Doug Frericks of the Minnesota Law Enforcement Memorial Association walked the thin blue line of the Peace Officers Memorial at the Minnesota State Capitol as part of National Law Enforcement Memorial Day. Between 300-400 officers from 75 organizations honored the 270 officers killed in the line of duty since 1874.
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Senate Majority Leader Tom Bakk said Wednesday that Senate Democrats would support whatever special session deal that their fellow DFLers, Gov. Mark Dayton, is able to strike with GOP House Speaker Kurt Daudt.
State Auditor Rebecca Otto, whose office audits 59 of 87 Minnesota counties among other responsibilities, said a technical glitch in the state government finance bill that passed in the final hours of the legislative session could leave those counties without any auditing.