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February 15, 2018
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., center, leaves the Senate chamber on Thursday. The Senate blocked a bipartisan proposal to protect young undocumented immigrants from deportation after President Donald Trump's administration threatened a veto of the plan he said would create a "giant amnesty." MUST CREDIT: Bloomberg photo by Zach Gibson
Immigration bills fail in Senate, casting doubt on whether Congress can resolve fate of 'dreamers'
February 15, 2018 - 3:45pm
February 14, 2018
President Donald Trump meets with lawmakers to discuss trade policy, at the White House in Washington, Feb. 13, 2018. Trump announced on Wednesday that he would oppose immigration bills that “fail to deliver for the American people;” a month ago, he told lawmakers that he would sign any immigration bill that Congress sends him. (Tom Brenner/ The New York Times Copyright 2018)
Bipartisan immigration proposal emerges from Senate
February 14, 2018 - 8:28pm
February 12, 2018
Kirsten Hagen Kennedy, running for 8th U.S. Congressional seat
Mayor announces run for Congress in northern Minn.
February 12, 2018 - 9:07pm
February 11, 2018
Rick Nolan
Nolan reflects on retirement, look forward to family time
February 11, 2018 - 7:31am
February 10, 2018
Lang to host Tuesday meeting on tax reform
February 10, 2018 - 10:45am
Washington County commissioner Karla Bigham Courtesy of Washington County
Minnesota's Monday special elections may be peek at what's to come this fall
February 10, 2018 - 7:39am
February 9, 2018
Nolan announcement upends election landscape
February 9, 2018 - 7:44pm
February 8, 2018
Sen. Rand Paul briefly speaks to reporters on Capitol Hill on Thursday, Feb. 8. (Melina Mara / Washington Post)
Government shuts down as budget bill stalls in Congress
February 8, 2018 - 11:56pm
Tom Cherveny / Tribune

Renville County is looking at how it can improve security for the district court system located in the courthouse building in Olivia. Originally built in 1902, it is listed on the National Register of Historic Places, and the county wants to preserve its historic attributes in any security upgrade.
Renville County examines courthouse security
February 8, 2018 - 5:29am
February 6, 2018
House members leave after voting at the Capitol in Washington, Jan. 22, 2018. The House gave final approval to a measure that would fund the federal government for another three weeks, ending a three-day old shutdown. (Gabriella Demczuk/Copyright 2018 The New York Times)
House passes another spending patch as top party leaders finalize two-year budget deal
February 6, 2018 - 7:50pm
February 5, 2018
DFL, GOP leaders agree: Participate
February 5, 2018 - 9:55pm
Nick Leonard
Fellow Democrat Nick Leonard to challenge Tina Smith for Senate seat
February 5, 2018 - 9:22pm
February 4, 2018
Precinct caucuses start the sorting of candidates to become Minnesota governor
February 4, 2018 - 8:15am
February 1, 2018
Trump administration tears down regulations to speed drilling on public land
February 1, 2018 - 4:39pm
January 31, 2018
Tom Cherveny / Tribune

District 16 Sen. Gary Dahms, R-Redwood Falls, told constituents Monday at a Granite Falls town hall meeting that more money will be needed up front before a Montevideo veterans home project may move forward.
Push for Monte vets home faces new funding challenge
January 31, 2018 - 10:41pm