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Discovering drones: District 518, 4-H partner in activity with foam aircraft
Doctor knows best: Ulbricht heeds medical advice while living with Type 2 diabetes
NRCS touts benefits of reduced tillage, cover crops in advance of World Soil Day
Special time with Santa
WHS basketball: Girls, boys sweep Windom Area on road
Boys basketball: MLA rallies
Boys hockey: WHS hockey team scores three goals but falls to Winona/Cotter
Girls basketball: Adrian trips Heron Lake-Okabena
Gymnastics: Trojans start strong in Hendricks
Column: Enrichment opportunities abound in 2017
As others see it: The free Vikes-tix perk ‘looks bad’ for all
Column: Reindeer games at Trump Tower
Column: It's time to hold Big Pharma responsible for opioid epidemic
As others see it: Busted your holiday budget already?
Geneva J. Strolz
Change maker: Kevin Donovan pushes Worthington, and himself, to succeed
Our region was major supplier of early engines for Humvees
Disheveled Thelogian: A feast, a robbery and a reason to give thanks
Looking Back: 1991 - Armory offers shelter during winter storm
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May 13, 2013
Minnesota Senate passes gay marriage
ST. PAUL -- Love and marriage soon will go together for Minnesota gays like they do for straight couples. "Vote yes for love," Minnesota Sen....
May 13, 2013 - 3:00pm
May 8, 2013
Local issues find way into Senate
WORTHINGTON -- Sen. Bill Weber will help push for state aid to cities affected by the April ice storm. "The District 22 House members are pursuing that over there, and I am pursuing that in the Senate side," Weber said during a phone interview Wednesday morning. President Obama...
May 8, 2013 - 10:27pm
May 7, 2013
With time running out, bonding bill stalls in legislature
ST. PAUL -- A bill to fund local road and bridge work, flood prevention measures, civic centers and other projects throughout the state appears stalled in the Minnesota Legislature as time runs down on the session. "We're getting a little nervous, obviously, because we're quite...
May 7, 2013 - 9:28pm
April 29, 2013
Senators pass tax bill following uncertainty
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota senators passed a tax plan 35-31 Monday -- eventually. It took two tries, but they moved the bill forward, nearly two...
April 29, 2013 - 11:52pm
April 25, 2013
Early childhood education funding gets a boost
April 25, 2013 - 11:28pm
$15.7 billion Minnesota Senate education bill passes test, but graduation test fails
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota senators joined the House on Thursday night in voting to eliminate a law requiring students to pass a test before graduating...
April 25, 2013 - 10:58pm
April 23, 2013
Minnesota lawmakers face three distinct tax proposals
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota lawmakers now have three distinct tax proposals to consider with release of a Senate Democratic plan that includes an income...
April 23, 2013 - 11:00pm
April 16, 2013
Senators approve own pay raises
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota senators voted themselves and other state officials pay raises Tuesday with no debate. The only mention of the raises, part of a larger bill funding several state agencies, in the Senate came when bill sponsor Sen. Tom Saxhaug, DFL-Grand Rapids, quickly described...
April 16, 2013 - 11:04pm
March 21, 2013
Gun bill sent to House
ST. PAUL -- The Minnesota House will debate guns. The House public safety committee passed a watered-down gun regulation bill on a 10-8 vote Thursday night, with the House the next stop for the controversial issue. The bill contains several noncontroversial provisions to keep guns...
March 21, 2013 - 10:10pm
February 26, 2013
Alcohol on Sunday? Lawmakers consider it, but changes unlikely
ST. PAUL -- Minnesotans must loudly demand that lawmakers approve Sunday alcohol sales if the proposal has a chance to pass, its Senate sponsor...
February 26, 2013 - 12:24am
June 28, 2012
Column: Senate's torn fabric
WASHINGTON -- This is a yarn about a cloth, and what this cloth's unraveling means to the fabric of our political lives. Our tale begins in the men's department of a Washington area department store where, while browsing the socks last weekend, I bumped into Trent Lott, the former...
June 28, 2012 - 12:00am
June 19, 2012
Panel to consider Senate sex scandal attorney bill
ST. PAUL -- A Minnesota Senate committee will consider an $84,683.50 attorney bill dealing with a scandal that forced the former majority leader to resign. The Senate Rules Committee will be asked Wednesday to approve the bill for attorneys hired to prepare for a former Senate worker's...
June 19, 2012 - 8:29pm
May 25, 2012
Oberloh files for senate seat
WORTHINGTON -- Worthington Mayor Alan Oberloh announced his candidacy for the Minnesota Senate District 22 seat Friday, filing paperwork to enter...
May 25, 2012 - 9:09pm
May 8, 2012
New Senate stadium plan includes user fees
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota Vikings fans would pay user fees under a revised Senate bill to construct a stadium debated Tuesday. Many senators, especially...
May 8, 2012 - 10:22pm
March 6, 2012
Luverne's Bill Weber throws hat in the ring for senate race
LUVERNE -- Former Luverne Mayor Bill Weber announced Tuesday he will seek the Republican endorsement for the Senate District 22 seat to be vacated...
March 6, 2012 - 7:35pm