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May 23, 2018
Gov. Mark Dayton. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Dayton vetoes most legislative session work
May 23, 2018 - 4:38pm
May 20, 2018
House Agriculture Chairman Paul Anderson of Starbuck talks to a Minnesota Capitol visitor Sunday, May 20, 2018, as he tried to delay implentation of a fertilizer rule for a year. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Legislative committees delay Dayton nitrate rule ... maybe
May 20, 2018 - 8:45pm
May 19, 2018
Dayton vetoes four bills with one day left in session
May 19, 2018 - 10:26pm
Like a preacher during a blizzard, Rep. Liz Olson of Duluth offers a prayer with few in the audience Saturday, May 19, 2018, in the Minnesota House chamber. Most lawmakers had little to do on the next-to-last day of the year's session as committee chairmen and legislative leaders made most of the decisions. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Dayton plans to veto most major legislation
May 19, 2018 - 9:17pm
May 17, 2018
Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton vetoes a tax bill on Thursday, May 17, 2018, as he said he would if legislators did not approve $138 million in school aid. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Dayton vetoes tax bill over school funding, as promised
May 17, 2018 - 12:39pm
May 16, 2018
Minnesota Senate Majority Leader Paul Gazelka of Nisswa, front, listens to a reporter's question Wednesday, May 16, 2018. Looking on is Tax Chairman Roger Chamberlain of Lino Lakes. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Minnesota bonding loses, tax bill faces veto
May 16, 2018 - 4:03pm
Briana Sanchez / Tribune file photo

Kandiyohi County decided Tuesday to begin a long-term planning process for the seven county parks. Last year the county purchased a slice of land, shown here in 2017, to expand Games Lake County Park, and neighbors wanted assurance that the county had a plan in mind.
Kandiyohi County eyes long-term planning for park system
May 16, 2018 - 5:34am
May 15, 2018
Former state emloyee Scott Stillman testifies about day care fraud in front of a Minnesota Senate committee Tuesday, May 15, 2018. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Child care fraud-terrorism connection report bothers Minnesota lawmakers
May 15, 2018 - 9:39pm
May 14, 2018
Donna Bergstrom of Duluth listens to a reporter's question Monday, May 14, 2018, after Republican governor candidate Jeff Johnson named her as his running mate. Don Davis / Forum News Service
GOP's Johnson running mate from Democratic-heavy Duluth
May 14, 2018 - 3:34pm
May 10, 2018
Three Democratic Minnesota state senators sit in the back of the state House chamber Thursday, May 10, 2018, during a vote for a University of Minnesota regent. From left are Kent Eken of Twin Valley, Jeff Hayden of Minneapolis and Erik Simonson of Duluth. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Minnesota Senate passes $20 million opioid bill
May 10, 2018 - 6:35pm
May 9, 2018
Minnesota state Rep. Sarah Anderson of Plymouth, chairwoman of the House state government committee, announces that Dayton administration officials refused to testify on her plan to use reserve funds to pay for veteran home construction. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Minnesota Senate chairman: 'Not one nickel more' for bonding
May 9, 2018 - 5:51pm
May 6, 2018
Southern Prairie health alliance stands at crossroads
May 6, 2018 - 5:30pm
May 3, 2018
Minnesota state Sen. David Tomassoni of Chisholm talks with Sens. Dan Sparks of Austin, left, and Kent Eken of Twin Valley during the Thursday, May 3, Senate session. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Minnesota leaders ready to negotiate taxes
May 3, 2018 - 5:38pm
May 2, 2018
Minnesota House GOP: Borrow $825 million for public works projects
May 2, 2018 - 6:56pm
May 1, 2018
Traffic travels on Minnesota Highway 23 northeast of New London where the four-lane narrows to a two-lane roadway.
Tribune file photo
Regional leaders blast Corridors of Commerce decision
May 1, 2018 - 8:48pm
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