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December 13, 2017
Minnesota Lt. Gov. Tina Smith tells reporters on Wednesday, Dec. 13, 2017, that she will run for U.S. Senate after her nearly year-long appointment ends next year. Don Davis / Forum News Service
'No one I trust more' than Lt. Gov. Smith in U.S.Senate, Dayton says
December 13, 2017 - 4:53pm
December 11, 2017
Two Minnesota lawmakers propose House harassment plan
December 11, 2017 - 8:12pm
December 8, 2017
Minn. roundup: Woman, 69, dies in St. Paul house fire; Twin Cities bicyclist dies of injuries in hit-and-run
December 8, 2017 - 10:16am
Desiree Collins was taking her garbage Sept. 23, 2017, when she was attacked by a St. Paul police dog looking for a male burglary suspect, according to a federal lawsuit she filed on Wednesday, Dec. 6. Police body camera footage shows an officer trying to pull Collins away from the K-9 as the dog was biting her. Courtesy image / St. Paul Police Department
Woman sues after bite from St. Paul police dog searching for burglary suspect
December 8, 2017 - 9:59am
December 7, 2017
Franken announces resignation from U.S. Senate
December 7, 2017 - 10:35am
December 6, 2017
Sen. Al Franken is seen in this 2013 file photo at Moorhead High School in Moorhead, Minn. Michael Vosburg / Forum News Service
UPDATE: Friends call for Franken to step down, but he is not tipping his hat yet
December 6, 2017 - 5:39pm
Mark Dayton
Minn. roundup: Text-to-911 service added statewide; Dayton announces he is cancer-free, encourages screenings
December 6, 2017 - 9:33am
December 5, 2017
Minn. researchers say student athletes need better education on energy drinks
December 5, 2017 - 8:37pm
December 3, 2017
Washington County Attorney Pete Orput announced a lawsuit against pharmaceutical companies Nov. 30. Other Minnesota counties also are suing. Pictured with Orput are Washington County Commissioner Karla Bigham of Cottage Grove and Washington County Sheriff Dan Starry. Katie Nelson / RiverTown Multimedia play button
Counties to sue opioid manufacturers
December 3, 2017 - 1:25pm
December 1, 2017
A nameplate engraved with "Robert Caleff, Aged 56 years" offered investigators and researchers a clue as to the identity of the remains discovered during a now-shelved construction project in Nininger Township. Photo courtesy of the Dakota County Sheriff's Office
Researchers uncover identities, connect with families of Rose Hill remains
December 1, 2017 - 12:00pm
November 30, 2017
Washington County Attorney Pete Orput announced a lawsuit against pharmaceutical companies Nov. 30. Other Minnesota counties also are suing. Pictured with Orput are Washington County Commissioner Karla Bigham of Cottage Grove and Washington County Sheriff Dan Starry. Katie Nelson / RiverTown Multimedia play button
Minnesota counties to sue opioid manufacturers
November 30, 2017 - 4:32pm
November 27, 2017
Sen. Al Franken, D-Minn., apologizes at a news conference Monday after several women accused him of unwanted touching. Melina Mara / Washington Post
Franken talks about remorse, but not details of groping allegations, in Q&A
November 27, 2017 - 10:24pm
The Farmington School District conducted an online graduation survey that resulted in 1,165 responses from parents and students who answered questions about venue, number of tickets and if they would pay more in fees if there was a need for graduation at another venue. Kara Hildreth / contributor
Graduation survey: Most OK with ceremony fee
November 27, 2017 - 8:45am
November 26, 2017
Sibley Park Apartments, a 60-unit complex in Mankato, Minn., is one of many buildings constructed in recent years to help reduce a shortage of homes for greater Minnesota workers. (Submitted photo)
Greater Minnesota has jobs, but not enough homes
November 26, 2017 - 11:22am
November 24, 2017
File photo
Farmington School District moves forward with boundary change study
November 24, 2017 - 8:45am