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June 8, 2019
State, county and local representatives use shovels to dig into the ground of the new Child and Adolescent Behavioral Health Hospital site during the groundbreaking ceremony Friday in Willmar. The $10 million project is expected to open in June 2020. Erica Dischino / Forum News Service
Minnesota’s lone child behavioral health hospital begins expansion
June 8, 2019 - 11:32am
April 10, 2019
State computer hackers threaten thousands of Minnesotans’ data
April 10, 2019 - 5:18pm
March 28, 2019
Gov. Tim Walz on Thursday, March 28, 2019, said he would negotiate with Republicans about his budget proposal but wouldn't bend on extending a tax on medical providers that funds health care for low-income people. Dana Ferguson / Forum News Service
Battle lines drawn as Walz, Senate Republicans dig in on health care priorities
March 28, 2019 - 5:43pm
March 23, 2019
Crow Wing County receives commendation for financial reporting
March 23, 2019 - 1:30am
March 1, 2019
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Little Falls Care Center receives funding for improvement projects
March 1, 2019 - 1:00pm
February 13, 2019
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Republicans add to slim margin in Minnesota Senate with special election victor sworn in
February 13, 2019 - 7:20pm
February 5, 2019
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Minnesota Senate Republicans double one-seat majority in special election
February 5, 2019 - 10:43pm
January 30, 2019
With ever-evolving technology comes the increasing chance of fraud, unless consumers take precautions to protect themselves. Stock image
3,000 Minnesotans' personal info compromised in phishing scheme, state says
January 30, 2019 - 10:07am
May 3, 2018
Minnesota state Sen. David Tomassoni of Chisholm talks with Sens. Dan Sparks of Austin, left, and Kent Eken of Twin Valley during the Thursday, May 3, Senate session. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Minnesota leaders ready to negotiate taxes
May 3, 2018 - 5:38pm
March 29, 2018
Minnesota state Sen. Mark Johnson of East Grand Forks on Thursday night, March 29, tells a Senate committee about legislation that would force some people who receive goverment-funded medical care to get jobs. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Deep divisions surface in Minnesota Senate over Medicaid work requirement
March 29, 2018 - 9:10pm
March 13, 2018
Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton and Lt. Gov. Michele Fischbach, also the state Senate president, agreed that elder care is a bipartisan issue at a Tuesday, March 13 news conference. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Minnesota politicians join to fight elder abuse
March 13, 2018 - 3:39pm
March 1, 2018
Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton announces on Thursday, March 1, 2018, that he has brought back his proposal to offer MinnesotaCare to people in the state seeking more affordable health insurance. With him is Garry Weretish, president of Minnesota Farmers Union. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Dayton resumes push to open up MinnesotaCare coverage
March 1, 2018 - 12:42pm
May 26, 2017
Minnesota state Sen. Bill Weber, facing camera, visits Rep. Joe Schomacker early Friday, May 26, 2017, in the waning hours of a special legislative session. Both are from Luverne. Don Davis / Forum News Service
UPDATE: Dayton to decide whether to OK spending plan by Tuesday
May 26, 2017 - 4:54pm
April 7, 2017
A Minnesota House committee meets during the first half of the 2017 legislative session. Many decsions lawmakers make are not controversial. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Capitol Chatter: Who says lawmakers can't agree?
April 7, 2017 - 3:05pm
January 24, 2017
Gov. Mark Dayton and Commissioner Myron Frans of Minnesota Management and Budget discussed the governor's proposal for a new individual health insurance option Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2017. (Forum News Service photo by Maureen McMullen)
Dayton proposes 'public option' for health insurance
January 24, 2017 - 5:28pm