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May 7, 2018
June 2016 mock-up of what a Real ID Minnesota driver's license could look like. The actual Real ID license would be developed once the state approves a plan. The 2016 Legislature did not agree on a plan. Courtesy image / Minnesota Department of Public Safety
Existing driver's licenses likely good for flights until 2020
May 7, 2018 - 6:16pm
Day care operator Julie Seydel says on Monday, May 7, 2018, that legislation being considered by the Minnesota Senate would help keep day care providers in business. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Senators vote to ease Minnesota child care rules
May 7, 2018 - 4:42pm
May 6, 2018
The big, freshly refinished dance floor inside the Pavilion shines in the sunlight. Paula Quam / Forum News Service
Plan for historic pavilion in Minn. lakes country includes razing, rebuilding
May 6, 2018 - 6:28am
May 2, 2018
Nicholas Macklem
Macklem takes over county AIS program
May 2, 2018 - 9:00am
April 28, 2018
Public input sought on proposed groundwater protection rule
April 28, 2018 - 3:00pm
New transfer station gets CUP
April 28, 2018 - 12:00pm
April 24, 2018
Minnesota House Tax Chairman Greg Davids talks about a tax bill his committee debated Tuesday, April 24, 2018. Don Davis / Forum News Service
House tax bill is 'Ain't My Fault' effort
April 24, 2018 - 4:39pm
April 23, 2018
The golden Quadriga stands atop the Minnesota Capitol as legislators move toward a May 21, 2018, end of their session. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Legislative roundup: MN House votes to dump wild rice water rules
April 23, 2018 - 4:29pm
Audit shows lax enforcement on elk, deer farm rules in Minnesota
April 23, 2018 - 3:13pm
Minnesota state Sen. Warren Limmer of Maple Grove says on Monday, April 23, 2018, his legislation would make sure that dangerous sex offenders and mentally ill people are not released too soon. Don Davis / Forum News Service
State officials in Minn. fear court ruling will let offenders go free too soon
April 23, 2018 - 2:44pm
April 20, 2018
Then-Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty talks about a $34.4 billion budget proposal in 2007. Don Davis / Forum News Service file photo
Capitol Chatter: Pawlenty and his money back in politics
April 20, 2018 - 1:36pm
April 17, 2018
1040 Individual Income Tax forms for the 2017 tax year. MUST CREDIT: Bloomberg photo by Daniel Acker
IRS to delay tax deadline by one day after agency's Tax Day technology collapses
April 17, 2018 - 8:54pm
Enbridge Line 3 contractors were back to work after a protest at a site near Superior, Wis., in 2017. Brady Slater / Forum News Service
Proposed Minnesota law aims to crack down on protesters, but protesters are protesting
April 17, 2018 - 6:14pm
Minnesota House Transportation Chairman PaulTorkelson of Hanska listens to testifiers during a Tuesday, April 17, 2018, committee meeting in which budget changes were discussed. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Transportation funding plans vary, with MNLARS questions remaining
April 17, 2018 - 6:12pm
Sun Country strands 250 travelers in Mexico, agrees to cover additional costs
April 17, 2018 - 5:42pm
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