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May 24, 2017
Jeff Erdmann. Submitted photo
Rosemount teacher announces 2018 congressional run
14 hours 44 min ago
The long hours take their toll on Senators as they listen to Ron Latz, (DFL), St. Louis Park speak on the final day of the regular session at the State Capitol in St. Paul,  Monday, May 22, 2017.  Scott Takushi \ Pioneer Press
Bipartisan work gives greater Minnesota legislative success
14 hours 56 min ago
May 17, 2017
A total of 20 people traveled to Washington D.C. to represent southern Minnesota and western Wisconsin. Submitted photo
Local groups visit D.C. to discuss racial equality
May 17, 2017 - 4:00pm
May 9, 2017
Farhio Khalif testifies to a Minnesota House committee Wednesday, May 3, 2017, about a procedure she underwent as a child known as female genital mutilation, also called female circumcision. With her is Rep. Mary Franson of Alexandria, sponsor of a bill making the procedure a felony; parents could be prosecuted under the bill. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Minnesota lawmakers seeking increased female genital mutilation penalties
May 9, 2017 - 3:00pm
Justice David Stras, a candidate for re-election to the Minnesota Supreme Court. (Submitted photo)
Trump picks Minnesota justice for federal court
May 9, 2017 - 9:46am
May 2, 2017
The Minnesota Capitol photographed in January 2017.  File photo
Questions remain as legislative session enters final month
May 2, 2017 - 7:00am
April 26, 2017
Lab USA permit approved
April 26, 2017 - 4:28pm
April 18, 2017
Sen. Al Franken, D-Minn., questions Supreme Court nominee judge Neil Gorsuch during his Senate Judiciary Committee confirmation hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington March 21, 2017. (Joshua Roberts Reuters)
Franken's rising national profile is no joke
April 18, 2017 - 3:00pm
April 12, 2017
Jurgens reaches agreement with MnDOT for Highway 316 speed limit
April 12, 2017 - 8:00am
February 15, 2017
Clergy and volunteers throughout the state joined Protect Minnesota Executive Director Nancy Nord Bence Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2017, for the group's Broken Hearts Day event to address gun violence. Maureen McMullen / Forum News Service
Protect Minnesota takes aim at 'lifetime permit' gun bill introduced in Legislature
February 15, 2017 - 8:40am
January 23, 2017
Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton collapses while giving his annual State of the State Address in the House Chambers of the State Capitol in St. Paul, Monday, January 23, 2017. (St. Paul Pioneer Press: Scott Takushi)
Dayton collapses during State of State speech
January 23, 2017 - 8:29pm
January 6, 2017
Tax season opens Jan. 23
January 6, 2017 - 4:03pm
November 23, 2016
Judge blocks Obama rule extending overtime pay
November 23, 2016 - 9:08am
November 10, 2016
Former 2014 GOP candidate for the 8th Congressional District Stewart Mills announced Saturday he is forming an exploratory committee to weigh whether to run again.play button
Nolan-Mills U.S. House race tight
November 10, 2016 - 4:07pm
November 5, 2016
Ballots contain a host of local races
November 5, 2016 - 11:17am