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State lawmakers hear from constituents at Legislative Breakfast event
Judge strikes down Minnesota rules on out-of-state power plants
Arbor Day event is Friday morning
Elevator at Government Center to be closed Tuesday
College baseball: West struggling at the plate
Prep sports: Windom baseball team falls; Adrian softball team splits
Prep baseball: Adrian holds on despite miscues
Scott Rall: What have you done that will last a lifetime?
Mankato players expected to practice Friday
Column: The lesson of 'Camp David'
Column: Good news for homeowners in Worthington school district
Column: Going crazy in a crowd
Column: Going crazy in a crowd
Editorial: Worthington is not alone with mall woes
Marcella "Sally" Heger
Kenneth "Kenny" Sandbo
Maybelle F. Tyrrell
Class of 2014: Moo already pursuing career in auto mechanics
Column: From Stefanson to Swanberg, and to Worthington
Church participates in Angel Gown Program
Religion briefs: April 17
Column: An epiphany in St. Paul's Cathedral
Out and About
Odenbrett 80th birthday
School Board Minutes from March
Data: April 19, 2014
Data: April 17, 2014
Summary of Ordinance No. 1079
Data: April 16, 2014
January 24, 2012
PJC budget exceeded by more than 400 percent
WORTHINGTON -- With 2011 in the record books, Nobles County commissioners on Tuesday took a glance back at revenues and expenditures of individual...
January 24, 2012 - 7:52pm
October 27, 2011
Council approves WREDC budget request
WORTHINGTON -- The Worthington City Council approved a request of $76,000 from Worthington Regional Economic Development Corp. at a special meeting...
October 27, 2011 - 8:44pm
August 23, 2011
County talks budget, levy increases
WORTHINGTON -- After a two-hour discussion Tuesday afternoon on the 2012 budget and levy, Nobles County commissioners are slightly closer to setting a not-to-exceed levy by their Sept. 15 deadline. Based on budget information received from each department, the county is looking at...
August 23, 2011 - 9:59pm
July 31, 2011
Obama, Congress reach a debt deal
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Ending a perilous stalemate, President Barack Obama announced agreement Sunday night with Republican congressional leaders on a compromise to avoid the nation's first-ever financial default. The dramatic resolution lifted a cloud that had threatened the still-fragile...
July 31, 2011 - 10:39pm
July 22, 2011
Reform could bring GOP, Dayton together in 2012
ST. PAUL -- Looking back, it is hard to see much other than disputes between Minnesota's governor and legislative leaders. After all, they went 58 days beyond the Legislature's constitutional deadline before agreeing on a budget in the wee hours of Wednesday morning, including 20...
July 22, 2011 - 9:38am
July 20, 2011
Bonding bill deposits gifts around state
ST. PAUL - It's Christmas in July for Minnesota colleges and other state-owned facilities. Minnesota legislators early Wednesday approved $498 million worth of public works projects such as college building renovations, flood-fighting projects and developing the state's newest park. "It...
July 20, 2011 - 12:44pm
July 19, 2011
Back to work for the state
ST. PAUL - Minnesota's longest government shutdown is poised to end after state legislators Tuesday night rushed through a series of spending bills. While ending the shutdown, the bills fund state government for two years.
July 19, 2011 - 9:35pm
Signs point to shutdown end as Capitol reopens
ST. PAUL - The Minnesota Capitol doors swung open to the public this morning for the first time since June 30, one of several signs that a state government shutdown could be nearing an end. An even stronger sign was that three of the nine budget bills have been approved by Gov. Mark...
July 19, 2011 - 11:03am
July 18, 2011
Capitol opens, first spending bills surface
ST. PAUL - Signs that the Minnesota government shutdown soon may end are surfacing, but work remains. Gov. Mark Dayton ordered the state Capitol to open again at 9 a.m.
July 18, 2011 - 9:19pm
Minn. leaders slog to finish budget, end shutdown
ST. PAUL(AP) -- A special session to end Minnesota's state government shutdown is still expected this week as Republican lawmakers and Gov. Mark Dayton continue slogging away at a two-year budget. Dayton isn't expected to call a special session until he and legislative leaders agree...
July 18, 2011 - 12:36pm
July 14, 2011
Dayton, GOP reach agreement
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota's three top budget negotiators walked from the governor's office Thursday evening to announce a state budget deal, frowning like their best friend just died. In a way, each had lost a political friend: Democratic Gov.
July 14, 2011 - 9:42pm
Dayton concedes to end shutdown
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) -- Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton and top Republicans struck a deal Thursday to end a budget impasse that prompted the state government to shut down, with the Democratic governor giving up on raising taxes. The agreement came after a three-hour negotiating session...
July 14, 2011 - 11:03am
July 11, 2011
Dayton taking budget message around state
ST. PAUL -- Gov.
July 11, 2011 - 10:25pm
July 6, 2011
Lawmakers bleak about shutdown
ST. PAUL -- Count many Minnesota legislators among those who expect a long government shutdown. "My gut tells me that if this goes two weeks, it will go until January," Rep. Larry Howes, R-Walker said. Sen. Tom Saxhaug, DFL-Grand Rapids, added that a quick end to the shutdown is...
July 6, 2011 - 8:28pm
July 5, 2011
Budget talks resume with little progress
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota state government is in a partial shutdown and the first budget negotiations in days resulted in nothing more than an agreement to meet again. When Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton was asked what can be done to reach a budget deal with Republican leaders, his only...
July 5, 2011 - 8:39pm