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Worthington FFA crowns stars
No health violations found in examination of Willmar Jennie-O plant
Rock County Library receives grant
Solo/Ensemble Festival is today
Wine & Canvas event is Friday
Section 2A south girls basketball: Heron Lake-Okabena prevails
Iowa girls basketball: Central Lyon falls in first round at state
College basketball: Minnesota West women headed to nationals
State wrestling: Worthington's Carson Hagen ends with a silver
Section 3A south girls basketball: Hills-Beaver Creek upsets Edgerton
Column: In ACA case, context is critical
Column: Jeb Bush, CPAC pinata
Letter: Dayton's roads and bridges plan deserves support
Letter: New host family is big part of exchange student's month
We’ve become like the former Soviet Union
LuVerna C. Leslie Hilliard
Linda Jean Hoskins
A real puzzler: Pat Loosbrock puts together works of art, piece by piece
Column: Hay! Did you know about our town's wonder crop?
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Looking Back: 1940 - Historic Chautauqua Park pavilion torn down
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Lamfers 80th birthday
Grube 80th birthday
Erdman 80th birthday
Moser 85th birthday
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Tax-Forfeited Land Classification Public Meeting Notice
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February 23, 2015
Minimum wage fight reignites in House
ST. PAUL — After a highly partisan and contentious debate last spring that resulted in raising Minnesota’s minimum wage, a Republican House committee chairman re-opened the issue Monday with a plan to treat tipped workers differently. Rep. Pat Garofalo’s bill, which would...
February 23, 2015 - 9:48pm
February 17, 2015
Change may come to invasive species decal law
ST. PAUL — Many resort owners and boaters strongly object to a new law written to stop invasive species from spreading through Minnesota waters, and they have been heard. Legislators are looking into whether to scuttle the law, passed in 2012, or to tweak it into something more...
February 17, 2015 - 8:33pm
February 11, 2015
MN Supreme Court upholds implied consent search law
ST. PAUL — A law making it illegal for suspected drunken drivers to turn down a breath test was upheld Wednesday in Minnesota Supreme Court. The court confirmed a law which requires suspected drunken drivers to submit to field testing or face more severe criminal charges. This...
February 11, 2015 - 9:01pm
February 8, 2015
Minnesota law would help parents save for disabled children’s future
WHITE BEAR LAKE — Leslie Sieleni found out her son had Down syndrome when he was 5 days old. Now 14, Sean Sieleni talks about driving a car, going to college, living on his own and getting a job. His mom supports those dreams, but she worries. “He’s going into 10th grade...
February 8, 2015 - 9:14pm
February 3, 2015
Letter: Legislation on grass filter strips is needed
On Dec. 13, I attended the Pheasant Summit proposed by Governor Dayton in Marshall. About 300 people were there representing agriculture, conservation, environmental and wildlife organizations concerned about the degradation of habitat and the loss of places wild creatures need for...
opinion / letters
February 3, 2015 - 9:21pm
October 14, 2014
Column: The poster child for a broken Washington
WASHINGTON — If you were to seek out a poster child for all that is broken in Washington, you could find no better candidate than the Federal Election Commission. The agency that oversees our campaign-finance system, by law led by three Democratic and three Republican appointees,...
opinion / columns
October 14, 2014 - 7:50pm
September 21, 2014
29 potential medical marijuana makers in Minnesota
ST. PAUL — There are 29 potential makers of medical marijuana vying for the two state-approved facilities allowed by Minnesota law. The Minnesota Department of Health announced Friday that it received 29 letters of intent to apply for the state medical cannabis program. The Health...
September 21, 2014 - 8:16pm
September 3, 2014
Dayton hears concerns about flood diversion
MOORHEAD — At a standing-room-only meeting Wednesday in the chambers of the Moorhead City Council, Gov. Mark Dayton listened to the concerns of local leaders and residents about the metro area’s proposed flood diversion project. Heidi Durand, a Moorhead council member, told...
September 3, 2014 - 8:10pm
June 29, 2014
A tale of two health care exchanges
ST. PAUL — A year ago, Minnesota and Maryland were at a similar place in developing new websites for their health insurance exchanges. Both states were using a similar group of information technology vendors, and Minnesota and Maryland were helping each other by sharing code,...
June 29, 2014 - 7:25pm