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March 17, 2019
Counselor MaKenzie Johnson stands among passing students in Hermantown High School on Friday. The recommended ratio of counselors to students is 1-to-250. Minnesota currently averages one counselor for every 659 students. Tyler Schank / Forum News Service
‘The support they deserve’: Seeking solutions for Minnesota's school counselor shortage
March 17, 2019 - 7:12am
March 5, 2019
Gov. Tim Walz on Tuesday, March 5, 2019, signed into law his first two bills, which passed with bipartisan support. Walz said the measures' passage represented a successful "test" of lawmakers' ability to work together. Dana Ferguson / Forum News Service
Walz okays emergency funding for MNLARS, tweaks to public works projects
March 5, 2019 - 1:30pm
February 20, 2019
Gov. Tim Walz delivered his first budget proposal to state officials and reporters Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2019 in St. Paul. Dana Ferguson / FORUM NEWS SERVICE
Greater Minnesota funds could come out unscathed in budget fights
February 20, 2019 - 4:42pm
February 19, 2019
An aerial view of Stillwater State Prison.   St. Paul Pioneer Press file photo
Gov. Walz's budget would fund prison security upgrades, about 125 more corrections officers
February 19, 2019 - 8:18pm
January 30, 2019
Gov. Tim Walz speaks with members of the Coalition of Greater Minnesota Cities Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2019, in St. Paul. Dana Ferguson / FORUM NEWS SERVICE
'Moonshot' for rural broadband, local gov aid on Walz's to-do list
January 30, 2019 - 3:52pm
January 16, 2019
The Walz administration on Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2019, named Lola Velazquez-Aguilu Chair of the Commission on Judicial Selection. Dana Ferguson / Forum News Service
Walz administration names pick for 'most important but least noticed' post
January 16, 2019 - 3:58pm
January 15, 2019
Gov. Tim Walz and other state officials on Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2019, told reporters about the impact of the partial federal government shutdown on the state budget and discussed plans for mitigating its impact. DANA FERGUSON / FORUM NEWS SERVICE
Minnesota feels pinch of government shutdown, enters 'uncharted territory'
January 15, 2019 - 2:44pm
January 13, 2019
North Dakota Gov. Doug Burgum, South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem, Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz
Burgum sees shared interests with new Minn., SD governors
January 13, 2019 - 6:08pm
January 10, 2019
A group that supports the construction of the Enbridge Energy Line 3 oil pipeline traveled to the Capitol Thursday, Jan. 10, 2019, to urge the Walz administration to let the project move forward. DANA FERGUSON / FORUM NEWS SERVICE
Line 3 supporters ask Walz to pull appeal, allow pipeline replacement
January 10, 2019 - 10:59am
January 9, 2019
Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz addressed reporters at the Capitol Monday, Jan. 7, 2019. He took the oath of office to become the state's 41st governor earlier in the day. DANA FERGUSON / FORUM NEWS SERVICE
Gov. Walz fills out staff, including 3 Dayton holdovers
January 9, 2019 - 7:39pm
Gov. Tim Walz on Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2019, signed his first executive order establishing the One Minnesota Council on Diversity, Inclusion and Equity. Dana Ferguson / Forum News Service
Walz cites desire to boost diversity, inclusion as he creates new council
January 9, 2019 - 11:43am
January 6, 2019
Gov.-elect Tim Walz is interviewed at the state Capitol in St. Paul on Friday, Jan. 4, 2019.  (Jean Pieri / Pioneer Press)
Minnesota, meet your new governor — teacher, coach, soldier, sci-fi fan and eternal optimist
January 6, 2019 - 6:15pm
December 20, 2018
The new Commissioner of Minnesota Department of Education, Mary Cathryn Ricker, speaks during a news conference at Farnsworth Aerospace Magnet School in St. Paul on Thursday Dec. 20, 2018. John Autey / St. Paul Pioneer Press
Walz names heads of Depts. of Education, Higher Education and Corrections
December 20, 2018 - 9:39pm
December 13, 2018
Minnesota Gov.-elect Tim Walz talks during a news conference at his transition office at the state Capitol in St. Paul on Thursday, Nov. 8. Scott Takushi / St. Paul Pioneer Press
Gov.-elect Walz turns down Trump invitation, cites workload
December 13, 2018 - 4:00pm
December 11, 2018
Will Schroeer, center, speaks in support of a set of proposals aimed at boosting funding for public transit across Minnesota. A coalition called Keep Minnesota Moving announced its goals Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2018 at the Capitol. Dana Ferguson / Forum News Service
Transit coalition push includes $120 million ask for Greater Minnesota
December 11, 2018 - 6:03pm