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Looking Back: 1940 -- Nobles County ranks among top flax producers in Minnesota
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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
July 6, 2011
Lawmakers bleak about shutdown
ST. PAUL -- Count many Minnesota legislators among those who expect a long government shutdown. "My gut tells me that if this goes two weeks, it will go until January," Rep. Larry Howes, R-Walker said. Sen. Tom Saxhaug, DFL-Grand Rapids, added that a quick end to the shutdown is...
July 6, 2011 - 8:28pm
July 5, 2011
Shutdown: County sees minimal impact
WORTHINGTON -- In their second full day of work since the state government shutdown, Nobles County department heads updated commissioners Tuesday on the impact the shutdown has on their departments. Perhaps most affected thus far is Nobles County Family Services, which receives payment...
July 5, 2011 - 8:33pm
June 29, 2011
Shutdown ruling 'no soft landing'
June 29, 2011 - 8:41pm
Shutdown will affect city projects
WORTHINGTON -- The ramifications of a state shutdown seem to go on and on, trickling down into areas that may not immediately come to mind, according to Worthington City Administrator Craig Clark. "The longer it goes on, the more implications there are to our city and city government,"...
June 29, 2011 - 8:37pm
June 28, 2011
Judge rules courts will stay open in shutdown
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June 28, 2011 - 9:20pm
NRCHS addresses possible state shutdown
WORTHINGTON -- As state leaders continue their closed-door budget discussions, Nobles-Rock Community Health Services board members met Tuesday afternoon to discuss contingency plans in the event of a statewide government shutdown on July 1. NRCHS board chairwoman Karen Pfeifer said...
June 28, 2011 - 9:14pm
Shutdown looms over state parks in local region
WORTHINGTON -- As summer approaches, the public may have to resort to alternative forms of adventure as state parks anticipate halting services...
June 28, 2011 - 9:06pm
June 27, 2011
Transit system to be affected by shutdown
WORTHINGTON -- If no budget agreement can be reached and the Minnesota government shuts down, Prairieland Transit System will be impacted. There will be no subsidized taxi rides provided. Prairieland Transit System Central Dispatch will not be in operation. All rides offered through...
June 27, 2011 - 9:39pm
June 22, 2011
Minnesota leaders to lock in before a shutdown
June 22, 2011 - 9:21pm
June 21, 2011
School district sends layoff notices as government shutdown looms
WORTHINGTON -- In preparation for a possible July 1 government shutdown, District 518 sent layoff notices to 470 employees, including the superintendent, principals, teachers, paraprofessionals and custodians. Three Democratic-Farmer-Labor state legislators from the Minneapolis-St....
June 21, 2011 - 9:46pm
June 20, 2011
No budget negotiations happening
ST. PAUL -- Ten days remain before the state budget runs dry, but no high-level budget talks have occurred since Thursday. Republican legislative leaders on Monday asked Democratic Gov.
June 20, 2011 - 8:36pm
June 16, 2011
Dayton declares budget talks at impasse
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota's budget talks are at an impasse and two weeks before a potential state government shutdown Gov. Mark Dayton said he does not know how the problem can be resolved. Republican legislative leaders Thursday gave Dayton a proposal that removed $200 million in tax...
June 16, 2011 - 8:26pm