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Flood preparation actions: City Council briefs
11 hours 1 min ago
U.S. Rep. Angie Craig, D-Minn., visited Hastings on March 18, 2019, for a briefing on the city's flood preparations from Hastings Public Works Director Nick Egger. Also in attendance were state Sen. Karla Bigham, state Rep. Tony Jurgens, Dakota County Commissioner Mike Slavik, members of Hastings City Council, city and county officials and representatives from the Emergency Management division. Kelsey Roy / RiverTown Multimedia
U.S. Rep. Angie Craig holds flood briefing at Hastings City Hall
16 hours 1 min ago
March 13, 2019
Supporters of a pair of gun control bills gathered at the Capitol Wednesday, March 13, to urge Minnesota senators to hold a hearing for the proposals. Dana Ferguson / Forum News Service
Gun control supporters rally to pressure Senate to take up background check, 'red flag' bills
March 13, 2019 - 2:01pm
Tony Jurgens
Rep. Jurgens sponsors disaster relief bill following statewide flooding prediction
March 13, 2019 - 12:00pm
March 8, 2019
Rep. Jurgens searches for creative ways to fund Highway 316 project
March 8, 2019 - 12:00pm
March 7, 2019
Rep. Mary Kunesh-Podein, DFL-New Brighton, on Thursday, March 7, 2019, spoke in favor of her legislation putting before Minnesota voters in 2020 an amendment to the state Constitution that states, “equality of rights under the law shall not be abridged or denied on account of gender." Dana Ferguson / Forum News Service
Fetishist? Pansexual? Minnesota House approves Equal Rights Amendment after winding debate
March 7, 2019 - 7:33pm
March 6, 2019
Supporters and opponents of a pair of gun control bills demonstrated in St. Paul Wednesday, March 6, 2019, ahead of a House hearing. Dana Ferguson / FORUM NEWS SERVICE
'Red flag' bill moves forward at Minnesota Capitol
March 6, 2019 - 3:31pm
'Time does matter. Days do count': Advocates urge prompt passage of distracted driving bill
March 6, 2019 - 3:04pm
City hires executive search firm: City Council briefs
March 6, 2019 - 9:57am
March 4, 2019
Gov. Tim Walz, second from right, shares a laugh with Steve Erickson, right, and state Sen. John Jasinski, R-Faribault, outside Hanscom Motor Vehicle Office in Faribault on Thursday, Feb. 14. Getting a new plate for his truck has taken about a year and a half, Erickson said. The delays have been due to new state software that's been fraught with bugs. Jacob Swanson / Faribault Daily News
Lawmakers greenlight emergency funding to keep MNLARS fixes moving
March 4, 2019 - 5:10pm
March 1, 2019
City Planner Justin Fortney (left) and Interim City Administrator and Administrative Service Director Julie Flaten (right) joined Rep. Tony Jurgens for the hearing of his bill that would help secure funds for the renovation of Hastings City Hall. Submitted photo
City Hall funding bill heard by Minnesota House committee
March 1, 2019 - 5:00pm
John Strohfus, a Hastings farmer who planted his first crop of industrial hemp in 2016, encouraged legislators to consider lifting limitations on some products. File photo
State's hemp farmers stand to benefit from legislation
March 1, 2019 - 8:00am
February 28, 2019
Gun control supporters and opponents packed a hallway at the Minnesota Capitol ahead of a hearing Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2019, on a pair of firearm bills. Dana Ferguson / FORUM NEWS SERVICE
Minnesota gun bills advance, with Senate planning barrier
February 28, 2019 - 3:25pm
Gun control supporters and opponents packed a hallway at the Minnesota Capitol ahead of a hearing Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2019, on a pair of firearm bills. Dana Ferguson / FORUM NEWS SERVICE
Minnesota panel passes universal background check requirement for gun sales
February 28, 2019 - 12:06pm
February 27, 2019
Minnesota Capitol. Forum News Service
MNIT yields mixed results 8 years after lawmakers called for consolidation, report shows
February 27, 2019 - 4:03pm