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Column: What does ABA mean for schools?
Column: Kellyanne Conway plunges into the Mommy Wars
Letter: Plenty of good opportunities are right here in Worthington
As others see it: Tax, bonding, health care need special session
Column: The media are still looking down on working-class America
Joy P. Sharp
Arline E. Tordsen
William "Bill" Cuperus
Joshua Joe Staples
Column: A Christmas past: Ice, lights, costumes, forest of yule trees
Teacher and traveler: Makela has found home in Worthington after instructing students in far-flung locales
First Lutheran Church welcomes pastor Jeanette McCormick
First Lutheran Church welcomes pastor Jeanette McCormick
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February 12, 2015
Column: John McCain sees a world on fire
WASHINGTON — John McCain toiled for 28 years in the Senate before he finally won the chairman’s gavel of the Armed Services Committee last month. Now he’s making up for lost time. The 78-year-old Arizona Republican strode quickly into Tuesday’s hearing of the committee —...
February 12, 2015 - 9:33pm
Capitol fireworks erupt as Senate seeks to suspend raises for Dayton’s commissioners
ST. PAUL — The weeks’ long controversy over pay raises Gov. Mark Dayton gave to his commissioners fractured relations between the DFL governor and the DFL Senate leader Thursday, which ended with Dayton exploding with anger. “To have a majority leader of the Senate come in...
February 12, 2015 - 9:14pm
February 10, 2015
‘Small plastic, big problem’
ST. PAUL — Tiny plastic beads found in soap and other personal care products may be on the way out. “Small plastic is a big problem,” Stiv Wilson told a Minnesota Senate environmental committee Tuesday. Wilson, an advocate of ridding products of plastic microbeads, said...
February 10, 2015 - 8:47pm
January 29, 2015
Senate passes Keystone XL bill with amendments
WASHINGTON — The U.S. Senate has passed its Keystone XL bill, but an anticipated veto is expected to rupture the pipeline project. Senators voted 62-36 on the bill Thursday to bypass the Obama administration’s review of the Keystone XL, five short of the number needed to overturn...
January 29, 2015 - 10:16pm
January 25, 2015
Legislative agenda for 2016: Pass bonding, go home?
ST. PAUL — The Minnesota Legislature is likely to hold a session next year, even if the Senate has to meet in a heated tent. Legislative leaders have been considering skipping a 2016 session because the Senate chamber and most hearing rooms will be closed as part of the three-year...
January 25, 2015 - 8:18pm
January 22, 2015
Work on ‘people’s house’ to proceed
ST. PAUL — Minnesota citizens will have more space and senators less space when a $273 million state Capitol renovation project is completed...
January 22, 2015 - 8:03pm
January 8, 2015
Senate DFL, House GOP show contrasting priorities
ST. PAUL — One theme prevails in lists of priorities released Thursday by Democrats who control the Minnesota Senate and Republicans who run...
January 8, 2015 - 7:48pm
December 25, 2014
Higher Minnesota taxes? Take a guess
ST. PAUL — Let’s face it: What most Minnesotans want to know about the upcoming legislative session is whether lawmakers will raise their...
December 25, 2014 - 8:14pm
December 14, 2014
Senate passes spending bill
WASHINGTON — The U.S. Senate Saturday passed a $1.1 trillion spending bill that lifts the threat of a government shutdown as Congress attempts to wrap up a two-year legislative session marked by bitter partisanship and few major accomplishments. The Senate’s 56-40 vote sends...
December 14, 2014 - 8:41pm
November 12, 2014
As others see it: Reconsider Senate rules
For generations, the U.S. Senate safeguarded substantial minorities through its rules on filibusters. Providing senators with concerns about proposals could muster support from about 40 percent of their peers, they could block action by the Senate. Early in our history as a nation,...
November 12, 2014 - 2:27pm
November 9, 2014
Can a divided Capitol still be productive?
ST. PAUL — The political lineup in St. Paul soon will look like Washington’s did for the past four years. In the nation’s capital, a Democratic president and Senate majority constantly fought with a Republican-controlled House, resulting in gridlock. After Tuesday’s election,...
November 9, 2014 - 8:25pm
October 28, 2014
Minnesota Senate campaigns wind down
ST. PAUL — Mike McFadden is making as much noise as he can in the waning days of the 2014 U.S. Senate campaign, holding frequent news conferences filled with enthusiastic gestures. Al Franken stays quiet and does not seek out the media. He mostly leaves it to his campaign staff...
October 28, 2014 - 7:20pm
October 8, 2014
For McFadden, a career in the crosshairs
ST. PAUL — Republican Minnesota U.S. Senate candidate Mike McFadden has never been a public official, so his business career has become the...
October 8, 2014 - 8:18pm
October 1, 2014
Ernst to visit Sibley Friday
SIBLEY, Iowa — Joni Ernst, the Republican nominee for U.S. Senate from Iowa, will make an Osceola County campaign stop this week. Ernst invites voters to the Lantern Coffee House and Roastery, 304 Ninth St., Sibley, at 3:30 p.m. Friday. The event runs until 4:15. Currently a state...
October 1, 2014 - 8:16pm
September 24, 2014
Minnesota senator faces ethics charges
ST. PAUL — Minnesota Republicans say Sen. Jeff Hayden, D-Minneapolis, breached Senate rules and demand that he go in front of an ethics committee. GOP senators say Hayden used his influence as a lawmaker to convince the Minneapolis School Board to approve a $375,000 contract with...
September 24, 2014 - 8:40pm