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May 11, 2018
Peace Officer Memorial Day Service will be May 15
May 11, 2018 - 8:00pm
Minnesota state Rep. Paul Marquart of Dillworth goes through paperwork on Friday, May 11, 2018, while serving as a legislative tax negotiator. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Capitol Chatter: Lawmakers face no must-do issues
May 11, 2018 - 2:16pm
Minnesota property taxes due May 15
May 11, 2018 - 12:59pm
May 10, 2018
Red Wing School Board: Concerns raised about MCA testing refusal
May 10, 2018 - 6:43pm
Nuclear waste storage bill passes in U.S. House
May 10, 2018 - 12:27pm
May 9, 2018
Minnesota state Rep. Sarah Anderson of Plymouth, chairwoman of the House state government committee, announces that Dayton administration officials refused to testify on her plan to use reserve funds to pay for veteran home construction. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Minnesota Senate chairman: 'Not one nickel more' for bonding
May 9, 2018 - 5:51pm
May 8, 2018
The Goodhue Lions Club had people waiting out the door to vote on the Goodhue Bond Referendum May 8, 2018. Residents were considering a $30 million referendum vote for the Goodhue School District to help address facility needs. Matthew Lambert / RiverTown Multimedia
Goodhue's 'Big Ask' gets rejected
May 8, 2018 - 9:44pm
Peggy Rehder
And then there were four: Rehder resigns from City Council
May 8, 2018 - 2:25pm
Prairie Island nuclear plant. File photo
Progress on spent nuclear fuel storage? Local officials say they hope so
May 8, 2018 - 2:21pm
May 4, 2018
Cannon Falls, Zumbrota tax abatements pass; Feedlot report accepted: County Board briefs
May 4, 2018 - 6:37pm
This is a typical scene during end-of-session negotations. Here, Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton looks at state Senate Majority Leader Paul Gazelka of Nisswa on May 5, 2017, after they and other legislative leaders met to discuss the state budget. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Capitol Chatter: Let the legislative talks begin
May 4, 2018 - 3:05pm
Dan Munson's resignation was accepted by the City Council on Monday, April 28, 2018. His stated reasons for departing were family and business. Sarah Hansen / RiverTown Multimedia
Munson to focus on family, resigns from City Council
May 4, 2018 - 9:53am
April 30, 2018
Minnesota House Tax Chairman Greg Davids of Preston argues in favor of his tax plan Monday, April 30, 2018. His plan passed, but must be merged with Senate and administration tax proposals. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Minn. House passes its tax plan, Senate next
April 30, 2018 - 6:02pm
Richard Painter, professor and cable news commentator, announces on Monday, April 30, 2018, that he is running for U.S. Senate as a Democrat. He faces U.S. Sen. Tina Smith in the Aug. 14 primary election. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Ex-Bush aide, TV commentator Painter in Senate race
April 30, 2018 - 12:34pm
April 27, 2018
Marshall Hallock and Peggy Rehder. File photos
Rehder, Hallock ordered into mediation
April 27, 2018 - 4:20pm
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