NEW PLATEAUS A Generation Back From the Dead
This is a piece about our connection to ancestors, their way of life in the Midwest, and these discoveries through one little old lady.
My Aunt Olive Hendrickson was born in South Dakota and now liv... Posted on 7/23/12 at 11:07 AM
CAPITOL CHATTER Preserve lumber facilities
Some lawmakers want to require that a lumber or wood products company that shutters operations in Minnesota maintain its facilities for at least two years after closure.
The proposal also would preven... Posted on 4/14/09 at 2:31 PM
Many reasons behind need for new facility, director Wellnitz explains
WORTHINGTON — With Nobles County commissioners scheduled to vote soon on about $11 million in bonding for the purpose of constructing a new library, talk continues to circulate about whether a new facility is really needed in the first place.
Tri-County Implement to construct new facility north of I-90
JACKSON — The community of Jackson is already seeing more Challenger yellow and Massey Ferguson red, and by the end of next year they will see a lot more green — John Deere green, that is.
$900,000 in funds needed for bioscience center
WORTHINGTON — Whether they help middle school and high school students develop an appreciation for science, or teach them the skills to one day work in a laboratory, those behind an initiative to complete the bioscience training and testing center in Worthington have two goals in mind — to build a science-minded workforce and the jobs to go along with it.
City council offers no money, but allows time for project to move forward
WORTHINGTON — A proposal to convert a long-defunct grain elevator into a climbing facility faces a steep path to the top — but a ladder for it remains.
ST. PAUL — Minnesota House and Senate negotiators considered expanding the state’s sex offender treatment facilities and whether to protect communities downstream from a proposed Fargo-Moorhead flood diversion project Sunday night.
U.S. Ag Secretary wants to build its markets, infrastructure
MARSHALL — No knock against convenience stores, but the United States Department of Agriculture is changing focus to support the development of farmers markets, food processing and cold storage facilities in rural communities, according to Tom Vilsack, secretary of the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
WORTHINGTON — Considering the theme of Saturday morning’s Healthy Heart Family Celebration was “Birds of a Feather Getting Healthy Together,” it was only fitting that one area at the event was devoted to better eating habits.
Pawlenty to lengthen sex offender penalties
ST. PAUL — Gov. Tim Pawlenty wants to double some sex offender sentences, the latest in a series of related moves over the years.
Under the plan the Republican governor announced Tuesday, a first-degree sex offender would receive a sentence of at least 25 years, compared to 12 years now.
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