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January 17, 2017
Minnesota state Reps. Paul Anderson of Starbuck, left, and Clark Johnson of North Mankato talk Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2017, in the state House. State lawmakers will be asked to approve a bill paying Minnesotans who lose money working in Wisconsin, which charges many income levels higher taxes. (Forum News Service photo by Don Davis)
Legislation would pay Minnesotans for Wisconsin tax losses
January 17, 2017 - 3:06pm
January 16, 2017
Bryan Harjes of Hoisington Koegler Group Inc. listens to residents' suggestions on how to design Prairie Pines Park, a proposed 1.5 acre site east of Highway 3. The city hopes to complete the park by the summer of 2018. (RiverTown Multimedia photo by Deanna Weniger)
Residents weigh in on features of new Prairie Pines Park
January 16, 2017 - 1:30pm
January 15, 2017
State legislators watch as Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton signs the first bill of the year into law on Friday, Jan. 13, 2017. It matches state law with federal tax law and provides $21 million in tax relief. (Forum News Service photo by Don Davis)
Capitol Chatter: Partial quick start for Minnesota Legislature
January 15, 2017 - 5:30am
January 13, 2017
Minnesota roundup: Students arrested after gun found at Blaine High School; tax relief bill passes; 6 more state news stories
January 13, 2017 - 9:04am
Mknnesota state Sens. Michele Benson of Ham Lake and Tony Lourey of Kerrick discuss a  health insurance bill in the Senate on Thursday, Jan. 12, 2017. (Forum News Service photo by Don Davis)
Senators pass health insurance premium aid bill as debate focuses on rural Minnesota
January 13, 2017 - 8:44am
January 12, 2017
Jose Sanchez, right, pleads with a Minnesota House committee Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2017, to allow undocumented immigrants to be allowed to get driver's licenses. with him is Jackson Bahn. (Forum News Service photo by Don Davis)
Immigrants plead for Minnesota driver's licenses
January 12, 2017 - 1:00pm
Minnesota Lt. Gov. Tina Smith (left) talks with Cheryal Lee Hills, Region Five Development Commission executive director at a 2015 broadband panel discussion in Brainerd, Minn. FORUM NEWS SERVICE FILE PHOTO
State grants $34 million to expand rural broadband in Minnesota
January 12, 2017 - 10:30am
January 11, 2017
U of M budget initiative aims to tackle student debt
January 11, 2017 - 8:25am
President Eric Kaler of the University of Minnesota says on Tuesday Jan. 10, 2017,  that the school needs more state aid for a variety of research efforts. (Forum News Service photo by Don Davis)
Could Gopher football scandal block university budget?
January 11, 2017 - 8:16am
January 10, 2017
Supreme Court turns down Ventura appeals
January 10, 2017 - 2:00pm
Commissioner Myron Frans of Minnesota Management and Budget says on Monday, Jan. 9, 2017, that it would be difficult or impossible to put an income cap on health insurance refunds. State officials are looking into how to ease soaring individual health insurance premiums. (Forum News Service photo by Don Davis)
Health insurance debate on tap this week
January 10, 2017 - 9:09am
January 6, 2017
Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton explains on Thursday, Jan. 5, 2017, that he wants legislators to consider a bill providing $300 million in tax relief. (Forum News Service photo by Don Davis)
MN governor revises, brings back tax bill that had $101 million mistake
January 6, 2017 - 9:02am
January 5, 2017
City chooses new Public Works Director
January 5, 2017 - 5:30am
January 4, 2017
Robyn Craig is sworn in as a new Farmington city council member by City Administrator David McKnight. Also sworn in were incumbents Mayor Todd Larson (back left) and Councilmember Terry Donnelly (back right) at the council meeting Jan. 3. (RiverTown Multimedia photo by Deanna Weniger)
Robyn Craig sworn in as new Farmington City Council member
January 4, 2017 - 1:30pm
Minnesota state Sen. Tony Lourey said on Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2017, that he is glad a federal appeals court overturned a ruling that had held a state sex offender law  unconstitutional.  With him is Gov. Mark Dayton at a health insurance news conference. . (Forum News Service photo by Don Davis)
Court says Minnesota sex offender law OK
January 4, 2017 - 10:30am