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Minnesota drivers expected to hit more than 42,000 deer as nearby states have similar odds of collision
After medical helicopter crash, flight paramedic fights for his life
Cresting Cedar River putting pressure on Cedar Rapids storm sewer system
Governor woos DFL votes
Minnesotans sign up to vote in record numbers
High school volleyball: Trojans fight back but can't seal win at Redwood Valley
Wolter: The mysterious Minnesota Vikings
Girls tennis: Trojans put up a fight in final home match
Girls soccer: Trojans fall to Willmar in the rain
College football: Slow start comes back to bite Bluejays
Column: In praise of good government geeks
Letter: We don't miss the bad bugs, but ...
Column: E15 an affordable, clean-burning option at the pump
Letter: WHS marching band something to take pride in
Letter: Be sure to attend NCHS book release event
Rory C. Burke
Kenneth R. Busch
Willa B. Muir
Douglas Ralph Geertsema
Truesdell is new pastor at American Reformed Church
Bosmas add barn quilt to their northwest Iowa property
Column: Shaking Up the Sanctuary
Looking Back: 1991 -- Perkins family receives conservation honor
Column: Robert Kennedy’s visit to city brought unprecedented excitement
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Bakker 50th anniversary
De Berg 80th birthday
Gerber 95th birthday
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Notice of Public Hearing
School Board Minutes for August
May 13, 2015
Supervisors approve budget, urban renewal changes
SIBLEY, Iowa — The Osceola County Board of Supervisors had a public hearing Tuesday on a budget amendment and voted on changes to the current urban renewal area established in the Kirk Grau Addition, which includes Noteboom Implement and Jackrabbit Junction. Budget amendment A...
May 13, 2015 - 8:08pm
May 12, 2015
What’s the deal with lack of legislative deal?
ST. PAUL — Minnesota legislators are getting antsy. Their leaders have spent hours this week negotiating a $40 billion-plus, two-year state...
May 12, 2015 - 8:05pm
April 28, 2015
Pushing for preschool
NORTH ST. PAUL — Gov. Mark Dayton got some help Tuesday from U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan in his unwavering push to spend part of the...
April 28, 2015 - 9:34pm
April 21, 2015
No agreement on rail ‘blast zone’ funding in Minnesota House
ST. PAUL — A new phrase is entering Minnesotans’ vocabulary. “Are you in the blast zone?” state Rep. Diane Loeffler, D-Minneapolis,...
April 21, 2015 - 10:00pm
April 9, 2015
Managing mental health: Jesson visits Worthington to discuss Dayton’s proposed budget
WORTHINGTON — Minnesota Human Services Commissioner Lucinda Jesson met with mental health providers who work together for the southwestern...
April 9, 2015 - 11:24am
March 27, 2015
Minnesota Senate Democrats take middle budget ground
ST. PAUL — Minnesota Senate Democrats’ budget plan falls between higher-spending Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton and big-tax-cut House Republicans. Senators proposed their biggest increase in spending for education programs and want to boost the budget reserve by $250 million. Despite...
March 27, 2015 - 9:49pm
March 24, 2015
$2 billion in Minnesota tax cuts?
ST. PAUL — House Republicans want to cut Minnesotans’ taxes $2 billion, but do not yet know who would benefit. The GOP House majority...
March 24, 2015 - 8:44pm
March 22, 2015
‘Numbers guy’ has key role crafting GOP budget
ST. PAUL — It’s a rare legislator who wins back his seat after walking away from it eight years earlier. It’s even more unusual for...
March 22, 2015 - 8:15pm
March 17, 2015
ST. PAUL — Gov. Mark Dayton proposed hundreds of millions of dollars in new spending for education and families Tuesday, leaving some senior citizens’ advocates disappointed with what they said is a too-small increase. The governor’s $866 million proposed budget increase...
March 17, 2015 - 9:53pm
March 9, 2015
Letter: Despite large surplus, let's remain responsible
Minnesota’s economy is back in the black. State budget experts recently announced that our state will face a $1.9 billion surplus for the fiscal year 2016-17 budget cycle, which gives lawmakers the information they need to begin the budget-setting process. It’s refreshing to...
March 9, 2015 - 5:07pm
February 27, 2015
Large surplus equals big dispute at Capitol
DON DAVIS Forum News Service ST. PAUL — One of the largest budget surpluses in Minnesota history quickly turned into a big-time, and familiar,...
February 27, 2015 - 9:46pm
February 17, 2015
Aquatic Invasive Species budget approved
WORTHINGTON — Nobles County commissioners Tuesday approved a nearly $78,800 budget to address Aquatic Invasive Species (AIS) education and assessments. The funding comes from the Minnesota Legislature and requires counties to address the statewide threat to Minnesota’s waters. A...
February 17, 2015 - 8:25pm
February 16, 2015
Bakk ready to move beyond Dayton flap
ST. PAUL — Minnesota Senate Majority Leader Tom Bakk said he is ready to move on from a dustup with Gov. Mark Dayton, but Monday’s interactions...
February 16, 2015 - 9:38pm
February 2, 2015
Obama proposes $3.99 trillion budget
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama Monday proposed a $3.99 trillion budget that drew scorn from Republicans and set up battles over tax reform,...
February 2, 2015 - 8:34pm
February 1, 2015
From nursing homes to wolves
ST. PAUL — This Minnesota legislative session is heavy on greater Minnesota topics, but the governor’s budget, which will be the base of whatever two-year spending plan that eventually passes, drew mixed reviews about how it would fund issues outside of the Twin Cities. Officials...
February 1, 2015 - 9:31pm