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U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan (left) shakes hands with Central Lakes College instructor Steve Wenzel. Wenzel is a former 30-year veteran of the Minnesota House of Representatives. Submitted photo
Split government has saved Minnesota from gerrymandering before. It may do so again.
7 hours 53 min ago
House Democrats elected Rep. Melissa Hortman to the position of Minnesota House Speaker Thursday, Nov. 8, in St. Paul. Dana Ferguson / Forum News Service
Minnesota legislative leaders strike early deal, set up a clash on key issues
13 hours 15 sec ago
December 14, 2018
Upcoming bill to increase staffing at Minnesota prisons named for slain officer
December 14, 2018 - 8:33pm
Audit assesses Minnesota medical assistance oversight: State has room to improve, report says
December 14, 2018 - 5:30pm
Undated courtesy photo of Jodi Huisentruit. The 27-year-old Long Prairie, Minn., native was working as a morning TV news anchor in Mason City, Iowa, when she disappeared in 1995. During the early-morning hours of June 27, 1995, someone attacked Huisentruit as she was unlocking her red Mazda Miata in the parking lot of her apartment complex and dragged her into an unknown vehicle. She hasn't been seen since. Photo courtesy of FindJodi.com.
‘48 Hours’ to feature 1995 disappearance of TV anchor, Minnesota native
December 14, 2018 - 4:03pm
Members of a legislative task force considering ways to reduce cases of discrimination and harassment in the Statehouse met Friday, Dec. 14, 2018, in St. Paul. Dana Ferguson / Forum News Service
Minnesota lawmakers weigh how to combat sexual harassment
December 14, 2018 - 4:00pm
Man charged in shooting incident in central Minnesota
December 14, 2018 - 12:26pm
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 13, 2018
A wolf stalks a fish in Voyageurs National Park. On Thursday, Dec. 13, researchers released the first-ever video of wolves eating fish, and said GPS data shows one pack spent about half their time during several weeks in April and May “hunting" around creeks, namely for spawning suckers and northern pike. Still frame from Voyageurs National Park video
Voyageurs Park wolves are fishing
December 13, 2018 - 7:25pm
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
Gov.-elect Walz turns down Trump invitation, cites workload
December 13, 2018 - 4:00pm
Minnesota Capitol. Forum News Service
New Minnesota law may bring change to how state handles presidential primaries
December 13, 2018 - 12:39pm
Nicole Phillips, Kindness is Contagious columnist.
Kindness is Contagious: Kindness can bring us to our knees
December 13, 2018 - 10:02am
December 11, 2018
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
Lori Swanson was elected attorney general of the state of Minnesota in 2006, and re-elected in 2010 and 2014. She is Minnesota’s 29th attorney general and its first female attorney general. Courtesy photo
Minnesota AG sues Virginia tax debt settlement company
December 11, 2018 - 12:36pm
December 10, 2018
'Two Grinches' caught on video stealing a Salvation Army Christmas kettle in Minnesota
December 10, 2018 - 4:57pm