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North Carolina Senate passes repeal of transgender bathroom law
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UND cuts women's hockey, men's and women's swimming
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Minnesota lawmakers: A bipartisan proposal to fight opioid abuse
Column: Much about Brian Korthals will be treasured, missed
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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
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June 28, 2013
Minnesota's record tax increase kicks in Monday
June 28, 2013 - 9:43pm
June 21, 2013
Capital Chatter: Political bedfellows defeat farm bill
ST. PAUL -- Strange political bedfellows who disagree on about everything combined to slap down the U.S. House farm bill. Republicans who want a smaller federal budget and Democrats who want more money spent on food stamps joined in the 234-195 defeat. It is something being seen...
June 21, 2013 - 9:56pm
June 19, 2013
Minnesota to open German trade office
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota plans to open a European trade office. Gov. Mark Dayton on Wednesday announced the office will be in Dusseldorf-Cologne,...
June 19, 2013 - 10:02pm
May 24, 2013
Capital Chatter: Democrats celebrate sending schools more money
ST. PAUL -- Democrats almost were giddy when Gov. Mark Dayton signed a bill upping education spending $485 million in the next two years. Democrat Dayton had pledged to increase education funding in every budget as long as he is governor.
May 24, 2013 - 10:01pm
May 22, 2013
As others see it: Now, the taste test
The sausage-making part of Minnesota's effort to build its biannual budget is ... done now. Sadly -- but as usual -- much of that process occurred behind closed doors. ... Really, the only choice voters now have is to spend the next two years determining if the flavor of that sausage...
May 22, 2013 - 12:00am
May 19, 2013
Outdoors, ag provisions include paint, bees and farmers
ST. PAUL -- Paint will cost more and be recycled. Bees will be protected. Financially troubled farmers will be able to access state aid. And an island to provide more wildlife habitat could be built in the Mississippi River. Those are a few of the impacts from a diverse environment,...
May 19, 2013 - 11:26pm
May 17, 2013
Budget bills begin march to governor's office
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota legislators have taken baby steps in passing a $38 billion, two-year budget that must be finished by midnight Monday. The...
May 17, 2013 - 11:29pm
May 14, 2013
Tying the knot
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota's gay community never has known such joy. That joy showed Tuesday night as American and rainbow flags flew in front of...
May 14, 2013 - 10:10pm
May 6, 2013
Ex-lawmaker looks to bridge gap in governor run
HAMEL -- Jeff Johnson tried to make peace as last year's Minnesota Republican convention split into two factions, and now looks to bridge that...
May 6, 2013 - 12:26am
May 3, 2013
Minimum wage hike looks likely in Minnesota
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota's minimum wage likely will rise after the House voted 68-62 Friday to increase it to $9.50 an hour, but the question is...
May 3, 2013 - 10:15pm
Column: Head 'em up, round 'em up, move 'em out
ST. PAUL - Four months ago - when the legislative session began - no one knew what to expect. It would be the first time in more than 20 years that the Democrats controlled both the House and the Senate as well as the governor's office. Now, with just three weeks before the scheduled...
May 3, 2013 - 12:00am
May 1, 2013
As others see it: The clock is ticking
Minnesota legislators and Gov. Mark Dayton are about to hit crunch time in crafting the next two-year state budget. As the DFL governor, DFL...
May 1, 2013 - 12:00am
Letter: Tax increase is bad policy
Following a nearly nine-hour debate on the Minnesota House floor, the House Democratic majority approved a $2.7 billion tax increase proposal...
May 1, 2013 - 12:00am
April 25, 2013
Column: Historic LGA deal will strengthen our communities
CLOQUET -- There is an historic moment at hand for Greater Minnesota.
April 25, 2013 - 12:00am
April 16, 2013
Letter: Legislative survey results announced
The numbers are tabulated and the results from the House District 22A legislative questionnaire distributed earlier this year are ready to be...
April 16, 2013 - 12:00am