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June 13, 2018
Minnesota Rep. Pat Garofalo of Farmington on Thursday, March 17, 2016, speaking on the floor of the state House. Don Davis / Forum News Service file photo
As state lawmaker seeks stakeholder support, Minn. tribal gaming official downplays benefits of sports betting
11 hours 2 min ago
June 5, 2018
Board to discuss appointing auditor/treasurer, recorder
June 5, 2018 - 3:06pm
June 4, 2018
Attorney General Lori Swanson and U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan tell the media on Monday, June 4, 2018, they are running for Minnesota governor and lieutenant governor. Swanson dropped out of the Democratic endorsement race for her current job over the weekend and Nolan earlier announced he is retiring. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Busy Minnesota political day includes Swanson for governor announcement
June 4, 2018 - 6:56pm
June 2, 2018
Minnesota governor candidate Erin Murphy waits on stairs as state Rep. Ilhan Omar introduces her Saturday, June 2, 2018, as seen on the large screen in the background, at the state DFL convention in Rochester. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Murphy endorsed, but Walz to challenge in primary
June 2, 2018 - 6:35pm
Matt Pelikan accepts Minnesota Democrats' endorsement to run for attorney general Saturday, June 2, 2018, at their Rochester state convention. Don Davis / Forum News Service
DFL notebook: Swanson drops from attorney general endorsement
June 2, 2018 - 3:46pm
May 30, 2018
Making a point, Gov. Mark Dayton announces on Wednesday, May 30, 2018, that had signed a public works bill funding projects across Minnesota. Don Davis / Forum News Service
MN lawmakers claim a bonding victory as Dayton signs with objections
May 30, 2018 - 3:12pm
May 29, 2018
Dave Hughes, Republican candidate for U.S. House - Minnesota, District 7. Special to Forum News Service
Hughes declares rematch against Peterson in U.S. House race
May 29, 2018 - 5:12pm
U.S. Bank Stadium, venue of this year's Super Bowl, as seen from a Department of Homeland Security Blackhawk helicopter that will be patrolling the skies during the game in Minneapolis, Minnesota, U.S. January 29, 2018. Kevin Lamarque / Reuters
Minnesota Super Bowl adds $400 million to economy
May 29, 2018 - 1:32pm
May 25, 2018
MIchelle Fischbach takes the oath as Minnesota lieutenant governor Friday, May 25, 2018, from Supreme Court Justice G. Barry Anderson. Her father, Tom St. Martin, holds a Bible as Fischbach's son and daughter, Bryce Fischbach and Brianna Eisenbacher, look on. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Sworn in as lieutenant governor, Fischbach’s resignation leaves Minn. Senate tied
May 25, 2018 - 4:05pm
May 23, 2018
Gov. Mark Dayton. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Dayton vetoes most legislative session work
May 23, 2018 - 4:38pm
May 22, 2018
Barsness, Mahoney won't seek re-election
May 22, 2018 - 3:00pm
May 21, 2018
Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton tells reporters late Sunday, May 20, 2018, that he has no intention of signing many of the Republican-controlled Legislature's major bills. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Bonding could be Legislature's last man standing
May 21, 2018 - 4:33pm
County again steps toward buffer enforcement
May 21, 2018 - 7:22am
May 19, 2018
Morris council adopts communications policy
May 19, 2018 - 8:15am
May 17, 2018
Minnesota House unanimously OKs plan to tighten state’s DWI laws on snowmobiles, ATVs
May 17, 2018 - 6:44am
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