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May 21, 2018
Erica Dischino / Tribune

The Legislature has approved $101 million in bonding funds, pending the governor's signature, that will complete the last two gaps in the state Highway 23 four-lane between Willmar and Interstate 94. Here traffic is shown May 5 moving from a two-lane segment near New London to the four-lane.
Pleasant surprise in bonding bill: Highway 23 gaps may finally be filled
May 21, 2018 - 10:34pm
Erica Dischino / Tribune file photo
The Highway 23 Coalition has lobbied for completing the four-lane highway state Highway 23 between New London and Interstate 94. Money was included in the bonding bill for the project.
Bonding bill includes new money for Highway 23 project
May 21, 2018 - 10:08am
May 17, 2018
Tribune Editorial: Time to fund the gaps on Highway 23
May 17, 2018 - 8:59pm
May 14, 2018
Next to a hand-written note thanking him for seeking more education funding, Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton tells reporters Monday, May 14, 2018, that he will not sign a tax bill if he does not get "emergency" funding for education. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Bonding passes in Minn. House as session winds down
May 14, 2018 - 4:55pm
May 2, 2018
Minnesota House GOP: Borrow $825 million for public works projects
May 2, 2018 - 6:56pm
January 16, 2018
Interim Chancellor Devinder Malhotra of the Minnesota State college and university system says on Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018, that Gov. Mark Dayton's bonding proposal would be good for his 54 campuses around the state. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Dayton statewide construction plan, local projects could top $2.3 billion
January 16, 2018 - 4:25pm
May 24, 2017
Minnesota House members visit senators on Wednesday, May 24, 2017. In front, Rep. Jason Metsa of Virginia leans over to talk to Sen. David Tomassoni while Rep. Dean Urdahl of Grove City chats with Sen. David Senjem of Rochester. Don Davis / Forum News Service
$1 billion, bipartisan Minnesota bonding bill for mostly construction projects ready to go
May 24, 2017 - 6:34pm
May 16, 2017
Minnesota House Speaker Kurt Daudt, left, and Senate Majority Leader Paul Gazelka brief reporters Tuesday, May 16, 2017, on the status of state budget negotiations. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Minnesota budget still undone, but leaders report progress as deadline nears
May 16, 2017 - 7:03pm
May 12, 2017
A massive crane that has become a fixture on the north side of the Minnesota Capitol building is to go away the week of May 15, 2017, as a multi-year Capitol renovation winds down. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Capitol Chatter: Crane coming down, Capitol about ready
May 12, 2017 - 1:30pm
May 1, 2017
Minnesota Rep. Dean Urdahl of Grove City talks about a public works funding bill on Monday, May 1, 2017. He called the $600 million measure a "starting point." Don Davis / Forum News Service
Minnesota lawmakers move on budget, House shows bonding bill
May 1, 2017 - 6:31pm
March 13, 2017
Letter: Urdahl is a champion for education
March 13, 2017 - 12:51pm
December 26, 2016
Minnesota Senate minority leader-elect Tom Bakk makes a point during the Forum News Service-sponsored pre-session briefing Dec. 19 in St. Paul. Pictured on the right is Senate majority leader-elect Paul Gazelka. (Forum News Service photo by Chad Richardson)
Don't bet on big 2017 Minnesota bonding bill
December 26, 2016 - 8:01pm
December 24, 2016
Following the one-treat-on-the-house, one-treat-in-the-mouth method, a girl who attends Head Start in Detroit Lakes, Minn., built a sturdy gingerbread house Tuesday, Dec. 19, 2016. Kaysey Price/Tribune
Communication, regulation changes seen as child care improvement keys
December 24, 2016 - 6:36am
November 29, 2016
Minnesota state Rep. Dean Urdahl of Grove City argues on Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2016, in favor of returning paintings about the Civil War and American Indian events to the governor's office. A state committee agreed that the Civil War art should be returned when a Capitol renoevatoin is finished. (Forum News Service photo by Don Davis)
Upset over paintings, Dayton walks out; Urdahl supports paintings return
November 29, 2016 - 9:10pm
Capitol celebration scheduled in August
November 29, 2016 - 8:55pm