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Hwy. 110 in Dakota County to get a new name -- and it's a familiar one
Woman who stole from drowning victim's GoFundMe sentenced for bad checks
You've seen Mark Dayton's tax returns. Will you see the next governor's?
3D imagery and virtual reality: Tools for finding a home in 2017
In water or on walls, these handmade paddles are functional art
Wiggins, Timberwolves steal Anthony's Thunder
Forbath kicks six field goals as Vikings top Ravens
College football: Vermilion outscores Minnesota West 37-29
State boys soccer: Trojans open with Orono Tuesday
Change in portable deer stand law set for WMAs in northwest Minnesota
AstroBob: Neutron stars' death merger rattles the fabric of spacetimes
Fielding Questions: Dipladenia can be wintered successfully
GROWING TOGETHER: Autumn checklist for putting yard and garden to bed
Caregivers may need to work to recover positive memories
Column: Where was God during the Vegas massacre?
Jean Ruth McDonald
Duane C. Braun
Eugene C. Schmidt
Margaret P. Bayerkohler
Disheveled Theologian: Faith and the art of garden maintenance
No shortage of Halloween happenings in area
Indian dance company to share “Sacred Earth” here next Saturday
Column: They are probably taking pills for their belly aches
Witzel keeps up with technology at Beltline Automotive
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Birth: Tobiah Loy
Data: Oct. 23, 2017
MN Dept. of Education Revenue & Expenditures 2017 & 2018
Regular School Board Meeting Minutes September 2017
Nobles County Ditch 11 Final Hearing
Data: Oct. 21, 2017
February 24, 2015
Letter: Commissioners' salary hikes a misplaced priority
Members of Governor Dayton’s cabinet are receiving significant pay raises thanks to his decision to use nearly $1 million in taxpayer dollars to better compensate his commissioners. I’m disappointed with this action. In some cases these commissioners received a 40 percent...
February 24, 2015 - 8:30pm
February 9, 2015
Greater Minnesota officials seek apartment-building aid
ST. PAUL — Greater Minnesota leaders say that apartment houses may be the answer to their housing shortages. The Greater Minnesota Partnership and Coalition of Greater Minnesota Cities propose a state program to give grants and tax credits to companies willing to erect apartment...
February 9, 2015 - 9:57pm
February 4, 2015
Letter: Dayton's budget falls short for nursing homes
Recently Gov. Mark Dayton unveiled his budget priorities for Minnesota’s next two-year budget cycle. After giving it careful review, the plan falls short in at least two areas. One of the glaring items I noticed was the lack of investment to people with disabilities and our nursing...
February 4, 2015 - 8:15pm
January 19, 2015
Letter: Committee will work for all in agriculture
The first hearings for the Minnesota House Agriculture Finance Committee have taken place, and I’m pleased with how the committee has taken shape. I’m honored to be the ag finance chair, and I believe this is the most bipartisan, diverse, geographically balanced group we’ve...
January 19, 2015 - 6:04pm
December 26, 2014
Elderly, disabled care top priorities
ST. PAUL — The top priority for many rural Minnesota legislators is to improve state funding sent to elderly and disabled care programs. House...
December 26, 2014 - 9:24pm
December 17, 2014
Hamilton meets with local health officials to discuss concerns
WORTHINGTON — District 22B Rep. Rod Hamilton had a busy morning. Following a listening session at 7 a.m. Wednesday, he visited Buffalo Ridge...
December 17, 2014 - 8:51pm
Local representatives hear the issues
WORTHINGTON — District 22B Rep. Rod Hamilton and District 22 Sen. Bill Weber heard key regional issues on which their constituents think they...
December 17, 2014 - 8:44pm
December 15, 2014
Legislative breakfast event Wednesday
WORTHINGTON — The Governmental Affairs Committee of the Worthington Area Chamber of Commerce will host a legislative breakfast event Wednesday. The event will begin at 7 a.m. at the Hickory Lodge, 2015 N. Humiston Ave. Invited to attend are District 22 Sen. Bill Weber, District...
December 15, 2014 - 2:41pm
November 18, 2014
Hamilton named chairman of House Agriculture Finance Committee
ST. PAUL — Minnesota House Speaker-elect Kurt Daudt has appointed District 22B Rep. Rod Hamilton, R-Mountain Lake, as Chairman of the Minnesota House Agriculture Finance Committee. “I am excited and humbled by this appointment and cannot wait to get to work for our farmers and...
November 18, 2014 - 9:41pm
November 7, 2014
Hamilton loses speaker bid; new GOP leaders put priority on Greater Minnesota
ST. PAUL — The state House’s two leaders promise to give Greater Minnesota a greater say in state government once a new Legislature is seated...
November 7, 2014 - 11:08pm
November 6, 2014
Hamilton up for speaker
MOUNTAIN LAKE — Now that District 22B Rep. Rod Hamilton has won re-election, he has a loftier goal in mind: becoming the next speaker of the Minnesota House. Hamilton, R-Mountain Lake, who earned a commanding victory over challenger Cheryl Avenel-Navara on Election Day, confirmed...
November 6, 2014 - 9:47pm
November 5, 2014
Hamilton, Schomacker re-elected
Both of the region’s races for Minnesota House turned out to be one-sided affairs Tuesday. In District 22B, Republican Rod Hamilton of Mountain Lake cruised to his sixth two-year term, recording the largest margin of victory of his electoral career. With 86 of 88 precincts counted,...
November 5, 2014 - 1:52am
October 30, 2014
Editorial: Vote Hamilton, Schomacker
For the last 10 years, Rod Hamilton has more than ably represented his District 22B constituents in the Minnesota House. He’s now in the midst of seeking his sixth two-year-term, and to get it he’ll have to defeat DFLer Cheryl Avenel-Navara for the second consecutive election....
October 30, 2014 - 9:08pm
October 29, 2014
District 22B debate airs live Thursday night
APPLETON — Pioneer Public Television will broadcast its final live call-in debate of the 2014 election season at 7 p.m. Thursday. House District 22B Republican incumbent Rod Hamilton of Mountain Lake will debate DFL challenger Cheryl Avenel-Navara of Worthington in a live debate...
October 29, 2014 - 8:40pm
Republicans Schomacker, Hamilton aim for re-election
Editor’s note: The following are written responses to questions posed to the candidates; they are published in the form they are received and not edited. District 22A Joe Schomacker Occupation: Small business Owner — Schomacker Cleaning of Luverne Current residence: Luverne What...
October 29, 2014 - 8:32pm