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January 9, 2018
Smith gets her wish, named to Senate Ag committee
January 9, 2018 - 7:03pm
Expansion of the West Central Regional Juvenile Center at 729 11th St. N. in Moorhead is underway on Friday, Dec. 22, 2017.  Michael Vosburg / Forum News Service
Moorhead's 11-county juvenile detention center to get $7.5 million expansion
January 9, 2018 - 5:01pm
January 6, 2018
Ryan Winkler
Winkler: I'll protect wages, net neutrality as attorney general
January 6, 2018 - 9:47am
January 5, 2018
The Minnesota Senate on May 1, 2017. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Capitol Chatter: Special legislative election takes on statewide importance
January 5, 2018 - 2:38pm
January 4, 2018
Minnesota won't say when DMV problems will be fixed; senator suggests IT overhaul
January 4, 2018 - 8:28pm
January 3, 2018
Report: Minnesota hospital costs vary statewide for four procedures examined
January 3, 2018 - 8:55pm
Minnesota state Senate President Michelle Fischbach tells reporters on Dec. 13, 2017, that she plans to serve both as a senator and lieutenant governor. She automatically moved into that position at 11:59 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2018, when Lt. Gov. Tina Smith resigned to become U.S. senator. Don Davis / Forum News Service
'Acting lieutenant governor' quiet first day on job
January 3, 2018 - 6:29pm
Vice President Mike Pence reenacts the oath of office he earlier Wednesday, Jan. 3, 2018, gave to Tina Smith. Holding the family Bible is her husband, Archie, and their sons and wives are with them. Right of Pence is U.S. Sen Amy Klobuchar, with former Vice President Walter Mondale next to her. Smith's father, Harlan Flint, is on the left. U.S. Senate photo
Smith becomes Minnesota U.S. senator
January 3, 2018 - 5:11pm
January 2, 2018
Then-U.S. Sen. Al Franken listens to a question from Minnesota Farrmers Union President Doug Peterson Aug. 21, 2014, at the Minnesota State Fair. He resigned from the Senate on Tuesday, Jan. 2, 2018. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Smith set to be Minnesota’s next senator as Bachmann considers running
January 2, 2018 - 3:51pm
December 31, 2017
The new legislation, the Every Student Succeeds Act, replaced the controversial No Child Left Behind law and is the latest iteration of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act. Stock image.
Feds ask Minn.  to update new school oversight plan
December 31, 2017 - 6:13pm
Donald Moe, photographed here in 1998, was a longtime St. Paul lawmaker. Jean Pieri / Pioneer Press
'He was a straight talker': Longtime Minn. state Sen. Donald Moe dies
December 31, 2017 - 5:55pm
December 30, 2017
U.S. Sen. Al Franken of Minnesota talks about health care on Jan. 11, 2013. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Commentary: 2018 to be politically busy, busy, busy in Minnesota
December 30, 2017 - 7:32am
December 28, 2017
Garbage truck driver Mike Casson with Tennis Sanitation gets directions on where to dump his load of garbage at the Energy and Recycling Center in Newport on Wednesday, Dec. 20, 2017. (Pioneer Press / John Autey)
Two Minn. counties to burn all trash in incinerators for electricity
December 28, 2017 - 9:24pm
December 23, 2017
The Minnesota Capitol looks calm in this July 2017 photo, but under the dome the first year after it reopened following a major renovation was anything but calm. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Commentary: 'New' Minnesota Capitol, enlarged political divide
December 23, 2017 - 8:02am
December 21, 2017
Minnesota unemployment rate drops to lowest rate since Clinton administration
December 21, 2017 - 6:21pm
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