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1 dead, 1 hospitalized after shooting on St. Paul's East Side
Sanford Worthington recognized for flu protection efforts
A Q&A with new Minnesota Supreme Court Justice Anne McKeig
WHS Marching Trojans claim Tri-State Band Festival Parade Sweepstakes, People’s Choice
SMAC grants enable regional arts efforts
Girls soccer: Trojans fall to Willmar in the rain
College football: Slow start comes back to bite Bluejays
Prep volleyball: Worthington goes 2-5 at St. James Tournament
Prep football: E-E's precision on display in Fulda
Cross country: Fairmont wins Class 2A title at Milaca
Column: Republicans' kangaroo court
Column: A Republican worth voting for
Column: District 518 offers PASS classes to connect with, inform families
Column: Cut out this column if you like cutting the grass
Column: Vote for Trump helps undo climate change progress
Douglas R. Geertsema
Norma J. Janssen
Patricia Marie Adelmann (Janssen)
Bosmas add barn quilt to their northwest Iowa property
Column: Shaking Up the Sanctuary
Looking Back: 1991 -- Perkins family receives conservation honor
Column: Robert Kennedy’s visit to city brought unprecedented excitement
School of Prayer event is Oct. 7-8
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Bakker 50th anniversary
De Berg 80th birthday
Gerber 95th birthday
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Notice of Public Hearing
School Board Minutes for August
Data: Sept. 23, 2016
May 10, 2016
First stages: SWCD completes study of preliminary buffer map
WORTHINGTON — Nearly a year after the state’s controversial buffer program was signed into law, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources...
May 10, 2016 - 8:46pm
May 9, 2016
Deal-making so far ‘constructive, not productive’
ST. PAUL — The annual Minnesota Capitol deal-making dance began on a rainy Monday afternoon in Gov. Mark Dayton’s Summit Avenue mansion. Inside the official residence, Dayton, Lt. Gov. Tina Smith, Senate Majority Leader Tom Bakk, the deputy and assistant Senate majority leaders,...
May 9, 2016 - 8:53pm
April 29, 2016
Lawmakers optimistic on transportation funding
ST. PAUL — How Minnesota can provide billions of dollars to fix roads and provide for other transportation needs in the next decade may become clearer within a week. House Transportation Chairman Tim Kelly, R-Red Wing, said Senate and House negotiators probably will meet at least...
April 29, 2016 - 9:12pm
April 25, 2016
Buffer changes become law
ST. PAUL — Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton signed into law Monday legislation that clarifies a law enacted last year requiring buffer strips around water. He also signed a bill that allows governments to donate some surplus equipment to nonprofit organizations. The buffer change exempts...
April 25, 2016 - 8:29pm
April 22, 2016
Dayton honors 'water heroes'
ST. PAUL — Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton honored three Minnesota “Water Heroes” for their efforts in protecting and improving the water quality and availability in Minnesota as part of his Water Action Week that culminated with Earth Day on Friday. Dayton honored Patty Hall, Dave...
April 22, 2016 - 9:41pm
April 21, 2016
Bill clarifying Minnesota water buffers set for Dayton’s pen
ST. PAUL — Nearly a year after he signed the first one, another bill regulating the use of vegetative buffer strips to protect Minnesota’s waters is headed to Gov. Mark Dayton’s desk. Dayton has said he supports the bill the House passed Thursday by a 105-24 vote and cleared...
April 21, 2016 - 8:51pm
April 19, 2016
Column: Accept responsibility of stewardship during Water Action Week
ST. PAUL — My father, Bruce Dayton, taught me that good stewardship is one of our most important responsibilities: to take what we have been given, or have acquired, and leave it in better condition for those who will inherit it from us. As Minnesotans, who have inherited this...
April 19, 2016 - 5:18pm
April 18, 2016
Dayton administration focuses on water quality
ST. PAUL — Cleaning up Minnesota’s water takes more than new laws, Gov. Mark Dayton said Monday while proclaiming this as Water Action Week....
April 18, 2016 - 10:14pm
April 11, 2016
Minnesota House lights up fireworks
ST. PAUL — The Minnesota House lit up fireworks legislation Monday, but Senate Democrats and Gov. Mark Dayton are expected to douse the red...
April 11, 2016 - 10:40pm
April 7, 2016
State GOP seeks hold-the-line spending
ST. PAUL — Minnesota House Republicans want to keep the state’s $42 billion, two-year budget — passed last year — pretty much as is,...
April 7, 2016 - 9:45pm
Creator of phone-shaped gun says governor’s criticism of his plans is misdirected
ST. PAUL — Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton on Thursday came out strongly against soon-to-be-released double-barreled, .38-caliber handgun designed...
April 7, 2016 - 8:19pm
April 6, 2016
Dayton bans most official travel to Mississippi
ST. PAUL — Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton has added Mississippi to North Carolina as off limits to most official state travel. “It is a step backward for this country,” Dayton said about new laws that he considers anti-gay in the two states. Dayton banned all “non-essential”...
April 6, 2016 - 9:12pm
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
March 30, 2016
Keys to the city
March 30, 2016 - 10:24pm
Lawmakers lift Real ID gag rule
ST. PAUL — The Minnesota Legislature has voted to overturn a state law that forbids key state officials from discussing conforming to new federal identification standards. Senators passed the bill 57-2 Wednesday after representatives approved it 125-2 Tuesday night. It awaits an...
March 30, 2016 - 9:56pm