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Party for the 'pout': 39th annual International Eelpout Festival draws a crowd to Walker
Area communities awarded CERTs grants
Minnesota West hosting PSEO information night
Authorities apprehend Alexandria man after Mountain Lake standoff
Unexpected Olympic moments up a frozen river
UMD wraps up home ice: Road sweep of Western Michigan keeps Bulldogs home for NCHC playoffs
Loons to focus on issues, not results, after winless preseason tournament
Gregg makes her own trail: Minnesotan wins record fifth Birkie women’s title; Norwegian wins men’s title
State gymnastics: Trojans, Huskies compete at state individual meet
Commentary: Thank you, Joy Behar
Letter: J turn proposal not right for Heron Lake
Column: District 518 monitoring progress of English Learners
Kindness is a sweet gift to give or receive
We must admit it: This is who we are
Adrianna (Moret) Wagley
Kim Marie Nielsen
Esther Zavala de Adame
Eidhammer has many reasons to take heart
Disheveled Theologian: Billy Graham's hope (is the same as ours)
What to know about nursing home costs and hospice care insurance
Seed company offers intriguing new flowers, vegetables
NDSU potato varieties are popular garden choices
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Meyer 80th birthday
Birth: Liesel Lee Harberts
Sietsema 90th birthday
Boock 50th anniversary
Probate of Vernon G. Engelkes
City of Worthington planning commission notice of public hearing
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May 20, 2016
As deadline looms closer, Dayton says tax and budget deal are not done
ST. PAUL — State lawmakers appear ready to cut Minnesotans’ taxes nearly $260 million before they leave for the year Monday, but Gov. Mark Dayton said he will veto the plan if he does not get provisions he wants in a spending bill. Legislative leaders announced the tax relief...
May 20, 2016 - 9:34pm
May 18, 2016
MN Legislature: ‘I don’t see transportation being in play’
ST. PAUL — Four days remain in the 2016 Minnesota legislative session and even those in charge do not seem to know how, or whether, they will finish major legislation dealing with transportation, taxes, budget and public works.
May 18, 2016 - 9:20pm
$800 million: House bonding bill faces tough fight
ST. PAUL — Paul Torkelson needs to come up with quite a sales pitch.
May 18, 2016 - 9:00pm
May 16, 2016
Dayton willing to drop gas tax plan, but increase tab costs
ST. PAUL — Minnesotans likely will pay higher vehicle license fees if the governor and lawmakers reach a transportation funding deal this year....
May 16, 2016 - 9:20pm
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.
May 9, 2016 - 8:53pm
April 29, 2016
Lawmakers optimistic on transportation funding
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.
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