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June 9, 2016
Karen Snorek, BSU vice president for finance and administration, explains updates needed in Hagg-Sauer Hall to Sen. Tom Saxhaug, DFL-Grand Rapids, Thursday during a tour of the building. Minnesota State Colleges and Universities is seeking funds from the state Legislature on behalf of Bemidji State University to demolish Hagg-Sauer Hall and replace it with a smaller classroom-focused Hagg-Sauer Academic Learning Center. (Maggi Stivers | Bemidji Pioneer) play button
LEGISLATURE: The waiting game: Saxhaug tours Hagg-Sauer at BSU with school officials hopeful for a special session to replace building (W/ VIDEO)
June 9, 2016 - 7:51pm
June 8, 2016
ELECTION: Pederson running for GOP nom in District 5
June 8, 2016 - 6:03pm
May 27, 2016
LEGISLATURE: Senate Minority Leader hopes for special session in next two weeks
May 27, 2016 - 4:41pm
April 9, 2016
LEGISLATURE: Paul Bunyan Expressway Chairman speaks with Senators
April 9, 2016 - 6:18pm
April 6, 2016
Rep. Pat Garofalo, R-Farmington, left, meets with city representatives Michael Meehlhause, Nate Mathews and Rita Albrecht on Wednesday during Bemidji Day at the Capitol. (Matthew Liedke | Bemidji Pioneer)
A sea of red (and black): Dressed in plaid, Bemidji leaders meet with legislators for Day at the Capitol
April 6, 2016 - 7:06pm
March 28, 2016
ELECTION: GOP picks District 2 roster: Two newcomers, incumbent will be on the ballot for Republicans
March 28, 2016 - 9:57pm
March 22, 2016
COUNTY: First million dollars in state funding arrives as county works on mental health program
March 22, 2016 - 10:22pm
March 5, 2016
LEGISLATURE: Ready to get to work. Local legislators expect adjustments in session with lower surplus
March 5, 2016 - 11:11pm
February 1, 2016
Sen. Tom Saxhaug
POLITICS: DFL Sen. Tom Saxhaug to run for re-election
February 1, 2016 - 6:44pm
May 8, 2015
Undated courtesy photo from the 2014-15 legislative session of Minnesota state senator Senator Paul E. Gazelka, R-Nisswa. Gazelka is the assistant minority leader. Photo courtesy of the Minnesota Senate.
Proposed bill in Minnesota Senate would allow refusal of same-sex weddings
May 8, 2015 - 9:23am
April 21, 2015
More money, but no full tuition freeze in Minnesota legislation
April 21, 2015 - 9:11am
April 15, 2015
Whatever you do, don't make eye contact... in the Minnesota Senate?
April 15, 2015 - 1:48pm
March 20, 2014
Minnesota Legislature: Senate tax bill on hold for a day
March 20, 2014 - 11:55pm
July 11, 2013
FILE - In this March 21, 2012 file photo Michael Brodkorb, who was fired after his 2011 extramarital affair with then-Senate Majority Leader Amy Koch became public, speaks in Minneapolis. Brodkorb for the first time has made detailed accusations central to his federal wrongful termination lawsuit: A list of other lawmakers and staff members who allegedly carried on affairs over the years without losing their jobs. (AP Photo/Jim Mone, File)
Fired Minnesota aide's lawsuit cites other affairs
July 11, 2013 - 1:55pm
July 3, 2013
Gov hopeful Thompson leaves Senate leadership post
July 3, 2013 - 12:34pm