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Senate debates voluminous budget bill that includes little spending
Data: April 27, 2018
Audit finds Minnesota preschool programs ‘complex and fragmented’
Daudt said he was misunderstood: Still opposes gun control
Refinery blast injures at least 11; fire still burning as evacuation continues
Prep baseball: Trojans bomb Redwood Valley
The trout don't know how lucky they are
Thibodeau 'proud' of Timberwolves' progress
Sabathia liked what he heard from Twins
NFL Draft: Vikings' GM Rick Spielman open, as always, to trading for additional picks
New Mall of America movie theater to offer food options
Worthington retailers jump into internet sales tax debate
Big farm insolvency plays out in state court
Lange’s Cafe ends 24-hour service after 62 years
Bingham Lake family business up for sale after 89 years
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Letter: Time to get tough on confinement buildings
Letter: Historical society thankful for support at meeting
1963 Impala was beautiful, but it fell apart
Time to respond to reader feedback
Letter: Looking out for farmers' best interests
Donna M. Miller
Allan James Ritter
Arlene Mina Johansen
Minnesotans could have been exposed to measles in Winona and Albert Lea, officials say
Wild Mushroom Crostini recipe can be tailored to occasion
When it comes to wine, what are tannins?
STDs rising in Minnesota
COMMENTARY: Why we won't take a break from learning
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Shirley (Mayer) Klosterman
Probate of Vernon G. Engelkes
City of Worthington planning commission notice of public hearing
Data: Nov. 27, 2017
July 21, 2017
Speaker changes, allows lawmakers to get pay raise
ST. PAUL—Minnesota House members will get pay raises after all. House Speaker Kurt Daudt announced Friday night, July 21, that he will...
July 21, 2017 - 8:29pm
January 12, 2016
Daugaard offers plan to raise teacher pay
PIERRE, S.D. — South Dakota Gov. Dennis Daugaard wants to lift South Dakota out of last place in teacher pay. In his State of the State address...
January 12, 2016 - 8:28pm
December 22, 2015
County sets 2016 budget: Commissioner pay increase draws discussion
WORTHINGTON — Nobles County commissioners worked through a long list of end-of-the-year business during a two-hour meeting Tuesday morning, including setting the 2016 final budget and levy.
December 22, 2015 - 8:52pm
April 5, 2015
Preschool plan may need more cash for classrooms, officials say
MOORHEAD — In Joelle Hofer’s Jump Start preschool classroom, the 4- and 5-year-olds started their Thursday afternoon session by spelling...
April 5, 2015 - 9:24pm
January 20, 2015
Minnesota looks at new nursing home funding method
ST. PAUL — Minnesota will do a better job caring for its senior citizens if nursing homes are paid based on their quality of care and the area’s average pay, backers of a nursing home funding reform bill say. Rep. Joe Schomacker, R-Luverne, and Sen. Tony Lourey, D-Kerrick,...
January 20, 2015 - 7:36pm
October 8, 2014
Column: The flat line on pay raises
WASHINGTON — Why haven’t you gotten a raise? In the past few years, corporate profits have climbed ever higher. Legions of unemployed people are now finding gainful employment, with joblessness finally falling below 6 percent. Meanwhile, if you’re anything like the average...
October 8, 2014 - 10:22pm
September 25, 2014
Direct farmer payments out, new safety net in
ST. PAUL — Complex is about to replace controversial in federal farm policy. The much-maligned practice of the federal government paying farmers, whether they needed it or not, is going away. U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack stopped in St. Paul Thursday to announce its...
September 25, 2014 - 7:56pm
April 16, 2013
Senators approve own pay raises
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota senators voted themselves and other state officials pay raises Tuesday with no debate. The only mention of the raises, part of a larger bill funding several state agencies, in the Senate came when bill sponsor Sen. Tom Saxhaug, DFL-Grand Rapids, quickly described...
April 16, 2013 - 11:04pm
December 5, 2012
Fulda Raiders pay tribute to longtime coach Carroll
FULDA -- Nearly three decades ago, Heron Lake first cousins Tom Hady and Rick Haberman were participating in a junior high track and field meet at Fulda. They remember well an enthusiastic young Raiders' coach with a bullhorn who was continually shouting out instructions telling all...
December 5, 2012 - 8:49pm
March 13, 2012
Outdoorsmen willing to pay higher fees
ST. PAUL -- It is not something heard much around the Legislature: people suggesting fees they pay go up. But Minnesota anglers and hunters...
March 13, 2012 - 9:43pm
March 8, 2012
GOP wants to use reserves to pay back schools
ST. PAUL -- Republicans want to use some of the state's surplus to pay back schools across Minnesota. "I think it is a higher priority to pay...
March 8, 2012 - 9:48pm
February 22, 2011
Wind farm developer to pay county, townships for road damage
WORTHINGTON -- Nobles County commissioners on Tuesday approved a modification to the development agreement between the county and enXco that will have the company paying for necessary road repairs rather than contracting for the work to be done. The initial agreement stated the company...
February 22, 2011 - 8:56pm
January 18, 2011
Sanford settles claim with EMTs for overtime pay
WORTHINGTON -- Sanford Medical Center Worthington has settled a claim with the U.S. Labor Department after a complaint-based investigation revealed...
January 18, 2011 - 8:33pm
December 29, 2010
Salary comparison for county officials in southwest Minnesota
WORTHINGTON -- The Murray County commissioners opted for the third year in a row to freeze their annual salary at $18,544, something they said...
December 29, 2010 - 8:22pm