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March 8, 2017
Minnesota state Sens. Mark Johnson of  East Grand Forks, left, and Justine Eichorn of Grand Rapids discuss issues before a Tuesday, March 7, 2017, committee meeting in which the use of plastic bags was a main topic. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Minnesota lawmakers look to dump city plastic bag bans
March 8, 2017 - 4:00pm
March 7, 2017
Assistant Commissioner Kevin McHenry of the Minnesota Education Department testifies to legislators Monday, March 6, 2017, that the agency will work more on helping educators understand how to use standardized test scores. Don Davis / Forum News Serviceplay button
Audit: Educators do not understand how to use test results
March 7, 2017 - 5:00pm
Minnesota Rep. Sarah Anderson of Plymouth and House Speaker Kurt Daudt of Crown talk on Monday, March 6, about Anderson's bill to restructure the governing board of U.S. Bank Stadium. Don Davis / Forum News Service
House OKs stadium authority changes
March 7, 2017 - 2:00pm
Minnesota Senate rejects Real ID bill
March 7, 2017 - 10:22am
March 5, 2017
Minnesota state Rep. Julie Sandstede of Hibbing wonders on Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2017, if a bill providing tax breaks to teachers who get advanced degrees in the fields they teach would help speciality teachers.  Don Davis / Forum News Service
Rapid session greets Minnesota legislative freshmen
March 5, 2017 - 12:00pm
March 4, 2017
Minnesota Rep. Mary Franson, R-Alexandria, led the House Subcommittee on Child Care Access and Affordability, to find solutions to the state's child care provider shortage. The subcommittee met for the final time Monday, Feb. 27, 2017. Maureen McMullen / Forum News Service
Child care providers blame over-regulation for Minnesota shortage
March 4, 2017 - 10:00am
March 3, 2017
Niswi Linn brushes his teeth with a big smile on his face at Mahube-Otwa. Head Start students brush their teeth while stomping along to the beat of silly songs. Meagan Pittelko / Forum News Service
Poor Minnesotans and dentists struggle to smile
March 3, 2017 - 3:00pm
Mark Dayton
Dayton surgery to remove cancer goes 'as planned'
March 3, 2017 - 10:00am
Bring on the champagne, Sunday liquor sales passes in Minnesota
March 3, 2017 - 8:56am
March 2, 2017
GOP: Dayton jeopardizing Real ID passage with call for licenses for undocumented immigrants
March 2, 2017 - 2:00pm
February 26, 2017
Youth advocates with the Minnesota Coalition for a Smoke Free Generation were encouraged to spread the message of their visit to the State Capitol Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2017, on social media. Maureen McMullen /  Forum News Service
Minnesota students lobby lawmakers on smoking laws
February 26, 2017 - 2:00pm
February 24, 2017
Her new voluneer job as chairwoman of the U.S. Bank Stadium governing body is just an interim position, former Minnesota Chief Justice Kathleen Blatz said on Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Ex-chief justice takes over stadium board leadership
February 24, 2017 - 4:00pm
Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton says on Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017, that he disagrees with President Donald Trump's order that he said would provide less protection to transgender students. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Dayton attacks Trump transgender reversal
February 24, 2017 - 11:00am
Minn. House passes Real ID, but will immigration debate derail bill in Legislature?
February 24, 2017 - 9:31am
February 23, 2017
GOP amplifies moves to increase punishment for highway protests
February 23, 2017 - 2:00pm