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February 17, 2018
Scott Jensen of St. Anthony, Minn., shows off a 28.5-inch walleye he caught in June 2017 on Mille Lacs Lake. Walleye regulations on Mille Lacs need to be structured to minimize the impact on local resorts and others businesses that suffer when walleye season is closed, as it was during portions of last year's open water season, said state Rep. Dan Fabian, R-Roseau, assistant House majority leader. Brad Dokken / Forum News Service
Mille Lacs stands to be a focus of Minn. legislative session, lawmaker says
February 17, 2018 - 10:55am
Kurt Daudt. Special to Forum News Service
Lawmakers to attend sexual harassment training: Committee seats at stake, Daudt says
February 17, 2018 - 10:43am
Mark Dayton and Kurt Daudt. Special to Forum News Service
What do federal tax changes mean in Minn.?: Lawmakers decide if taxpayers pay less
February 17, 2018 - 10:43am
IT officials want more funding to fix MNLARS
February 17, 2018 - 10:30am
What will lawmakers do to protect seniors, vulnerable adults in assisted living?: Elder abuse task force's recommendations will be a guide
February 17, 2018 - 10:30am
Minn. GOP, Dems differ on how much to spend on bonding projects
February 17, 2018 - 10:29am
Battles may loom about Fischbach, funding
February 17, 2018 - 10:15am
Trump budget cuts crop insurance and heating, boosts military and infrastructure
February 17, 2018 - 10:03am
February 16, 2018
U.S. moving to impose tariffs on imported steel
February 16, 2018 - 8:19pm
President Donald Trump walks toward Marine One from the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, Feb. 16, 2018. On Friday, Robert Mueller, the special counsel, indicted 13 Russian nationals and described a vast, sophisticated Russian operation to interfere in the election, delivering to Trump the kind of evidence that the president has long sought to dismiss as political attacks from his rivals. (Tom Brenner/The New York Times Copyright 2018 / New York Times)
President Trump's 'Russia hoax' turns out to be real
February 16, 2018 - 4:07pm
Robert Mueller, the special counsel leading the Russia investigation, leaves the Capitol in Washington, June 21, 2017. Republican lawmakers warned President Donald Trump on Jan. 28, 2018, not to fire Mueller, but showed little sense of urgency to advance long-stalled legislation meant to protect the special counsel. (Doug Mills/The New York Times Copyright 2018 / New York Times)
Russian troll farm, 13 suspects indicted for interference in 2016 US election
February 16, 2018 - 4:00pm
From left: White House Staff Secretary Rob Porter, Chief of Staff John Kelly and Senior Adviser Jared Kushner at the White House in Washington, Aug. 4, 2017. One week after Porter resigned amid spousal abuse allegations, President Donald Trump on Feb. 14 said he was “totally opposed to domestic violence,” his first condemnation of the alleged conduct behind a scandal that has engulfed the White House. (Tom Brenner/The New York Times Copyright 2018 / New York Times)
Kelly makes changes to White House security clearance process
February 16, 2018 - 3:56pm
U.S. Sen. Paul Wellstone and his wife, Sheila, campaign from the back of Wellstone's well-known green bus. The beat-up bus was part of his three Senate campaigns. (Photo provided by Wellstone Action)
Capitol Chatter: Wellstone group involved in internal action
February 16, 2018 - 3:17pm
Nikolas Cruz, the suspected gunman in one of the deadliest school shootings in modern American history, appears in court in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., via video conference on Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018. Cruz, 19, faces 17 counts of premeditated murder -- one for each of the people he killed with a semiautomatic AR-15 rifle at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., on Wednesday. (Susan Stocker/Pool via The New York Times Copyright 2018 / New York Times)
FBI said it failed to act on tip warning of the suspected Florida school shooter's potential for violence
February 16, 2018 - 2:37pm
Senate Minority Leader Tom Bakk of Cook is center of attention as he answers a reporter's question during a Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018, Forum News Service-sponsored pre-session briefing. From left are Bakk, Senate Majority Leader Paul Gazelka, Gov. Mark Dayton, House Speaker Kurt Daudt and House Minority Leader Melissa Hortman. David Oakes / Minnesota Senate photographer
Minnesota lawmakers must pass own budget, but not much work mandatory
February 16, 2018 - 10:44am
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