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February 22, 2017
Minnesota state Sen. Julie Rosen of Vernon Center and Rep. Dave Baker of Willmar talk about their legislation to fight opioid addiction on Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2017.
 Don Davis / Forum News Service
Ex-opioid addict: Doctors only want to prescribe 'pills, pills, pills, pills'
13 hours 53 min ago
Brandi Jewett / Forum News Service file

Drone pilot Andrew Schill flies a newly unveiled airframe during the UAS Summit and Expo on Aug. 24, 2016, in Grand Forks, North Dakota. Minneapolis-based Xcel Energy will partner with the Federal Aviation Administration to research inspecting electric grids using unmanned aircraft.
Xcel, FAA research using drones to inspect electric lines
February 22, 2017 - 12:04am
February 20, 2017
Minnesota state Rep. John Considine, D-Mankato, says during a House floor session Monday that lifting Minnesota's ban on Sunday liquor would benefit only "big box" retailers and hurt small business. (Maureen McMullen / Forum News Service)
Sunday liquor sales, banned since statehood, inch forward in Minnesota
February 20, 2017 - 8:23pm
Snow illegally placed on roadway may be reported to local police
February 20, 2017 - 11:45am
Tourist seaplane service proposed between Grand Marais, Isle Royale
February 20, 2017 - 10:18am
Former Georgia Gov. Sonny Perdue arrives for a meeting with then-president-elect Donald Trump at Trump Tower in New York, Nov. 30, 2016.   Mike Segar / Reuters
Capital Chatter: Federal lawmakers lobby Trump on agriculture
February 20, 2017 - 1:19am
February 14, 2017
David Roe.  St. Paul Pioneer Press file photo
Dave Roe, longtime AFL-CIO president, dies at 92
February 14, 2017 - 5:53pm
Brian Wegscheid drills a hole in the ice to set up a sign at his site for the 37th Annual Eelpout Festival in February 2016 on Leech Lake. Jillian Gandsey | Forum News Service
Eelpout organizers object to the vehicle restrictions on Leech Lake
February 14, 2017 - 11:29am
Legislators propose 4 a.m. bar closing time in Minnesota
February 14, 2017 - 11:26am
Senate Education Finance Chairwoman Carla Nelson, R-Rochester, supports a bill that would restructure the teacher licensure system to broaden the scope of licenses educators in Minnesota can obtain. (Forum News Service photo by Maureen McMullen)
Rural schools lead Minnesota teacher shortage
February 14, 2017 - 10:32am
February 13, 2017
Minnesota State Rep. Dave Baker of Willmar talks to reporters Monday, Feb. 13, 2017, about how the state can deal with opioid abuse, with Attorney General Lori Swanson watching. Baker's son died of an opioid overdose. Don Davis / Forum News Serviceplay button
Minnesota offers website as centerpiece in effort to warn about opioid dangers
February 13, 2017 - 6:51pm
February 7, 2017
Republicans back former legislator Steve Sviggum in surprise bid for UMN regents seat
February 7, 2017 - 10:43pm
February 1, 2017
The Ramsey County attorney's office charged Tyanna Jabree Graham on Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2017, in the death of a baby she was caring for in St. Paul. Photo courtesy of the Ramsey County Sheriff's Office.
Baby sitter, 19, charged in death of St. Paul baby
February 1, 2017 - 10:49pm
January 31, 2017
New Gold mine north of MN border running behind schedule, over budget
January 31, 2017 - 10:02am
David Allen Pettersen, 64, of Madelia, Minn., was faces a felony charge of dangerous discharge of a firearm after he allegedly shot and killed one of three teenagers who had been “casing” his home for a burglary early Saturday, Jan. 28, 2017, according to the Watonwan County sheriff’s department. (Photo courtesy of Watonwan County sheriff)
Minnesota homeowner arrested after shooting dead a burglary suspect fleeing from his home
January 31, 2017 - 9:45am