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January 22, 2019
Board sets new sheriff's salary, surpasses new county attorney's pay
9 hours 14 min ago
Danielle Wishard-Tudor on Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2019, became emotional as she spoke with Minnesota lawmakers about her brother Jean Claude Paquier Wishard (pictured in photo) who died in a 2017 distracted driving crash. Dana Ferguson / FORUM NEWS SERVICE
Hands-free driving bill takes first step forward in the Capitol
9 hours 45 min ago
James Holt, Jr. and Nicole Smith-Holt on Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2019, talk about their son Alec Smith, who died in 2017 because he rationed his insulin after he could no longer afford it. A group of Minnesota lawmakers said they'd aim to drive down the cost of the drug used to treat diabetes. Dana Ferguson / FORUM NEWS SERVICE
Minnesota lawmakers look to crack down on rising insulin costs
13 hours 46 min ago
January 21, 2019
Some people living at Jordan Tower II could find themselves unable to meet rent if the federal government shutdown continues into March. That's because rental subsidies might not come. RiverTown file photo
National shutdown felt locally
January 21, 2019 - 9:02am
January 20, 2019
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Setting goals one disagreement at a time: Goodhue County in 2019
January 20, 2019 - 5:00am
January 18, 2019

The electrolier illuminated the dome of the Minnesota State Capitol building on the first day of the 2019 legislative session, Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2019. Michael Longaecker / FORUM NEWS SERVICE
Walz urges gun control vote, marijuana groups clash at Capitol in 2nd week of session
January 18, 2019 - 11:20am
January 17, 2019
Mental health specialist Ted Matthews testifies about farmer mental health in front of a Minnesota House committee on Tuesday, March 27, 2018. Efforts to allocate more money for farmers' counselors failed that year. Don Davis / Forum News Service file photo
Lone counselor for farmers faces long drives, longer call sheets
January 17, 2019 - 4:54pm
Greater Minnesota groups to get $1.5 million to grow child care access
January 17, 2019 - 11:19am
State Sen. Mike Goggin, R-Red Wing. File photo
Bills target phone use while driving
January 17, 2019 - 10:22am
January 15, 2019
Red Wing City Council starting small in 2019
January 15, 2019 - 6:00pm
Gov. Tim Walz and other state officials on Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2019, told reporters about the impact of the partial federal government shutdown on the state budget and discussed plans for mitigating its impact. DANA FERGUSON / FORUM NEWS SERVICE
Minnesota feels pinch of government shutdown, enters 'uncharted territory'
January 15, 2019 - 2:44pm
January 14, 2019
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Put the phone down: Minnesota lawmakers renew push for hands-free bill
January 14, 2019 - 6:21pm
At the Red Wing Solid Waste Campus on Feb. 28, 2018, a wall which connected the two buildings is mid-reconstruction, and an outline of the demolished building can partially be seen. The campus is slated to be finished by the end of 2019. RiverTown Multimedia file photo
Local officials trash talking
January 14, 2019 - 5:00pm
U.S. Rep. Angie Craig
Rep. Craig to host first town hall Jan. 24 in Burnsville
January 14, 2019 - 11:51am
January 12, 2019
The 2019 Red Wing City Council and Mayor Sean Dowse pose for a photo after their organizational meeting on Tuesday, Jan. 8. They are (from left) Evan Brown, Dean Hove, Becky Norton, Sean Dowse, Laurel Stinson, John Becker, Erin Buss and Kim Beise. Rachel Fergus/ RiverTown Multimedia.
New year, new members, new president
January 12, 2019 - 12:00pm
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