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This year, Dayton holds all the power: Governor says he’s analyzing major bills, possible special section
Amateur baseball: Cubs go 2-1 on weekend
Prep baseball: Adrian in good shape for section action
Section 2A softball: MLA falls in Mankato
Section 2AAA baseball: Trojans' season ends in New Ulm
Les Knutson: Windom's BARC gym will honor a coaching legend
Column: Hillary Clinton's protective crouch
Column: One race over; here comes another
Column: The GOP's lost hope for scandal
Column: Memorial Day takes on significance this election year
Column: Honoring our fallen heroes, respecting our veterans
Robert "Bob" Olson
John Richard Norton Jr.
Mark C. Goede
Ethel A. Anderson
Jack-of-all-trades: Plans shaping up to name BARC gymnasium in Jack Kelly's honor
Column: Our young soldiers are becoming only a dim memory
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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...
opinion / letters
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,...
News / politics
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
January 27, 2015
Dayton offers $41 billion budget
ST. PAUL — Gov. Mark Dayton wants Minnesota to collect and spend $41.2 billion from state taxpayers in the next two years, without a general...
January 27, 2015 - 8:56pm
Supervisors approve MOU with Sibley
SIBLEY, Iowa — The Osceola County Board of Supervisors is busy with budget sessions and meetings for the first half of the week. Aside from departmental budget reviews, Tuesday’s agenda called for a vote on a memorandum of understanding with the city of Sibley to trade land parcels. The...
January 27, 2015 - 8:38pm
January 20, 2015
Budget, CNA program discussed at school board meeting
WORTHINGTON — The ISD 518 School Board met briefly Tuesday evening to discuss a number of agenda items ranging from budget amendments to a new weight room supervisor position. The board unanimously approved an amendment to the 2014-15 budget. The initial budget for this school...
January 20, 2015 - 10:04pm
Rural Minnesota groups announce funding wants
ST. PAUL — A pair of Greater Minnesota organizations seeks more than half of an expected $1 billion state budget surplus for their priorities. The Coalition of Greater Minnesota Cities and the Greater Minnesota Partnership announced Tuesday that their top funding requests include...
January 20, 2015 - 9:47pm
January 18, 2015
Studying Minnesota budget busters
ST. PAUL — When Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton proposes a budget later this month, he’s likely to talk a lot about transportation, workforce development and child care tax credits. But the shape of his budget already will have been determined by a long, slow process: the gradual,...
January 18, 2015 - 7:45pm