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Transportation brings together Bakk, Dayton
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Dayton seeks to give State of State address March 25
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Scott Rall: Bending the ESA to a false end
Section 2AAA girls basketball: Trojans come back, but not enough
College men's basketball: Buysse named All-Region 13
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Richard B. Clauson
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Transportation brings together Bakk, Dayton
ST. PAUL — “Let’s create a photo op.” With those words from Senate Majority Leader Tom Bakk, and a hug with Gov. Mark Dayton, the two most powerful Minnesota Democrats publicly made peace Thursday, after a nearly month-long spat. The two were in Dayton’s office promoting...
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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
Greater Minnesota officials seek apartment-building aid
Greater Minnesota leaders say apartment houses may be the answer to their housing shortages. The Greater Minnesota Partnership and Coalition of Greater Minnesota Cities propose a state program to give grants and tax credits to companies willing to erect apartment buildings in cities...
February 11, 2015 - 8:54pm
February 1, 2015
From nursing homes to wolves
ST. PAUL — This Minnesota legislative session is heavy on greater Minnesota topics, but the governor’s budget, which will be the base of whatever two-year spending plan that eventually passes, drew mixed reviews about how it would fund issues outside of the Twin Cities. Officials...
February 1, 2015 - 9:31pm
January 12, 2015
Winter load increases allowed
ST. PAUL — Winter load increases began Monday on unrestricted highways in the metro, south and southeast frost zones, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation. Winter load increases are already in effect for the north, north-central and central frost zones. Vehicles...
January 12, 2015 - 9:25pm
January 11, 2015
Transportation plans evolving
ST. PAUL — Transportation funding this legislative session is about as easy to navigate as a rural dirt road after a summer thunderstorm. It is obvious to every Minnesota Legislature observer that transportation will be a major issue, but the issue became pretty confusing in...
January 11, 2015 - 6:44pm
December 7, 2014
Two dead, three injured in northern MN fire
DEER RIVER — Two people died in a fire early Saturday at a home in northeastern Cass County, authorities reported Sunday. Three other people escaped with minor injuries from the rural Deer River residence, the Cass County Sheriff’s Office reported. According to the sheriff’s...
December 7, 2014 - 8:19pm
October 5, 2014
Minnesota ranked No. 3 for teacher opportunities
MOORHEAD — Minnesota is the No. 3 state in the nation in the WalletHub website’s recent rankings of the best and worst states for teachers. North Dakota, however, is 38th in the rankings, which aim to identify states that offer teachers the best opportunities in the U.S. ...
October 5, 2014 - 8:09pm
August 21, 2014
State launches pollinator education effort
ST. PAUL — Minnesota Agriculture Commissioner Dave Frederickson promises to plant more flowers. It is part of a new program his department launched Thursday at the State Fair to encourage Minnesotans to provide good homes to bees, wasps, butterflies and other insects that pollinate...
August 21, 2014 - 8:23pm
July 16, 2014
Column: MNsure report ignores key facts
PRESTON — Recently, Gov. Mark Dayton and Democrats in control of the state legislature touted a preliminary report from the University of Minnesota’s State Health Access Data Assistance Center (SHADAC) that purports to show a significant drop in the number of Minnesotans without...
July 16, 2014 - 8:46pm
MN farm taxes expected to rise
ST. PAUL — Although many Minnesota property owners could see some tax relief this year, farmers can expect higher taxes for at least the next two years. “What I am hearing is it is making it much more difficult to do business as a farmer,” Rep. Paul Marquart, D-Dilworth,...
July 16, 2014 - 8:26pm
July 6, 2014
Minnesota’s natural observers
ST. PAUL — In the name of science, Minnesotans are counting loons at the lake cabin, listening for frogs and peering at milkweed for monarch caterpillars. They’re catching dragonflies, measuring the clarity of local streams and noting the date when the first lilacs bloom. Using...
July 6, 2014 - 9:27pm
June 25, 2014
More than balancing the books
WORTHINGTON — Minnesota State Auditor DFL candidate Matt Entenza came from humble beginnings here in Worthington, where he was raised by his mother and grandmother. Entenza was back in his hometown Wednesday as part of his campaign tour across southwest Minnesota to discuss the...
June 25, 2014 - 7:56pm
June 15, 2014
Out with the old
SCANDIA — Curt Richter has found a future for Minnesota’s past. He exports old barns and log houses to other states, where they are rebuilt. His business, Rustic Innovations, is one of several that restore historic Minnesota farm buildings — and deliver them anywhere. “This...
June 15, 2014 - 8:44pm
June 10, 2014
Super Bowl benefits outweigh NFL’s demands, Dayton says
ST. PAUL — Gov. Mark Dayton said Tuesday that the requests the NFL makes of Super Bowl host cities are “way overboard” but that those issues are outweighed by the benefits of bringing the game to town. “I don’t think anybody needs free bowling alleys. Anybody who can...
June 10, 2014 - 8:56pm