STAFF BLOG THE FARM BLEAT Stress farm survives election night
Theres no denying a reporters job is stressful. We have daily deadlines - sometimes multiple daily deadlines - and are under constant pressure to gather all of the facts, write concise, detailed, well... Posted on 11/7/12 at 7:38 PM
CAPITOL CHATTER No Democrats join in first GOP budget bill
Minnesota House Republicans found no Democrats willing to join their first 2011 attempt at trimming the state budget.
The bill that passed Thursday night would order Democrat Gov. Mark Dayton to cut ... Posted on 1/28/11 at 4:07 AM
OH LOOK! A SHINY THING Explosions
Newsroom quote of the day:
"Why does Lake Wilson keep blowing up?"
It was said in relation to this story about a vaporizer explosion in the small town of Lake Wilson.
It wasn't meant to be f... Posted on 11/18/09 at 11:29 AM
Group recognized for work on disc golf course SLAYTON — Residents of Slayton and the surrounding area may be enjoying their local disc golf course by this weekend, considering summer-like temperatures are finally going to arrive in southwest Minnesota.
SLAYTON — After two months of administrative leave, the Murray County Medical Center (MCMC) board voted 8-1 Tuesday afternoon to reinstate physician’s assistant Dan Woldt without any disciplinary action.
SLAYTON – Outside the Murray County Law Enforcement Center (LEC), things look pretty quiet, but inside, it’s as busy as a beehive. Electricians, telephone line installers, carpenters and construction workers are all hard at work.
Heading out to the Murray County Fair is a pleasure for most, but this sheep seems more intent on chewing through the chain on his pen and making a break for it. Maybe he's trying to get over to the Murray County Dairy Association booth for a pineapple shake?
SLAYTON — The quiet baa of a sheep, the giggling of children, the constant low hum of friends and neighbors chatting – these are all sounds that people associate with a fair. In Murray County, there’s another sound that veteran fairgoers are used to hearing.
Construction at the Murray County Law Enforcement is continuing at a good pace. This photo, submitted by Murray County Community Relations Director Christy Riley, was taken as the footings for the expansion phase of the project were poured.
Murray County Amateur Radio Club sets up 24 hour command post for national “Field Day”
AVOCA — During Congressional hearings following Hurricane Katrina, it was said that one of the few examples of what went right during the disaster was the Amateur Radio response.
Breakdown of officials’ pay in six counties
WORTHINGTON — The Murray County commissioners opted for the third year in a row to freeze their annual salary at $18,544, something they said they did to help meet their budget and so they could take better care of their county employees. They also decided to leave their per diem amount at $80 per meeting.
Justine Wettschreck and Julie Buntjer
, December 29, 2010
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