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March 28, 2018
Bonnie Murphy, with 9-month-old daughter Charlotte, enjoy the Minnesota Capitol Wednesday, March 28, 2018. They traveled from Mankato to St. Paul to rally in favor of improved relations with state child care regulators. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Child care workers say state inspectors too finicky
March 28, 2018 - 6:54pm
March 27, 2018
Most of the estimated 20,000 students and supporters who filled the capitol plaza Saturday, March 24, 2018, in St. Paul likely found the overcast sky and biting wind appropriate for a cause as sobering as gun violence in America’s schools. Tom Lindfors / RiverTown Multimedia
PHOTOS: March for our lives, a moment becomes a movement
March 27, 2018 - 1:04pm
March 26, 2018
Minnesota state Sens. Paul Gazelka of Nisswa, left, and Gary Dahms of Redwood Falls talk on the Senate floor Monday, March 26, 2018, before the chamber approved contracts with state workers. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Raises coming to Minnesota state workers
March 26, 2018 - 4:36pm
Minnesota state Sen. Julie Rosen of Vernon Center speaks Monday, March 26, 2018, about her bill to improve state funding for government pension plans. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Senate moves to fix Minnesota pension plans
March 26, 2018 - 2:48pm
Photo courtesy of Carol Sylvester
Rosemount speech team takes second at tournament
March 26, 2018 - 7:49am
March 23, 2018
News briefs: Dakota Electric to hold annual meeting; County celebrates five years of recycling program
March 23, 2018 - 12:00pm
March 22, 2018
Rosemount woman sentenced for stealing senior party funds
March 22, 2018 - 9:26pm
Backstrom seeks re-election for County Attorney's office
March 22, 2018 - 2:45pm
March 21, 2018
Farmington High School student Ellie Colson said she wished to honor all the lives lost Feb. 14, 2018, in the Floriad school shooting but especially that of a Parkland student who played the trombone. She plays flue and tenor saxophone. “I felt it was good to remember him and show solidarity between the band programs,” Colson said at the March 14 walkout. Kara Hildreth / Contributor
Students stand against violence
March 21, 2018 - 3:01pm
March 20, 2018
Work under the Minnesota Capitol dome has increased in recent days as deadlines approach for the 2018 edition of the Minnesota Legislature. Don Davis / Forum News Service
MNLARS one of many bills lawmakers tackle near deadline
March 20, 2018 - 4:41pm
Minnesota state Reps. Debra Kiel of Crookston and Paul Torkelson of Hanska talk on the House floor Monday, March 19, 2018, before Tokelson's bill to fix MNLARS was debated. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Minn. motor vehicle licensing fix plans headed to final negotiations
March 20, 2018 - 12:09am
March 19, 2018
Minnesota State Capitol
Students seeking gun-control measures stall Minn. legislative committee
March 19, 2018 - 4:49pm
Former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty talks to reporters Friday, Nov. 7, 2014, after he spoke to Republican Minnesota House members. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Tim Pawlenty launches governor campaign committee
March 19, 2018 - 2:46pm
March 16, 2018
Gov. Mark Dayton announces changes he wants to make in Minnesota's $46 billion, two-year budget on Friday, March 16, 2018. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Proposed Dayton budget, tax changes 'complicated'
March 16, 2018 - 4:16pm
Buffers of grass that filter crop land pollutants and soil out of water are required by Minnesota law. Submitted photo / Minnesota Pollution Control Agency
Capitol Chatter: Buffer-related lawsuit fails
March 16, 2018 - 2:05pm