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April 21, 2017
Minn. Senate votes to limit local power on minimum wage, related issues
April 21, 2017 - 3:00pm
April 20, 2017
Beth Hodgman of West Concord, Minn., on Wednesday, April 19, 2017, urges Minnesota leaders to come up with a transportation funding plan to make U.S. 14 safe. She stands behind traffic cones representing traffic deaths; her husband was one of the fataliities. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Widow of accident victim makes last-minute plea for Minn. transportation funding
April 20, 2017 - 2:00pm
March 29, 2017
Jerry Firkus, a Minnesota correctional office in Moose Lake, tells a union crowd in the Minnesota Capitol Tuesday, March 28, 2017, that the state should not put prisoners in a private prison. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Early-childhood education money in dispute
March 29, 2017 - 2:00pm
March 28, 2017
Chairrman Jeremy Miller of the Minnesota Senate jobs committee says on Monday, March, 27, 2017, that his committee's budget bill emphasizes private-pubilc parnerships to help the economy. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Economic aid in legislative spotlight
March 28, 2017 - 1:00pm
March 21, 2017
Chairman Jim Knoblach of the Minnesota House Ways and Means Committee points to a chart showing House Republican budget plans on Monday, March 20, 2107. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Minn. GOP proposes $1.35 billion in tax cuts
March 21, 2017 - 10:30am
January 25, 2017
Commissioner Myron Frans of Minnesota Management and Budget shows reporters at chart during a Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2017, unveiling of Gov. Mark Dayton's budget plan. (Forum News Service photo by Don Davis)
Dayton wants 10 percent budget hike
January 25, 2017 - 8:56am
January 3, 2017
One man works in the Minnesota Senate on New Year's Day, getting ready for the Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2017, opening of the annual legislative session. (Forum News Service photo by Don Davis)
Legislative forecast: Cloudy with a chance of disputes
January 3, 2017 - 9:27am
December 4, 2016
Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton tells reporters Friday, Dec. 2, 2016, that a $1.4 billion expected surplus is better than the $6 billion deficit he faced when he took office in 2011. (Forum News Service photo by Don Davis)
Minnesota reports state budget surplus, but with federal uncertainty
December 4, 2016 - 9:40pm
December 2, 2016
Minnesota expects $1.4 billion budget surplus
December 2, 2016 - 10:23am
September 21, 2016
County proposes 3.49 percent levy hike
September 21, 2016 - 9:16am
August 31, 2016
Cottage Grove City Council narrows 2017 budget
August 31, 2016 - 4:35pm
August 25, 2016
Newport may close rink and warming house, add public works position
August 25, 2016 - 2:00pm
August 12, 2016
Cottage Grove Public Safety requests three firefighter paramedics, one officer in '17 budget
August 12, 2016 - 8:15am
August 5, 2016
Public Works requests new radio system
August 5, 2016 - 1:00pm
August 4, 2016
Cottage Grove Parks and Rec. seeks parks manager as parks system grows
August 4, 2016 - 10:00am