CAPITOL CHATTER Legislative notebook: Higher ed OK'd
By Danielle Killey
Minnesota representatives approved increasing by $150 million spending on state colleges and universities.
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THE BRIDGEHUNTER'S CHRONICLES Lifetime Legacy Post Humous: Howard Newlon Jr.
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NEW PLATEAUS A Little China Choo Choo
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THE FLENSBURG FILES Thanks for telling us how to drive, (....)!
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There is probably no tougher nut to crack than that of adequate transportation funding in Minnesota, but there is also nothing more basic to economic prosperity than an efficient and safe transportation system.
WASHINGTON — The Southwest Regional Development Commission in Slayton, in collaboration with the Rural Minnesota Energy Board, has been awarded a 2012 Excellence in Regional Transportation Award from the National Association of Development Organizations (NADO) for its role in facilitating wind development agreements.
New restrictions placed upon 10 bridges
WORTHINGTON — Increased truck traffic and vehicles designed to carry larger loads are creating a toll on Nobles County’s bridges that were designed 30, 50 and up to 70 years ago.
Common-sense Central Minnesotans can’t help but agree with the Northstar Corridor Development Authority’s recent decision to put on hold efforts to expand the commuter rail line from Big Lake to St. Cloud.
WORTHINGTON — Area residents interested in the aesthetic design plans for the Minnesota 60 construction project are invited to attend a meeting from 5 to 7 p.m. Oct. 26 at Worthington Chamber’s conference room, 1121 Third Ave.
ST. PAUL — It’s harvest time and the Minnesota Department of Transportation is urging motorists on Minnesota highways to be aware of the large farm equipment transporting crops to markets, grain elevators and processing plants.
MnDOT, via the West Central Tribune
, September 22, 2010
SLAYTON — The Southwest Regional Development Commission (SRDC) Transportation Committee will meet at 5:15 p.m. Thursday, April 8, at the CRD Office Board Room, 2401 Broadway Ave., Slayton. The agenda topics will be the SRDC Transportation Work Program for FY 2011 and Functional Classification Change requests.
MANKATO — The Area Transportation Partnership for Mn/DOT District 7 is soliciting projects for the Transportation Enhancements program, a federally-funded program that targets projects such as trails, environmental mitigation and historical preservation that are transportation related.
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