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Cross-country air race builds aviation interest for new female fliers at UND
In St. Anthony, angry calls for change after Yanez case
Historic Lutsen resort on North Shore of Lake Superior up for sale
Davis Lake Triathlon is July 4
Rural Development has grants for buying, repairing homes
VFW baseball: Welvaert's gem lifts Marshall past Worthington
Legion baseball: Aggressive baserunning pays off for Post 5 in win over Adrian
Bollinger to be inducted into Wisconsin Athletics Hall of Fame
Kennys Vargas remains indebted to David Ortiz, Manny Ramirez
Wild will look to AHL to populate fourth line
Letter: Mock bus crash exercise a success
Keillor: Partying with the engineers
Parenting Perspectives: A moment in the mind of a mom
Forget multi-tasking. Here's how to monotask like a boss
Column: How can we lift the tension between law enforcement and motorists of color?
Douglas "Dugan" Suss
Gwinevere Elaine Neil
George Blom Johnson
John H. Korfe
Column: Slip away to a luxury weekend at your Hotel Thompson
Disheveled Theologian: Treasure hunting
Looking Back: 1967 -- 1923 WHS graduate speaks at 100th Carleton commencement
Column: What became of those magic pills that cut fuel costs in half?
WHS 70th reunion
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Munns 70th anniversary
Hoefker 60th anniversary
Abrahamson 50th anniversary
Luitjens 25th anniversary
Independent school district 518 call for bids
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December 13, 2016
Calendar provides its own, firm special session deadline
ST. PAUL – A rigid calendar deadline that not even top Minnesota officials can change affects citizens statewide, but especially in greater Minnesota.The reality that the 2017 state Legislature begins in three weeks and it is nearly impossible to negotiate major legislation during...
December 13, 2016 - 9:06pm
December 9, 2016
Council to host budget hearing Monday
WORTHINGTON — The city’s total net levy in the proposed 2017 budget sits at $3,675,697, which represents a 6.8 percent increase over last year’s levy. The Worthington City Council will vote to approve the final budget during Monday’s meeting. Prior to approving the budget,...
December 9, 2016 - 9:51pm
Budget cutting leads to 2.98 percent levy increase in Nobles County
WORTHINGTON — After setting a not-to-exceed levy of 5.89 percent in September, Nobles County commissioners serving with administration officials...
December 9, 2016 - 9:18pm
December 8, 2016
As others see it: Tax, bonding, health care need special session
As the GOP's legislative leaders and Gov. Mark Dayton discuss a December special session, the debate seems to center around whether a special session will provide a political advantage to one party or the other or whether legislators and the governor should do their job and complete...
December 8, 2016 - 10:54pm
October 3, 2016
Letter: Tax loopholes for the wealthy set up by Congress
By Leroy Vetsch, Brewster Donald Trump used a tax loophole in the IRS tax code to avoid paying taxes for many years. Guess what? Hillary Clinton avoided paying tax on her capital gains loss, which was only $700,000, back in 2015. You may say that wasn’t as big as Trump’s. Well,...
October 3, 2016 - 9:13pm
September 28, 2016
Conservative group faults Minnesota tax law
ST. PAUL -- A conservative group says Minnesota's taxes are the 46th most competitive in the country. The Tax Foundation reported on Wednesday, Sept. 28, that when considering corporate, individual income, sales, property and unemployment insurance taxes, Minnesota finished near the...
September 28, 2016 - 10:30pm
September 21, 2016
Staff talks to reset special session hopes
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton declared a special legislative session dead just more than a month ago, but on Thursday, Sept. 22, legislative and executive branch staff members gather to discuss bringing legislators back this fall. The governor raised the possibility of resurrecting...
September 21, 2016 - 9:02pm
September 7, 2016
Letter: Tax form 1040 needs changing
By J. Peter Boecker, Adrian According to the interview of Hillary Clinton by Charlie Rose, the Democratic presidential candidate would impose a surcharge on the rich and no tax increase on the middle class. Also in the interview, it was stated that 51 percent of Americans are in...
September 7, 2016 - 9:36pm
August 12, 2016
Happy faces, not happy talk for special session
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota's three top political leaders walked out to talk to reporters, wearing big smiles and delivering an occasional laugh. However, it did not take reporters long Friday to figure out that Gov. Mark Dayton, Senate Majority Leader Tom Bakk and House Speaker Kurt Daudt...
August 12, 2016 - 9:15pm
July 15, 2016
Governor, leaders say they are near special session deal
ST. PAUL -- A special Minnesota legislative session to approve tax cuts, transportation projects and public works construction could happen in a month, but the governor and key legislators are not quite ready to promise that. After meeting two hours in private, Democratic Gov. Mark...
July 15, 2016 - 9:24pm
June 8, 2016
Letter: Middle class tax relief dead due to Dayton's veto
Legislation that would have positively impacted hundreds of thousands of middle-class Minnesotans has been vetoed by Governor Dayton, despite overwhelming bipartisan legislative support. I was disappointed that the governor broke his word and vetoed most bipartisan tax bill in 30...
June 8, 2016 - 9:57pm
June 7, 2016
Dayton: We can't agree on anything
Dayton: 'We can't agree on anything' By Don Davis Forum News Service ST. PAUL -- Gov. Mark Dayton on Tuesday morning expressed hope that he would be able to call a special legislative session to finish work Minnesota lawmakers failed to accomplish as their regular session ended...
June 7, 2016 - 11:47am
June 6, 2016
Future looks dim for tax cuts
ST. PAUL — Legislation that could give tax breaks to a majority of Minnesotans appeared to be on a slow-motion slide to its death Monday, perhaps...
June 6, 2016 - 9:15pm
June 5, 2016
Small bingo hall request could derail Minnesota's $300 million tax bill
ST. PAUL — Chris Shorba spent years trying to get the Minnesota Legislature to pass a tax break for charitable bingo halls like St. Cloud’s Bingo Emporium. This year lawmakers finally did. That’s where everything went wrong. The problem wasn’t in the tax break itself, which...
June 5, 2016 - 9:07pm
June 3, 2016
Dayton set for pocket veto of tax bill
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton says he will not sign tax legislation containing a $101 million error. The result is that short of a last-minute change of heart by a top Minnesota politician, tax cuts affecting people across the state will not become law. If the governor does...
June 3, 2016 - 9:25pm