CAPITOL CHATTER Legislative notebook: Senate backs gasoline tax hike
By Don Davis and Danielle Killey
Minnesota senators voted Friday to raise the state gasoline tax 5 cents in the next few years.
After the Senate Transportation Committee in recent weeks removed a gas ... Posted on 5/11/13 at 11:15 AM
STAFF BLOG BEYOND THE PAGE Candidates finally address negative ads
I have been to a lot of candidate forums during the past few months.
I was at one in Worthington for education.
I went to one for senior health care in Fulda.
I went to a senate-only debate i... Posted on 10/26/12 at 4:54 PM
I was shocked when I read Bill Weber’s recent letter in your newspaper. Clearly he is trying to have it both ways, benefiting from personal attacks while accusing a good man of resorting to “political tactics.
For the last 10 years, it has been an honor and a privilege to represent the hardworking people of southwestern Minnesota in the state legislature. I would like to thank you for your support and involvement in the legislative process.
In recent days, I have been truly disappointed to see that my opponent and his supporters have resorted to age-old political tactics of trying to focus attention away from the very serious and important issues we face.
Bill Weber, Candidate, Senate District 22, R-Luverne
, October 02, 2012
Doug Weber defends self in civil suit filed by former deputy
SIBLEY, Iowa — A document filed Thursday in a federal civil suit brought forth by a former deputy states that deputy was not fired for offering to testify in an unrelated case, but for a continuing pattern of poor performance and unprofessional behavior.
WORTHINGTON — The young man pulled on his trenchcoat, then removed a card from his wallet.
“Here’s my business card,” he said.
Next to the National Guard logo on the paper rectangle, his name is listed: Nicholas Weber, Guard Recruiting Assistant.
Civil suit challenges county’s concealed weapons rules SIBLEY, Iowa — In the civil suit between Sibley native Paul Dorr and son against Osceola County, Sheriff Doug Weber, his successors and the Sheriff’s Department regarding denial of concealed weapons permits, the Dorrs have filed a brief and some letters in opposition to the defendants’ motion to dismiss the case.
SIBLEY, Iowa — According to court documents filed Monday in Iowa Federal Court on behalf of Osceola County, Sheriff Douglas Weber had a rationale basis for denying the issuance of a concealed weapon permit to Ocheyedan, Iowa, resident Paul Dorr and his 18-year-old son.
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