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January 12, 2017
Minnesota Lt. Gov. Tina Smith (left) talks with Cheryal Lee Hills, Region Five Development Commission executive director at a 2015 broadband panel discussion in Brainerd, Minn. FORUM NEWS SERVICE FILE PHOTO
State grants $34 million to expand rural broadband in Minnesota
January 12, 2017 - 10:30am
On Tuesday, Jan. 3, Heidi Freske (left) took her seat on the Rosemount City Council. The oath of office was administered by City Clerk Clarissa Hadler (right). (RiverTown Multimedia photo by Kim Ukura)
Heidi Freske takes seat on Rosemount City Council
January 12, 2017 - 5:30am
January 11, 2017
Rosemount Mayor Bill Droste read the oath of office to Sergeant John Winters of the Rosemount Police Department on Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2016. (RiverTown Multimedia photo by Kim Ukura)
John Winters promoted to sergeant with Rosemount Police Department
January 11, 2017 - 12:42pm
U of M budget initiative aims to tackle student debt
January 11, 2017 - 8:25am
President Eric Kaler of the University of Minnesota says on Tuesday Jan. 10, 2017,  that the school needs more state aid for a variety of research efforts. (Forum News Service photo by Don Davis)
Could Gopher football scandal block university budget?
January 11, 2017 - 8:16am
January 10, 2017
Supreme Court turns down Ventura appeals
January 10, 2017 - 2:00pm
Commissioner Myron Frans of Minnesota Management and Budget says on Monday, Jan. 9, 2017, that it would be difficult or impossible to put an income cap on health insurance refunds. State officials are looking into how to ease soaring individual health insurance premiums. (Forum News Service photo by Don Davis)
Health insurance debate on tap this week
January 10, 2017 - 9:09am
January 6, 2017
Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton explains on Thursday, Jan. 5, 2017, that he wants legislators to consider a bill providing $300 million in tax relief. (Forum News Service photo by Don Davis)
MN governor revises, brings back tax bill that had $101 million mistake
January 6, 2017 - 9:02am
January 4, 2017
Christine Watson, picture with retiring city manager Dwight Johnson, was named the city of Rosemount's 2016 Employee of the Year. (Submitted Photo)
Christine Watson is city hall's Employee of the Year
January 4, 2017 - 1:30pm
Minnesota state Sen. Tony Lourey said on Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2017, that he is glad a federal appeals court overturned a ruling that had held a state sex offender law  unconstitutional.  With him is Gov. Mark Dayton at a health insurance news conference. . (Forum News Service photo by Don Davis)
Court says Minnesota sex offender law OK
January 4, 2017 - 10:30am
The U.S. Capitol Building is lit at sunset in Washington, U.S., December 20, 2016.  REUTERS/Joshua Roberts - RTX2VXTZplay button
U.S. Republicans start first day of Trump-era Congress on wrong foot
January 4, 2017 - 9:30am
Commissioner Mike Slavik (left) and Commissioner Joe Atkins (right).
Slavik elected chair of Dakota County Commissioners, Atkins sworn in
January 4, 2017 - 5:30am
January 3, 2017
One man works in the Minnesota Senate on New Year's Day, getting ready for the Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2017, opening of the annual legislative session. (Forum News Service photo by Don Davis)
Legislative forecast: Cloudy with a chance of disputes
January 3, 2017 - 9:27am
January 2, 2017
Minnesota House Tax Chairman Greg Davids of Preston says on Monday, April 20, 2015, that Republicans' tax plan would help the middle class. (Forum News Service photo by Don Davis)
2017 Minnesota tax bill to start with popular, but failed, 2016 version
January 2, 2017 - 5:30am
December 27, 2016
On Tuesday, Dec. 20, the Rosemount City Council approved a 225-unit apartment complex near downtown Rosemount. This aerial map shows the location of the development, which will include seven two-story buildings and garage units. (Submitted Photo)
City approves 225 unit apartment complex in downtown
December 27, 2016 - 12:17pm