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Better late than never: Grant dollars target fields damaged in 2014 flooding
DULUTH, Minn. — Since 5-year-old Matthew Nicholls was diagnosed with a tree-nut allergy at age 2, his mom and dad have spent more than $1,000 on EpiPens that have never been used — but have to be kept on hand in case Matthew has a potentially life-threate
Franken attends groundbreaking new school
Lakeside church welcomes new pastor
Minnesota’s average ACT scores drop
Prep soccer: Experience will be key to Trojans quest for conference championship
Prep volleyball: Southwest Minnesota volleyball talent is easy to find
High school volleyball: Trojans hope experience puts them over the top
Girls tennis: Trojans drop opener to Harrisburg
High school football: H-LP gridders aiming for success
Letter: DFL political games hurt millions of Minnesotans
Column: Hillary's heel
Column: Trump's 360-degree 'pivot'
Sean Hannity, Trump's 'spin doctor'
Letter: Divider-in-chief is at it again
Ladene M. Nelson
Nina Mae Eernisse
Ryan L. Shea
Disheveled Theologian: Finding meaning in the motive
Looking Back: 1966 -- Foreign ag specialists visit Worthington
Column: Is it possible to be fast asleep for three or four weeks?
Crazy about the cube: Abel Piper, 12, participates in Rubik’s Cube National Championships
Disheveled Theologian: Twenty years later, still glad to have him with me
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Westman 111th birthday
Miller 50th anniversary
Hemmen 60th anniversary
Berger 80th birthday
Scheepstra 85th birthday
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May 16, 2016
Dayton willing to drop gas tax plan, but increase tab costs
ST. PAUL — Minnesotans likely will pay higher vehicle license fees if the governor and lawmakers reach a transportation funding deal this year....
May 16, 2016 - 9:20pm
May 11, 2016
State tax bill up for debate: Legislature covers topics from family leave to Internet taxes
ST. PAUL — Minnesota legislative tax negotiators gained more topics to discuss Wednesday when senators approved 37-30 a tax bill containing items ranging from requiring many businesses to provide paid family leave to expanding Internet sales taxes. The provisions of the bill authored...
May 11, 2016 - 8:52pm
May 8, 2016
Talking taxes: Residents meet with local officials regarding recent spike in property values
WORTHINGTON — Dozens of people testified Thursday morning before the Local Board of Appeals to protest their property value increases. Last...
May 8, 2016 - 2:43pm
May 3, 2016
Statewide gas tax proposed: Nobles & Cottonwood support 16-cent-per-gallon hike
WORTHINGTON — With an estimated $600 million annual shortfall in the state’s transportation fund, area counties were asked to consider a...
May 3, 2016 - 9:13pm
April 17, 2016
‘Pink tax’ nicks women’s finances: Women’s products, services often cost more than men’s
FARGO — When she’s shopping for period-relief products, Alicia Kellebrew buys generic-brand Excedrin Migraine instead of Midol. “It’s...
April 17, 2016 - 8:40pm
April 5, 2016
Former U.S. tax judge in Minnesota charged with cheating on her tax returns
ST. PAUL — A retired U.S. tax judge and her husband have been charged in Minnesota with cheating the government of $400,000 in taxes in a scheme that treated personal spending such as jewelry, pilates classes and overseas vacations as business expenses, prosecutors said Monday....
April 5, 2016 - 7:38pm
April 4, 2016
World figures deny wrongdoing as ‘Panama Papers’ reveal offshore wealth
PANAMA CITY (Reuters) — Governments across the world began investigating possible financial wrongdoing by the rich and powerful Monday after...
April 4, 2016 - 3:28pm
March 2, 2016
Local businesses hope for tax relief this year
WORTHINGTON — Tax relief may come to businesses across Minnesota in the upcoming legislative session. The session starts March 8, and Minnesota congressional leaders are split on what to do with the state’s $900 million surplus. The Minnesota Chamber of Commerce hopes legislation...
March 2, 2016 - 8:41pm
What are the chances of a tax cut now? With smaller surplus, lawmakers have fewer dollars to give back
ST. PAUL — Don’t plan on spending money from a big cut in state taxes just yet, Minnesotans. When state finance officials announced last week that Minnesota’s projected budget surplus had shrunk by one-fourth — from $1.2 billion to $900 million — it meant not only that Gov....
March 2, 2016 - 8:38pm
February 25, 2016
Dayton, Daudt argue over business tax report
ST. PAUL — A heated exchange between Gov. Mark Dayton and House Speaker Kurt Daudt on Thursday may have yielded a preview of what to expect...
February 25, 2016 - 8:22pm
February 8, 2016
For sugar tax supporters, 2016 may be the sweet spot
LONDON — 2016 could be the year of the sugar tax, as several large nations consider levies on sweetened food and drinks to battle obesity and...
February 8, 2016 - 3:47pm
December 16, 2015
December 16, 2015 - 9:15pm
U.S. tax, spending deal meets resistance
WASHINGTON — A deal to avoid a U.S. government shutdown met resistance Wednesday from both conservative Republicans concerned about spending...
December 16, 2015 - 8:43pm
December 6, 2015
End-of-year moves may save you money
FARGO — The holidays are a busy time and plates get pretty full, literally and figuratively. So, just to pile on, here are a few more things you might consider getting done before the first of the year. On the bright side, taking time to make certain moves could mean more dollars...
December 6, 2015 - 4:28pm
November 29, 2015
Tax cut consensus is building at state Capitol — what kind, how much, who gets one and how big all still issues
ST. PAUL — With a large chunk of extra cash sitting in the state treasury, Minnesota legislative leaders say they want to cut taxes in 2016, an appealing option to politicians in an election year. On Thursday, state finance officials will make an early prediction about how much...
November 29, 2015 - 7:47pm