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Sarah Mearhoff

Mearhoff is a Minnesota Capitol Correspondent for Forum News Service. You can reach her at smearhoff@forumcomm.com or 651-290-0707.

President Joe Biden on Thursday, Sept. 9, announced that the federal government will now require employees at all large businesses in the country to be inoculated with the COVID-19 vaccine, or subject to weekly testing.
Pan Am International Flight Academy called the FBI's Minneapolis field office in Aug. 2001 to report a flight student they believed was suspect. Investigators wouldn't know the full scope of his plans until Sept. 11, 2001.
Gwen Nell Westerman has taught English at Minnesota State University, Mankato since 1992. A citizen of the Sisseton Wahpeton Oyate tribe, she is an award-winning and nationally published writer who focuses her work on Dakota history and language.
The Minnesota Democrat in a Thursday, Sept. 9 statement said that she had put off her routine mammogram during the coronavirus pandemic, and she's fortunate her cancer had not developed further.
The former Senate majority leader has garnered a reputation in St. Paul as a dealmaker and negotiator, clinching budget deals with the Democratic governor's office and state House year after year.
U.S. Rep. Ilhan Omar is making her final pitch to President Joe Biden to revoke the permits for Enbridge's Line 3 pipeline replacement project, set to begin moving oil as soon as this year.
Kimberly Potter, who was a police officer for 26 years, says she mistook her gun for her taser when she fatally shot 20-year-old Daunte Wright, a Black man, outside of Minneapolis in April.
At her gubernatorial campaign launch, Republican state Sen. Michelle Benson offered a concise campaign message: Get Gov. Tim Walz out of office.
In their letter to President Joe Biden, 63 lawmakers cite concerns with Minnesota tribes' treaty rights and government-to-government consultation, as well as climate change.
The mystery of who stole the treasured Wizard of Oz ruby red slippers from Judy Garland's childhood home in 2005 consumed the town of Grand Rapids for more than a decade. With the slippers finally found, they still want answers.