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A bumpy ending for Minnesota Legislature
Possible human remains found near Wadena
DMV mess: Despite deputy registrar pleas for rescue funds, they get nothing at Minnesota Legislature
Data: May 21, 2018
Legislative committees delay Dayton nitrate rule ... maybe
Warriors rout Rockets in Game 3
Jutanugarn birdies playoff holes, wins LPGA tourney
Sparks beat Minnesota at the buzzer to spoil Lynx's celebratory season opener
Wise clinches first PGA Tour win in Texas
Kansas City's quality led to goal, not Francisco Calvo's play, United coach Adrian Heath says
Sanford Adrian Clinic to get new location
Lupazo Mexican Grill opens in Worthington
South Shore, Crossroads celebrate Nursing Home Week
Worthington Investment Network makes first purchase
Harms' publisher role now includes Mitchell and Worthington
Place a Business Announcement
Commentary: Lead yourself well at every age
Commentary: Would you pay $618 a month for dog food?
Letter: Reception for rural school exhibit is Sunday
Column: Summer's coming, but it's time to start thinking about fall sports
Commentary: The unexpected pleasures of running in the rain
Gordon Frederick Varuska Jr.
Kelly A. Monier
Twin Cities program helps memory care patients connect
Setting rules can prevent caregiver burnout
Disheveled Theologian: Onion Point and its pathway to God
What do all the pine cones mean on transplanted spruce?
Dead or alive perennials, and how to tell
out and about
Don & Doris Brake
Robert and Orene Meyeraan
Mike and Marie Brandt
Larry and Ruth Klingenberg
Probate of Vernon G. Engelkes
City of Worthington planning commission notice of public hearing
Data: Nov. 27, 2017
April 13, 2018
Letter: Elder financial exploitation bill in works
All of us have heard the stories of an elderly person who handed over their life savings to some con artist. I’m trying to do something about it by authoring the elder financial exploitation bill. We hear horrifying examples of how a senior was swindled out of $75,000 because she...
April 13, 2018 - 10:54pm
April 7, 2018
Lawmakers visit Worthington for breakfast event
WORTHINGTON — Several months after the first one and with the temperature just as cold, area legislators returned to Worthington Saturday morning...
April 7, 2018 - 5:31pm
March 30, 2018
Letter: Schomacker's support of bill appreciated
By Elizabeth Schear, Executive Director, Rock County Opportunities Inc. People with disabilities rely on organizations like Rock County Opportunities (RCO) to live meaningful and productive lives. RCO and other nonprofits like it together employ thousands of Minnesota citizens, both...
March 30, 2018 - 10:27pm
March 28, 2018
Legislative Breakfast is April 7
WORTHINGTON — The Governmental Affairs Committee of the Worthington Area Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring a Listening Session Legislative Breakfast on April 7. The event will take place at the Worthington Fire Hall, 830 Second Ave., Worthington. The Listening Session Legislative...
March 28, 2018 - 11:15am
March 21, 2018
Cuts could threaten developmental disabilities providers
ST. PAUL — More than 1,000 people swarmed the Minnesota Capitol Rotunda last week to rally against looming cuts to non-profits that help people...
March 21, 2018 - 8:35am
March 20, 2018
Letter: Lawmaker’s bill would assist pig haulers
If you haul pigs and choose to wash your truck after the job is complete, should the area be considered a swine basin? Believe it or not, this potential in state law exists, and I’m trying to rectify that. Constituents notified me that the runoff created after washing their truck...
March 20, 2018 - 10:41pm
Column: Keeping southwest Minnesota a vibrant place to live
You and I know that Minnesota is a great place to live. There are plenty of numbers to back that up. Since 2009, our economy has been healthier than the U.S. as a whole. Minnesota’s unemployment rate is lower than the national average and our job growth is more robust. Things are...
February 20, 2018 - 10:38pm
September 22, 2017
Letter: High school juniors should consider page program
By District 22A Rep. Joe Schomacker, R-Luverne and District 22B Rep. Rod Hamilton, R-Mountain Lake Applications for the Minnesota House of Representatives 2018 High School Page Program have now been mailed to all area public and private schools. All high school juniors are eligible...
September 22, 2017 - 10:27pm
September 5, 2017
Schomacker honored by MOHR
ALEXANDRIA — District 22A Rep. Joe Schomacher, R-Luverne, was recently recognized at the legislative retreat in Alexandria for the Minnesota Organization for Habilitation and Rehabilitation (MOHR). This past legislative session, Schomacker carried and helped pass MOHR's Disability...
September 5, 2017 - 6:32pm
August 29, 2017
Letter: Legislator reviews K-12 education accomplishments
With students soon to be returning to the classroom, now is the perfect time to share what was accomplished for K-12 Education during the 2017 session.
August 29, 2017 - 10:38pm
August 1, 2017
Letter: Minnesota GOP reforms reverse premium hikes
On Monday, the Minnesota Department of Commerce released preliminary rates for the 2018 individual insurance market. The release reveals that the legislative reforms from earlier this spring could end a nearly half-decade trend of double-digit premium increases. The individual market...
August 1, 2017 - 10:56pm
May 30, 2017
Letter: Bridge improvement funding another session highlight
Near-record middle-class tax relief and long-term road and bridge improvement funding proposals are among the top highlights of the 2017 legislative session. Once we learned that our state had a $1 billion surplus, we made a point of prioritizing tax relief for hardworking Minnesotans...
May 30, 2017 - 10:39pm
April 5, 2017
Letter: Bill would reduce taxes for families, businesses
I joined a bipartisan majority in the Minnesota House in approving a bill that would reduce taxes on Minnesota’s families and businesses by more than $1.35 billion over the next two years. There are many good things in this bill and I was glad to support it. There are certainly...
April 5, 2017 - 10:44pm
March 20, 2017
New legislation aims to reduce insurance premiums
The Minnesota House of Representatives has taken another step toward addressing rising health insurance premium costs by approving legislation that could reduce individual premiums. We're seeing the dramatic increases in the individual market right now because there are a large number...
March 20, 2017 - 10:34pm
March 9, 2017
Letter: Lawmakers should pursue tax relief
Crafting the state budget can now begin following an announcement from state economists that Minnesota has a projected $1.65 billion budget surplus. These numbers are moving in the right direction. A growing surplus is the preferred direction rather than deficits. The analysts’...
March 9, 2017 - 10:10pm