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Judge orders Minnesota to fund legislature through Oct. 1
Minnesota fat: State tops list among highest percentage of overweight cats, dogs, report says
Facing GOP opposition, Senate leaders delay vote to overhaul Obamacare
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Red Sox top Twins, Sale posts 10th victory
Wild sign Olofsson to two-year contract
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Column: How can we lift the tension between law enforcement and motorists of color?
Faith Conversations: Wife moving forward after sudden death ministry partner
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Disheveled Theologian: Treasure hunting
Looking Back: 1967 -- 1923 WHS graduate speaks at 100th Carleton commencement
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WHS 70th reunion
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Abrahamson 50th anniversary
Luitjens 25th anniversary
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Regular School Board Meeting Minutes May 2017
Nobles County Public Works Facility reroof proposals
Data: June 24, 2017
June 15, 2017
Following shootout in Virginia, members of Congress push for greater security
WASHINGTON - A violent shootout on a Virginia baseball field that wounded House Majority Whip Steve Scalise and several others exposed simmering...
June 15, 2017 - 12:49pm
March 4, 2017
Found in a pile of garbage, a priceless piece of Minnesota Capitol history
ST. PAUL — When Lloyd Jackson was dropping off some trash at Pig's Eye Landfill one day in the 1950s, he stumbled across an old photo album...
March 4, 2017 - 1:00am
March 3, 2017
Capitol Chatter: Franken question leads to Sessions' spotlight
ST. PAUL—U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions' Russia problems became big news the past few days thanks to Sen. Al Franken. The Minnesota...
March 3, 2017 - 6:00pm
June 14, 2016
Officials debate Minnesota Capitol building art
ST. PAUL — Paul Anderson came up with a line last year that summed up the challenge of figuring out what do with all the artwork inside Minnesota’s...
June 14, 2016 - 5:09pm
April 5, 2016
Legislative talk turns to taxes
ST. PAUL — Minnesota legislators are more than a third of the way through their 2016 session and just beginning to talk about taxes, always one of the Capitol’s big issues. Senators Tuesday began digging into a Gov. Mark Dayton plan that centers on cutting taxes for up to 126,000...
April 5, 2016 - 7:45pm
January 13, 2016
Meet Matka, the Minnesota Capitol’s bomb-sniffing dog
ST. PAUL — Minnesota’s Capitol complex has a new safety measure in place — in the form of the gentle nose of Matka, a bomb-sniffing dog....
January 13, 2016 - 9:19pm
January 11, 2016
Senate building quietly opens after Minnesotans built it
ST. PAUL — The Minnesota Senate building opened Monday with lots of Minnesota materials, put up mostly by Minnesota workers, and designed to...
January 11, 2016 - 10:15pm
August 25, 2015
Tensions rise over Capitol renovation costs: Total now $310 million
ST. PAUL — Tension over a $2 million spending addition to the Minnesota Capitol’s $310 million renovation spilled into a high-profile committee meeting Monday featuring Gov. Mark Dayton and House Speaker Kurt Daudt. Earlier this year, Daudt, R-Crown, and other lawmakers pushed...
August 25, 2015 - 9:54pm
July 12, 2015
Backyard updates coming to Iowa governor's mansion
DES MOINES, Iowa — The backyard of Iowa’s historic governor’s mansion in Des Moines is set to get a major facelift, with a new reflecting pool and vintage style greenhouse. Both projects will be privately funded and the goal is to complete them by next summer, when Des Moines...
July 12, 2015 - 9:09pm
June 30, 2015
Highly anticipated medical marijuana law takes effect
MINNEAPOLIS — There won’t be thousands gathered on the steps of the state capitol with signs and banners, nor will there be a plume of pungent,...
June 30, 2015 - 9:37pm
May 3, 2015
A ‘people person’: For Kurt Daudt, budget crunch is a big test
ST. PAUL — House Speaker Kurt Daudt schedules 10 to 15 minutes for the five-minute walk from his office to his post atop the Minnesota House...
May 3, 2015 - 8:16pm
April 12, 2015
Sunday liquor sales a long shot
ST. PAUL — If things had gone differently at the Capitol this year, you might have been able to head to the liquor store Sunday. But it appears 2015 will wind up much as the past few years have: After lots of talk and attention to repealing Minnesota’s ban on Sunday liquor-store...
April 12, 2015 - 8:07pm
April 6, 2015
Capitol decisions influence local businesses
WORTHINGTON — Jim Pumarlo, director of communication for the Minnesota Chamber of Commerce, visited Worthington last week to discuss how bills...
April 6, 2015 - 9:20pm
April 5, 2015
Now, the real work at Capitol begins
ST. PAUL — The massive proposals to settle Minnesota’s big issues that have consumed lawmakers at the Capitol the past few months? Those were just the starting positions. When the Legislature returns from a 10-day break Tuesday, the real work will begin. “You are going to...
April 5, 2015 - 9:26pm
March 29, 2015
Where will the Minnesota House call home?
ST. PAUL — The Minnesota House soon may be homeless. The Senate likewise. The state Capitol’s multi-year renovation project is putting the crimp on many state officials and others who surround them. Two-thirds of the Capitol is closed, with all but tunnels through the basement...
March 29, 2015 - 7:16pm