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May 5, 2017
Is Real ID done yet? Minnesota Senate leader says: 'We're working on it'
May 5, 2017 - 1:01pm
May 4, 2017
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
The Minnesota Senate meets on Monday, Mary 1, 2017, with topics including a commission to improve cybersecurity and to ease financial problems caused when the state began taking money out of estates of people who received free medical care. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Lawmakers move on budget, House shows bonding bill
May 2, 2017 - 10:53am
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
April 19, 2017
Minnesota state Sen. Jim Abeler of Anoka looks like many legislators this time of year, so tired he needs to hold up his head. With him on Tuesday, April 18, 2017, is Sen. Andrew Mathews of Milaca. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Minnesota governor expects GOP transportation plan to win
April 19, 2017 - 5:00pm
Katie Bernhjelm was sworn in as a member of the Farmington City Council on Monday, April 17, 2017 . Submitted photo
Bernhjelm appointed to vacant City Council seat
April 19, 2017 - 10:29am
April 18, 2017
Matt Yasgar prepares for dinner at Eagles Bar and Grill. (Bulletin photo by Katie Nelson)
River Oaks quarterly review leads to changes at Cottage Grove golf course
April 18, 2017 - 2:50pm
April 11, 2017
The Dakota County Sheriff's Office purchased two drones for the department in 2016. Photos by Michelle Wirth
Eyes in the sky: Dakota County purchases 2 drones
April 11, 2017 - 9:26am
March 30, 2017
2016 Parks and Rec report shows volunteers/contributors key to most programs
March 30, 2017 - 1:30pm
March 29, 2017
Council to discuss Emerald Ash Borer plan April 3
March 29, 2017 - 1:33pm
Parks and Recreation Director Randy Distad looks at a badly eroded section of the Vermillion River. The city is expected to approve an erosion control plan for that section of the river funded mostly by a grant from the DNR. (RiverTown Multimedia photo by Deanna Weniger)
Erosion work on Vermillion River will close section of bike trail in July
March 29, 2017 - 5:30am
March 28, 2017
The city of Farmington is keeping the existing playground equipment and adding more to the Prairieview Park in Farmington (RiverTown Multimedia photo by Deanna Weniger)
Prairieview Park to get new playground equipment, shelter
March 28, 2017 - 3:40pm
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