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May 19, 2018
Like a preacher during a blizzard, Rep. Liz Olson of Duluth offers a prayer with few in the audience Saturday, May 19, 2018, in the Minnesota House chamber. Most lawmakers had little to do on the next-to-last day of the year's session as committee chairmen and legislative leaders made most of the decisions. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Dayton plans to veto most major legislation
May 19, 2018 - 9:17pm
May 15, 2018
Activists line up during a rally in the Twin Cites area last summer to protest pipeline initiatives in Minnesota -- both a threat to the environment, critics say, as well as a false hope for economic growth. Submitted photo / Sierra Club
Pipeline advocates visit Baxter amid statewide debate over Line 3
May 15, 2018 - 10:30pm
April 23, 2018
The golden Quadriga stands atop the Minnesota Capitol as legislators move toward a May 21, 2018, end of their session. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Legislative roundup: MN House votes to dump wild rice water rules
April 23, 2018 - 4:29pm
April 9, 2018
The Minnesota state Capitrol building was where the home stretch of the 2018 legislative session began Monday, April 9, 2018. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Lawmakers look at increased penalties for attacking police
April 9, 2018 - 3:19pm
March 22, 2018
Leech Lake band objects to sulfate standard elimination
March 22, 2018 - 4:33pm
March 20, 2018
Minnesota state Rep. Chris Swedzinski of Ghent testifies during a 2017 legislative hearing. He is a main driver behind a 2018 move to not enforce a pemit for landowners to mow roadside ditches. Maureen McMullen / Forum News Service
Minn. lawmaker says ditch mowers help get rid of weeds
March 20, 2018 - 4:05pm
March 8, 2018
Minnesota state Reps. Jason Metsa of Virginia, left, and Dale Lueck of Aitkin answer questions about a wild rice protection bill during a Thursday, March 8, 2018, House committee meeting. Don Davis / Forum News Service
New wild rice protection begins move through Legislature
March 8, 2018 - 3:37pm
January 12, 2018
Cyclists make the first turn onto the trail Saturday during the Cuyuna 45NRTH Whiteout fatbike race at the Cuyuna Country State Recreation Area in 2016. Kelly Humphrey / Forum News Service file photo
Plans for Cuyuna mountain bike trails come to fruition
January 12, 2018 - 11:03am
February 24, 2017
The sun peaks from between clouds Jan. 1, 2017, to illumine the Minnesota Capitol, which will host the new legislative session beginning Tuesday, Jan. 3. (Forum News Service photo by Don Davis)
Minnesota Senate poised to pass Sunday sales
February 24, 2017 - 7:39pm
February 16, 2017
The sun peaks from between clouds Jan. 1, 2017, to illumine the Minnesota Capitol, which will host the new legislative session beginning Tuesday, Jan. 3. (Forum News Service photo by Don Davis)
Calls made to change property tax that doesn't stay local
February 16, 2017 - 1:52pm
August 26, 2016
It is not a Minnesota State Fair without politics, and Republican Chairman Keith Downey delivered on Thursday, July 25, 2016, when he said he felt his party booth volunteers will be safe from Democrats who harrassed presidential candidate Donald Trump supporters last week. (Forum News Service photo by Don Davis)
Capitol Chatter: Trump last to make Minnesota ballot
August 26, 2016 - 2:08pm
January 2, 2011
Ranchers OK with winter because of good hay supply, better cattle prices
January 2, 2011 - 11:53pm
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