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May 22, 2018
Bill Sumner
Sumner aims for County Board seat
15 hours 39 min ago
May 21, 2018
Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton tells reporters late Sunday, May 20, 2018, that he has no intention of signing many of the Republican-controlled Legislature's major bills. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Bonding could be Legislature's last man standing
May 21, 2018 - 4:33pm
Luke Landgraf was sworn in at the May 16, 2018, Cottage Grove City Council Meeting. His wife, Carissa, is pictured pinning his badge. Katie Nelson / RiverTown Multimedia
Landgraf sworn in as latest officer
May 21, 2018 - 1:11pm
The city has reimagined a master plan for the Langdon Village area south of Highway 61. Courtesy of the city of Cottage Grove
City plans for Langdon Village development
May 21, 2018 - 5:00am
May 19, 2018
Dayton vetoes four bills with one day left in session
May 19, 2018 - 10:26pm
May 18, 2018
Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton says that lawmakers should hurry and pass a school safety bill after a Friday, May 18, 2018 deadly Texas school shooting. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Minnesota leaders promise school safety funds
May 18, 2018 - 7:45pm
Minnesota Senate Majority Leader Paul Gazelka of Nisswa, front, listens to a reporter's question Wednesday, May 16, 2018. Looking on is Tax Chairman Roger Chamberlain of Lino Lakes. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Capitol Chatter: End-of-session questions go unanswered
May 18, 2018 - 1:25pm
May 17, 2018
St. Paul Park refinery houses a large amount of hazardous gas hydrogen fluoride. Katie Nelson / RiverTown Multimedia file photo
Metro eyes St. Paul Park refinery following Superior explosion
May 17, 2018 - 6:00pm
Deputies crack down on ordinances by order of City Council
May 17, 2018 - 2:42pm
Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton vetoes a tax bill on Thursday, May 17, 2018, as he said he would if legislators did not approve $138 million in school aid. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Dayton vetoes tax bill over school funding, as promised
May 17, 2018 - 12:39pm
May 15, 2018
Former state emloyee Scott Stillman testifies about day care fraud in front of a Minnesota Senate committee Tuesday, May 15, 2018. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Child care fraud-terrorism connection report bothers Minnesota lawmakers
May 15, 2018 - 9:39pm
Former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty   Forum News Service file photo
Pawlenty to skip GOP endorsing convention, going straight to primary
May 15, 2018 - 7:15pm
3M settlement bill passes House
May 15, 2018 - 4:33pm
Arts Commission launching summer concert series
May 15, 2018 - 7:49am
May 14, 2018
Next to a hand-written note thanking him for seeking more education funding, Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton tells reporters Monday, May 14, 2018, that he will not sign a tax bill if he does not get "emergency" funding for education. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Bonding passes in Minn. House as session winds down
May 14, 2018 - 4:55pm
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