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Finding workers in southwestern Minnesota an economic challenge as need for diversity in workforce grows
Is the deer duel in St. Paul over? Chronic wasting disease unites DNR, Board of Animal Health
Cost an obstacle for body camera usage in Fargo-Moorhead area
From Texas to Minnesota, canines rescued with love
Jury trial canceled in Minn. horse starvation case, plea hearing set
Brian Murphy: Case Keenum's career day lets Vikings fans breathe easy
Vikings best Tampa Bay 34-17
GOLF: Thomas wins $10 million bonus as FedExCup champion
NASCAR: Kyle Busch wins ISM Connect 300 in New Hampshire
SHIPLEY: In show of unity, Vikings stand together on anthem issue
AstroBob: Wildfire smoke smudges our starry skies
Flashy fall foliage: Spice up landscaping with brilliant colors
Conserving estate money no excuse for risking elder's health
Column: District’s 518 VIBE remains positive
Column: Tackling workplace shortage on multiple fronts
Delores "Dee" Hansen
Burdell Francis Bents
Herman E. Conrad
Polly Anna Van Der Linden
Disheveled Theologian: Horror show!
Column: That would have been one great summer season
Looking Back: 1992 -- Wellstone was speaker at King Turkey Day
KTD speaker: Start noticing people
Disheveled Theologian: Evening reminiscences
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Baby Shower: Carson Werner
Bruns 50th anniversary
Jensen 85th birthday
Hohensee 50th anniversary
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Special School Board Meeting
Regular School Board Meeting Minutes August 2017
Notice of public hearing
Probate of Robert L. Haberman
March 5, 2013
Expansion of Mayo Clinic would cost far more than imagined
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota legislators expressed sticker shock Tuesday when they learned the state's Mayo Clinic expansion proposal would cost more...
March 5, 2013 - 9:42pm
Lawmakers aim to curb bullying
March 5, 2013 - 9:40pm
March 1, 2013
Editorial: Taxing advertising a bad idea
There are plenty of reasons why Gov. Mark Dayton's expanded sales tax plan can be criticized (the Minnesota Chamber of Commerce column also being published today offers a healthy sampling). The state's media outlets are particularly concerned about one aspect of the governor's proposal,...
March 1, 2013 - 12:00am
Column: Proposed business sales tax hits everyone
ST. PAUL - Gov. Mark Dayton portrays his budget as transparent, free of gimmicks and protecting middle-class Minnesotans. Look closely, however, and his plan is lacking on all counts. The shortcomings are most glaring in the sales tales on business-to-business transactions. The proposal...
March 1, 2013 - 12:00am
February 28, 2013
State deficit at $627 million
ST. PAUL - Minnesota's projected budget deficit for the next two years is lower than expected at $627 million, the Minnesota Management and Budget reported this morning. Legislators and Gov. Mark Dayton will use this information to set the state's budget over the next three months....
February 28, 2013 - 10:00am
February 26, 2013
Column: Time for tax reform
ST. PAUL - For more than a decade, Minnesota has spent more than we raised in revenue, cut essential public services and increased the burden on property taxpayers. State leaders borrowed billions from our school and pushed Minnesota's fiscal challenges off for another day. It is...
February 26, 2013 - 12:00am
February 17, 2013
State budget questions abound
ST. PAUL -- Federal tax law changes could lead to a deeper Minnesota budget deficit, the state Senate leader says, one of several uncertainties about the state budget. The possibility of a growing state deficit and ambiguity about what is happening in Washington raise questions about...
February 17, 2013 - 10:45pm
February 13, 2013
Letter: Dayton disappoints with tone, message
After listening to Gov. Mark Dayton's State of the State Address on Feb. 6, I was disappointed with the governor's partisan tone and continued tax-and-spend message. The governor took credit for the budget that was approved two years ago and the 72,000 jobs that have been created...
February 13, 2013 - 12:00am
February 8, 2013
Letter: Now is not the time for more tax-and-spend policies
On Wednesday, Gov. Mark Dayton delivered his annual State of the State address on the floor of the Minnesota House of Representatives. The governor used a good share of his time to try and convince the public about his budget proposal. I'm trying to keep an open mind about the governor's...
February 8, 2013 - 12:00am
February 6, 2013
Dayton presents State of the State
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota is doing better than most neighboring states, Gov. Mark Dayton told legislators and Minnesotans Wednesday night in his...
February 6, 2013 - 10:51pm
February 5, 2013
Letter: U of M asked to review budgeting process
Last week, the Minnesota House Taxes and Ways and Means committees began hearing Gov. Mark Dayton's budget proposal and determining what it means for Minnesotans. The plan increases state spending by $2.5 billion and increase taxes on Minnesotans by nearly $3.7 billion. Specific discussion...
February 5, 2013 - 12:00am
January 31, 2013
Worthington's LGA would see increase under Dayton's budget plan
WORTHINGTON -- In the latest budget proposal by Gov. Mark Dayton, Local Government Aid (LGA) will increase for greater Minnesota cities. "We...
January 31, 2013 - 10:24pm
As others see it: Keep politics out of election law change
Even as Rochester prepares for a special election to determine who will be its next city council president, wheels in St. Paul appear to be turning very quickly in the effort to prevent other cities from facing similar circumstances. Rep. Kim Norton, a DFLer from Rochester, has...
January 31, 2013 - 12:00am
January 30, 2013
Letter: Dayton's budget approach far from balanced
This week, Gov. Dayton shared his budget priorities with lawmakers for the next two years.
January 30, 2013 - 12:00am
Minority Leader: Balance budget without tax hikes
Every family in Minnesota will see a tax increase under Gov. Mark Dayton's new budget proposal, which was released last week in St. Paul. While...
January 30, 2013 - 12:00am