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South Dakota students save money, get head start on college career
PolyMet opponents want law judge hearings
Charges filed against family friend in kidnapping, murder of 5-year-old
County budget talks lead to bonding discussion
Government Center steps to be repaired
High school volleyball: Trojans hope experience puts them over the top
Girls tennis: Trojans drop opener to Harrisburg
High school football: H-LP gridders aiming for success
Amateur baseball: Cubs fall in state opener; Milroy wins
Girls tennis: Luverne splits early triangular tests
Sean Hannity, Trump's 'spin doctor'
Letter: Divider-in-chief is at it again
Column: Why pension oversight is important
Column: A nice column about Trump
Column: District 518 geared up for start of new school year
Curtis Lowell Schmidt
James Robert Arnt
Robert D. Miller
Theodore "Ted" Kamstra
Looking Back: 1966 -- Foreign ag specialists visit Worthington
Column: Is it possible to be fast asleep for three or four weeks?
Crazy about the cube: Abel Piper, 12, participates in Rubik’s Cube National Championships
Disheveled Theologian: Twenty years later, still glad to have him with me
Column: Getting lost in the clouds
Out and About
Westman 111th birthday
Miller 50th anniversary
Hemmen 60th anniversary
Berger 80th birthday
Scheepstra 85th birthday
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Regular School Board Meeting Minutes
Special Board Meeting Summary
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...
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
ST. PAUL -- Gov.
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...
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...
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...
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