CAPITOL CHATTER Process leads to Dayton outdoors funding vetoes
Gov. Mark Dayton vetoed two provisions of a bill funding outdoors and arts projects, saying a House committee ignored a citizen advisory panel.
The vetoes eliminated $3 million to fight aquatic invas... Posted on 5/23/13 at 11:37 AM
THE BRIDGEHUNTER'S CHRONICLES Lifetime Legacy Post Humous: Howard Newlon Jr.
This year's Ammann Awards received many entries, more than last year. However one of the awards that is of importance is the Lifetime Legacy Awards, given to person(s) who devoted a large amount of ... Posted on 12/23/12 at 10:33 AM
OH LOOK! A SHINY THING Remaking Greatness: Tron, Karate Kid
The new Tron movie trailer came out recently.
Note that the new Tron movie, due to hit the big screen on December 17 this year, is not a remake.
Instead, Tron Legacy seems to be a sequel to the origin... Posted on 3/9/10 at 9:39 AM
Historic designation being considered for lakeside park
WORTHINGTON — For 137 years, local residents have used a plot of land along the shore of Lake Okabena for recreational purposes. It has been the site of picnics, parties, cultural programs, concerts, revivals and countless other gatherings, public and private.
Nobles, Rock, Murray counties receive Clean Water funding
WORTHINGTON — The Minnesota Board of Water and Soil Resources (BWSR) has awarded more than $10 million in state grants from Minnesota’s Clean Water Fund to complete projects that help to protect streams, rivers, lakes and groundwater. In all, 61 applications were approved for funding in an announcement made Wednesday, including three in southwest Minnesota.
Minnesotans haven’t had much experience with voter-approved sales taxes, and the recent awards on the “Legacy” funding sales tax allocations may leave taxpayers a little more wary of approving these kinds of taxes in the future.
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