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June 12, 2018
Odin Sjoberg, left, greets 8th District Congressman Rick Nolan and Minnesota Attorney General Lori Swanson Monday, June 11, in the Wings Cafe at the Brainerd Lakes Regional Airport. Nolan decided to join Lori Swanson’s gubernatorial bid as her lieutenant governor running mate. Steve Kohls / Forum News Service
The curse of public service: Nolan discusses surprising bid for Minn. lieutenant governor
June 12, 2018 - 12:47pm
May 7, 2018
Commentary: MnDOT's choices left Greater Minnesota behind
May 7, 2018 - 6:01pm
April 13, 2018
Mary Giuliani Stephens, the two-term mayor of Woodbury, Minn., and a GOP candidate for governor, said she's against outdated and ineffective solutions that characterize much of current Minnesota politics. (Submitted Photo)
Giuliani Stephens pushes innovation, adaptation in bid for governor
April 13, 2018 - 2:00am
February 19, 2018
Senate Minority Leader Tom Bakk of Cook is center of attention as he answers a reporter's question during a Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018, Forum News Service-sponsored pre-session briefing. From left are Bakk, Senate Majority Leader Paul Gazelka, Gov. Mark Dayton, House Speaker Kurt Daudt and House Minority Leader Melissa Hortman. David Oakes / Minnesota Senate photographer
Gun debate begins as Legislature begins 2018 work
February 19, 2018 - 3:03pm
November 23, 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 23, 2017 - 2:30pm
The long hours take their toll on Senators as they listen to Ron Latz, (DFL), St. Louis Park speak on the final day of the regular session at the State Capitol in St. Paul,  Monday, May 22, 2017.  Scott Takushi \ Pioneer Press
Bipartisan work gives greater Minnesota legislative success
May 23, 2017 - 5:09pm
May 12, 2017
Granite Falls Mayor Dave Smiglewski tells Minnesota Capitol reporters on Thursday, May 11, 2017, that city officials want legislators to approve transportation funding legislation. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Minnesota Legislature heads to stormy end with deep divisions
May 12, 2017 - 3:36pm
March 7, 2017
The Quadriga,  a golden chariot, horses and people atop the Minnesota Capitol, shines in the early morning sunlight. Minnesota legislators arrive at the Capitol Tuesday, Jan.3, 2017, to begin their 2017 session. (Forum News Service photo by Don Davis)
College loan aid examined as way to help Greater Minnesota
March 7, 2017 - 5:10pm
January 5, 2017
MN governor revises, brings back tax bill that had $101 million mistake
January 5, 2017 - 9:15pm
March 15, 2016
Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton announces Tuesday a variety of budget increases that add up to $700 million.  (Don Davis/Forum News Service)
Dayton's budget boost: Broadband and racial equity top governor's wish list
March 15, 2016 - 10:18pm
Column: DFL Senate stacks the deck against Greater Minnesota
March 15, 2016 - 5:19pm
March 7, 2016
Column: Greater Minnesota -- and no raised taxes -- will be focus of session
March 7, 2016 - 5:35pm
March 4, 2016
Gov. Mark Dayton and House Speaker Kurt Daudt greet one another Thursday before a legislative briefing in St. Paul. (Mike Longaecker/Forum News Service)
Greater Minnesota issues at forefront of legislative agenda
March 4, 2016 - 10:08pm
January 28, 2016
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DFLer Thissen tours 'Greater Minnesota for All'
January 28, 2016 - 11:03pm
January 25, 2016
Column: Broadband Internet isn't nice, it's necessary
January 25, 2016 - 3:52pm