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November 17, 2017
Minnesota House Majority Leader Joyce Peppin of Rogers says on Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017, that she knows of no more sex harassment allegations that may arise in the House. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Minnesota House members must take harassment prevention training or lose committees
13 hours 45 min ago
Minnesota Senate President Michelle Fischbach of Paynesville and House Speaker Kurt Daudt of Crown get in a laugh before a Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017, meeting in which legislative leaders discussed the goveror's veto of Legisalture funding. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Court says Minnesota Legislature has enough money to remain open
17 hours 29 min ago
Minnesotans tough on Franken incident
20 hours 13 min ago
Elected Minnesota officials surround U.S. Sen. Al Franken on Oct. 29, 2014, as Democrats launch a pre-election tour. On Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017, many women political leaders criticized Franken for reports that he treated a female entertainer inapprorpiately. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Franken no stranger to upsetting women
22 hours 48 min ago
November 14, 2017
Kay Humphreys, 2017 Amos Owen Award recipient. Sarah Hansen / RiverTown Multimediaplay button
Humphreys wins humanitarian prize
November 14, 2017 - 3:23pm
This architectural rendering shows what the facade of a potential senior living facility utilizing the Prairie View Elementary school's building could look like. The Ellsworth School Board voted 5-2 to weigh its options concerning Prairie View and Lindgren. Image courtesy of Prairie View Senior Living
Board rescinds Prairie View demolition vote
November 14, 2017 - 8:01am
November 13, 2017
Clean energy loan program extended to Goodhue County
November 13, 2017 - 8:40pm
Major Gen. Jon Jensen was installed as 31st Adjutant General of Minnesota National Guard on Nov. 4, at a special ceremony in St. Paul. He was sworn in by Gov. Mark Dayton. Jensen served as Commanding General of the 34th Red Bull Infantry Division in Rosemount. He succeeds Major Gen. Richard Nash. Photo courtesy of Minnesota National Guard
Rosemount leader sworn in to lead Minnesota National Guard
November 13, 2017 - 7:17am
November 11, 2017
Legislative forum on disability issues is Tuesday
November 11, 2017 - 7:37am
November 10, 2017
Forum to address DACA
November 10, 2017 - 9:40am
November 8, 2017
State Sen. Dan Schoen, DFL-St. Paul Park, was accused of sexual harassment by multiple women in Minnesota politics, according to a MinnPost report published Nov. 8. Forum News Service file photo by Don Davis
Sen. Dan Schoen pressured to resign amid sexual harassment allegations
November 8, 2017 - 11:50pm
Prairie Island Indian Community elects new leaders
November 8, 2017 - 3:04pm
Sen. Sheila Harsdorf, shown here during a February visit to Willow River State Park, confirmed she has been in talks with Gov. Scott Walker's office about agriculture, trade and consumer protection secretary position. Mike Longaecker / RiverTown Multimedia
Harsdorf on short list for top agriculture post?
November 8, 2017 - 9:00am
November 7, 2017
Referendum results: No, No
November 7, 2017 - 9:05pm
November 6, 2017
Veterans Day will be observed Friday and Saturday
November 6, 2017 - 6:59am