WORTHINGTON — The U.S. needs to reduce its dependence on foreign oil and that is exactly what Rep. Tim Walz touted during his roundtable discussion Thursday morning at the Biotechnology Advancement Center.
Senators likely to vote on their measure Friday
ST. PAUL — One of the 2012 Minnesota Legislature’s prime tasks is to approve public facility repair and construction funds, but the three proposals vary widely as lawmakers look to wrap up their work for the year.
Decision anticipated at April 3 meeting
WORTHINGTON — One week after Nobles County department heads, county commissioners David Benson and Bob Demuth Jr. and other administrative committee members met regarding the future of the Emergency Management office, the full board came together Tuesday for its first open discussion since the dismissal of the county’s EM director, Emily Cenzano, earlier this month.
Four of 30 witnesses speak in favor of amendment
ST. PAUL — Opponents of requiring photo identifications for voters talked against it for hours Wednesday, knowing their chances of stopping the proposal were slim.
Not-to-exceed levy must be set by Sept. 15
WORTHINGTON — After a two-hour discussion Tuesday afternoon on the 2012 budget and levy, Nobles County commissioners are slightly closer to setting a not-to-exceed levy by their Sept. 15 deadline.
Employees want to protect their positions
LUVERNE — The committee tasked with working out issues to dissolve the Nobles-Rock Community Health Services agency met in Luverne Wednesday morning to continue discussions related to the approaching Dec. 31 split. Much of the two-hour meeting, however, was spent discussing the recent move by public health employees to unionize.
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