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January 18, 2018
Hastings native seeks to unseat Smith
January 18, 2018 - 9:53am
January 17, 2018
Sen. Klobuchar collects on Vikings-Saints wager
January 17, 2018 - 9:16pm
January 14, 2018
Government offices closing for Martin Luther King Jr. Day
January 14, 2018 - 9:50am
January 13, 2018
Red Wing sergeant completes Northwestern University Center for Public Safety studies
January 13, 2018 - 8:00pm
January 12, 2018
The U.S. House Agriculture Committee holds a hearing during the 2017 FarmFest in southwestern Minnesota. Members listened to the public's thoughts about what should be in a new farm bill due for debate in 2018. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Capitol Chatter: Minnesota should have say in farm bill
January 12, 2018 - 11:10am
January 8, 2018
Jason Majerus
Commissioners seek to engage public in 2018
January 8, 2018 - 7:49am
January 7, 2018
Government calendar: Jan. 8-19
January 7, 2018 - 8:00am
January 4, 2018
Minn. roundup: Statewide DFL environmental caucus endorses Otto; New Minneapolis mayor takes oath of office
January 4, 2018 - 8:57am
January 3, 2018
Minnesota state Senate President Michelle Fischbach tells reporters on Dec. 13, 2017, that she plans to serve both as a senator and lieutenant governor. She automatically moved into that position at 11:59 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2018, when Lt. Gov. Tina Smith resigned to become U.S. senator. Don Davis / Forum News Service
'Acting lieutenant governor' quiet first day on job
January 3, 2018 - 6:29pm
Vice President Mike Pence reenacts the oath of office he earlier Wednesday, Jan. 3, 2018, gave to Tina Smith. Holding the family Bible is her husband, Archie, and their sons and wives are with them. Right of Pence is U.S. Sen Amy Klobuchar, with former Vice President Walter Mondale next to her. Smith's father, Harlan Flint, is on the left. U.S. Senate photo
Smith becomes Minnesota U.S. senator
January 3, 2018 - 5:11pm
January 2, 2018
Then-U.S. Sen. Al Franken listens to a question from Minnesota Farrmers Union President Doug Peterson Aug. 21, 2014, at the Minnesota State Fair. He resigned from the Senate on Tuesday, Jan. 2, 2018. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Smith set to be Minnesota’s next senator as Bachmann considers running
January 2, 2018 - 3:51pm
January 1, 2018
Residents listened while Wacouta Town Board members discussed the future of the Wildwood Lane Solar Garden during a May 2017 meeting. Kit Murray / Rivertowns Multimedia
Top 10, No. 8: Solar garden in a wetland is a no-go, for now ...
January 1, 2018 - 12:14pm
The disputed home at 621 W Fourth St. sits beside a new parking lot, mid-construction, for Goodhue County Health & Human Services. Sarah Hansen / RiverTown Multimedia
Top 10, No.9: Future uncertain for block's last Victorian home
January 1, 2018 - 10:13am
Farmington City Council Member Katie Bernhjelm works for the Minnesota Vikings and is excited Minnesota will soon host the 2018 Super Bowl. After the team won the division, she holds hope for the team’s potential to make history and compete in their stadium. “Minnesota should be really proud of that and that it is even a possibility right now, and it would be exciting to bring it home here to Minnesota.” Kara Hildreth / contributor
Farmington council member works for the Vikings and bleeds purple
January 1, 2018 - 7:06am
December 31, 2017
Government calendar Jan. 1-12
December 31, 2017 - 11:52am