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May 7, 2018
Commentary: MnDOT's choices left Greater Minnesota behind
May 7, 2018 - 6:01pm
April 13, 2018
Mary Giuliani Stephens, the two-term mayor of Woodbury, Minn., and a GOP candidate for governor, said she's against outdated and ineffective solutions that characterize much of current Minnesota politics. (Submitted Photo)
Giuliani Stephens pushes innovation, adaptation in bid for governor
April 13, 2018 - 2:00am
February 19, 2018
Senate Minority Leader Tom Bakk of Cook is center of attention as he answers a reporter's question during a Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018, Forum News Service-sponsored pre-session briefing. From left are Bakk, Senate Majority Leader Paul Gazelka, Gov. Mark Dayton, House Speaker Kurt Daudt and House Minority Leader Melissa Hortman. David Oakes / Minnesota Senate photographer
Gun debate begins as Legislature begins 2018 work
February 19, 2018 - 3:03pm
January 24, 2018
U.S. Bank Stadium in downtown Minneapolis, with the city visible through massive glass doors and windows on the west end, uses both clear roof panels and modern television lights to allow fans to enjoy temperature-controlled weather while natural light falls on the field. Minnesota Vikings photo
People outside Twin Cities hope for Super Bowl benefit
January 24, 2018 - 2:51pm
November 23, 2017
Sibley Park Apartments, a 60-unit complex in Mankato, Minn., is one of many buildings constructed in recent years to help reduce a shortage of homes for greater Minnesota workers. (Submitted photo)
Greater Minnesota has jobs, but not enough homes
November 23, 2017 - 2:30pm
The long hours take their toll on Senators as they listen to Ron Latz, (DFL), St. Louis Park speak on the final day of the regular session at the State Capitol in St. Paul,  Monday, May 22, 2017.  Scott Takushi \ Pioneer Press
Bipartisan work gives greater Minnesota legislative success
May 23, 2017 - 5:09pm
May 12, 2017
Granite Falls Mayor Dave Smiglewski tells Minnesota Capitol reporters on Thursday, May 11, 2017, that city officials want legislators to approve transportation funding legislation. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Minnesota Legislature heads to stormy end with deep divisions
May 12, 2017 - 3:36pm
March 7, 2017
The Quadriga,  a golden chariot, horses and people atop the Minnesota Capitol, shines in the early morning sunlight. Minnesota legislators arrive at the Capitol Tuesday, Jan.3, 2017, to begin their 2017 session. (Forum News Service photo by Don Davis)
College loan aid examined as way to help Greater Minnesota
March 7, 2017 - 5:10pm
January 5, 2017
A focus on 'the big three': Coalition of Greater Minnesota Cities to focus on transportation, taxes and bonding in 2017
January 5, 2017 - 7:45pm
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 5, 2017 - 4:48pm
May 16, 2016
Albrecht, Anderson re-appointed to state park, trails commission
May 16, 2016 - 9:09pm
June 23, 2015
City hopes for state designation for south shore park: Three weeks added to Paul Bunyan Park renovations
June 23, 2015 - 7:12pm
April 12, 2014
Bruce Ahlgren and Tom Stiehm: It’s time for governor and Senate to show rural leadership
April 12, 2014 - 11:11pm
October 25, 2013
Gary Evans: Better broadband access in Greater Minnesota would benefit Bemidji
October 25, 2013 - 12:04am
October 19, 2013
Wish lists for working: Lobbyists for rural Minnesota hear what Bemidji businesses want
October 19, 2013 - 12:12am