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With her family on one side and Gov. Mark Dayton on the other, Lt. Gov. Tina Smith accepts Dayton's appointment of her to the U.S. Senate on Wednesday, Dec. 13, 2017. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Tribune Editorial: Minnesota politics just got more interesting for 2018
2 hours 11 min ago
December 14, 2017
In this 2015 photo, Minnesota Lt. Gov. Tina Smith is pictured talking in Brainerd. Gov. Mark Dayton has appointed Smith to the U.S. Senate as a replacement for Al Franken, who will resign after allegations of sexual harassment. File photo / Forum News Service.
Legal battle erupts with appointment to replace Al Franken
December 14, 2017 - 3:19pm
December 13, 2017
Tom Cherveny / Tribune file photo 
Lt. Gov. Tina Smith holds the pheasant she shot while joining Rep. Collin Peterson during the 2016 Governor's Pheasant Opener hosted by Montevideo. Peterson applauded the appointment of Smith to the U.S. Senate representing Minnesota, crediting her with being "a good shot."
Smith praised by Minnesota delegation members
December 13, 2017 - 10:07pm
Minnesota Lt. Gov. Tina Smith tells reporters on Wednesday, Dec. 13, 2017, that she will run for U.S. Senate after her nearly year-long appointment ends next year. Don Davis / Forum News Service
'No one I trust more' than Lt. Gov. Smith in U.S.Senate, Dayton says
December 13, 2017 - 4:53pm
December 12, 2017
Sen. Al Franken. File photo / Forum News Service
UPDATE: Dayton to name Franken replacement for Senate on Wednesday
December 12, 2017 - 7:53pm
December 8, 2017
Smith won't be in Willmar today; schedule change likely linked to Franken's Senate seat vacancy
December 8, 2017 - 7:14am
December 7, 2017
Minnesota Lt. Gov. Tina Smith says that Target is committed to continue its program of giving to local charities. With her during a 2015 news conference is Gov. Mark Dayton. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Tina Smith quickly rising to top of Senate speculation
December 7, 2017 - 3:25pm
December 5, 2017
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A town hall meeting to discuss a “MinnesotaCare Buy-In” proposal is slated for 11 a.m. Dec. 8 in the multipurpose room at the Willmar Public Library, 410 Fifth St. S.W.
Town hall on MinnesotaCare buy-in proposal slated Friday in Willmar
December 5, 2017 - 10:22am
November 3, 2017
"I fell in love" with opioids, Abby Haley tells reporters on Friday, Nov. 3, 2017. Now, she said, she has been off drugs more than two years. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Expanded treatment coming to Minnesotans facing opioid 'personal devil'
November 3, 2017 - 5:14pm
October 10, 2017
Steven Hayward talks about his report released Tuesday, Oct. 10, that indicates Minnesota's energy policy encouraging increased wind power use is a failure. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Is wind power living up to potential? Conservative groups says no, supporters disagree
October 10, 2017 - 5:26pm
August 18, 2017
Some workers in the Capitol and other Minnesota government buildings will receive raises of at least 2 percent this year and 2018 if the administration and Legislature approve a contract agreement that could affect 30,000. Don Davis /  Forum News Service
Capitol Chatter: Minimum wage automatically heads up
August 18, 2017 - 2:15pm
June 30, 2017
President Donald Trump praised a new sugar deal with Mexico in this Thursday, June 29, 2-017, tweet.
Capitol Chatter: Sweet tweet makes sugar producers happy
June 30, 2017 - 3:15pm
June 22, 2017
Minnesota Lt. Gov. Tina Smith speaks during an interview at a  Havana, Cuba, hotel, Thursday, June 22, 2017.  Alexandre Meneghini / Reuters
Minnesotans in Cuba: Obstacles preventing trade
June 22, 2017 - 5:11pm
May 5, 2017
President Roger Johnson of the National Farmers Union speaks at southwest Minnesota's Farmfest in August 2016. After the U.S. House passed a health insurance overhaul bill Thursday, May 4, 2017, he said it would hurt farmers. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Rural America target of federal health care discussion
May 5, 2017 - 3:01pm
March 31, 2017
Minnesota Transportation Commissioner Charlie Zelle listens to a question Monday, Jan. 26, 2015, as he helps introduced a transportation funding plan. (Forum News Service photo by Don Davis)
CCT, Prairie Five among recipients of $24M in state grants to expand rural transit
March 31, 2017 - 5:23am