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April 13, 2018
Dayton proposes $19 million additional special education funds
April 13, 2018 - 9:02am
February 23, 2018
Goodhue County Board talks intern wages and future plans
February 23, 2018 - 2:12pm
February 16, 2018
Most government offices closed Monday
February 16, 2018 - 5:00am
February 9, 2018
Former state Rep. Tim Finseth leads an East Grand Forks, Minn., Republican precinct caucus on Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2018. Across the state, Republican caucuses often were not well attended. Sam Easter / Forum News Service
Capitol Chatter: Are Otto win, Nolan retirement linked?
February 9, 2018 - 12:39pm
Minnesota's political leaders do not always agree when they sit at the same table answering reporters' questions. Here, in a 2016 pre-session briefing, Gov. Mark Dayton, left, and House Speaker Kurt Daudt discuss a difference. They will be at the same table on Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018, previewing this year's legislative session. Zach Kayser / Forum News Service
Gov. Dayton, legislative leaders to answer questions together
February 9, 2018 - 11:50am
January 31, 2018
Caucus roundup
January 31, 2018 - 1:10pm
January 30, 2018
Red Wing City Council chair Kim Beise at his Dowco office in Hastings. Sarah Hansen / RiverTown Multimedia
Beise reflects on what's next for City Council
January 30, 2018 - 7:30am
January 25, 2018
"Grit" graffiti on Barn Bluff. Sarah Hansen / RiverTown Multimedia
Focusing on transparency
January 25, 2018 - 4:36pm
January 24, 2018
Johanna Clyborne answers media questions just after Gov. Mark Dayton announced on Wednesday, Jan. 24, that she would become the state's information technology commissioner. Don Davis / Forum News Service
General to take command of troubled Minnesota IT agency, focus on fixing MNLARS
January 24, 2018 - 6:04pm
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 11, 2018
Minnesota seeks to further diversity government workforce
January 11, 2018 - 8:58pm
How two Minnesota GOP lawmakers derailed high-speed train plans
January 11, 2018 - 8:50pm
January 7, 2018
Government calendar: Jan. 8-19
January 7, 2018 - 8:00am
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