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January 17, 2018
President Eric Kaler of the University of Minnesota says on Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018, that now is the time to repair buildings on campuses around the state. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Dayton announced $1.5 billion construction proposal
January 17, 2018 - 7:00am
January 12, 2018
The U.S. House Agriculture Committee holds a hearing during the 2017 FarmFest in southwestern Minnesota. Members listened to the public's thoughts about what should be in a new farm bill due for debate in 2018. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Capitol Chatter: Minnesota should have say in farm bill
January 12, 2018 - 11:10am
January 11, 2018
Dayton encourages MNsure sign-ups before Sunday deadline
January 11, 2018 - 1:30pm
January 3, 2018
Minnesota state Senate President Michelle Fischbach tells reporters on Dec. 13, 2017, that she plans to serve both as a senator and lieutenant governor. She automatically moved into that position at 11:59 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2018, when Lt. Gov. Tina Smith resigned to become U.S. senator. Don Davis / Forum News Service
'Acting lieutenant governor' quiet first day on job
January 3, 2018 - 6:29pm
Vice President Mike Pence reenacts the oath of office he earlier Wednesday, Jan. 3, 2018, gave to Tina Smith. Holding the family Bible is her husband, Archie, and their sons and wives are with them. Right of Pence is U.S. Sen Amy Klobuchar, with former Vice President Walter Mondale next to her. Smith's father, Harlan Flint, is on the left. U.S. Senate photo
Smith becomes Minnesota U.S. senator
January 3, 2018 - 5:11pm
January 2, 2018
Then-U.S. Sen. Al Franken listens to a question from Minnesota Farrmers Union President Doug Peterson Aug. 21, 2014, at the Minnesota State Fair. He resigned from the Senate on Tuesday, Jan. 2, 2018. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Smith set to be Minnesota’s next senator as Bachmann considers running
January 2, 2018 - 3:51pm
December 23, 2017
The Minnesota Capitol looks calm in this July 2017 photo, but under the dome the first year after it reopened following a major renovation was anything but calm. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Commentary: 'New' Minnesota Capitol, enlarged political divide
December 23, 2017 - 8:02am
December 5, 2017
The Minnesota state Capitrol building as seen in July 2017, after completion of a $310 million, multi-year renovation. The original construction was completed in 1905. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Minnesota budget forecast shows slight dip
December 5, 2017 - 4:37pm
December 4, 2017
A Minnesota Republican Party State Central Committee meeting attendee moves among the delegates Saturday at Cragun's Resort on Gull Lake. Zach Kayser / Brainerd Dispatch
Minnesota Republicans gather in 8th District despite rift
December 4, 2017 - 7:00am
November 29, 2017
US House delays vote on Minn. mining bill
November 29, 2017 - 5:14pm
Farmers have more time for wolf grant applications
November 29, 2017 - 3:00am
October 11, 2017
In this file photo, House Speaker Kurt Daudt, R-Crown, talks about having a health care emergency aid and access bill on Gov. Mark Dayton's desk in January 2017. Maureen McMullen / Forum News Service
Minn. GOP's Kurt Daudt remains undecided on run for governor
October 11, 2017 - 6:16am
October 9, 2017
t2017 -- submitted photo -- Phifer, Leah -- Leah Phifer, DFL candidate for Minnesota’s 8th Congressional District
Motorcycle-riding DFL candidate, with counter-terrorism experience, emerges to challenge Nolan
October 9, 2017 - 3:06pm
July 11, 2017
t7.7.17 Bob King -- 071117.N.DNT.DEPOTc5 -- The Depot needs $8 million in repairs to the building, and the county is going to ask the state to foot some of the bill. Bob King / rking@duluthnews.com
Historic Duluth depot needs $8 million fix
July 11, 2017 - 8:07am
June 26, 2017
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Minn. counties prepare for the worst over tax mistake that could cost them millions
June 26, 2017 - 8:36am
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