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Gun debate begins as Legislature begins 2018 work
Jackson County woman killed in car crash
With Tony Cornish gone, what happens with House committee that focuses on guns and cops?
Minnesota vs. Minnesota: Agency pushes back in $5 billion 3M suit
Data: Feb. 19, 2018
Fan bus for state gymnastics
Marvin, Lamoureux score goals to send U.S. to gold-medal game at Olympics
LeBron's MVP performance guides team to All-Star win
Wild rookie Joel Eriksson Ek persisting despite near 50-game goalless streak
Russian curler suspected of doping
Commentary: Why are natural disasters called an act of God?
Commentary: Liars required for 'fake news' to proliferate
Letter: Story on Brewster boulder triggers memories
Letter: Exchange student experiences first Thanksgiving, Christmas in Worthington
Column: Worthington schools committed to 'Child Find'
Hazel May Jackson
John B. Taylor
Carlyle James Thaemlitz
Mary "Betty" Anderson
Rubber plants follow natural tree-like tendency
Disheveled Theologian: Of mince and (paper) men
Still visit those who no longer recognize you
Heritage houseplants: Readers share stories of long-living plants
Kind kids help hurting teacher
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Huisman 60th anniversary
Boltjes 50th anniversary
Heeringa 70th anniversary
Koehne 60th anniversary
Birth: Elizabeth Ruth Standafer
Probate of Vernon G. Engelkes
City of Worthington planning commission notice of public hearing
Data: Nov. 27, 2017
February 17, 2018
Minn. GOP, Dems differ on how much to spend on bonding projects
ST. PAUL — Lawmakers and Gov. Mark Dayton will most likely take out a massive taxpayer-backed loan this year to fund a pile of construction projects. The only questions are how much should the loan be and which projects should be funded? Spoiler alert: Democrats say it should...
February 17, 2018 - 10:29am
Minnesota House rejects $800 million bonding bill
ST. PAUL — Minnesota legislation funding public works projects ranging from repairing college roofs to helping cities build water treatment...
May 17, 2017 - 10:41pm
June 8, 2016
Dayton gets public works campaign underway with Wednesday visits
ROCHESTER — Gov. Mark Dayton may not be up for election in November, but he is campaigning this week. The Democratic governor launched a three-day...
June 8, 2016 - 10:07pm
May 18, 2016
House bonding bill tops $800 million
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota House Republicans unveiled a public works funding bill Wednesday topping $800 million in funds that would be repaid by...
May 18, 2016 - 10:43am
May 5, 2016
GOP defeats Senate bonding bill
ST. PAUL — The Minnesota Legislature is in limbo after Thursday’s narrow defeat of a major issue on the table this year.
May 5, 2016 - 8:16pm
May 2, 2016
‘Meat and potatoes’: Nearly $1 billion separates state legislators on public works funding
ST. PAUL — House and Senate leaders are far apart about how much to spend on public works projects. Nearly $1 billion apart.
May 2, 2016 - 5:46pm
April 29, 2016
Letter: Railroad safety is a bonding bill priority
By District 4 Sen. Kent Eken, DFL-Twin Valley
April 29, 2016 - 1:14pm
June 13, 2015
Minnesota lawmakers OK final budget piece; bonding bill approved
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota legislative leaders succeeded early Saturday to pass the final piece of the state budget. The central issue was a controversial...
June 13, 2015 - 9:09am
January 25, 2015
Legislative agenda for 2016: Pass bonding, go home?
ST. PAUL — The Minnesota Legislature is likely to hold a session next year, even if the Senate has to meet in a heated tent. Legislative leaders have been considering skipping a 2016 session because the Senate chamber and most hearing rooms will be closed as part of the three-year...
January 25, 2015 - 8:18pm
May 12, 2014
Thirsting for water
WORTHINGTON — As if Worthington’s need for water wasn’t dire enough with the Lewis & Clark Regional Water System hinging on the generosity of state legislators and a bonding bill, the state’s environmental agency is now threatening to shut down a Lincoln-Pipestone Rural...
May 12, 2014 - 10:43pm
May 5, 2014
Lewis & Clark out of House bonding bill
WORTHINGTON — According to District 22B Rep. Rod Hamilton, the Lewis & Clark Regional Water project may be left out of the Minnesota House of Representative’s bonding bill. Hamilton, R-Mountain Lake, said he was informed Friday by Capital Investment Chair Rep.
May 5, 2014 - 8:00pm
April 1, 2014
Bonding bill ‘inadequate,' author says
ST. PAUL — A nearly $1 billion proposal to fund state construction projects, ranging from trails to transit, launched Tuesday with its author calling it “inadequate” and a Republican who usually supports public works projects saying he could not vote for it. It was an unusual...
April 1, 2014 - 9:29pm
May 11, 2012
Minnesota West gets $4.6 million
WORTHINGTON -- A public works bill of nearly $500 million dollars signed Friday by Gov. Mark Dayton includes money for flood prevention, transportation...
May 11, 2012 - 9:44pm
March 28, 2012
Bonding bill sets up three-way talks
ST. PAUL -- One of the 2012 Minnesota Legislature's prime tasks is to approve public facility repair and construction funds, but the three proposals...
March 28, 2012 - 9:56pm
March 4, 2010
Editorial: There's still time to regroup
To say this session of the Minnesota Legislature is off to a poor start would be an understatement. Gov. Tim Pawlenty's proposed budget, which slashes local government aid, spending on health care programs and services, funds for state colleges and universities and more -- all while...
March 4, 2010 - 12:00am