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Minnesota House Speaker Kurt Daudt places his hand on Gov. Mark Dayton's arm Feb. 25, 2015, as the two disagree about an economic report during a media briefing. (Forum News Service photo by Zach Kayser)
Dayton blames Republicans for loss of $100 million in federal road funds
October 26, 2016 - 1:21pm
June 17, 2016
State Parks and Trails Director Erika Rivers, third from left,  Saturday at the Upper Sioux Agency State Park. (TOM CHERVENY | TRIBUNE)
Minnesota state parks director camps to gather feedback
June 17, 2016 - 11:51pm
June 15, 2016
Willmar School Board balances budget for the first time in years
June 15, 2016 - 11:52pm
June 9, 2016
16 from west central Minnesota vie for Highway 23 funds in Washington, D.C.
June 9, 2016 - 10:53pm
May 2, 2016
Minnesota state Sen. Scott Newman of Hutchinson studies paperwork about funding public works projects during a Monday committee meeting. (DON DAVIS | FORUM NEWS SERVICE)
Nearly $1 billion separates Minnesota legislators on public works funding
May 2, 2016 - 5:45pm
April 27, 2016
The Willmar City Office Building is seen recently in downtown Willmar. City officials assured citizens that most funds are designated for specific programs or projects. (RAND MIDDLETON | TRIBUNE)
Restrictions and reserves keep Willmar's cash tied up
April 27, 2016 - 10:49pm
April 14, 2016
The Highway 71/23 bypass at Willmar Avenue is seen Wednesday in Willmar. The Minnesota Department of Transportation plans to complete 246 road and bridge projects this summer. (RAND MIDDLETON | TRIBUNE)
As local road projects begin, funding questions are ample
April 14, 2016 - 11:37pm
In this 2014 file photo, a vehicle drives near a construction zone on U.S. Highway 12 in Willmar.
As area road projects begin, funding concerns grow
April 14, 2016 - 11:31pm
January 27, 2016
MnSCU feels financial pressure as enrollment drops
January 27, 2016 - 11:41pm
January 25, 2016
Lawmakers consider putting transportation funding before voters
January 25, 2016 - 11:46pm
December 21, 2015
Stacy Pollack, lab manager at the Willmar Poultry Testing Lab, and Ken Peterson, of McGough Construction, look over plans for an $8.5 million expansion project at the lab during a groundbreaking ceremony Monday. (CAROLYN LANGE | TRIBUNE )
Groundbreaking sets Willmar poultry lab expansion, renovation in motion
December 21, 2015 - 11:30pm
December 1, 2015
Pam Gonnella says Tuesday that patients like her daughter, 33-year-old Sarah, need qualified people to care for them and caregivers need more money. (Don Davis | Forum News Service )
Home, community caregivers seek more state money
December 1, 2015 - 10:09pm
October 21, 2015
MnSCU officials say $12.7M shortfall is no cause for alarm
October 21, 2015 - 9:20pm
July 30, 2015
Cars pass over the Turtle River bridge on Interstate 29 north of Manvel, North Dakota, Wednesday evening.(Eric Hylden | Forum NEWS SERVICE)
Infrastructure avoids troubles with Congress extending Highway Trust Fund
July 30, 2015 - 11:34pm
June 16, 2015
State money heads to bird flu victims
June 16, 2015 - 11:33pm