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Making progress: Luverne's economic development efforts highlighted during lieutenant governor visit
Prairie Pedal kicks off in Luverne
Playing with dolls: Minnesota West's nursing program receives new training mannequin
Bigelow's Swamp Days back for another year
Farmers Appreciation Days to take place for 31st time
Amateur baseball: Hadley goes 13 to beat Heron Lake
Summer sports: It's fun to run
Blast from the Past: Twins lead American League, Cubs advance in 1965 amateur playoffs
Doug Wolter: T-Ball alive and expanding in Rushmore
VFW baseball: Worthington headed to state
As other see it: For safety, arm military
Column: Washington forgets the art of friendship
Column: Obama's truth out of Africa
Column: Running for office now a gold rush
Letter: Let's remember to love our enemies, too
Glen Arthur Tiesler
Donata Lee (Baumgartner) Ehlenz
Bonnie P. Ralph
Glen A. Tiesler
Madame President: WHS grad Haffield heads MSUM Student Association for second term
Okoboji Bible Conference gets under way Saturday
Looking Back: 1940 -- City utilities official attends meeting on lake pollution
Column: Brewster has a history of band performances, too
Looking Back: 1990 -- Rail cars collide in Bigelow
Out and About
Kass 80th birthday
Birth: July 30, 2015
Eisele 80th birthday
Bolkema 90th birthday
Lindaman 50th anniversary
Data: July 29, 2015
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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
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...
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