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April 13, 2019
Sen. Carrie Ruud
Fraud fallout: Local politicos comment on statewide child care fraud scandal
April 13, 2019 - 5:00am
April 12, 2019
An executive order by Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz directs state agencies to take measures to support pollinators, such as bees and butterflies.  Don Davis / Forum News Service
Walz declares Minnesota’s commitment to pollinators
April 12, 2019 - 12:50pm
April 11, 2019
Dale Lueck
Gun control debate flares up in St. Paul during 2019 legislative session
April 11, 2019 - 5:00am
April 8, 2019
State Rep. Frank Hornstein, right, and Sen. Scott Newman lead a conference committee April 8, 2019, at the Minnesota Capitol to work through differences between the House and Senate bills banning cellphone use behind the wheel except when used in hands-free mode. Michael Brun / Forum News Service
Minnesota hands-free cellphone bill clears on way to final vote
April 8, 2019 - 5:37pm
April 4, 2019
Cass County Board: Commissioners support more state transportation funding, but not for light rail
April 4, 2019 - 6:00pm
March 30, 2019
Guest Opinion: It's time to eliminate fraud and waste in state programs
March 30, 2019 - 6:30am
March 25, 2019
Layman advocates for broadband, Line 3 and roads
March 25, 2019 - 7:30am
March 23, 2019
Dan Dorman, executive director of the Greater Minnesota Partnership -- an advocacy coalition for greater Minnesota communities -- stops by the Brainerd Dispatch to discuss the pressing issue of child care for working families. Gabriel Lagarde / Brainerd Dispatch
Advocate group banks on legislation, coalitions to bolster declining day cares
March 23, 2019 - 5:00am
March 22, 2019
John Poston
Poston shares disaster recovery information for farmers impacted by snow and flooding
March 22, 2019 - 4:30am
March 13, 2019
Crow Wing County Commissioner Bill Brekken (left) asks environmental services supervisor Jake Frie, who is seated at the table, about the county’s 2019 aquatic invasive species prevention plan at the Tuesday, March 12, board meeting, with environmental services supervisor Ryan Simonson at Frie’s side. Frank Lee / Brainerd Dispatch
Crow Wing County Board: Board hires AIS prevention plan coordinator
March 13, 2019 - 9:00am
March 3, 2019
Guest Opinion: Working toward a state budget that puts Minnesotans first
March 3, 2019 - 7:30am
February 18, 2019
"The Progress of the State" statue, better known as the Quadriga, stands at the base of the Minnesota Capitol dome in this file photo. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Should Minnesota require a civics credit? Lawmakers are weighing that
February 18, 2019 - 6:22pm
February 17, 2019
Guest Opinion: Proposed paid and sick leave legislation is wrong for Minnesota
February 17, 2019 - 7:30am
February 11, 2019
Rep. Mary Kunesh-Podein, DFL-New Brighton, left, along with Sen. Patricia Torres Ray, DFL-Minneapolis, right, introduce legislation aimed at boosting the number of teachers of color and American Indian teachers in Minnesota. Dana Ferguson / FORUM NEWS SERVICE
Minnesota lawmakers aim to boost teacher diversity, shrink achievement gap
February 11, 2019 - 4:56pm
Minnesota Rep. Jamie Becker-Finn, DFL-Roseville, tells reporters about legislation aimed at combatting the spread of chronic wasting disease in deer. Dana Ferguson / FORUM NEWS SERVICE
Fatal deer disease poses 'beast' of a problem for Minnesota lawmakers
February 11, 2019 - 4:07pm