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Appeldorn farm turns 101
Avoca farm still strong after 103 years
State honors 222 farms in 2015
Love and affection plus $1 -- Sydness family sees 100 years of farm ownership
Garms family passes on the stories of their rural Round Lake farm
Iowa prep softball: Sibley-Ocheyedan falls a couple hits short
Youth soccer: Confidence thriving in Worthington
VFW baseball: Big innings, big wins for Worthington
15U soccer: Worthington dominates in win over Mankato
American Legion baseball: Jackson shuts out Slayton
Column: Michelle Obama's evolution
Column: The Donald vs. TV
Letter: A great experience at Prairie View
Letter: Constitution is about equal rights for all
Simon helps boost Safe at Home
Janice (Jan) Joul
Margarete Sonja Luitjens
Religion briefs: July 2
Column: For the love of a blanket named Blue
Looking Back: 2010 -- At least four tornadoes hit Sibley area
Column: New memorial to Minnesota war families is inspiring
What's brewing in New Ulm
Out and About
Leinen 60th anniversary
Bakker 75th birthday
Jansen 85th birthday
Larson 90th birthday
Meester 60th anniversary
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June 2, 2015
Column: 2015 session offers example of need for legislative reform
GENE PELOWSKI By GENE PELOWSKI ST. PAUL — The recently concluded legislative session was chaotic, ended frantically and will produce a special session where the outcome is negotiated with little input from the public or even elected representatives. There has been a gradual...
opinion / columns
June 2, 2015 - 4:17pm
December 14, 2014
Charitable giving is up, but joint projects are most noticeable trend
ST. PAUL — After surviving a recession marked by mergers and closures, Minnesota’s nonprofit leaders were all about collaboration in 2014. They joined forces to work on get-out-the-vote drives, immigration reform and joint funding applications, among other efforts. With unemployment...
December 14, 2014 - 8:34pm
September 25, 2014
Healing the health care system
BEMIDJI — The president-elect of the American Medical Association spent three days in Bemidji, visiting with local providers and discussing...
September 25, 2014 - 8:14pm
August 28, 2014
Lawmakers hear voter anger over illegal migrants
DALLAS — When Republican Rep. Jeb Hensarling sat down with colleagues and constituents at a recent Chamber of Commerce lunch in Dallas, the...
August 28, 2014 - 8:55pm
October 20, 2011
Dayton seeks better results in government reform efforts
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October 20, 2011 - 9:45pm
June 2, 2010
Column: Every Minnesota student deserves a chance to succeed
ST. PAUL -- I have participated in numerous Capitol press conferences. None has been more impressive than when supporters of alternative teacher licensure advanced the measure in the waning days of the 2010 session. The coalition was as broad as I've witnessed. Represented were students...
opinion / columns / education
June 2, 2010 - 12:00am
May 19, 2010
Pawlenty blames union for education reform failure
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota will not try to get bonus federal education funds because the Legislature did nothing to reform education, as required...
news / education
May 19, 2010 - 8:23pm
January 13, 2010
Spending reform focus for Chamber
WORTHINGTON -- The Minnesota Chamber of Commerce's legislative priorities regarding the state's fiscal policy drew the most discussion at a meeting...
January 13, 2010 - 12:00am
December 12, 2008
Gov. calls for budget reform
Minnesota's budget deficit has produced lots of talk about reforming state government, especially from Gov. Tim Pawlenty. The Republican governor announced he will convene a summit on the subject on Jan. 5, the day before the Legislature returns to St. Paul. It will include "people...
December 12, 2008 - 2:00pm
August 27, 2008
Reforming education funding
BEMIDJI - Widespread agreement follows a bipartisan plan to reform elementary and secondary public school funding in Minnesota, lawmakers said Tuesday. The problem: It will cost $1.7 billion over six years in a time when the state faces a budget deficit next year of $500 million...
news / education
August 27, 2008 - 11:25am
June 6, 2008
People urged to speak up for immigration reform
WORTHINGTON -- Although Minnesota's foreign-born population peaked at more than 500,000 in 1910, it is now higher than it has been since the 1940s. The 2006 census shows the foreign-born population has been increasing since 1970 and is currently at around 370,000. This and other...
June 6, 2008 - 12:00am