Sections

Weather Forecast

Close

government and politics

Minnesota Attorney General Lori Swanson, right, discusses findings from a state work group on sexual assault Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2018 in St. Paul. DANA FERGUSON / FORUM NEWS SERVICE
Minnesota group urges reform in reporting, investigating sexual assault
1 hour 24 min ago
December 17, 2018
Opponents of the Star Lake casino in Otter Tail County put up signs to rally people to their cause. Forum News Service file photo
White Earth anti-corruption team points out problems in casino plans
20 hours 42 min ago
December 14, 2018
Minnesota Gov.-elect Tim Walz talks during a news conference at his transition office at the state Capitol in St. Paul on Thursday, Nov. 8. Scott Takushi / St. Paul Pioneer Press
500 apply for 23 commissioner posts under Walz
December 14, 2018 - 9:47am
December 11, 2018
Minnesota Capitol
Minnesota lawmakers vow action on rising insulin costs
December 11, 2018 - 9:03pm
Will Schroeer, center, speaks in support of a set of proposals aimed at boosting funding for public transit across Minnesota. A coalition called Keep Minnesota Moving announced its goals Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2018 at the Capitol. Dana Ferguson / Forum News Service
Transit coalition push includes $120 million ask for Greater Minnesota
December 11, 2018 - 6:03pm
Senate passes 2018 Farm Bill compromise, House vote expected as soon as Wednesday
December 11, 2018 - 5:41pm
State Rep. Steve Drazkowski of Mazeppa tells reporters Monday, Nov. 4, 2013, that he might support online voter registration, but will not know unless the Legislature examines the topic. (Forum News Service photo by Don Davis)
Minnesota lawmakers seeking 'refuge' forge new Republican caucus
December 11, 2018 - 5:28pm
December 9, 2018
Brainerd school posts anti-Trump meme to Facebook: Origin unknown, investigation underway
December 9, 2018 - 5:38pm
December 5, 2018
Both candidates and their representatives were in attendance as 24 election officials counted ballots during the recount in Fergus Falls on Monday. (Submitted photo)
Recount confirms it: Fitzgibbons wins Otter Tail County Sheriff’s race
December 5, 2018 - 10:38am
November 26, 2018
(Forum News Service photo by Don Davis)
Coalition of Greater Minnesota Cities again looks to boost LGA
November 26, 2018 - 6:39pm
Mary Franson
Minnesota lawmaker plans another crackdown on female genital mutilation
November 26, 2018 - 6:38pm
With Maine opting for ranked-choice voting, are Minnesota and others to follow?
November 26, 2018 - 7:20am
November 25, 2018
Minnesota Governor-Elect Tim Walz holds a press conference in his transitional office space at the State Capitol in St. Paul, Thursday, Nov. 8, 2018. Scott Takushi / St. Paul Pioneer Press
Legalize pot? Gov.-elect Tim Walz says Minnesota should
November 25, 2018 - 8:01am
November 14, 2018
State Rep.-elect Hunter Cantrell, D-Savage
Only openly gay Minnesota House member proposes ban on conversion therapy
November 14, 2018 - 6:01pm
November 13, 2018
Otter Tail County first in state to raise tobacco purchasing age
November 13, 2018 - 2:59pm