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Numbers add up to a very partisan Minnesota House
Luverne hotel earns Three Diamond award from AAA
Thacker named executive director at New Life Treatment Center
Rosenboom announces $16 million expansion
Luong, Lautt advance at Golden Living Center
Amateur baseball: Henning, Cubs clip Lakefield
Legion baseball: Hurley shines for Post 5
Amateur baseball: Cubs baseball: 'It was all good'
Prep softball: Sheldon edges S-O
VFW baseball: Worthington takes two from Marshall
Column: For the GOP, a pickle of a platform
Column: The braggart with the ducktail who would be president
As others see it: Legislature special session now unlikely
Letter: Key medical drug is hijacked from public
Column: Trump's Potemkin village
Donald D. Benz
Rosemary Abels (Hansen) Heideman
Norbert P. Anderson
How does your garden grow? Williams property one of four on upcoming tour
Column: June 28, 1876 -- Circus in town, complaints ensue
Looking Back: 1966 -- Construction aplenty taking place in Worthington
Heart of St. Kilian: 129-year-old parish goes to oratory status
Column: People are always talking about other people here
Out and About
Puhl 80th birthday
Isder 85th birthday
Alberts 97th birthday
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July 20, 2011
Bridges get boost in bonding bill
WORTHINGTON -- The Minnesota legislature wasn't supposed to take up a bonding bill this year, but in a last-minute attempt to put more people back to work, the House and Senate early Wednesday morning passed a $500 million bill that includes $33 million earmarked specifically for...
July 20, 2011 - 8:27pm
March 4, 2010
Bonding bill hits new snag
ST. PAUL -- It is time for Minnesota House and Senate leaders to get on the same page, the Senate's chief public works negotiator says. Sen....
March 4, 2010 - 12:00am
February 23, 2010
Bonding bill faces unfriendly future
ST. PAUL - A bill borrowing almost $1 billion appeared late Monday to be headed for hostile territory, Gov. Tim Pawlenty's desk. An hour before the House began debate on the public works funding bill Monday night, Gov. Tim Pawlenty sent a letter to lawmakers saying he would veto...
February 23, 2010 - 12:00am
February 22, 2010
As others see it: Governor's leverage
It seems quite likely that the DFL-controlled Legislature and Republican Gov. Tim Pawlenty are on an inevitable collision course this session...
opinion / editorials
February 22, 2010 - 12:00am
January 16, 2010
Pawlenty offers $685 million bonding bill
ST. PAUL -- Gov. Tim Pawlenty wants to spend $315 million less to build and repair facilities around Minnesota than legislative leaders want....
News / politics
January 16, 2010 - 12:00am
Editorial: Entire area will see bonding benefits
On Tuesday's opinion page, we made note that the City of Worthington -- by means of $800,000 in grant money for work at the former Campbell Soup Co. site -- is a big winner in the 2008 bonding bill. In fact, it should be duly noted that southwest Minnesota wins with this legislation....
April 16, 2008 - 12:00am
April 15, 2008
Editorial: Bonding bill means city savings
City of Worthington leaders have been glad to see continuing demolition work at the former Campbell Soup Co. property. And, they're no doubt elated at a recent development in St. Paul. Included in the State of Minnesota's $717 million bonding bill -- the amount was revised by Gov....
April 15, 2008 - 12:00am
April 11, 2008
Letter: Investment package contains many area funding provisions
Gov. Pawlenty made the right choice by line-item vetoing 52 provisions out of the 2008 Capital Investment legislation rather than vetoing the bill in its entirety. The bill, which totaled $925 million when it reached the Governor's desk, now totals $717 million. Pawlenty had previously...
April 11, 2008 - 12:00am
April 10, 2008
Letter: Magnus pleased with line-item vetoes
I'm pleased that Gov. Pawlenty decided to line-item veto the 2008 Capital Investment bill as opposed to vetoing the entire proposal. The plan, which funds construction projects throughout the state, totaled $925 million, which Pawlenty said was too expensive. House Republicans supported...
April 10, 2008 - 12:00am
April 8, 2008
Cuts made in bonding bill
ST. PAUL -- Hockey arenas survived, but volleyball and soccer facilities did not. Most college and university projects will get money, but not a couple in northeastern Minnesota. A new Red Lake school project lost out, and so did bus and rail line projects. Most planned college...
April 8, 2008 - 12:00am
April 5, 2008
Pawlenty taking time with bonding bill
ST. PAUL - The fate of a $925 million public works package was in limbo as Gov. Tim Pawlenty planned to review it over the weekend after warning Minnesota lawmakers it was $100 million too big. Republican Pawlenty is expected on Monday to either veto the entire bill, a compromise...
April 5, 2008 - 12:00am
April 2, 2008
Bonding bill heads for vote, possible veto
ST. PAUL - Minnesota's Democratic-led Legislature is ready to send Republican Gov. Tim Pawlenty a public works funding bill he doesn't like, setting the stage for a possible veto and a new attempt to fund projects ranging from college buildings to passenger rail lines. Legislative...
April 2, 2008 - 10:00am
March 8, 2008
Pawlenty calls for spending cuts
ST. PAUL -- Gov. Tim Pawlenty proposes a mixture of state spending cuts, use of reserve funds and some additional tax revenue to fix a predicted state budget deficit of nearly $1 billion. The Republican governor said Friday school classrooms and state aid to local governments would...
March 8, 2008 - 12:00am
March 5, 2008
Editorial: Another political dance begins
The stage was set Tuesday in St. Paul for another showdown between the Minnesota Legislature and Gov. Tim Pawlenty. When legislators last week voted to override Pawlenty's veto of the $6.6 billion transportation bill, it marked the first time the governor had a veto turned back....
March 5, 2008 - 12:00am
March 4, 2008
Senate approves public works plan
ST. PAUL - The march toward confrontation continued Tuesday when senators overwhelmingly passed a public works funding bill $140 million richer than Gov. Tim Pawlenty wants. Sen.
March 4, 2008 - 3:25pm