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Employers, health providers focus on health maintenance to cut treatment costs
'This was a difficult day,' immigration judge says as he rules to deport Minnesota man
Essentia envisions multimillion-dollar investment in downtown Duluth campus
Northern Minn. resident with 'heart of gold' wins $1 million
Data: Dec. 13, 2017
College basketball: Bluejays go two OTs to win seventh straight
Minnesota Duluth's Perunovich fighting for spot on junior national hockey team
College basketball: Early Lady Jays lead turns to dust
Molitor acknowledges Twins' 'tremendous interest' in Yu Darvish
Minnesota's Mr. Football has yet to make a college choice. Will it be NDSU?
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Column: A correction, and more reasons to not trust Ag2School
Letter: Help of 'angels' is appreciated
Letter: Just say no to Industrial Wind
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Dennis C. Freking
Marion L. Weber
Minn. resident tracked Santa's 1964 flight from North Pole -- for real
In matters of the heart, faith becomes real
Always cover Norfolk Island Pine after purchase
Cake mix makes Christmas baking a breeze
Live Nativity is Sunday in Luverne
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Knigge 50th anniversary
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Jenkins 40th anniversary
Breuker 95th birthday
Probate of Vernon G. Engelkes
City of Worthington planning commission notice of public hearing
Data: Nov. 27, 2017
April 17, 2013
Letter: Support the Minnesota Child Victims Act
Current law says child sexual abuse victims immediately know they are injured and have until age 24 to file a lawsuit. Considering it can take decades for victims to confront the abuse, statutes of limitation are woefully short and act as an arbitrary barrier to justice. I know because...
April 17, 2013 - 12:00am
April 16, 2013
Letter: Legislative survey results announced
The numbers are tabulated and the results from the House District 22A legislative questionnaire distributed earlier this year are ready to be...
April 16, 2013 - 12:00am
April 12, 2013
Letters: Health, human service cuts are ill-advised
NAMI Minnesota is deeply disappointed with the cuts being proposed to the health and human services budget at the state capitol. Mental health funding has been cut more than $60 million the past several years -- this from a system that everyone agrees is fragile and underfunded. We...
April 12, 2013 - 12:00am
April 9, 2013
Letter: Cuts to long-term care are shocking, wrong
Recently, the Minnesota House Democratic majority unveiled its budget targets for the next two years. The proposal would spend more than $39 billion on state government programs -- nearly $4 billion more than what's being spent in our current budget -- and contains a $2.4 billion...
April 9, 2013 - 12:00am
April 5, 2013
Those tricky taxes: Complexities make reform difficult for legislators
ST. PAUL - Making Minnesota's tax system fair is a key goal for state lawmakers and the governor. But the definition of tax fairness is more...
April 5, 2013 - 9:17pm
April 2, 2013
Letter: State's payment rate to nursing homes must increase
Two weeks ago, legislative leaders in St. Paul released budget targets that should be of grave concern for Minnesota seniors and anyone who has a grandparent or parent in Long Term Care, or a family member who works in the profession. While many in St. Paul have expressed bipartisan...
April 2, 2013 - 12:00am
March 29, 2013
As others see it: Oversight failure hurts
People often wonder why Minnesotans have become so skeptical of state government.
March 29, 2013 - 12:00am
March 28, 2013
As others see it: Time for all-day K
Then a principal at Duluth's Homecroft Elementary, Bill Gronseth saw with absolute clarity what studies had been touting for years: All-day kindergarten, as opposed to just half days, gave kids a jump-start on learning and led to remarkable academic success. ... So, in 2009, following...
March 28, 2013 - 12:00am
March 26, 2013
Letter: Dayton's latest budget proposals are too costly
With six weeks left in the legislative session, Gov. Mark Dayton and legislative leadership have begun releasing updated budget proposals and spending targets. I'm troubled by the proposals' increased spending. Over the past two years, we greatly improved Minnesota's financial standing...
March 26, 2013 - 12:00am
March 21, 2013
Letter: State legislation may increase your electric rates
Electric cooperatives support renewable energy, but pending state solar legislation goes too far and will increase electric rates for all Minnesotans. The House Energy Policy Committee recently introduced an Omnibus Energy Bill. It excludes cooperatives from the Renewable Energy...
March 21, 2013 - 12:00am
March 15, 2013
Ready for reform
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota is just a few steps away from some of the biggest health insurance reforms in recent history. Lawmakers have worked out...
March 15, 2013 - 9:31pm
March 14, 2013
Editorial: Take same-sex marriage issue to public
It remains to be seen whether same-sex marriage will be legalized in Minnesota during the current legislative session, but we think the effort to do so is a misplaced priority. After all, even though there's no budget in place yet, there has already been plenty of legislative time...
March 14, 2013 - 12:00am
March 13, 2013
Letter: Health care exchange does more harm than good
The Minnesota House has approved legislation that creates a health insurance exchange in Minnesota. I opposed this version of the legislation because the bill does not guarantee better health care, lower insurance premiums, increased coverage or savings in the health care system. When...
March 13, 2013 - 12:00am
March 8, 2013
Dayton to drop business sales tax plan
ST. PAUL -- It seemed as if pretty much no one liked Gov.
March 8, 2013 - 10:01pm
Health marketplace makes a big change
ST. PAUL -- Sen.
March 8, 2013 - 9:54pm