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Audit: Minn. welfare programs have lax eligibility checks
3 hours 39 min ago
Minnesota Senate Minority Leader Tom Bakk, DFL-Cook, pictured on Thursday, Aug. 18, 2016. Don Davis / Forum News Service
It's back: Minnesota Senate has plan to revive Real ID
3 hours 59 min ago
A sign in support of Planned Parenthood is seen outside a town hall meeting for Republican U.S. Senator Bill Cassidy in Metairie, Louisiana, U.S. February 22, 2017. REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman
Planned Parenthood sees brief reprieve after healthcare bill yanked
4 hours 24 min ago
State Fair doughnut fry leads to political fray
4 hours 59 min ago
Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton discusses the state budget for 2018-2019. He wants to increase funding in areas such as early childhood. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Capitol Chatter: A legislative budget primer
7 hours 53 min ago
MNsure executive Allison O'Toole tells reporters Nov. 3, 2016, that her agency sold more health insurance policies the first two days they were available  than it did by Thanksgiving a year earlier. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Keep or dump MNsure, or is there an alternative?
7 hours 55 min ago
Stephen Allwine
Grand jury indicts Allwine on first-degree murder
8 hours 27 min ago
Larry Pogemiller, Minnesota higher education commissioner, testifies at a Senate higher education hearing on a funding bill he said falls well below the amount Gov. Mark Dayton's wants. Maureen McMullen / Forum News Service
Higher education bills call for Minnesota State tuition freezes
8 hours 30 min ago
Rep. Rod Hamilton, Minnesota House agriculture chairman, proposed a agriculture funding bill that would replace Gov. Mark Dayton's proposed $1 million pollinator protection account for the Department of Agriculture to with $500,000 for University of Minnesota pollinator research. Maureen McMullen / Forum News Service
Agriculture funding bills prioritize new Minnesota crops
9 hours 24 min ago
President Donald Trump smiles after announcing a permit for the Keystone XL oil pipeline while TransCanada Chief Executive Officer Russell Girling, left, U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross and U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry, right, stand beside him at the White House Friday. Kevin Lamarque / Reuters
Pipeline opponents vow fight as Trump approves Keystone XL
10 hours 19 min ago
U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) (C) walks to the House floor for the opening of a morning session as Congress considers health care legislation to repeal Obamacare at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, U.S., March 24, 2017. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst
GOP scrambling for health bill votes after ultimatum from Trump
14 hours 26 min ago
Melissa Schmalenberger, Ms Simplicity columnist
Ms. Simplicity: Gift-giving during a health crisis
15 hours 36 min ago
New London man charged with stalking
16 hours 41 min ago
Cars pass the intersection Tuesday of 19th Avenue Southwest (which is also Kandiyohi County Road 15) and Kandiyohi County Road 5 in west Willmar. The Kandiyohi County Board is undertaking a traffic study of the location as it considers an interim option for the main north-south corridor between state Highway 23 and U.S. Highway 12 when the railroad bypass is built. (Briana Sanchez / Tribune)
Intersections in Willmar railroad bypass corridor to be studied this spring
17 hours 9 min ago
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Benson School Board members are working to prioritize the district's facilities needs after voters rejected an $18.7 million bond measure in May 2015. The cafeteria was among the areas targeted for improvements in the 2015 plan.
Benson Schools develops facilities plan, HVAC cost estimates expected next month
17 hours 28 min ago