Sections

Weather Forecast

Close

politics

May 12, 2014
Reader's view: We should ask ourselves key questions on pipelines
May 12, 2014 - 10:47pm
Reader's view: Lawmakers need to boost pipeline inspection
May 12, 2014 - 10:46pm
Reader's view: We’d give up much for original Constitution
May 12, 2014 - 10:26pm
Reader's view: Keeping pot illegal equals job security for police
May 12, 2014 - 10:25pm
Reader's view: Putin needs a history lesson on dividing Ukraine
May 12, 2014 - 10:23pm
Reader's view: Cravaack’s PolyMet stance shows why he’s irrelevant
May 12, 2014 - 10:21pm
Reader's view: Letter offered misleading info on ‘union busting’
May 12, 2014 - 10:19pm
Reader's view: Dayton strengthens state by helping middle class
May 12, 2014 - 10:04pm
Our view: Duluth taking a bonding beating
May 12, 2014 - 9:58pm
May 11, 2014
Restoration workers compare existing wiring in the House Chamber on April 15 against blueprints from 1989. Work to restore and renovate the Capitol leaves state officials scrambling to find office space, even temporarily, for Minnesota state senators. (Copyright Minnesota House of Representatives. Photo by Andrew VonBank)
Lawmaker's view: Work around Senate office crunch by canceling 2016 legislative session
May 11, 2014 - 12:00am
Rep. Dan Schoen of St. Paul Park on Tuesday finds his way through the heavily used Capitol basement, which is a maze of plywood tunnels due to renovations. Work is expected to continue several years and eventually will involve the entire building. (Don Davis / Forum News Service)
Republican leader's view: Hurried project is unnecessary and self-serving
May 11, 2014 - 12:00am
A new Senate office building is proposed for construction north of the Minnesota Capitol in St. Paul. Here’s an artist’s rendering of what it is expected to look like. (Contributed photo)
Majority leader's view: Senate office building is cost-effective, long-term solution
May 11, 2014 - 12:00am
May 10, 2014
The Fond-du-Luth Casino is pictured in 2013 amidst car headlights elongated by a long exposure on East Superior Street in downtown Duluth. The late Congressman Jim Oberstar (pictued in inset) spoke recently about his disappointment that the city of Duluth and Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa have struggled in negotiations over the casino. (File photo illustration / News Tribune)
Oberstar was there at start of Fond-du-Luth Casino, lamented recent city-band dispute
May 10, 2014 - 7:37pm
Minnesota Lt. Gov. Yvonne Prettner Solon holds a walleye she caught early Saturday during the Governor’s Fishing Opener on Gull Lake in Nisswa. (Photo courtesy of the governor’s office)
Prettner Solon catches three fish, Dayton shut out at Governor's Fishing Opener
May 10, 2014 - 4:54pm
May 9, 2014
Rep. Carly Melin of Hibbing tells fellow Minnesota representatives Friday, May 9, 2014, about her bill to allow medical marijuana use in the state. (Forum News Service)
Minnesota House OKs medical marijuana bill
May 9, 2014 - 10:09pm
randomness