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State lawmakers hear from constituents at Legislative Breakfast event
Judge strikes down Minnesota rules on out-of-state power plants
Arbor Day event is Friday morning
Elevator at Government Center to be closed Tuesday
College baseball: West struggling at the plate
Prep sports: Windom baseball team falls; Adrian softball team splits
Prep baseball: Adrian holds on despite miscues
Scott Rall: What have you done that will last a lifetime?
Mankato players expected to practice Friday
Column: The lesson of 'Camp David'
Column: Good news for homeowners in Worthington school district
Column: Going crazy in a crowd
Column: Going crazy in a crowd
Editorial: Worthington is not alone with mall woes
Marcella "Sally" Heger
Kenneth "Kenny" Sandbo
Maybelle F. Tyrrell
Class of 2014: Moo already pursuing career in auto mechanics
Column: From Stefanson to Swanberg, and to Worthington
Church participates in Angel Gown Program
Religion briefs: April 17
Column: An epiphany in St. Paul's Cathedral
Out and About
Odenbrett 80th birthday
School Board Minutes from March
Data: April 19, 2014
Data: April 17, 2014
Summary of Ordinance No. 1079
Data: April 16, 2014
October 17, 2013
What’s next in Washington?
ST. PAUL — U.S. Rep. Kevin Cramer summed up the past few weeks of federal political debates, including a 16-day government shutdown, like many Americans would: “What in the Sam Hill is wrong with this town?” Most around Washington seem to expect better results when the next...
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October 17, 2013 - 11:03pm
October 16, 2013
Congress votes to end shutdown
WASHINGTON (AP) — Up against a deadline, Congress passed and sent a waiting President Barack Obama legislation late last night to avoid a threatened national default and end the 16-day partial government shutdown, the culmination of an epic political drama that placed the U.S. economy...
October 16, 2013 - 10:38pm
August 5, 2011
Minn. shutdown added to nationwide gov't job gloom
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Minnesota's 20-day government shutdown made the national hiring picture in July a little bit gloomier than it would have been otherwise. The U.S. Labor Department's July hiring report showed a slight uptick in hiring by private business, with about 154,000 jobs...
August 5, 2011 - 3:01pm
July 22, 2011
Reform could bring GOP, Dayton together in 2012
ST. PAUL -- Looking back, it is hard to see much other than disputes between Minnesota's governor and legislative leaders. After all, they went 58 days beyond the Legislature's constitutional deadline before agreeing on a budget in the wee hours of Wednesday morning, including 20...
July 22, 2011 - 9:38am
End of shutdown makes for happy campers
CURRIE -- Anyone afraid the temporary state shutdown would ruin upcoming summer plans, take heart. State parks will open today for day use, and some campgrounds should be up and running Saturday. Lake Shetek State Park in Currie was planning the opening of a new addition, Sunrise...
July 22, 2011 - 9:36am
July 21, 2011
Minnesota state employees returning to work
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) -- State employees began returning to work in Minnesota Thursday after a new budget agreement ended a government shutdown of nearly three weeks. Department of Natural Resources Commissioner Tom Landwehr held the door open for employees and welcomed them back...
July 21, 2011 - 8:34am
July 20, 2011
Canterbury Park to reopen Thursday
SHAKOPEE, Minn. (AP) -- With the Minnesota government shutdown over, Canterbury Park in Shakopee plans to reopen Thursday morning. President and CEO Randy Sampson says the doors will open at 10 a.m. for the card casino, simulcast racing will start around midday and live racing will...
July 20, 2011 - 3:01pm
Shutdown ends, but restart not immediate
ST. PAUL - Gov.
July 20, 2011 - 11:25am
Minnesota historic sites reopen Saturday
ST. PAUL (AP) -- If you're planning a weekend visit to one of Minnesota's historic sites or museums, you're in luck. The Minnesota State Historical Society says the 26 museums and historic sites will reopen to the public on Saturday now that the state budget impasse has been resolved....
July 20, 2011 - 10:35am
Letter: Poor example of shutdown's impact
I was a little shocked and a lot angry when I picked up the Daily Globe to see our "leaders" in the community outraged over the shutdown in that Coors beer might be taken off the shelf. I was affected by the shutdown, and what I am outraged by is the mentally ill that could not see...
July 20, 2011 - 12:00am
July 19, 2011
Special session called to help end shutdown
ST. PAUL (AP) -- Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton has called a special legislative session in hopes of ending the state's nearly three-week government shutdown. Dayton on Tuesday called lawmakers back to the Capitol for a vote on a two-year budget, with the session to start at 3 p.m....
July 19, 2011 - 11:23am
Signs point to shutdown end as Capitol reopens
ST. PAUL - The Minnesota Capitol doors swung open to the public this morning for the first time since June 30, one of several signs that a state government shutdown could be nearing an end. An even stronger sign was that three of the nine budget bills have been approved by Gov. Mark...
July 19, 2011 - 11:03am
July 18, 2011
Minn. leaders slog to finish budget, end shutdown
ST. PAUL(AP) -- A special session to end Minnesota's state government shutdown is still expected this week as Republican lawmakers and Gov. Mark Dayton continue slogging away at a two-year budget. Dayton isn't expected to call a special session until he and legislative leaders agree...
July 18, 2011 - 12:36pm
July 14, 2011
A beer-y protest
WORTHINGTON -- Beer may not be of major importance to everyone, but apparently it's a powerful motivator. Just one day after the MillerCoors...
July 14, 2011 - 9:50pm
Dayton concedes to end shutdown
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) -- Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton and top Republicans struck a deal Thursday to end a budget impasse that prompted the state government to shut down, with the Democratic governor giving up on raising taxes. The agreement came after a three-hour negotiating session...
July 14, 2011 - 11:03am