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Candidates plan ice cream social
Dayton wants Minnesotans to take clean water pledge
Minnesota State Fair celebrates Yellow Ribbon program for veterans
City planning for 2017 budget continues
Zimmer: It's 'possible' Bridgewater could be out for season
Area prep volleyball roundup
Prep volleyball: Serving strong in win for H-BC
Girls tennis: Trojans show fight in loss
College volleyball: Lady Jays open season with new look
Letter: Kiwanis projects are making an impact
Column: The cost of the EpiPen price increase
Column: Reforms and solutions to help First District farmers
Letter: Wake up and smell the drug companies
Letter: Either way, change coming in health insurance
Kenneth Linn Gaiser
Fern Rosezella Clauson
Lucille Margaret Poynter
Looking Back: 1991 -- New group home opening in Jackson County
Biking Bob: 78-year-old Hibma still doing plenty of pedaling
Column: A Nobles County cowboy made 1934 history
Column: Together 2016 a gathering to remember
Disheveled Theologian: Finding meaning in the motive
Out and About
Yungmann 80th birthday
Ringkob 45th anniversary
Bullerman 60th anniversary
Froderman 65th anniversary
Rutzen 65th anniversary
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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. “I think for those...
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. Minnesota Democratic...
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 The train derailment that recently happened in Callaway is yet another reason why we need to prioritize railroad safety in this year’s bonding bill. I went to Callaway with Gov. Dayton after the accident, and seeing its effects on the...
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. Alice Hausman...
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
April 28, 2009
Bonding bill still in dispute
ST. PAUL - Negotiators assigned the task of funding public works projects across Minnesota have a common problem - money. The House and Senate don't agree on how much to spend, and Gov. Tim Pawlenty said both want to spend too much. The public works funding measure - commonly known...
April 28, 2009 - 12:00am