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Probate of Vernon G. Engelkes
City of Worthington planning commission notice of public hearing
Data: Nov. 27, 2017
January 3, 2018
Chamber hosting legislative breakfast on Jan. 13
WORTHINGTON — The Governmental Affairs Committee of the Worthington Area Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring a Listening Session Legislative Breakfast on Saturday, Jan. 13.
January 3, 2018 - 8:15am
December 16, 2017
Worthington, southern Minnesota wait as DACA deadline approaches
WORTHINGTON — John Keller had been director at the Immigrant Law Center of Minnesota (ILCM) for just one year when on Dec. 12, 2006, disaster struck. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officials raided Worthington’s Swift pork processing plant — now owned and operated...
December 16, 2017 - 8:46am
November 7, 2017
Letter: Action to protect propane supply is cheered
I applaud Governor Dayton for taking action to keep propane supplies moving to the point of demand for home heating and grain drying this harvest season.
November 7, 2017 - 10:47pm
October 3, 2017
Letter: Grants available for voting equipment
A common concern I’ve heard from local governments over the years — particularly at the township level — has centered on problems with aging and failing election equipment.
October 3, 2017 - 10:36pm
September 22, 2017
Letter: High school juniors should consider page program
By District 22A Rep. Joe Schomacker, R-Luverne and District 22B Rep. Rod Hamilton, R-Mountain Lake Applications for the Minnesota House of Representatives 2018 High School Page Program have now been mailed to all area public and private schools. All high school juniors are eligible...
September 22, 2017 - 10:27pm
August 15, 2017
Letter: Hamilton wrong for support of big tobacco
By John H. Burns, Willmar
August 15, 2017 - 10:11pm
July 7, 2017
Public forum on policing takes place this Sunday
WORTHINGTON — A public forum this Sunday will address community concerns about policing in the city of Worthington. The meeting, which will take place at 2 p.m. at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, is meant to give residents the opportunity to ask questions, express concerns, voice...
July 7, 2017 - 9:02pm
June 5, 2017
Lewis & Clark connection to Worthington finally funded
WORTHINGTON — When Gov. Mark Dayton announced last Tuesday he would sign a bonding bill that included funding to complete the Lewis & Clark...
June 5, 2017 - 7:35pm
May 30, 2017
Letter: Historic tax, transportation bills highlight session
Hardworking middle-class taxpayers, motorists, and local schools were among the winners in Minnesota’s latest state budget compromise. Early in session we learned that we had a state surplus of more than $1 billion, so we needed to prioritize how to allocate these taxpayer dollars....
May 30, 2017 - 10:41pm
May 23, 2017
Bipartisan work gives greater Minnesota legislative success
ST. PAUL—The 2017 Legislature may do pretty well by greater Minnesota. "We got there because it was a bipartisan effort. both parties...
May 23, 2017 - 5:09pm
May 16, 2017
Food access program at risk
PAUL — As the legislative session approaches its close, Gov. Mark Dayton has been busy vetoing bills. The agriculture finance bill, one of the bills Dayton rejected, would have left the Good Food Access Fund with no money for the next biennium.
May 16, 2017 - 9:01pm
May 15, 2017
Dayton aide: 'I fell short' on ag comments
ST. PAUL—Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton's aide who so angered farm-area legislators that they said the governor had declared war on agriculture...
May 15, 2017 - 9:10pm
May 11, 2017
Letter: More to the story on ag finance bill
A bill that would fund agriculture and rural development needs for the next two years is on its way to Governor Dayton’s desk for his signature. I sponsored the legislation. Ag finance proposals have always been the least controversial spending proposals in the budget, yet this...
May 11, 2017 - 10:51pm
Rural GOP says Dayton wages 'war on agriculture'
ST. PAUL — Rural Republican lawmakers say Minnesota's governor is waging a war on agriculture. Many farm groups also object to some of...
May 11, 2017 - 6:14pm
May 4, 2017
Minnesota Senate sends abortion bills to governor who plans to veto them
ST. PAUL—Minnesota senators are sending a pair of abortion restriction bills to the governor, who promises to veto them. A mostly Republican...
May 4, 2017 - 7:25pm