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August 9, 2015
Minnesota State Rep. David Dill dies at 60
ST. PAUL — State Rep. David Dill, who represented Northeastern Minnesota for more than a decade — and was described as a productive lawmaker...
August 9, 2015 - 8:21pm
August 6, 2015
Getting grayer: Minnesota lawmakers’ median age is a decade older than it was 20 years ago
ST. PAUL -- Slowly and with little notice, the Minnesota Legislature has been graying. This year, the median age of House members is 54, according to a Pioneer Press analysis. The median age of senators is 55. Twenty years ago, the median age for both was nearly a decade younger....
August 6, 2015 - 8:47pm
April 14, 2015
Walz recognized as national leader in clean water advocacy
WASHINGTON — U.S. Rep. Tim Walz was awarded the National Environmental Achievement for Federal Public Service Award Tuesday by the National Association of Clean Water Agencies. “Having clean, affordable water is fundamental for our local communities to be successful. I’m incredibly...
April 14, 2015 - 8:58pm
January 26, 2015
Dayton suggests gas tax increase
ST. PAUL — Gov. Mark Dayton wants Minnesota to spend about $11 billion more in the next decade to improve the state’s roads and bridges and...
January 26, 2015 - 8:02pm
December 9, 2014
Letter: State representative analyzes budget forecast
Rep. Joe Schomacker, District 22A (R-Luverne) Minnesota’s economic experts say a budget surplus is expected for our state’s next two year budget cycle, which is positive news. It’s always better to be in the black than to face a budget shortfall. So while I’m pleased...
December 9, 2014 - 8:22pm
November 5, 2014
Nobles County representative sought
WORTHINGTON — The Southwest Minnesota Workforce Council is accepting nominations for a Nobles County Private Sector Representative on the Council. For further information on the Workforce Council or to obtain a nomination form, please contact the Southwest Minnesota Private Industry...
November 5, 2014 - 8:56pm
October 29, 2014
District 22B debate airs live Thursday night
APPLETON — Pioneer Public Television will broadcast its final live call-in debate of the 2014 election season at 7 p.m. Thursday. House District 22B Republican incumbent Rod Hamilton of Mountain Lake will debate DFL challenger Cheryl Avenel-Navara of Worthington in a live debate...
October 29, 2014 - 8:40pm
District 22A, 22B candidates talk education
WORTHINGTON — Three of the four candidates for Minnesota House seats 22A and 22B faced off in Worthington Wednesday afternoon during a gathering...
October 29, 2014 - 8:17pm
August 7, 2014
Peterson, Sinner talk grain train delays
CAVALIER, N.D. — U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson and George Sinner know about the problem. They’ve heard from plenty of farmers about rail shipment delays. What’s harder to grasp is an immediate solution. Sinner and Peterson heard from farmers, retailers and bankers in Cavalier...
August 7, 2014 - 11:00pm
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
May 28, 2014
Value of GOP endorsement to be tested
ROCHESTER — The Minnesota Republican Party’s process for endorsing candidates is at a tipping point. The 2,200 delegates to the GOP state convention this weekend in Rochester must show they can endorse candidates for governor and U.S. senator who are capable of winning elections....
May 28, 2014 - 9:12pm
May 18, 2014
MN legislative session ended on personal note
ST. PAUL — Minnesota state Sen. Kent Eken fought for years to increase pay for those who care for the elderly and disabled, but as state legislators...
May 18, 2014 - 10:02pm
May 9, 2014
‘I’m proud to be a flip-flopper’
ST. PAUL — Rep. Leon Lillie set the stage for a memorable and emotional Minnesota legislative debate. “This stuff is personal,” the North St. Paul Democrat said Friday regarding discussion about allowing medical marijuana use in Minnesota. “This could be us.” Rep. Rod...
May 9, 2014 - 9:19pm
April 16, 2014
Rep. Hamilton hears from constituents
WORTHINGTON — The Minnesota Legislature may be on its Easter break this week, but it has been far from a break from District 22B Rep. Rod Hamilton (R-Mountain Lake) as he made his second visit to Worthington in two days Tuesday for a listening session on health care for the aging. Hamilton,...
April 16, 2014 - 8:43pm
March 31, 2014
Walz covers issues in visit to Worthington
WORTHINGTON — Tim Walz said things are starting to warm a little bit — and the U.S. Representative from Minnesota wasn’t only talking about...
March 31, 2014 - 8:43pm