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SD breaks record with six days above 60 degrees, but major snowstorm on its way in southern counties
Acclaimed musical 'South Pacific' plays Thursday through Sunday at Memorial Auditorium
Minnesota Legislature begins work to overhaul teacher licensing
Pipeline protest camp being evacuated, with Corps set to move in
Bravo for bus drivers: School Bus Driver Appreciation Day will be observed today
High school roundup: Falcons clinch Red Rock Conference
Swimming: Stingrays perform well at state meet
Girls basketball: Section girls basketball tournaments start soon
Girls basketball: Big plays by upperclassmen lead Trojans to win on Senior Night
Pitino finds lots of new friendly fans as team goes to 20-7
Bill to jumpstart Minnesota shrimp industry passes first committee stop
Elderly waiver program reform proposal makes progress
Column: A failure to communicate
Parenting Perspectives: Let your kids choose -- or pave -- their own paths
Developmentally disabled caregivers would receive raises under plan
Janit M. Rose
2012: Kusz appointed Nobles County Attorney
Column: Worthington’s first Shorty — A colorful life and a sad end
At 102, Eleanore Ebeling enjoys a sharp mind -- and daily exercise, too
You gotta have heart: Heart attack recovery sets new priorities for Murphy
Disheveled Theologian: Some thoughts on love in this Valentines week
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June 1, 2016
Dayton signs Mille Lacs economic stimulus into law: Outlook for proposed DNR facility less rosy
MILLE LACS — The supplemental budget bill Gov. Mark Dayton signed Wednesday contains two provisions for the struggling Mille Lacs tourism industry. Those provisions are a $300,000 grant to the Mille Lacs Tourism Council to promote the area, and $3.651 million for Mille Lacs County...
June 1, 2016 - 10:01pm
July 19, 2010
As others see it: Recovery act gives a boost
A report released Wednesday by the Council of Economic Advisers to the president should dispel any criticism that the $862 billion federal economic stimulus package -- the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act -- isn't doing any good. The report finds that the Recovery Act is already...
July 19, 2010 - 12:00am
March 29, 2010
Housing stimulus program nears end
WORTHINGTON -- With just one month to go before the federal Worker, Homeownership and Business Assistance Act of 2009 (otherwise known as the...
March 29, 2010 - 12:00am
March 3, 2010
As others see it: Stimulus hypocrisy
Americans tend to forgive politicians for most transgressions, but hypocrisy is a deal-breaker. ... Facts shine a light on hypocrites. More than 100 Republican governors, representatives and senators have been having a grand ol' time ripping the stimulus bill, while simultaneously...
March 3, 2010 - 12:00am
October 13, 2009
As others see it: A welcome boost
Minnesotans whose jobless benefits run out at the end of the year would see an extension under an agreement reached by Senate Democrats on Thursday. The move will allow unemployment insurance benefits to continue after Dec. 31 to 2 million jobless workers, changing the House-passed...
October 13, 2009 - 12:00am
September 3, 2009
Editorial: Influx of green lost in red tape
While President Obama and members of his administration point to signs that federal stimulus efforts are working, there's one area in which that's far from the case. A Minnesota Public Radio (MPR) report Wednesday stated that a mere 2 percent of Minnesota's more than $130 million...
September 3, 2009 - 12:00am
March 16, 2009
Stimulus money may have drawbacks
The federal stimulus package passed last month by Congress and signed into law by President Barack Obama looked to be a boon to area school districts on looking at the numbers alone. However, the money that schools may get could be significantly lower than initially estimated, because...
March 16, 2009 - 12:00pm
March 4, 2009
Health agency gets funding
WORTHINGTON -- Southwestern Mental Health Center of Worthington is among 25 Minnesota agencies approved for federal funding in the 2009 omnibus appropriations bill. Nearly $7 million will be coming to Minnesota to help fund veterans, education and health care projects in the state. SWMHC...
March 4, 2009 - 11:24am
ST. PAUL - Federal money may have saved Minnesota's budget this year, and will help the next two-year spending cycle, but state leaders warn...
March 4, 2009 - 12:03am
March 3, 2009
Stimulus money makes Minnesota deficit smaller
ST. PAUL - Minnesota budget writers are thanking Washington today as finance officials announce the state deficit actually dropped from what was expected - thanks to an economic stimulus package. The deficit now is expected to be $4.57 billion in the two years beginning July 1 -...
March 3, 2009 - 2:38pm
February 26, 2009
Federal money boosts state road program
ST. PAUL - Federal funds meant to spur the economy will help make this one of Minnesota's busiest road construction years. Federal economic...
February 26, 2009 - 11:14pm
February 24, 2009
Pawlenty would spend federal money
ST. PAUL -- The Pawlenty administration plans to spend all federal economic stimulus money that it can get its hands on -- estimated at $4 billion....
February 24, 2009 - 10:46pm
February 10, 2009
Cashing in on federal stimulus package
WORTHINGTON -- The more than $800 billion economic stimulus package being worked out between members of the U.S. House and Senate this week includes nearly $100 billion for proposed infrastructure projects.
February 10, 2009 - 12:00am
January 31, 2009
Walz vists Luverne; talks economy
LUVERNE -- "The economy is on a crisis not seen since the Great Depression. Credit is frozen, consumer purchasing power is in decline. In the...
January 31, 2009 - 12:00am
October 25, 2008
Senate hopefuls oppose second stimulus package
ST. PAUL -- The candidates for U.S. Senate have found common ground: they would oppose a second economic stimulus package. In a Friday night debate among the three major candidates, Republican Sen. Norm Coleman said he would vote against another package similar to what Congress...
October 25, 2008 - 12:00am