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April 25, 2018
Minnesota state Rep. Erin Maye Quade talks to reporters after she ended a 24-hour sit-in at the front o f he House chambers Wednesday, April 25, 2018. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Speaker cracks open door for Minnesota gun bill
April 25, 2018 - 4:47pm
Community event will tackle diversity and inclusion discussion
April 25, 2018 - 11:16am
April 23, 2018
The golden Quadriga stands atop the Minnesota Capitol as legislators move toward a May 21, 2018, end of their session. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Legislative roundup: MN House votes to dump wild rice water rules
April 23, 2018 - 4:29pm
Minnesota state Sen. Warren Limmer of Maple Grove says on Monday, April 23, 2018, his legislation would make sure that dangerous sex offenders and mentally ill people are not released too soon. Don Davis / Forum News Service
State officials in Minn. fear court ruling will let offenders go free too soon
April 23, 2018 - 2:44pm
April 21, 2018
Dakota County accepting citizen advisory committee applications
April 21, 2018 - 7:49am
April 18, 2018
Final phase of Riverfront Renaissance ready to begin
April 18, 2018 - 5:29pm
April 16, 2018
State Reps. Paul Anderson of Starbuck, left, and Jeff Backer of Browns Valley talk before the Minnesota House debates a bill to require legislative approval for any nitrate use rules on Monday, April 16, 2018. Don Davis / Forum News Service
GOP fights Dayton effort to restrict some fertilizer use
April 16, 2018 - 5:39pm
April 12, 2018
News briefs: Apply for Make Music Day; Registration open for parks and trails clean up; plus more
April 12, 2018 - 11:10am
April 10, 2018
Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton and Lt. Gov. Michele Fischbach, also the state Senate president, mug for the cameras Tuesday, March 13, 2018. They were in an elder care news conference together, one of the few times they have seen each other since Fischbach rose to the job a couple of months ago. She insisted upon remaining a senator, although Democrats say she cannot hold both positions. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Fishbach again sued for being senator, lieutenant governor
April 10, 2018 - 6:35pm
Discussing North American Free Trade Agreement negotiations are, from left, Mexican Consul Gerardo Guerrero, Commissioner Shawntera Hardy of the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development and Canadian Consul General Paul Connors. Their Tuesday, April 10, 2018, appearance came in front of a Minnesota Chamber of Commerce audience. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Mexico, Canada, Minnesota officials agree trade is important
April 10, 2018 - 4:37pm
April 9, 2018
Danna Elling Schultz announced she will run for Mayor of Hastings in the 2018 election. Submitted photo
Danna Elling Schultz announces run for Mayor of Hastings
April 9, 2018 - 9:38am
April 7, 2018
Hastings City Council Member Tina Folch, right, is pictured with Bill Grant, Deputy Commissioner of Commerce’s Division of Energy Resources. Submitted photo
Folch accepts Clean Energy Award
April 7, 2018 - 7:49am
April 6, 2018
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News briefs: Empty Bowls fundraiser; Mayor joins nationwide challenge for water conservation; plus more
April 6, 2018 - 8:00pm
April 4, 2018
Kathleen Gaylord, chair of the Dakota County Board of Commissioners, gave the State of the County Address April 4 at Southview Country Club in West St. Paul. Michelle Wirth / RiverTown Multimedia
Gaylord says State of the County is strong
April 4, 2018 - 2:00pm
April 3, 2018
Sheets appointed to Workforce Development Board
April 3, 2018 - 12:40pm
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