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Thompson farm abounds with stories
Erickson sisters celebrate Westbrook farm's 100 years
Babe on the farm: Crowell property in its third generation of ownership
Priebe farm: Hardworking Germans call it a century
Smiths are third-generation owners of century farm in Lorain Township
Amateur baseball: Cubs overcome Lakers in see-saw battle
Scott Rall: The cling-ons are soon to arrive
Iowa prep softball: Sibley-Ocheyedan falls a couple hits short
Youth soccer: Confidence thriving in Worthington
VFW baseball: Big innings, big wins for Worthington
Column: Momentum on Obama's side
'Labor Corrner' Column: Singing a union song
Column: Michelle Obama's evolution
Column: The Donald vs. TV
Letter: A great experience at Prairie View
Marcella Mildred Winter
Darrel D.H. Hage
The Barn at Corabelle
Column: Strolling through Millard Walker Park's history
Column: For the love of a blanket named Blue
Religion briefs: July 2
Looking Back: 2010 -- At least four tornadoes hit Sibley area
Out and About
Leinen 60th anniversary
Bakker 75th birthday
Jansen 85th birthday
Larson 90th birthday
Meester 60th anniversary
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June 14, 2015
Greater Minnesota issues on table at session end
ST. PAUL — The 2015 Minnesota Legislature convened at noon Jan. 6 with a $1 billion surplus and a Greater Minnesota focus. It ended Saturday morning (the House adjourned at 1:30 a.m., followed by the Senate at 1:56 a.m.) amid disputes, more than $800 million left unspent (after...
June 14, 2015 - 8:22pm
June 10, 2015
Dayton wants Friday special session
ST. PAUL — The Minnesota Legislature appears set to finish passing the state budget Friday, but there is less certainty than in many past special...
June 10, 2015 - 8:36pm
June 9, 2015
Dayton has head start on 2016 to-do list
ST. PAUL — Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton has dropped priority after priority in his effort to get a state budget passed before the June 30 deadline. Prime among the casualties was offering classes to 4-year-olds across the state. The final item Dayton gave up was his insistence...
June 9, 2015 - 8:33pm
June 8, 2015
Special Minnesota session more likely as Dayton gives up auditor fight
ST. PAUL — Gov. Mark Dayton gave up his last major must-do item for a special Minnesota legislative session, setting up the possibility that...
June 8, 2015 - 10:36pm
Lewis & Clark awaits bonding bill vote
WORTHINGTON — While there is still no date set for a special state legislative session, the release last Friday of a detailed bonding bill gives officials with the Lewis & Clark Regional Water System reason to be optimistic. The $373 million bonding bill outlines a proposal...
June 8, 2015 - 9:21pm
June 4, 2015
Bonding first pre-special session agreement
ST. PAUL — Minnesota budget negotiators said throughout Thursday they were confident they could hold a special Saturday legislative session...
June 4, 2015 - 8:58pm
June 3, 2015
Inching toward a special session
ST. PAUL — A dispute about whether the state auditor should have exclusive authority to audit county finances could delay a special Minnesota...
June 3, 2015 - 8:52pm
June 2, 2015
Minnesota budget deal still in works
ST. PAUL — Details remain to be worked out before Minnesota leaders are ready for a special legislative session to finish the state budget. Leaders Tuesday sounded much like they did late Monday, saying they are close, but technicalities remain and they hoped a special session...
June 2, 2015 - 9:14pm
June 1, 2015
‘I think we’re there’ Daudt says of budget deal
ST. PAUL — A state budget deal is all done except for a few details, the chief negotiators said Monday, making a special session for lawmakers...
June 1, 2015 - 7:53pm
Letter: Special session represents ‘do-over’ for Greater Minnesota
ELY — Despite a $2 billion surplus, bipartisan support for key initiatives and high hopes for a renewed focus on the needs of rural communities, the regular session of the 2015 Legislature can hardly be called the “Greater Minnesota session.” With legislators unable to pass...
opinion / letters
June 1, 2015 - 7:45pm
May 26, 2015
Minnesota governor, leaders want short special session soon
ST. PAUL — It was fitting that Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton and House Speaker Kurt Daudt stood by a grandfather clock Tuesday after they began...
May 26, 2015 - 8:55pm
May 25, 2015
With more budget vetoes, shutdown preparations begin
ST. PAUL — Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton has vetoed legislation funding state programs ranging from education to the parks, setting up a special legislative session and launching preparations for a potential partial government shutdown. On Saturday, Dayton vetoed spending bills...
May 25, 2015 - 8:37pm
May 19, 2015
Legislative overtime session may be full
ST. PAUL — Minnesota lawmakers could debate issues ranging from education to private accountants in a special session this spring or summer. It...
May 19, 2015 - 9:41pm
Minnesota Legislative session ends in shouting, chaos
ST. PAUL -- The Minnesota Legislature ended early today amid shouts of "crooks' and "shameful," with plenty of confusion mixed in, as lawmakers...
May 19, 2015 - 7:58am
May 17, 2015
Special session, failures face Minnesota lawmakers
ST. PAUL — The Minnesota Legislature appears set to head into a special session over an education spat and the three main legislative forces...
May 17, 2015 - 9:42pm