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Early-childhood education money in dispute
Human remains identified as disabled man missing for 2 years
Vehicle hits building just behind Minnesota Capitol
NBC to Broadcast Winter Olympics Live Across All Time Zones
Wells Fargo to pay $110 million to settle lawsuit over account abuses
New NFL rules include banning leaping block
Swimming: Five Stingrays set personal bests at regional meet
Boys basketball: JCC, Marshall well represented on All-Big South Conference team
Softball: E/SWC, PA still solid
WHS baseball: Trojans hoping to make it count
Parenting Perspectives: Why I worry about what others think of me
Column: Thanks to Minnesota farmers, we’re making great progress on new buffer requirement
Letter: Trump far from alone on climate change views
Farmers leading progress on buffer requirement
Pinke: Rally around rural communities
Brian "Fritz" Korthals
Sheryl Larae McCullough
Thomas "Tom" Skidmore
Donald Eugene Svoboda
David C. Larson
Church’s Lenten theme gets people thinking
Daughters often get first tanning salon experience with mom
Column: Your not-average people have great things going for them
Remarkable recovery: A combined 14 surgeries later, Bart and Sherry DeBoer share tale of crash with suspected drunk driver
Disheveled Theologian: Forsaken -- A few thoughts during Lent, week 4
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McNab 95th birthday
Liepold 90th birthday
Reitmeier 85th birthday
Nau 50th anniversary
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March 6, 2017
ESPN expects to lay off more talent in cost-cutting move
LOS ANGELES - ESPN expects to lay off some portion of the approximately 1,000 employees who deliver news, podcasts and TV reports for the Walt...
March 6, 2017 - 2:25pm
March 2, 2016
What are the chances of a tax cut now? With smaller surplus, lawmakers have fewer dollars to give back
ST. PAUL — Don’t plan on spending money from a big cut in state taxes just yet, Minnesotans. When state finance officials announced last week that Minnesota’s projected budget surplus had shrunk by one-fourth — from $1.2 billion to $900 million — it meant not only that Gov....
March 2, 2016 - 8:38pm
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
February 12, 2015
Capitol fireworks erupt as Senate seeks to suspend raises for Dayton’s commissioners
ST. PAUL — The weeks’ long controversy over pay raises Gov. Mark Dayton gave to his commissioners fractured relations between the DFL governor and the DFL Senate leader Thursday, which ended with Dayton exploding with anger. “To have a majority leader of the Senate come in...
February 12, 2015 - 9:14pm
Target cuts 550 jobs in Minneapolis offices
MINNEAPOLIS — Target is laying off 550 employees in its Minneapolis corporate offices, following its failed Canadian expansion. Of those...
February 12, 2015 - 8:51pm
January 22, 2015
Business tax cuts on table
ST. PAUL — Improving the Minnesota economy will be difficult, a representative sponsoring the Republican House’s top priority says. Even so, Rep. Ron Kresha said Thursday, “there is no excuse to throw up our hands and admit defeat.” The Little Falls lawmaker took members...
January 22, 2015 - 8:12pm
March 1, 2013
Sequester kicks in: Effects, though gradual, to be felt nationally, statewide
ST. PAUL -- Minnesotans may not know what the word means, but starting today they begin to feel the impact of automatic and deep federal budget cuts known as "sequestration." No one knows for sure how Minnesotans will be affected, but there is widespread agreement it will be felt. U.S....
March 1, 2013 - 12:00am
February 6, 2013
Postal Service to cut Saturday mail
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The financially struggling U.S. Postal Service said Wednesday it will stop delivering mail on Saturdays but continue to disburse packages six days a week, an apparent end-run around an unaccommodating Congress. The service expects the Saturday mail cutback to begin...
February 6, 2013 - 11:42am
Federal cuts threaten local agencies
WORTHINGTON -- Earlier this week, Nobles County commissioners agreed to send letters to U.S. Senators Amy Klobuchar and Al Franken, as well as Rep. Tim Walz, regarding the possibility of significant federal budget cuts specific to health and human services. The 8.4 percent, across-the-board...
September 6, 2012 - 8:30pm
March 21, 2012
Tax cuts move ahead
March 21, 2012 - 9:17pm
November 22, 2011
Jackson County libraries face another round of cuts
JACKSON -- Users of the Jackson County Libraries will begin to notice several changes in operations and materials as of January 2012 due to a second round of budget cuts. Library director Tam Erickson explained that while the three libraries in Jackson, Lakefield and Heron Lake have...
November 22, 2011 - 8:09pm
July 13, 2011
Carnegie Cultural Center cuts hours
LUVERNE -- Due to the Minnesota government shutdown, the Carnegie Cultural Center in Luverne will be open by appointment only beginning on Tuesday. This schedule will remain until the state budget problem has been resolved. To make an appointment, call (507) 290-0185 or (507) 283-4061. July's...
July 13, 2011 - 8:33pm
March 29, 2011
GOP Legislature votes to reduce college funding
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota lawmakers voted to cut $300 million from college and university spending as they craft a state budget while plugging a...
March 29, 2011 - 8:30pm
Round Lake-Brewster school district facing budget cuts
BREWSTER -- In times of economic hardship and substantial fiscal deficits, school districts across the state of Minnesota are facing looming budget cuts. The Round Lake-Brewster school district may be added to the lengthy list of districts forced to eliminate positions, as possible...
March 29, 2011 - 8:22pm
March 14, 2011
House GOP proposes tax, LGA cuts
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota income taxes would fall $300 million in the next two years under a House Republican plan, while state payments to local...
March 14, 2011 - 8:42pm