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Legislative notebook: Lockout extension out
By Don Davis Minnesota senators removed extended unemployment benefits for workers locked out by employers in labor disputes during a Friday bill debate The provision was a Democratic response to a 20...
4/19/13 at 6:21 PM Legislative notebook: House DFL wants $250 million in property tax relief 4/3/13 at 10:03 AM
Legislative notebook: Dayton backs new Iron Ore Alliance 2/21/13 at 9:47 AM
Spread a little cheer to the troops
As people gather in schools throughout southwest Minnesota today to honor our veterans of all wars, Id like to ask you to hit the stores afterward and buy some requested supplies for our soldiers serv...
11/10/11 at 8:56 PM A marvelous, fabulous journey 10/3/11 at 8:34 PM
To our heroes: Welcome home 7/29/11 at 7:50 PM
Remembering the dead
By the time the Civil War ended in 1865, the United States had sustained severe casualties, with the total number of dead soldiers estimated at 620,000. It has been our deadliest war, pitting family ...
5/27/11 at 12:00 AM Red Poppies 11/9/10 at 7:17 PM
Jumping into Lake Okabena in January 1/15/10 at 12:00 AM
Three Pennsylvania Bridges Coming Down
During the Historic Bridge Conference in Pittsburgh last year, I was reminded by a fellow pontist, Nathan Holth who runs the Historic Bridges.org website, of how important it is to photograph and do...
3/9/11 at 10:46 AM
1939: Armistice Day
The Worthington National Bank reminded people it would be closed on Armistice Day (now Veterans Day) in 1939. We do still celebrate Armistice Day, as Veterans Day, but it was not the beginning of P...
11/23/10 at 12:00 AM 1918, 1985: Peace Was in the Air, and So Was Music 11/4/10 at 6:00 PM
1960: Combining Bee 10/27/10 at 11:00 AM