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ALC adds a new social worker position
Shapiro & Smith Dance Company to host workshops, perform in Worthington
LSS celebration’s nutrition program’s 10th anniversary in Worthington
Winterfest medallion found
College basketball: Lady Jays win without Noid
For Jaxon Nelson, different is good
Prep roundup: Pipestone Area wins Big South Conference wrestling tournament; Three Trojans seniors place first
Gymnastics: Trojans score over 141, top Blue Earth Area
Prep sports roundup: Marshall tops JCC boys basketball team again
Column: Academia may now be beyond satire
Column: Heavyweight match -- Lewis vs. Trump
Letter: Minimum wage can’t remain at current level
Health care bill offers ‘real solutions’
Letter: Weber’s ‘bait and switch’ on health care
Shirley A. Thoreson
Leonard F. Hieronimus
Patricia Ann Nelson
Janet Lucille Belz
Disheveled Theologian: The poetry of grace
Looking Back: 2007 -- Hoffman, Hagen earn special Chamber honors
Herb chicken and mushrooms easy, elegant dinner favorite
A fast-food salad you’ll want to make at home
Column: Nose for news and all other noses once were pressed into these
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Five generations: Ebeling family
Wachter 95th birthday
Data: Jan. 19, 2017
Enterprise Funds 2017 Adopted Budget
2017 Minnesota City Summary Budget Statement
Data: Jan. 18, 2017
Data: Jan. 17, 2017
April 7, 2016
State GOP seeks hold-the-line spending
ST. PAUL — Minnesota House Republicans want to keep the state’s $42 billion, two-year budget — passed last year — pretty much as is,...
April 7, 2016 - 9:45pm
March 15, 2016
Dayton's budget boost: Broadband and racial equity top governor's wish list
ST. PAUL — Giving all Minnesotans equal access to high-speed Internet and promoting racial economic equality are Gov. Mark Dayton’s top requests...
March 15, 2016 - 10:18pm
March 11, 2016
Letter: Legislator cautiously optimistic about budget
There are positives and negatives to be found in Minnesota’s recent state budget forecast. The good: state economists recently projected Minnesota to realize a $900 million surplus. The not-as-good: the total is roughly $300 million lower than the last estimate that was released...
March 11, 2016 - 9:42pm
February 26, 2016
Minnesota budget surplus slips
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota's state revenues appear to be down, a state report shows this morning. Minnesota Management and Budget, the state's finance agency, said the projected surplus is $900 million for the current two-year budget cycle. Late last year, the state reported a $1.2 billion...
February 26, 2016 - 9:52am
February 9, 2016
$4.1 trillion: Obama proposes spending plan in final White House budget
WASHINGTON — U.S. President Barack Obama proposed a $4.1 trillion spending plan for fiscal year 2017 Tuesday in a final White House budget...
February 9, 2016 - 4:57pm
January 7, 2016
New emergency services building proposed in Windom
January 7, 2016 - 9:45pm
December 30, 2015
Budget Breakdown: $832,096
What it is: This is the amount Nobles County budgeted for buildings in 2016. What it was last year: $665,000 Total county budget: $34,372,047...
December 30, 2015 - 9:59pm
Budget Breakdown: $8,089,397
What it is: This is the amount Nobles County Commissioners budgeted for Community Services in 2016. What it was last year: $7,495,229 Total county...
December 30, 2015 - 9:56pm
December 29, 2015
Budget breakdown: $4,334,993
What it is: This is the amount Nobles County Commissioners budgeted for Public Safety in 2016. What it was last year: $4,060,463 Total county...
December 29, 2015 - 10:09pm
December 28, 2015
Budget Breakdown: General Government
BUDGET BREAKDOWN $10,170,810 What it is: This is the amount Nobles County budgeted for General Government in 2016. What it was last year: $9,411,802...
December 28, 2015 - 1:27pm
Budget Breakdown: Public Works
BUDGET BREAKDOWN $13,221,100 What it is: This is the amount budgeted for Nobles County Public Works in 2016. What it was last year: $7,299,764...
December 28, 2015 - 1:22pm
December 22, 2015
County sets 2016 budget: Commissioner pay increase draws discussion
WORTHINGTON — Nobles County commissioners worked through a long list of end-of-the-year business during a two-hour meeting Tuesday morning, including setting the 2016 final budget and levy. Neither the budget nor the levy changed since commissioners hosted a public meeting earlier...
December 22, 2015 - 8:52pm
December 16, 2015
U.S. tax, spending deal meets resistance
WASHINGTON — A deal to avoid a U.S. government shutdown met resistance Wednesday from both conservative Republicans concerned about spending...
December 16, 2015 - 8:43pm
December 8, 2015
Letter: Considering surplus, tax relief is a good idea
Minnesota’s economic experts have spoken, and they are projecting agreeable fiscal news for the state. If the estimates hold, Minnesota could expect to see a surplus of $1.871 billion for the 2016-17 budget cycle. We’re seeing a continued trend of positive economic forecasts,...
December 8, 2015 - 6:22pm
December 1, 2015
County presents 2016 budget, levy
WORTHINGTON — After nearly six months of budget negotiations, Nobles County commissioners are prepared to present a 2016 budget of more than $34.3 million when they vote in just three weeks. The budget represents a 27.7 percent increase over the 2015 actual budget — due in large...
December 1, 2015 - 9:27pm