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Twins emphasis on nutrition goes down to farm club level
It's 'T' time for Regatta
Minnesota teacher's lawsuit over high school assault dismissed
Minnesota man found guilty in attempt to kill his ex-wife at work
Minnesota lawmakers try to wrap up state budget with a couple major bills finalized
Late game 'fatigue' causing Lynx coach some worries
Sub-section track: Swanson shines in Luverne
Section 2AAA baseball: Trojans rally
Section softball: Trojans fight hard against all odds, lose
Section 3A individual tennis: Trojans' Doeden wins one, loses one
Manworld tried extra hard this week to tell women 'no.' We weren't listening.
Five startling things Betsy Devos told (or wouldn't tell) Congress
Parents of slain DNC staffer: Stop politicizing our son's murder
Port: Democrats already running campaign commercials on behalf of Heidi Heitkamp
Garrison Keillor: One more modest proposal
Joan "Jo" Boer
Howard J. Franken
Michael "Ike" Graves
Five tried-and-true ways to bring farmhouse style into the 21st century
Disheveled Theologian: Once upon a time 37 years and one week ago …
Keep clutter under control with these clever organizing products
In my 20s and 30s, I accepted nearly every wedding invitation; now I RSVP no
Looking back: 2012 -- Brewster man, 92, earns HS diploma
out and about
Birth: May 24, 2017
Schaap 90th birthday
Anderson 90th birthday
Schaap 70th anniversary
Data: May 26, 2017
Ordinance No. 1104
Data: May 25, 2017
Data: May 24, 2017
Data: May 23, 2017
February 21, 2017
Bill to jumpstart Minnesota shrimp industry passes first committee stop
legislative hurdle on Thursday, earning bipartisan support from the Senate Agriculture, Rural Development, and Housing Committee. The bill, Senate File 841, which I authored, creates a $5 million incentive program for Minnesota companies that produce over 25,000 pounds of shrimp each...
February 21, 2017 - 10:33pm
Elderly waiver program reform proposal makes progress
To follow up last session’s successful nursing home reforms that ensured facilities had the resources necessary to remain open and offer competitive salaries for its workers, I amchampioning a bill that addresses the elderly waiver program, which includes assisted living and in-home...
February 21, 2017 - 10:32pm
February 16, 2017
Letter: New MnDOT regulations must be repealed
By Mike Handzus, Lakefeld The new Minnesota Department of Transportation rules that it implemented last fall pertaining to individuals being able to mow and bale adjacent to their own property are totally insane.
February 16, 2017 - 10:57pm
Letter: Senior Dining is another healthy eating option
By Neva Clausen, Luverne Thank you for the Active Life supplement to the Daily Globe earlier this month. I especially enjoyed the article “Eating right for better health.” There were many good ideas for eating healthy. However, Senior Dining and home-delivered meals weren’t...
February 16, 2017 - 10:52pm
February 15, 2017
Letter: HUD implements new smoke-free policy
By Luke Ewald, Community Wellness Partners, Cottonwood, Jackson and Nobles counties
February 15, 2017 - 10:11pm
Letter: Grassley wrong on assessment of DeVos
By Dennis Phelps, Westbrook Senator Grassley’s recent column regarding the recent confirmation of Betsy DeVos as Secretary of Education was the classic case of elected officials not representing the wishes of a constituency. Our illustrious senators from South Dakota were much the...
February 15, 2017 - 10:09pm
February 13, 2017
I have kept myself busy the last month with school, fencing and other hobbies. One of the more unique things I have done is switch between the ninth and 10th class. My usual class, the 10th, has begun taking practice finals. These are are high-stakes tests for the German students,...
February 13, 2017 - 9:59pm
February 9, 2017
Letter: Rural Finance Authority loans approved in Minnesota House
A total of $35 million in bond proceeds would be allocated to the Rural Finance Authority (RFA) loan program under a proposal approved recently by the Minnesota House. The legislation is necessary because the RFA is nearly out of funds. In just a few months farmers will be looking...
February 9, 2017 - 10:32pm
Letter: Schomacker supports new RFA loan bill
A bill that will replenish funds for the Rural Finance Authority (RFA) loan program has been approved in the Minnesota House. I voted in favor the measure. The RFA can be vital to our local economy. I’m glad to see we’ve prioritized the program and I was happy to support it. Funds...
February 9, 2017 - 10:31pm
February 1, 2017
Letter: Immigration law justifies recent action
By Dean Fishel, Westbrook Wouldn't it be interesting if, at some point during his presidential campaign, Donald Trump asked, "Oh, by the way, has anyone in Washington ever heard of the McCarran-Walter Act Of 1952? I knew of this act, but had forgotten it until recently; it has been...
February 1, 2017 - 10:54pm
January 31, 2017
Letter: Worthington is not a sanctuary city
On behalf of the city of Worthington, I would like to discuss the issue of “Sanctuary Cities.” There has been some discussion mostly the last six months about denying state and federal funding to sanctuary cities. We would like to set the record straight about our city. This is...
January 31, 2017 - 10:32pm
January 24, 2017
Letter: Decision on buffer strips is critical
By John F. Elskamp, Fulda It would be great if some of the buffer strips could be planted in red clover. We might get our bumblebee back, as it now may be flying away forever. Everyone has their own idea of what to do with the buffer strip. Some want to graze it, others would like...
January 24, 2017 - 10:08pm
January 18, 2017
Letter: Minimum wage can’t remain at current level
By Brian Abrhamson, Luverne While Minnesota House and Senate Republicans are bringing in distraction of "helping those that were most affected by outrageous rate increases" in health care costs, they are coming in behind to freeze minimum wages. Sen. Bill Weber has tried to put...
January 18, 2017 - 9:12pm
January 17, 2017
Letter: Weber’s ‘bait and switch’ on health care
By Roger L. Elgersma, Pipestone Sen. Bill Weber had an article in the Daily Globe a week ago about the first step to get rid of Obamacare. I thought the Republicans wanted to stop the government from paying health care bills, and now he is proposing that the first step is for the...
January 17, 2017 - 10:45pm
Letter: Changes needed in charitable gaming taxation
By Al Lund, Executive Director, Allied Charities of MN, St. Paul
January 17, 2017 - 10:44pm