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July 25, 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
19 hours 37 min ago
July 15, 2016
Minnesota House Speaker Kurt Daudt tells reporters on Friday, July 16, 2016, that a special legislative session could happen in a month. (Forum News Service photo by Don Davis)
LEGISLATURE: Governor, leaders say they are near special session deal
July 15, 2016 - 6:21pm
July 13, 2016
Example of map showing where plant buffers will be required around Minnesota waters. (Minnesota Department of Natural Resources map)
Minnesota water buffer maps released
July 13, 2016 - 10:26am
June 15, 2016
Minnesota House Speaker Kurt Daudt says Wednesday, June 15, 2016, that the governor and legislative leaders had a good conversation about a potential special session, but reached no agreements. With Daudt is Senate Minority Leader David Hann. (Forum News Service photo by Don Davis)
LEGISLATURE: Possible Minn. special session remains out of focus over issues, logistics
June 15, 2016 - 6:18pm
April 25, 2016
Buffer changes become law
April 25, 2016 - 3:48pm
March 11, 2016
Gov. Mark Dayton
Bemidji's business success mentioned in Gov. Dayton's state address
March 11, 2016 - 7:23pm
June 26, 2015
Minnesota No. 1 for business, Bemidji follows trend: Locals say city falls in line with state on education, quality of life
June 26, 2015 - 6:45pm
Minnesota House Speaker Kurt Daudt, left, and Gov. Mark Dayton were smiling when they finished their first pre-special legislative session meeting Tuesday, May 26, 2015. (Forum News Service photo by Don Davis)
Minnesota governor, leaders want short special session soon
May 26, 2015 - 7:25pm
May 21, 2015
House Speaker Kurt Daudt and Majority Leader Joyce Peppin tell reporters on Wednesday, May 20, 2015, that they think the 2015 Minnesota Legislature was a success. (Forum News Service photo by Don Davis)
Funding dispute forces state education layoff notices
May 21, 2015 - 10:15am
May 19, 2015
House Chief Clerk Pat Murphy leans over to talk to Rep. Tim Kelly of Red Wing early Tuesday, May 19,2015, after the Minnesota Legislature adjourned for the year. Boxes on represenatives' desks are packed as workers prepare to clear the chamber as part of a Capitol building restoration effort. (Forum News Service photo by Don Davis)
Legislative overtime session may be full
May 19, 2015 - 6:33pm
May 14, 2015
Bird flu infects Minnesota budget talks
May 14, 2015 - 12:12pm
April 15, 2015
DNR wants more green for trees: Officials tout Dayton proposal for more forestry money
April 15, 2015 - 7:23pm
March 27, 2015
Dayton wants to get tough on poachers
March 27, 2015 - 7:06pm
February 19, 2015
Gov. Mark Dayton
Governor, lawmakers, reach deal on commissioner pay raises
February 19, 2015 - 2:18pm
February 18, 2015
Bemidji, area projects included in Dayton transportation project list
February 18, 2015 - 6:20pm