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May 13, 2017
Washington County Sheriff prompted Forest Lake to reverse itself on getting rid of police force
May 13, 2017 - 2:00pm
May 12, 2017
Cottage Grove joins Minnesota cities opposing legislation
May 12, 2017 - 8:30am
May 11, 2017
Minnesota state Reps. Mary Murphy of Hermantown and Greg Davids of Preston talk on the House floor Wednesday, May 10, 2017, as fellow lawmakers debate a transportation funding bill. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Legislature slows budget work as senator heads to ill father
May 11, 2017 - 9:30am
A section of the interchange during rush hour where Interstates 94, 494 and 694 meet in Oakdale and Woodbury, Minn. Youssef Rddad / Forum News Service
Studying a hazardous stretch: officials seek guidance as accidents increase near 94/494/694 interchange
May 11, 2017 - 8:52am
May 10, 2017
Recycling center implements odor mitigators
May 10, 2017 - 4:00pm
Dan Starry is sworn in May 2 as the new Washington County Sheriff. Tenth Judicial District Judge Gregory G. Galler administers the oath while Starry’s wife Jeanice holds the Bible. Submitted photo courtesy of Washington County.
Starry sworn in as sheriff
May 10, 2017 - 3:43pm
Protesters stand near microphones awaiting legislative leaders coming out of budget negoiatons with the Minnesota governor Tuesday, May 9, 2017. Don Davis / Forum News Service
MN Legislature moves on budget, without governor deal
May 10, 2017 - 8:59am
May 9, 2017
Cottage Grove community center conversation returns
May 9, 2017 - 8:00am
May 8, 2017
Ryan Banaszewski, Evan Davick, Jacqueline Webb, and Yvan Houareau were sworn in as reserves at the April 19 city council meeting. Ronald Blair and Mitchell Taylor were also sworn in. Katie Nelson / RiverTown Multimedia
Police reserves program sees growth, change
May 8, 2017 - 11:12am
May 5, 2017
Minnesotans pray in front of the state Capitol Thursday, May 4, 2017, during a National Day of Prayer service that include many state officials. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Minnesota Senate sends abortion bills to governor who plans to veto them
May 5, 2017 - 5:00pm
Is Real ID done yet? Minnesota Senate leader says: 'We're working on it'
May 5, 2017 - 1:01pm
May 4, 2017
Outgoing Washington County Sheriff William Hutton gets a hug from Commissioner Karla Bigham of Cottage Grove following a recognition ceremony April 25 for Hutton, who is leaving the county to become executive director of the Minnesota Sheriffs' Association. William Loeffler / RiverTown Multimedia
A fond farewell: Hutton steps down after 10 years as sheriff
May 4, 2017 - 10:00am
Farhio Khalif testifies to a Minnesota House committee Wednesday, May 3, 2017, about a procedure she underwent as a child known as female genital mutilation, also called female circumcision. With her is Rep. Mary Franson of Alexandria, sponsor of a bill making the procedure a felony; parents could be prosecuted under the bill. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Bill fighting female genital mutilation starts through MN Legislature
May 4, 2017 - 9:22am
May 3, 2017
Lobbyists and others are silhouetted Tuesday, May 2, 2017, in the Minnesota Senate Building. Many people were hanging around hallways as much of the activity was occuring in private meetings after most conference committees wrapped up. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Minn. budget reaction shows negotiation difficulty
May 3, 2017 - 10:40am
May 2, 2017
Internet privacy provisions removed from Minnesota bill
May 2, 2017 - 3:00pm
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