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College volleyball: Minnesota West has fun, beats Western
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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 $5 billion deficit. Opponents of the Republican-written bill said some campuses are threatened and up to 1,500 higher education workers could...
news / college
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 governments drop significantly. The proposal, to receive a House Tax Committee vote late this week, eliminates Local Government Aid for Duluth,...
March 14, 2011 - 8:42pm
November 3, 2010
Curious timing in Suzlon job cuts
PIPESTONE -- The Suzlon Group reported Saturday a strong orderbook of $5.4 billion and an improving performance. Two days later, Suzlon Rotor...
news / crime
November 3, 2010 - 2:13am
May 17, 2010
Update: Legislators end with a balanced budget
9:30 p.m. Update
politics / news
May 17, 2010 - 10:55am
May 11, 2010
Next budget steps remain in limbo as Pawlenty vetoes bill
ST. PAUL -- Republican lawmakers have complained for months that Democrats in control do not listen to their ideas, but now that five days remain in the Minnesota legislative session they are being asked to help with the unpopular job of finding more places to cut state spending. It...
politics / news
May 11, 2010 - 12:40pm
March 16, 2010
Pawlenty cuts bonding $313 million
ST. PAUL -- Fifty-two public works projects across Minnesota such as college building renovations and state trails fell victim to Gov. Tim Pawlenty's veto pen Monday, and legislative leaders say there is little chance lawmakers will send any more projects to him before he leaves office...
March 16, 2010 - 12:00am
March 2, 2010
Officials oppose LGA cuts
WORTHINGTON -- Worthington city leaders, long distressed about repeated cuts in local government aid by the state, got some company Monday morning. Minneapolis Mayor R.T. Rybak, appearing alongside Worthington Mayor Alan Oberloh, joined the call to oppose further slashing of LGA...
March 2, 2010 - 12:00am
House sustains GAMC veto
ST. PAUL -- The Minnesota House upheld Gov.
March 2, 2010 - 12:00am