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Ewnetu Bilata Debela, Consul General of the Federal and Democratic Republic of Ethiopia to Minnesota and the Midwest, is pictured at the consolated in St. Paul, Friday, April 17. Scott Takushi / St. Paul Pioneer Press
After four months, the new Ethiopian consulate in St. Paul finally has a bank account
3 hours 3 min ago
Crow Wing County improves property tax, value info on website
12 hours 37 min ago
Agendas - May 19
14 hours 7 min ago
Land services begins annual property review process
15 hours 7 min ago
May 18, 2019
Hundreds of Minnesota teachers on Saturday, May 18, 2019, filled the Capitol rotunda to support efforts to boost state funding to public schools. Dana Ferguson / Forum News Service
Throwing in the towel or planning for the worst? Lawmakers prep for end-of-session fiasco
May 18, 2019 - 4:47pm
Crosslake Community School just opened its new building last fall. But the school has already outgrown the facility and school board members decided Monday, May 13, to form a facility committee that will explore building expansion options. Echo Journal file photo.
Crosslake Community School looks to building expansion
May 18, 2019 - 6:00am
Echo Journal file photo.
Crosslake: Council buys land for new city hall, police station. City hopes to start work this summer
May 18, 2019 - 4:00am
May 17, 2019
Gov. Tim Walz spoke with reporters between a round of budget negotiation talks on Monday, May 13. Dana Ferguson / Forum News Service
MN Capitol Notebook: No word on budget deal as end date approaches
May 17, 2019 - 5:18pm
Minnesota Department of Health Commissioner Jan Malcolm spoke with members of the Legislature about a deal to license assisted living facilities and protect seniors on Friday, May 17, 2019. Dana Ferguson / Forum News Service
Elder advocates, senior housing industry officials strike deal to deter abuse
May 17, 2019 - 5:04pm
John L. Jackson holds one of the more than 3,500 plaques he will make to commemorate all recipients of the Medal of Honor for display at his South Dakota Museum of the Medal of Honor, planned to open Aug. 1 at the Rushmore Mall in Rapid City. Jim Holland / Rapid City Journal
South Dakota businessman establishing Medal of Honor museum
May 17, 2019 - 2:39pm
Erik Flowers
Longtime sheriff's office sergeant to help veterans: Erik Flowers starts new job as veterans service officer in June
May 17, 2019 - 1:00pm
The North Dakota State Capitol. Forum News Service file photo
Operation Intern aims to strengthen North Dakota workforce
May 17, 2019 - 9:29am
Echo Journal file photo.
Pequot Lakes: Placement of state flag display debated
May 17, 2019 - 4:00am
May 16, 2019
State Sen. Roger Chamberlain, R-Lino Lakes, on Thursday, May 16, 2019, presented a bill that would extend state government funding at levels slightly above existing ones should legislative leaders reach an impasse in negotiations. Dana Ferguson / Forum News Service
Minnesota Republicans prep backup plan as budget talks press on
May 16, 2019 - 7:12pm
Supporters of a 2% tax on medical providers rallied at the Capitol Thursday, May 16, 2019, and urged lawmakers to keep the tax in place rather than letting it expire this year. The tax funds Medicaid and Medical Assistance in Minnesota. Dana Ferguson / Forum News Service
Patients, advocates make last pleas to lawmakers as session clock ticks down
May 16, 2019 - 5:22pm