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January 15, 2017
State legislators watch as Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton signs the first bill of the year into law on Friday, Jan. 13, 2017. It matches state law with federal tax law and provides $21 million in tax relief. (Forum News Service photo by Don Davis)
Capitol Chatter: Partial quick start for Minnesota Legislature
January 15, 2017 - 5:30am
January 13, 2017
Minnesota roundup: Students arrested after gun found at Blaine High School; tax relief bill passes; 6 more state news stories
January 13, 2017 - 9:04am
Mknnesota state Sens. Michele Benson of Ham Lake and Tony Lourey of Kerrick discuss a  health insurance bill in the Senate on Thursday, Jan. 12, 2017. (Forum News Service photo by Don Davis)
Senators pass health insurance premium aid bill as debate focuses on rural Minnesota
January 13, 2017 - 8:44am
January 12, 2017
Local high school students will have the opportunity to try out their hands at fingerprinting in the Rosemount and Apple Valley Police Departments’ Teen Police Academy. (Submitted Photo)
Teen Police Academy offers kids an inside look at law enforcement
January 12, 2017 - 1:30pm
Jose Sanchez, right, pleads with a Minnesota House committee Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2017, to allow undocumented immigrants to be allowed to get driver's licenses. with him is Jackson Bahn. (Forum News Service photo by Don Davis)
Immigrants plead for Minnesota driver's licenses
January 12, 2017 - 1:00pm
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
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