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Sibley woman keeps busy in the midst of cancer fights
Sibley woman keeps busy in the midst of cancer fights
Coteau des Prairies Lodge to showcase ND ag products
McNab, Slayton Veterinary Clinic devoted to animal care
Amtrak train derails in Chicago, no injuries reported
NFL owners approve Raiders' move to Las Vegas
ND native who once made 2,750 consecutive free throws dies
Costco tees off on Titleist over golf balls
MW Baseball: Bluejays win four in first home stand
Inspired by grandfather, Taylor Rogers just keeps taking the ball for Minnesota Twins
Pinke: Rally around rural communities
Positively Beautiful: Health and wellness trends popping up everywhere
Column: Small manufacturers are the backbone of southwest Minnesota’s economy
Swift: Hairstyling technique not all it is wrapped up to be
'Bright sadness' describes Lenten journey at Fargo church
Brian "Fritz" Korthals
Sylvester "Sy" Lonneman
Benjamin Bruce Raudenbush
Daughters often get first tanning salon experience with mom
Column: Your not-average people have great things going for them
Remarkable recovery: A combined 14 surgeries later, Bart and Sherry DeBoer share tale of crash with suspected drunk driver
Disheveled Theologian: Forsaken -- A few thoughts during Lent, week 4
Looking Back: 1992 -- Proposed hospital expansion plan advances
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Ostrem 80th birthday
Doppenberg 80th birthday
Wagley 100th birthday
Johnson 90th birthday
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March 5, 2017
State lawmakers visit Worthington for Legislative Breakfast
WORTHINGTON — A “Legislature Breakfast” event featuring southwest Minnesota’s three state lawmakers filled the meeting room at the Worthington...
March 5, 2017 - 8:10pm
February 21, 2017
Bill to jumpstart Minnesota shrimp industry passes first committee stop
legislative hurdle on Thursday, earning bipartisan support from the Senate Agriculture, Rural Development, and Housing Committee. The bill, Senate File 841, which I authored, creates a $5 million incentive program for Minnesota companies that produce over 25,000 pounds of shrimp each...
February 21, 2017 - 10:33pm
February 2, 2017
MN Republican legislators take aim at reshaping state’s Public Utilities Commission
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota Republicans are taking early aim this legislative session at a little-discussed state commission that has a big say on energy issues.Republicans, who control the House and Senate, have introduced a half-dozen bills that would change the power and makeup of the...
February 2, 2017 - 10:11pm
January 31, 2017
Weber pushes bill for more local state aid
ST. PAUL — New legislation introduced Monday won’t see any objections from Minnesota mayors. The bill, authored by District 22 Sen. Bill Weber, R-Luverne in the Senate and District 12B Rep. Paul Anderson, R-Starbuck in the House, calls for $45.5 million in additional funding...
January 31, 2017 - 9:34pm
January 18, 2017
Letter: Minimum wage can’t remain at current level
By Brian Abrhamson, Luverne While Minnesota House and Senate Republicans are bringing in distraction of "helping those that were most affected by outrageous rate increases" in health care costs, they are coming in behind to freeze minimum wages. Sen. Bill Weber has tried to put...
January 18, 2017 - 9:12pm
January 17, 2017
Letter: Weber’s ‘bait and switch’ on health care
By Roger L. Elgersma, Pipestone Sen. Bill Weber had an article in the Daily Globe a week ago about the first step to get rid of Obamacare. I thought the Republicans wanted to stop the government from paying health care bills, and now he is proposing that the first step is for the...
January 17, 2017 - 10:45pm
Money set aside to preserve Minnesota land, improve water
ST. PAUL — A state-federal program supported by groups ranging from conservationists to farmers is designed to improve Minnesota water quality by paying landowners to preserve 60,000 acres. The land in southern and western Minnesota would be marginal farmland, state Agriculture...
January 17, 2017 - 8:53pm
January 10, 2017
Republicans lay foundation for necessary health care reform
Republicans took the first step toward significantly reforming Minnesota’s health care market Friday, introducing Senate File 1, the 2017 Health Care Emergency Aid and Access Act. This legislation offers immediate premium relief for Minnesotans who have been faced with outrageous...
January 10, 2017 - 10:11pm
November 22, 2016
Weber to chair Ag, Rural Development and Housing Policy committee
ST. PAUL — District 22 Sen. Bill Weber, R-Luverne, will assume the chairmanship of the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Rural Development and Housing Policy when the legislature reconvenes in January. The Senate Republican Caucus announced the decision Tuesday. “I am very happy...
November 22, 2016 - 8:36pm
November 9, 2016
Incumbent Republicans roll to wins in area state races
Southwest Minnesota’s three Republican lawmakers each won re-election Tuesday, as Sen. Bill Weber and Reps. Rod Hamilton and Joe Schomacker...
November 9, 2016 - 2:02am
October 30, 2016
Editorial: Weber is pick for Minnesota District 22 Senate seat
When it comes to considering choices for the Minnesota District 22 Senate seat, it’s clear who has the most experience. Bill Weber, a Luverne Republican, has represented this district in the Minnesota Senate the last four years, but his efforts in working for southwest Minnesotans...
October 30, 2016 - 8:22pm
September 27, 2016
Weber aims for District 22 Senate re-election against Abrahamson
Brian AbrahamsonOccupation: Direct Support Professional for adults with disabilities Current residence: Luverne What qualifications...
September 27, 2016 - 9:40pm
August 24, 2016
Letter: DFL political games hurt millions of Minnesotans
By District 22 Sen. Bill Weber, R-Luverne, and District 16 Sen. Gary Dahms, R-Redwood Falls We have waited a few days to write about Governor Dayton’s decision to not call a special session. We wanted to wait to pen this letter so as to cool off a little, sit back and be able...
August 24, 2016 - 9:39pm
August 3, 2016
Ag lawmakers want special session, but not all optimistic
MORGAN, Minn. -- A special Minnesota legislative session is important for agriculture, farm country lawmakers say, but many are pessimistic one will happen. Their main concern is the future of a provision in a vetoed tax bill that would reduce property taxes on farmland that now goes...
August 3, 2016 - 9:06pm
June 17, 2016
Letter: Weber addresses critics with added comments
A couple of recent letters were critical of my comments to the governor during his recent visit to Worthington. In their hurry to play their own “blame game,” the authors of those letters failed to mention some key parts of my comments that would give the readers a more complete...
June 17, 2016 - 9:43pm