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March 16, 2018
Ted Dau is a former Farmington school resource officer. He said those experiences and his current role as instructor for National Association of School Resource Officers have helped to define his view of school safety. In 2015, Dau was named the national instructor of the year with NARSO. “I have been very blessed,” he said. Kara Hildreth / Contributor
Retired police officer now instructs others nationwide
March 16, 2018 - 7:06pm
Gov. Mark Dayton announces changes he wants to make in Minnesota's $46 billion, two-year budget on Friday, March 16, 2018. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Proposed Dayton budget, tax changes 'complicated'
March 16, 2018 - 4:16pm
Buffers of grass that filter crop land pollutants and soil out of water are required by Minnesota law. Submitted photo / Minnesota Pollution Control Agency
Capitol Chatter: Buffer-related lawsuit fails
March 16, 2018 - 2:05pm
March 15, 2018
17 minutes, 17 lives: Local students protest against gun violence on school grounds
March 15, 2018 - 5:04pm
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Minn. lawmaker proposes 'slowpoke bill,' which would increase punishment for slow drivers in left lane
March 15, 2018 - 4:57pm
MNLARS talks to go over weekend
March 15, 2018 - 12:28pm
March 14, 2018
Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton. File photo / St. Paul Pioneer Press
WATCH: Gov. Dayton delivers his final State of State to Minnesota lawmakers
March 14, 2018 - 6:00pm
Farmington High School student Ellie Colson said she wished to honor all the lives lost Feb. 14, 2018, in the Floriad school shooting but especially that of a Parkland student who played the trombone. She plays flue and tenor saxophone. “I felt it was good to remember him and show solidarity between the band programs,” Colson said at the March 14 walkout. Kara Hildreth / Contributor
Updated: Farmington students stand against violence
March 14, 2018 - 11:27am
March 13, 2018
Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton and Lt. Gov. Michele Fischbach, also the state Senate president, agreed that elder care is a bipartisan issue at a Tuesday, March 13 news conference. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Minnesota politicians join to fight elder abuse
March 13, 2018 - 3:39pm
BBB: Scam uses 'ported' phone numbers to steal money, identities
March 13, 2018 - 11:25am
March 12, 2018
Minnesota state Sen. Matt LIttle of Lakeville  talks about a bill Monday, March 12, 2018, he sponsors that would extend background checks to all firearms sales in the state. With him are Sens. Paul Anderson of Plymouth and  Scott Jensen of Chaska. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Committees unlikely to take up Minnesota gun bills
March 12, 2018 - 6:16pm
Minnesota GOP legislators want Medicaid recipients to work
March 12, 2018 - 5:18pm
March 8, 2018
Push begins for raising tobacco age limit to 21 in Minn.
March 8, 2018 - 7:03pm
March 7, 2018
Minn. bookkeeper charged with embezzling $535,000
March 7, 2018 - 9:12pm
Caroline Palmer of the Minnesota Coalition Against Sexual Assault testifies in a Minnesota Senate committee Wednesday, March 7, 2018, in favor of legislation making it illegal to intentionally touch someone's buttocks. Watching are Sens. John Marty and Carolyn Laine. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Minnesota legislation would make touching butts illegal
March 7, 2018 - 5:29pm