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January 18, 2019

The electrolier illuminated the dome of the Minnesota State Capitol building on the first day of the 2019 legislative session, Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2019. Michael Longaecker / FORUM NEWS SERVICE
Walz urges gun control vote, marijuana groups clash at Capitol in 2nd week of session
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January 17, 2019
From left to right: Rep. Robert Bierman, DFL-Apple Valley, Sen. Greg Clausen, DFL-Apple Valley, and Rep. John Huot, DFL-Rosemount, listen to resident concerns at a town hall Jan. 14. David Clarey / RiverTown Multimedia
Legislators host listening session, discuss legislative priorities
January 17, 2019 - 6:00pm
January 15, 2019
Gov. Tim Walz and other state officials on Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2019, told reporters about the impact of the partial federal government shutdown on the state budget and discussed plans for mitigating its impact. DANA FERGUSON / FORUM NEWS SERVICE
Minnesota feels pinch of government shutdown, enters 'uncharted territory'
January 15, 2019 - 2:44pm
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Workman elected Dakota County Board chair
January 15, 2019 - 5:00am
January 14, 2019
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Put the phone down: Minnesota lawmakers renew push for hands-free bill
January 14, 2019 - 6:21pm
U.S. Rep. Angie Craig
Rep. Craig to host first town hall Jan. 24 in Burnsville
January 14, 2019 - 11:51am
January 11, 2019
Knudsen’s Caramels of Red Wing supplied the treats for 280 of these boxes for an inaugural celebration Jan. 7, 2019, for Gov. Tim Walz. The governor is known to be a fan of plaid. Labels on the boxes were made by Red Wing Signworx. Photo courtesy Peggy Knudsen
Sweet treat for Walz courtesy of Red Wing's caramel shop
January 11, 2019 - 3:18pm
January 10, 2019
Photo by Kelsey Roy / RiverTown Multimedia
Photo: Hastings swears in new mayor
January 10, 2019 - 12:00pm
January 9, 2019
Minnesota House Democrats on Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2019, shared their first 10 legislative proposals for the legislative session. House Speaker Melissa Hortman, center, said the ideas came from months of discussion with Minnesotans. Dana Ferguson / Forum News Service
Gun control, MinnesotaCare buy-in among Democrats' first legislative pushes
January 9, 2019 - 4:15pm
City council briefs: Swearing in of elected officials; Community Development Block Grant budget
January 9, 2019 - 4:00pm
Gov. Tim Walz on Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2019, signed his first executive order establishing the One Minnesota Council on Diversity, Inclusion and Equity. Dana Ferguson / Forum News Service
Walz cites desire to boost diversity, inclusion as he creates new council
January 9, 2019 - 11:43am
From left to right: Rep. Tou Xiong (DFL-District 53A), Rep. Anne Claflin (DFL-54A), Sen. Susan Kent (DFL-53), Sen. Karla Bigham (DFL-54) and Rep. Steve Sandell (DFL-53B) at the League of Women Voters legislative session preview panel on Jan. 5. Hannah Black / RiverTown Multimedia
Local legislators preview priorities for upcoming session
January 9, 2019 - 11:21am
Senators (from left) Karin Housley (R-St. Mary’s Point), Susan Kent (DFL-Woodbury), Karla Bigham (DFL-Cottage Grove) and Mike Goggin (R-Red Wing) on the Senate floor Jan. 8, 2019, for the start of the 2019 state legislative session. Michael Brun / Forum News Serviceplay button
Session 2019: Lawmakers push for early wins, signal splits are on the horizon
January 9, 2019 - 10:55am
January 4, 2019
Hastings School Board named Scott Gergen chair and Lisa Hedin vice chair. They swapped roles after the two had been vice chair and chair, respectively, for the last two years. File photo.
Hastings School Board names new officers
January 4, 2019 - 1:46pm
December 31, 2018
Top 10: Riverfront Renaissance completed in November
December 31, 2018 - 5:00pm
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