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May 5, 2014
Bonding projects debated
ST. PAUL — The last remaining major puzzle piece to finishing the 2014 Minnesota Legislature is set to be put in place. Sen. LeRoy Stumpf, D-Plummer, Monday announced a proposal topping $1 billion to fund public works projects around the state. It came two weeks before the Legislature...
May 5, 2014 - 7:38pm
May 1, 2014
Lewis & Clark pushes on
LUVERNE — Gov. Mark Dayton highlighted several southwest Minnesota job opportunities during his annual State of the State Address Wednesday...
May 1, 2014 - 7:40pm
Editorial: It's crunch time for bonding bill
Luverne Mayor Pat Baustian was an invited guest of Gov. Mark Dayton for Dayton’s State of the State address Wednesday night, which just goes to show much southwest Minnesota has become a focal point of a current statewide debate on how big the next bonding bill should be. By now,...
May 1, 2014 - 11:33am
April 30, 2014
Dayton gives State of the State address
ST. PAUL — Minnesota is in good shape, Gov. Mark Dayton declared Wednesday night, taking some of the credit while saying more work remains. Among...
April 30, 2014 - 8:37pm
April 28, 2014
Luverne Mayor invited to State of the State address
LUVERNE — Luverne Mayor Pat Baustian will join a select group of individuals Wednesday evening as Gov. Mark Dayton presents his State of the State address at the Minnesota Capitol. Baustian, who is past president and current member of the Southwest Minnesota Lewis & Clark...
April 28, 2014 - 9:46pm
Letter: Include Lewis and Clark project in bonding plan
By District 22B Rep. Rod Hamilton, R-Mountain Lake One of the final pieces needed to complete the 2014 legislative session puzzle is the approval of a capital investment proposal, or bonding bill. This legislation allows Minnesota to borrow money in order to fund statewide construction...
April 28, 2014 - 4:57pm
March 11, 2014
Letter: Lewis and Clark funding facing a critical juncture
By Craig Clark, Worthington City Administrator As many of you are already aware, the city of Worthington’s well levels continue to see steeper declines and diminished recharges, and we do not know where the bottom of our well supply ends. As you can imagine, this presents a significant...
March 11, 2014 - 11:09am
October 24, 2013
Lewis and Clark capital call vote fails
TEA, S.D. — Scott Hain was disappointed in the outcome, but still had a positive outlook. In a lopsided vote, a major construction budget...
October 24, 2013 - 11:53pm
October 17, 2013
Bonding discussed locally
JACKSON — Sen. LeRoy Stumpf said it was a nearly impossible task ahead. In a Minnesota Senate bonding tour stop Thursday morning at the...
October 17, 2013 - 11:01pm
July 11, 2013
House bill increases funds for rural water program
TEA, S.D. --An additional $25 million for the Bureau of Reclamation's Rural Water Program was included in the Energy & Water Appropriations Bill passed Wednesday in the U.S. House. "We are very pleased that Congresswoman Kristi Noem was successful in including an additional $25...
July 11, 2013 - 11:31pm
November 23, 2010
Editorial: Keep water project flowing
"Earmarks" may not be a four-letter word, but it is an eight-letter one -- and to a majority of Republicans, it's definitely dirty. With U.S. House Republicans voting last week to extend a ban on earmarks for two years, plenty of worthy projects now face an uncertain fate. One is...
November 23, 2010 - 12:00am
November 19, 2010
Earmarks ban may impact Worthington, sink state projects
November 19, 2010 - 4:16pm
July 2, 2010
Letter: Water system benefits from legislators' help
In this turbulent economy, communities have had to prioritize what is truly important to our day-to-day lives. A clean and reliable source of water for our citizens and businesses is critical for the prosperity of our communities. To meet that need, the Lewis & Clark Regional Water...
July 2, 2010 - 12:00am
October 3, 2009
Brief: LCRWS awards pipeline contract
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. - The Lewis & Clark Regional Water System's Board of Directors has awarded a $3,764,000 contract for Treated Water Pipeline -- Segment 10 (TWP-10) to Morgan Contracting of Albertville. The low bid was substantially below the engineer's estimate of $5,187,315. TWP-10...
October 3, 2009 - 10:02pm
April 16, 2009
Lewis & Clark gets funding boost
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. -- The Lewis & Clark Regional Water System will receive $56.5 million from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. South Dakota Sen. Tim Johnson announced the funding on Wednesday. The stimulus funding is directed for use on the second phase of the water treatment...
April 16, 2009 - 12:00am