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December 13, 2017
Minnesota Lt. Gov. Tina Smith talks to reporters, with Gov. Mark Dayton watching, just after Dayton said on Wednesday, Dec. 13, 2017, that he would appoint her to the U.S. Senate seat to be vacated by Al Franken. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Smith praised by Minnesota delegation members
December 13, 2017 - 6:57pm
Minnesota Lt. Gov. Tina Smith tells reporters on Wednesday, Dec. 13, 2017, that she will run for U.S. Senate after her nearly year-long appointment ends next year. Don Davis / Forum News Service
'No one I trust more' than Lt. Gov. Smith in U.S.Senate, Dayton says
December 13, 2017 - 4:53pm
December 7, 2017
Minnesota Lt. Gov. Tina Smith says that Target is committed to continue its program of giving to local charities. With her during a 2015 news conference is Gov. Mark Dayton. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Tina Smith quickly rising to top of Senate speculation
December 7, 2017 - 3:25pm
August 18, 2017
Some workers in the Capitol and other Minnesota government buildings will receive raises of at least 2 percent this year and 2018 if the administration and Legislature approve a contract agreement that could affect 30,000. Don Davis /  Forum News Service
Capitol Chatter: Minimum wage automatically heads up
August 18, 2017 - 2:15pm
March 30, 2017
Minnesota Transportation Commissioner Charlie Zelle listens to a question Monday, Jan. 26, 2015, as he helps introduced a transportation funding plan. (Forum News Service photo by Don Davis)
Minn. grants nearly $24 million to grow rural transit
March 30, 2017 - 1:45pm
February 3, 2017
The sun peaks from between clouds Jan. 1, 2017, to illumine the Minnesota Capitol, which will host the new legislative session beginning Tuesday, Jan. 3. Don Davis / Forum News Service
CAPITOL CHATTER: A sea of color greets Minnesota agri-business
February 3, 2017 - 2:48pm
January 12, 2017
For businesses, Minnesota Office of Broadband Development Executive Director Danna MacKenzie said, broadband access is no longer a "luxury" but "critical economic development to make sure Minnesota remains competitive. Broadband is one of the tools necessary to ensure these industries are able to compete not only locally, but globally." BrainerdDispatch.com Illustration
State grants $34 million to expand internet access, including lakes area
January 12, 2017 - 12:41am
September 21, 2016
Theresa Bourke/Echo Journal
Pine River-Backus pre-kindergarten student Olivia Wynn shows off her painting skills for Lt. Gov. Tina Smith during Smith's Tuesday, Sept. 20 visit to the school.
Lieutenant governor visits PR-B pre-kindergarten students
September 21, 2016 - 11:43am
July 26, 2016
The union exhibit at the 2013 Minnesota State Fair left no doubt about labor's No. 1 political goal: raising the state minimum wage. (Forum News Service photo by Don Davis)
Higher minimum wage, new laws begin August 1 in Minnesota
July 26, 2016 - 8:37am