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Worthington FFA crowns stars
No health violations found in examination of Willmar Jennie-O plant
Rock County Library receives grant
Solo/Ensemble Festival is today
Wine & Canvas event is Friday
Section 2A south girls basketball: Heron Lake-Okabena prevails
Iowa girls basketball: Central Lyon falls in first round at state
College basketball: Minnesota West women headed to nationals
State wrestling: Worthington's Carson Hagen ends with a silver
Section 3A south girls basketball: Hills-Beaver Creek upsets Edgerton
Column: In ACA case, context is critical
Column: Jeb Bush, CPAC pinata
Letter: Dayton's roads and bridges plan deserves support
Letter: New host family is big part of exchange student's month
We’ve become like the former Soviet Union
LuVerna C. Leslie Hilliard
Linda Jean Hoskins
A real puzzler: Pat Loosbrock puts together works of art, piece by piece
Column: Hay! Did you know about our town's wonder crop?
Out & About: Feb. 27-March 7
Religion briefs: Feb. 26
Looking Back: 1940 - Historic Chautauqua Park pavilion torn down
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Lamfers 80th birthday
Grube 80th birthday
Erdman 80th birthday
Moser 85th birthday
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Tax-Forfeited Land Classification Public Meeting Notice
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August 20, 2013
Guns at the Capitol?
ST. PAUL — Gun opponents testified Tuesday that they felt uncomfortable earlier this year when they knew gun advocates were packing in the Capitol, but a key opponent admitted he likely will not win a gun ban. Gun proponents far outnumbered opponents in the meeting, called to...
August 20, 2013 - 11:19pm
Lawmakers back Capitol fix
ST. PAUL -- Fixing the Minnesota Capitol building's crumbling outside walls and aging interior won easy approval from a key House committee Tuesday, but funding other public works projects around the state may prove more controversial. The Capitol renovation project earned support...
March 20, 2012 - 10:06pm
February 10, 2012
Capitol Chatter: Rhetoric up, cooperation down
ST. PAUL -- Political rhetoric escalated in the Minnesota Capitol as Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton vetoed four Republican-written lawsuit reform bills. Dayton complained that Republicans did not talk to him or consider a court report on the issue before passing the bills. "It appears...
February 10, 2012 - 10:53pm
September 27, 2011
Minnesota Capitol under repair
ST. PAUL -- Workers removed chunks of marble from the Minnesota Capitol exterior in recent weeks, meaning scaffolding protecting visitors from falling debris soon will come down. But work will continue on the 106-year-old iconic building. A report on the status of the outside marble...
September 27, 2011 - 9:03pm
March 19, 2010
Veterans support license fund use
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota veterans took aim at legislators and media accounts critical of the governor's office using veterans' funds to pay a staff member, and during a Thursday committee hearing senators apologized to veterans. "I, quite frankly, do not know what all the fuss is about,"...
March 19, 2010 - 12:00am
February 18, 2010
Farmers Union plans Capitol trip
WORTHINGTON -- Minnesota Farmers Union will host a bus from southwest Minnesota to attend Day at the Capitol on Feb. 24. The bus will depart the Super 8 in Worthington at 5:45 a.m.; the Windom Co-op in Windom at 6:30 a.m.; and the Junction Café at the intersection of U.S. 71 and...
February 18, 2010 - 12:00am
February 4, 2010
No fun for lawmakers
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota legislators return to the state Capitol today for a session that promises to be little fun. Like the kid who gets clothes for Christmas, lawmakers will deal with the necessities, not the luxuries. And, frankly, there is but one overriding necessity on their...
February 4, 2010 - 12:00am
December 1, 2009
Lawmakers look to job bonding
ST. PAUL -- The problem is to find money to create jobs while the economy remains troubled. The solution remains very much a work in progress two months before Minnesota legislators convene in their 2010 session. A Wednesday finance report is expected to show that finding that money...
December 1, 2009 - 12:00am
November 14, 2009
Pawlenty noticed nationwide
ST. PAUL -- Minnesotans may think their media report on Tim Pawlenty's potential presidential run only because he is their home-state governor, but the Republican is getting plenty of attention nationwide. Online political writers have been watching Pawlenty closely. But so have...
November 14, 2009 - 12:46am