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May 25, 2017
Franken rules out White House bid in 2020
May 25, 2017 - 8:02am
May 24, 2017
Hundreds gathered in the Minnesota Capitol Wednesday, May 24, 2017, to urge Gov. Mark Dayton to veto bills funding the $46 billion state budget. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Minnesota lawmakers plan to wrap up special session Thursday as hundreds protest
May 24, 2017 - 9:10pm
May 21, 2017
The Brainerd High School yearbook page that has generated so much controvesy. (Forum News Service)
Student in BHS yearbook: 'It is not what I said'
May 21, 2017 - 7:25pm
May 16, 2017
Minnesota House Speaker Kurt Daudt, left, and Senate Majority Leader Paul Gazelka brief reporters Tuesday, May 16, 2017, on the status of state budget negotiations. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Minnesota budget still undone, but leaders report progress as deadline nears
May 16, 2017 - 7:03pm
May 11, 2017
On board with the state: DL council authorizes Sunday liquor sales starting July 2
May 11, 2017 - 9:19am
April 22, 2017
Minn. Senate votes to limit local power on minimum wage, related issues: MN leaders start negotiations and twinhome sprinkler requirement nixed
April 22, 2017 - 11:33am
April 11, 2017
Emily Piper, commissioner of the Minnesota Department of Human Services, discusses mental health care at the Community Behavioral Health Hospital in Baxter April 11 as Adam Rees, Essentia Health Central Region president, looks on. Zach Kayser/ Forum News Serviceplay button
Minnesota top official says GOP cuts would deeply hurt mental health care
April 11, 2017 - 9:41pm
Fish and Wildlife Service officer Heidi Kueller dodges flying carp during the Asian Carp assessment on the Illinois River in this Fish and Wildlife Service photo.
Klobuchar, Franken among senators asking Trump to release Asian carp project
April 11, 2017 - 4:45pm
April 6, 2017
State Auditor Rebecca Otto
Minnesota state auditor goes after two private county audits
April 6, 2017 - 12:00pm
April 4, 2017
State Auditor Rebecca Otto takes part in a Minnesota Executive Council meeting this summer when the group approved a 30-day disaster declaration for flooded counties. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Minnesota state auditor goes after 2 private county audits
April 4, 2017 - 5:44pm
April 3, 2017
North Dakota House committee approves medical marijuana bill
April 3, 2017 - 3:34pm
March 29, 2017
Ola Hassan of Blaine takes a selfie with Gov. Mark Dayton at the 13th annual Muslim Day at the State Capitol in St. Paul, Wednesday, March 29, 2017. Hassan, originally from Egypt, lives in Blaine. Participants sought to convey the concerns and needs of the Muslim community to legislators, and they held a rally in the rotunda.   Scott Takushi / St. Paul Pioneer Press
Muslims tell Minnesota Capitol gathering they feel more misunderstood now than ever before
March 29, 2017 - 5:44pm
March 20, 2017
Veterans fill the Capitol Rotunda during a Veterans Day on the Hill event at the State Capitol in St. Paul on Monday, March 20, 2017.  Veterans Day on the Hill is a day when Minnesota veterans of all eras gather to announce the 2017 legislative agendas for the 350,000 veterans in Minnesota.  Scott Takushi / Pioneer Press.
Minnesota tax bills seek reductions for veterans' spouses
March 20, 2017 - 6:23pm
Minnesota House Speaker Kurt Daudt points to a chart showing House Republican budget plans on Monday, March 20, 2107. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Minn. GOP proposes $1.35 billion in tax cuts as budget debate nears
March 20, 2017 - 5:14pm
March 11, 2017
State Auditor Rebecca Otto
Becker County continues clash with state auditor over authority
March 11, 2017 - 2:11pm