, says Minnesotans should expect more budget problems in the future. As co-chairman of a state budget commission, he said that the state's aging population will result in more health-care program demands and fewer taxes being paid.  Staff photo by Don Davis
Future budgets expected to be worse
January 13, 2009 - 12:00am
January 6, 2009
2009 story: State adds 38,033 persons
January 6, 2009 - 12:00am
January 5, 2009
State Canvassing Board did its job, member says
January 5, 2009 - 12:00am
January 2, 2009
Minnesota budget future dark
January 2, 2009 - 12:00am
December 11, 2008
Sen. Rod Skoe, DFL-Clearbrook, examines paperwork Wednesday while the Senate Taxes Committee examines the effect of state aid cuts to cities. On left is the committee chairman, Sen. Tom Bakk, DFL-Cook. staff photo by Don Davis
City leaders plead for state checks
December 11, 2008 - 12:00am
November 21, 2008
Gov. Tim Pawlenty wants 25 percent of all credits earned through the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system to come from online courses by 2015. David Olson, MnSCU's board chairman, joined Pawlenty at news conferences Thursday announcing the plan.  staff photo by Scott Wente
Pawlenty pushes online classes
November 21, 2008 - 12:00am
November 5, 2008
Democrats strive for state gains
November 5, 2008 - 12:00am
June 12, 2008
Events planned throughout the summer to mark state's 150th
June 12, 2008 - 12:00am
May 29, 2008
Picnic baskets welcome at state parks' June 1 free open house
May 29, 2008 - 12:00am
January 25, 2008
Big Stone II costs debated
January 25, 2008 - 12:00am
Woman's citizenship in question...
January 25, 2008 - 12:00am
January 23, 2008
U.S. officials blast Canadian border plan
January 23, 2008 - 12:00am