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Insulin price increases have Minnesota legislators looking at overall pharmaceutical pricing. Chris Flynn / Forum News Service
Attorney General Keith Ellison creates task force to combat high drug prices
1 hour 52 min ago
LeighAnn Veit, a licensing clerk, works at her station at the Brainerd Licensing Office on Tuesday, Oct. 23. Veit and other staff have been subjected to verbal abuse and volatile outbursts from customers frustrated by the state's problematic licensing and registration program.
Minnesota lawmakers consider axing state office after failed MNLARS launch
3 hours 57 min ago
Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz on Thursday, Feb. 21, 2019, spoke with Duluth and St. Louis County officials and business leaders who'd traveled to lobby in St. Paul. Dana Ferguson / FORUM NEWS SERVICE
Walz stumps for gas tax, fellow DFLer ridicules Line 3 appeal at Duluth chamber breakfast
6 hours 56 min ago
Wild turkeys forage Monday, Feb. 11, on the 800 Block of Fifth Avenue North, Moorhead.
Michael Vosburg / Forum Photo Editor
South Dakota backs out of Minnesota city's wild turkey relocation plan
7 hours 55 min ago
Tribune file photo 

The Willmar City Council approved a list of street and other improvements for 2019. While budget questions still have to be answered, several streets will either be reconstructed or have overlays this year.
Willmar council OKs street, other improvements
13 hours 23 min ago
February 20, 2019
Sen. Jeff Howe, R-Rockville
Minnesota GOP lawmaker proposes highest fees in nation for hybrid, electric cars
February 20, 2019 - 7:15pm
Lawmakers returned to the Minnesota State Capitol Jan. 8, 2019, for the reconvening of the Legislature. Michael Brun / Forum News Service
How can Minnesota keep its clout? MN lawmaker calls for $2.5 million solution
February 20, 2019 - 4:54pm
Gov. Tim Walz delivered his first budget proposal to state officials and reporters Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2019 in St. Paul. Dana Ferguson / FORUM NEWS SERVICE
Greater Minnesota funds could come out unscathed in budget fights
February 20, 2019 - 4:42pm
Minnesota Capitol. Forum News Service
'Still a lot more to do' as Minnesota lawmakers push for border-to-border broadband
February 20, 2019 - 3:24pm
Erica Dischino / Tribune

Community Corrections director Tami Jo Lieberg, left, and Health and Human Services director Jennie Lippert talk Tuesday in between sessions of the Kandiyohi County Board meeting. The two are among several new faces at the county after the departure of several high-level employees in recent months.
New faces underscore demographic change underway in Kandiyohi County government
February 20, 2019 - 7:57am
February 19, 2019
Gov. Tim Walz, second from right, shares a laugh with Steve Erickson, right, and state Sen. John Jasinski, R-Faribault, outside Hanscom Motor Vehicle Office in Faribault on Thursday, Feb. 14. Getting a new plate for his truck has taken about a year and a half, Erickson said. The delays have been due to new state software that's been fraught with bugs. Jacob Swanson / Faribault Daily News
MNLARS needs at least $61M: Walz proposes fee hikes to pay for it
February 19, 2019 - 8:34pm
An aerial view of Stillwater State Prison.   St. Paul Pioneer Press file photo
Gov. Walz's budget would fund prison security upgrades, about 125 more corrections officers
February 19, 2019 - 8:18pm
Minnesota State Patrol found 15 abandoned cars during a blizzard on New Years Eve.
Bill could give Minnesota state troopers a raise: State Patrol wages lag behind police
February 19, 2019 - 5:46pm
Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz on Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2019, presented his first budget proposal, which included a gas tax hike and more funding for schools. Dana Ferguson / FORUM NEWS SERVICE
Here's a quick look at what's in Gov. Tim Walz's first budget request
February 19, 2019 - 5:41pm
Gov. Tim Walz delivered his first budget proposal to state officials and reporters Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2019 in St. Paul. Dana Ferguson / FORUM NEWS SERVICE
Gas tax hike, school funding boost top priorities in Walz's first spending plan
February 19, 2019 - 4:44pm
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