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Reaching for the sky: Travis Soules lands dream job as cycle team mechanic
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September 11, 2014
Editorial: Simon vs. Severson
It may not be the most high-profile of state political races, but it’s the only one without an incumbent involved. We’re talking about the open Secretary of State post, which is being vacated by Mark Ritchie and being sought in November by DFLer Steve Simon and Republican Dan...
opinion / letters
September 11, 2014 - 5:28pm
September 10, 2014
Prevention urged to slow spread of enterovirus
BEMIDJI — While Minnesota has not had a confirmed case of Enterovirus D68, the respiratory illness that has sickened hundreds of children in other parts of the Midwest, a Minnesota pediatrician advises the public to take appropriate steps for prevention. “Thorough hand-washing...
September 10, 2014 - 9:42pm
Minnesota early voting starts next week
ST. PAUL — It’s almost time to vote. Minnesotans may start voting Sept. 19. Under a new state law, anyone — not just people who will be away from home on election day — can vote early. Old law required an excuse, such as being out of one’s voting precinct on election...
September 10, 2014 - 9:20pm
Letter: Hagedorn is just another Washington insider
By Jason Teiken, Worthington I read last week’s editorial about Jim Hagedorn in the Daily Globe and was greatly disappointed. Let’s get one thing clear: “Mr. Conservative”— as Hagedorn declared himself on his racist, sexist blog — is nothing if not a slick, typical...
opinion / letters
September 10, 2014 - 4:56pm
State lawn sign rules take priority
WORTHINGTON — According to the Minnesota Secretary of State Office, some municipalities have ordinances restricting the placement of lawn signs. Yet, in a state general election year, these ordinances are overruled by Minnesota Statute 21 1B.045 — which allows signs from 46 days...
September 10, 2014 - 10:43am
September 8, 2014
Diversion officials offer to scale back dike project
FARGO — The chairman of the Flood Diversion Authority has written Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton to offer what he called his “commitments” to address Minnesota’s concerns about the project. Those commitments, which have not been officially approved by the diversion board, include...
September 8, 2014 - 9:55pm
DNR helps find best fall colors
ST. PAUL — Minnesota’s wet early summer should produce a colorful fall leaf display, but experts warn that it could come and go quicker than usual. “We’re anticipating a beautiful fall color display,” said Patricia Arndt of Minnesota Department of Natural Resources Parks...
September 8, 2014 - 9:03pm
Column: A great deal for Minnesota homeowners
By JEFF VAN WYCHEN, Minnesota 2020 ST. PAUL — Over the last three decades, years in which statewide homeowner property taxes fell were rare. The largest reduction occurred from 2001 to 2002 and was the result of the 2001 tax act. The second largest occurred from 2013 to 2014...
opinion / columns
September 8, 2014 - 4:21pm
September 5, 2014
Capitol Chatter: Conservative group focuses on 12 DFL representatives
ST. PAUL — A dozen mostly rural Minnesota state House districts could decide which party controls the body the next two years. The Republican-oriented Minnesota Jobs Coalition Legislative Fund announced 12 districts Democrats now hold that it is targeting for the Nov. 4 election. Coalition...
news / politics
September 5, 2014 - 9:58pm
Franken, McFadden trade campaign jabs
ST. PAUL — The race for U.S. Senate heated up Friday with Sen. Al Franken releasing an ad attacking challenger Mike McFadden’s firm for “exploiting a Bermuda tax haven” and Republicans continuing to hammer Franken on foreign policy. Until he left last year to run for the...
news / politics
September 5, 2014 - 9:52pm
Dayton, Johnson agree to debates
ST. PAUL — Minnesota’s two major candidates for governor will debate five times before the Nov. 4 election, including a Forum News Service event in Moorhead. Campaigns for Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton and Republican challenger Jeff Johnson have been going back and forth about...
news / politics
September 5, 2014 - 9:51pm
September 4, 2014
Minnesota must prepare for ‘age wave’
DETROIT LAKES — Minnesotans are getting older, and the costs of caring for seniors and the disabled are going to rise fast. The state needs to act now to get ahead of the coming “age wave” by providing a stable funding source to pay for care, says state Sen. Kent Eken,...
September 4, 2014 - 8:00pm
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
Goodwill says no Upper Midwest stores affected by data breach
ST. PAUL — Goodwill Industries said that none of its 44 Minnesota stores, nor any in the Upper Midwest, appear to have been involved in an 18-month-long data breach at some of its stores. Goodwill estimates that 10 percent of its stores nationwide were affected. It appears that...
September 3, 2014 - 8:03pm
Editorial: Hard-working Hagedorn
Jim Hagedorn stopped by the Daily Globe newsroom Tuesday, the latest in numerous visits he’s made since first declaring his intent to challenge four-term Democratic incumbent Tim Walz for his seat in Congress. Hagedorn has so far demonstrated he’s a worthy adversary. He dropped...
opinion / editorials
September 3, 2014 - 2:39pm