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Westman 109th birthday
Wolff 90th birthday
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Notice of Public Hearing of the Planning Commission
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August 13, 2014
Republicans fall in behind Johnson
ST. PAUL — It is one thing for defeated politicians to back their conqueror, but quite another for rank-and-file supporters to do the same. As Jeff Johnson was edging his way toward victory in Tuesday’s Republican governor primary election, backers of other candidates were...
August 13, 2014 - 7:55pm
August 10, 2014
Primary will test value of GOP endorsement
ST. PAUL — In addition to deciding which candidate will challenge Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton on Nov. 4, Minnesota Republican voters will pass judgment in Tuesday’s primary election on the value of the party’s endorsement. If GOP-endorsed Jeff Johnson wins, the party’s...
August 10, 2014 - 8:48pm
July 29, 2014
Governor candidates raise, spend less cash
ST. PAUL — If the Minnesota governor’s race hasn’t grabbed your attention yet, here’s one reason: The candidates haven’t raised or spent nearly as much money on their campaigns as previous contenders. So far this year, the five leading Democratic-Farmer-Labor and Republican...
July 29, 2014 - 9:06pm
June 27, 2014
GOP governor candidates tout track records in debate
The four Republican candidates for Minnesota governor would all cut taxes, keep sex offenders locked up and find ways to pay for roads, bridges and mass transit without raising taxes. During their first joint appearance since the GOP state convention last month, the four contenders...
news / politics
June 27, 2014 - 9:53pm
June 1, 2014
Johnson wins GOP governor nod
ROCHESTER — A Minnesota Republican who grew up in Detroit Lakes and now is commissioner in the state’s largest county became the party’s endorsed candidate for governor Saturday night. Jeff Johnson gained 1,386 votes to Marty Seifert’s 118 after a controversial ending to...
June 1, 2014 - 9:36pm
April 7, 2014
Column: Spending decisions to dominate session's final days
By DAVID JOHNSON, Iowa State Senator DES MOINES, Iowa — Did you see the movie “The Taking of Pelham 1 2 3”? A desperate group of men hijacks a New York City subway train, holding the passengers hostage and demanding $10 million be paid within 60 minutes. That’s how I...
opinion / columns
April 7, 2014 - 5:17pm
March 31, 2014
Column: Unfinished business: From broadband to bullying to budgets
By DAVID JOHNSON, Iowa State Senator DES MOINES, Iowa — As of Thursday, the number of budget bills debated in the Iowa Senate: zero. The prospects for an early adjournment predicted by many last January: better than zero. And I’ll leave it at that. At the beginning of the...
opinion / columns
March 31, 2014 - 3:41pm
February 27, 2014
Pam and Craig Deuel, Worthington, Darrell Goff, Garner, Iowa, and Ronni and Jeff Johnson, Rushville, Neb., announce the engagement of their children, Abbey Goff and Brandon Johnson. Goff graduated in 2008 with a bachelor’s degree from Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa. She is currently...
celebrations / engagements
February 27, 2014 - 11:50am
February 17, 2014
Column: Ag research plays key role in growing Iowa's economy
By DAVID JOHNSON, Iowa State Senator DES MOINES, Iowa — With a key deadline looming that will spell life or death for hundreds of bills, state lawmakers have been rushing from meeting to meeting this week in this annual rush to judgment. Friday is the first “funnel,”...
opinion / columns
February 17, 2014 - 7:03pm
November 11, 2013
Johnson 90th birthday
Marg Johnson, Worthington, will celebrate her 90th birthday with an open house from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday at the Elks Lodge, 1105 Second Ave., Worthington. Greetings may be sent to her at 1219 Elmwood Ave., Worthington 56187.
celebrations / birthdays
November 11, 2013 - 11:37am