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Massive cash pouring into Minnesota legislative campaigns
MPCA offers advice on manure management
Aging issues survey is ongoing
Military service members still eligible to claim tax credit
BCA gives Philando Castile case to Ramsey County attorney
College volleyball: West loses in three tight games
Cross country: No. 1 Fairmont looking sharp
Prep football: Trojan football 'just feels right'
College football: Bluejays' Andrew Sorensen leads nation in tackles
High school volleyball: H-BC out-hits W-WG in thrilling five-setter
Column: Sniffles and The Cyber go to town
Column: I'm not done yet -- a tribute to a friend
Column: I'm not done yet -- a tribute to a friend
Letter: Bravo to many for a great Turkey Day
Letter: It was great to have KTD back downtown
Leonard "Jim" Rients
Arlyn V. McClure
Looking Back: 1966 -- Luverne man awarded bronze star for ‘heroic achievement’
Truesdell is new pastor at American Reformed Church
Bosmas add barn quilt to their northwest Iowa property
Column: Shaking Up the Sanctuary
Looking Back: 1991 -- Perkins family receives conservation honor
Out and About
Rehborg 50th annivwrsary
Benson 55th anniversary
Bakker 50th anniversary
Review and comment on the school construction proposal
Notice of informal probate Carl Edward Smid
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May 12, 2016
Immigrant driver’s licenses, outstate cities in spotlight
ST. PAUL — Immigrants’ driver’s licenses, a long-simmering issue at the Capitol, came to the fore Wednesday in a House debate over the federal Real ID standards. Shortly before a House panel approved a measure to usher in the federal rules, Rep. Rod Hamilton made clear he did...
May 12, 2016 - 9:19pm
April 28, 2016
Project leaders wanted: Federal funding may bring more opportunities to Worthington
WORTHINGTON — City projects may be eligible for federal grants worth millions of dollars, but Nobles County residents must choose an option....
April 28, 2016 - 7:52pm
April 14, 2016
Real ID could cost state $5 million
ST. PAUL — Freed from a gag rule on planning for federal Real ID driver’s license standards, the Minnesota Public Safety Department reported Thursday that it could cost the state more than $5 million for the state to adopt the rules this year. In a report, prepared for lawmakers...
April 14, 2016 - 8:40pm
March 30, 2016
Obama commutes 61 sentences, bringing total to 248
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama Wednesday commuted the sentences of 61 federal prisoners serving time for drug crimes, bringing his total...
March 30, 2016 - 3:38pm
March 21, 2016
Real ID gag rule nears an end
ST. PAUL — Minnesota is almost to the point where key state officials can begin talking about complying with federal identification card standards. The state Senate voted 63-2 Monday to lift a 2009 law that prevented Public Safety Department officials from even discussing upgrading...
March 21, 2016 - 4:42pm
December 22, 2015
Minnesotans need new IDs or may be grounded
ST. PAUL — Minnesota violates federal identification card rules, and Minnesotans needing an ID to get into some federal facilities may be out of luck. Within days, the federal government is expected to announce when the updated IDs will be needed to board airliners. If state law...
December 22, 2015 - 8:55pm
December 9, 2015
Congress OKs less federal education involvement: Bill overturning No Child Left Behind heads to Obama
ST. PAUL — American schools will feel less federal intervention once the president signs a bill headed his way. Supporters of a measure the U.S. Senate passed 85-12 Wednesday, sending it to President Barack Obama, say that when it becomes law pressure Washington has put on local...
December 9, 2015 - 8:50pm
September 30, 2015
Sex offender court order expected in October, but case will go for years
ST. PAUL — Minnesota officials make it clear that they will not obey an upcoming federal judge’s order that would deem the state sex offender...
September 30, 2015 - 10:04pm
September 8, 2015
Trade office receives increased federal funding
ST. PAUL — The Minnesota Trade Office has been awarded $564,132 from the U.S. Small Business Administration to fund the Minnesota State Trade and Export Promotion program. Minnesota’s share of the federal STEP funding, for the federal fiscal year beginning Oct. 1 is the 12th...
September 8, 2015 - 8:53pm
August 31, 2015
Judge looks to settle dispute over breadth of WOTUS injunction
BISMARCK — A judge is looking to settle a dispute over whether his ruling Thursday that blocked a new federal clean-water rule from taking effect applies nationwide or only to North Dakota and the dozen other states that successfully moved to stop the rule. U.S. District Court...
August 31, 2015 - 9:09pm
August 27, 2015
Judge blocks EPA’s ‘waters’ rule from taking effect Friday
BISMARCK — States opposed to a new clean water rule expanding federal jurisdiction over state waters claimed a temporary victory Thursday when a federal judge blocked the rule from taking effect today. Judge Ralph Erickson granted the preliminary injunction requested by North...
August 27, 2015 - 8:58pm
Klobuchar pushes for access to federal emergency funds for avian flu
LITCHFIELD — Millions of federal dollars have already been spent to respond to a deadly avian influenza that has wiped out millions of turkeys in Minnesota ,and there’s a commitment to spend even more money as the virus continues to devastate area farms. “My major push is...
April 27, 2015 - 9:41pm
April 16, 2015
Bird flu likely to be around for years
ST. PAUL — The federal government has spent up to $30 million battling a new strain of flu that resulted in 1.5 million Minnesota turkey deaths and experts warn the issue could go on for up to five more years. “This is something we may have to live with for a number of years,”...
April 16, 2015 - 8:16pm
October 30, 2014
N.D. officials say EPA’s proposed Waters of the U.S. rule is ‘unworkable’
BISMARCK — State government leaders said they are finalizing comments urging two federal agencies to withdraw a proposed rule that Gov. Jack Dalrymple said would “drastically expand” federal authority over North Dakota waters. The proposed “Waters of the U.S.” rule released...
October 30, 2014 - 8:58pm
October 13, 2014
Minnesota leaders seek federal rail help
DULUTH — Minnesota’s leaders want federal help to ease railroad delays. U.S. Sens. Amy Klobuchar and Al Franken and Gov. Mark Dayton sent a letter Monday to the head of the Surface Transportation Board, saying that rail delays are hurting many parts of the economy. “As we...
October 13, 2014 - 8:38pm