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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.
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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
Former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty talks to reporters Friday, Nov. 7, 2014, after he spoke to Republican Minnesota House members. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Tim Pawlenty launches governor campaign committee
March 19, 2018 - 2:46pm
March 17, 2018
Cottage Grove City Hall. File photo
News briefs: Commission members appointed; Council members to hold town hall
March 17, 2018 - 7:49am
March 16, 2018
Gov. Mark Dayton announces changes he wants to make in Minnesota's $46 billion, two-year budget on Friday, March 16, 2018. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Proposed Dayton budget, tax changes 'complicated'
March 16, 2018 - 4:16pm
March 15, 2018
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Minn. lawmaker proposes 'slowpoke bill,' which would increase punishment for slow drivers in left lane
March 15, 2018 - 4:57pm
MNLARS talks to go over weekend
March 15, 2018 - 12:28pm
March 14, 2018
Sharing a laugh cannot be a bad sign. Gov. Mark Dayton got Senate President Michelle Fischbach and House Speaker Kurt Daudt to laugh Wednesday night, March 14, 2018, as the governor delivered his State of the State speech. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Dayton looks back, ahead in his last State of State speech
March 14, 2018 - 9:15pm
Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton. File photo / St. Paul Pioneer Press
WATCH: Gov. Dayton delivers his final State of State to Minnesota lawmakers
March 14, 2018 - 6:00pm
Paul Hoppe
Hoppe enters sheriff's race to challenge Starry
March 14, 2018 - 9:11am
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