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May 2, 2017
The Minnesota Senate meets on Monday, Mary 1, 2017, with topics including a commission to improve cybersecurity and to ease financial problems caused when the state began taking money out of estates of people who received free medical care. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Lawmakers move on budget, House shows bonding bill
May 2, 2017 - 10:53am
Lori Hannasch
Hannasch wins pastoral ministry award
May 2, 2017 - 10:24am
The Friends of Robert Trail Library has partnered with Books to the Rescue, a nonprofit organization that supplies first responders with books for children in crisis. They have already donated bags to the Dakota County Sheriff’s Office and the Rosemount Police Department. Jennifer Steichen / Independent Town Pages
Library friends to the rescue
May 2, 2017 - 10:23am
May 1, 2017
City hosts Spring Clean-up Day
May 1, 2017 - 10:37am
Jim Crigler is paddling the length of the Mississippi River beginning at Lake Itasca with his final destination being New Orleans. Submitted photo
Vietnam veteran paddles Mississippi for Gold Star families
May 1, 2017 - 9:23am
April 29, 2017
The swampy area that was searched was next to the channel between lakes Darling and Cowdry along the Central Lakes Trail.(Lowell Anderson | Echo Press)
Girl identified who died in apparent drowning in central Minnesota
April 29, 2017 - 5:21pm
US President Donald Trump takes the oath of office with his wife Melania and son Barron at his side, during his inauguration at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, U.S., January 20, 2017. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque
From an A to 'Incomplete': How N.D., Minn. political leaders grade Trump's first 100 days
April 29, 2017 - 2:17pm
April 25, 2017
MPCA fines Gerdau $110,000 for regulatory violations
April 25, 2017 - 1:45pm
April 24, 2017
Michael James Costa / Photo courtesy of Minnesota Department of Corrections
Update April 24, 2017: Missing Level 3 predatory offender arrested in Cailfornia
April 24, 2017 - 2:17pm
April 22, 2017
No-till is just one of the practices farmers are using to be more sustainable. Michelle Rook / Special to Forum News Service
Farmers promote sustainability during Earth Day
April 22, 2017 - 5:00am
April 21, 2017
Minn. Senate votes to limit local power on minimum wage, related issues
April 21, 2017 - 3:00pm
Nighttime delays at Hwy 52 Cannon Falls interchange
April 21, 2017 - 2:00pm
The robins are already nest-building and the warblers will not be far behind. Submitted photo
CNC to host Hastings Area Birding Festival April 22
April 21, 2017 - 10:54am
Man killed by sheriff's deputies in Minn. had ties to Pierce County
April 21, 2017 - 9:44am
April 20, 2017
Beth Hodgman of West Concord, Minn., on Wednesday, April 19, 2017, urges Minnesota leaders to come up with a transportation funding plan to make U.S. 14 safe. She stands behind traffic cones representing traffic deaths; her husband was one of the fataliities. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Widow of accident victim makes last-minute plea for Minn. transportation funding
April 20, 2017 - 2:00pm