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March 19, 2019
Senate Majority Leader Paul Gazelka, R-Nisswa, on Tuesday, March 19, 2019, voiced his support for a proposal to offer state-subsidized opportunity scholarships for low- and middle-income students to attend private and parochial schools. Dana Ferguson / Forum News Service
Republicans ready to reopen Minnesota school choice debate
March 19, 2019 - 3:30pm
March 18, 2019
Marvel Von Hagen talks about receiving government assistance to help pay her heating bills and weatherize her home in Kindred, N.D., on Wednesday, March 13. David Samson / Forum News Service
Most North Dakotans, Minnesotans who qualify for heating assistance don't seek it
March 18, 2019 - 8:02am
March 17, 2019
The Circle of Life Academy was in the red by $1.3 million, according to a White Earth Nation statement, which meant the tribe had to transfer funds to keep it open. Forum News Service file photo
Circle of Life Academy in White Earth faced closure threat over test scores, budget deficit
March 17, 2019 - 6:13pm
March 15, 2019
A vehicle navigates deep water at the intersection of Woodland Avenue and St. Marie Street in Duluth Wednesday afternoon. Clint Austin / caustin@duluthnews.com
Worried about flooding? Here are some steps you can take to prepare
March 15, 2019 - 1:34pm
Gun control supporters rallied at the Capitol on Wednesday, March 13, to urge Minnesota Senate leaders to hold hearings on a pair of bills that would restrict the purchase and possession of firearms.  Dana Ferguson / Forum News Service
MN Capitol Notebook: Recreational pot bill goes down, gun control and abortion measures force impasse
March 15, 2019 - 12:28pm
March 14, 2019
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Move to ban indoor vaping advances in Minnesota
March 14, 2019 - 8:28pm
Andrea Rau with Minnesota Citizens Concerned for Life (right) testified in favor of a bill that would ban abortion after 20 weeks of pregnancy on Thursday, March 14, 2019. Dana Ferguson / Forum News Service
20-week abortion ban passes Minnesota Senate panel after emotional testimony
March 14, 2019 - 6:45pm
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Frost reaches water main depth in Detroit Lakes; utility urges measuring water temperatures
March 14, 2019 - 9:26am
March 11, 2019
Plymouth Police Chief Michael Goldstein testifies against a bill that would legalize marijuana for recreational use in Minnesota and expunge certain crimes related to marijuana on Monday, March 11, 2019. Dana Ferguson / Forum News Service
Recreational marijuana bill stalls in Senate committee, prospects unclear
March 11, 2019 - 4:55pm
March 7, 2019
One of the white nationalist pamphlets found on the windshield of a truck near the NDSU Newman Center on Thursday, March 7. WDAY photo
White nationalist pamphlets left cars in Fargo
March 7, 2019 - 9:56pm
Rep. Mary Kunesh-Podein, DFL-New Brighton, on Thursday, March 7, 2019, spoke in favor of her legislation putting before Minnesota voters in 2020 an amendment to the state Constitution that states, “equality of rights under the law shall not be abridged or denied on account of gender." Dana Ferguson / Forum News Service
Fetishist? Pansexual? Minnesota House approves Equal Rights Amendment after winding debate
March 7, 2019 - 7:33pm
Minnesota adds 3,800 jobs, unemployment rate rises in January
March 7, 2019 - 5:46pm
March 6, 2019
Rep. John Lesch, DFL-St. Paul, left, and Judge Bruce Peterson, right, speak in favor of a bill that would allow married couples to file for divorce outside of court on Wednesday, March 6, 2019. Dana Ferguson / Forum News Service
A friendlier path to divorce? Minnesota lawmakers are considering it
March 6, 2019 - 2:34pm
March 2, 2019
Artist rendering of the new Star Lake Casino, which was set to be built near Dent.
Northwest Minnesota tribe hopes to recoup losses on Star Lake Casino project
March 2, 2019 - 6:00pm
February 28, 2019
Gun control supporters and opponents packed a hallway at the Minnesota Capitol ahead of a hearing Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2019, on a pair of firearm bills. Dana Ferguson / FORUM NEWS SERVICE
Minnesota panel passes universal background check requirement for gun sales
February 28, 2019 - 12:06pm