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March 29, 2018
St. Paul Park City Council is studying the city's possible treatment needs for the future, to ensure municipal water is below the Minnesota Department of Health's perfluorochemical health-based values. Katie Nelson / RiverTown Multimedia file photo
St. Paul Park considers PFC mitigation options as two wells slip above health-based values
March 29, 2018 - 9:48am
Over 170 units of workforce housing have been preliminarily proposed for the old Majestic Ballroom site. Courtesty of the city of Cottage Grove
Majestic Ballroom site poised for redevelopment
March 29, 2018 - 7:49am
March 28, 2018
Bonnie Murphy, with 9-month-old daughter Charlotte, enjoy the Minnesota Capitol Wednesday, March 28, 2018. They traveled from Mankato to St. Paul to rally in favor of improved relations with state child care regulators. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Child care workers say state inspectors too finicky
March 28, 2018 - 6:54pm
March 27, 2018
Most of the estimated 20,000 students and supporters who filled the capitol plaza Saturday, March 24, 2018, in St. Paul likely found the overcast sky and biting wind appropriate for a cause as sobering as gun violence in America’s schools. Tom Lindfors / RiverTown Multimedia
PHOTOS: March for our lives, a moment becomes a movement
March 27, 2018 - 1:04pm
Jack Lavold, appointed April 3 to the Washington County Board, accepted an award last year on behalf of the South Washington Watershed District. Lavold will have to resign his position in the SWWD. Katie Nelson / RiverTown Multimedia file photo
Lavold snags Washington County Board appointment
March 27, 2018 - 11:34am
William Loeffler / RiverTown Multimedia
Newport Transit Station will be park-and-ride for state fair
March 27, 2018 - 6:00am
March 26, 2018
Minnesota state Sens. Paul Gazelka of Nisswa, left, and Gary Dahms of Redwood Falls talk on the Senate floor Monday, March 26, 2018, before the chamber approved contracts with state workers. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Raises coming to Minnesota state workers
March 26, 2018 - 4:36pm
Minnesota state Sen. Julie Rosen of Vernon Center speaks Monday, March 26, 2018, about her bill to improve state funding for government pension plans. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Senate moves to fix Minnesota pension plans
March 26, 2018 - 2:48pm
March 23, 2018
UPDATE: Public meetings set for 3M settlement
March 23, 2018 - 5:34am
March 21, 2018
Grey Cloud Island budget approved
March 21, 2018 - 5:29pm
 Renovations to Cottage Grove Ravine Regional Park include a new park entrance, a new park circulation road, parking lots, pedestrian improvements and trails; updated and improved Ravine Lake outlet and ravine stabilization project done by the South Washington Watershed District.
Bulletin file photo
County offers free entry until July 1 to renovated Ravine Park
March 21, 2018 - 2:30pm
Lavold and Dolan vie for Washington County Board appointment
March 21, 2018 - 12:19pm
March 20, 2018
Work under the Minnesota Capitol dome has increased in recent days as deadlines approach for the 2018 edition of the Minnesota Legislature. Don Davis / Forum News Service
MNLARS one of many bills lawmakers tackle near deadline
March 20, 2018 - 4:41pm
Minnesota state Reps. Debra Kiel of Crookston and Paul Torkelson of Hanska talk on the House floor Monday, March 19, 2018, before Tokelson's bill to fix MNLARS was debated. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Minn. motor vehicle licensing fix plans headed to final negotiations
March 20, 2018 - 12:09am
March 19, 2018
Minnesota State Capitol
Students seeking gun-control measures stall Minn. legislative committee
March 19, 2018 - 4:49pm