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Klobuchar, Franken announce more than $100 million in critical heating aid
Community helps build Oxford Street; 2017 overlay project could be delayed
Nobles SWCD begins connecting with landowners on buffers
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Minnesota already breaking voting records ahead of Nov. 8
Section 3A cross country: Luverne girls, Windom Area boys prevail
Section 2AA cross country: Koller leads WHS runners
Iowa state football: H-LP puts perfect record on the line
Scott Rall: Hi ho, hi ho, it's off to work we go
Section football: Fulda, MLA, MCC finish the job
Column: Unaffordable health care for southwest Minnesota
Editorial: Peterson in the 7th with an asterisk
Letter: School referendum represents chance to ‘pay it forward’
Editorial: Schomacker for District 22A Representative
Letter: Our schools are committed to our students and our community
Carol E. Anderson
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2016 Local Business Guide Directory
Looking Back: 2006 -- Worthington Ambulance Service wins honor
Pumpkin soup perfect start for lively (but civil) dinner party
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March 13, 2009
Governor Pawlenty visits Worthington
WORTHINGTON -- Preaching a message of fiscal responsibility, Gov. Tim Pawlenty touted ideas for improving the state's economy and efficiency...
March 13, 2009 - 12:03am
March 11, 2009
Pawlenty to visit Worthington
WORTHINGTON -- The Governmental Affairs Committee is hosting a noon luncheon with guest speaker Gov. Tim Pawlenty at noon Thursday at Travelodge...
March 11, 2009 - 12:00am
March 4, 2009
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
Editorial: Criticism of CGMC off base
Minnesota cities want to keep their local government aid, and Gov. Tim Pawlenty wants to cut it. So when the Coalition of Greater Minnesota Cities (CGMC) helped launch a new initiative last week to promote the importance of LGA, Pawlenty took the opportunity to blast CGMC itself. "The...
March 3, 2009 - 10:18pm
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 28, 2009
Cities begin pro-aid push
ST. PAUL -- Cities across Minnesota launched a public relations campaign to save state aid they receive, saying proposed budget cuts would cost police, fire and library jobs. Gov. Tim Pawlenty, who wants to reduce those payments, said that cities could save some of those jobs by...
February 28, 2009 - 11:07pm
February 25, 2009
Pawlenty says court budget needs trimming
ST. PAUL - Minnesota's court officials say Minnesotans will see significant service cuts if Gov. Tim Pawlenty's proposed budget passes, but the...
February 25, 2009 - 11:13pm
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 17, 2009
Editorial: Unfair and unwise
Minnesota's budget deficit is overwhelming, to be sure, and it may get even worse. Last week, Gov. Tim Pawlenty said the deficit could be as much as $7 billion, which would leave him and state legislators with an even more uphill battle in balancing the budget. Pawlenty's current...
February 17, 2009 - 12:00am
February 6, 2009
GOP, DFL attack Pawlenty business tax cuts
ST. PAUL -- Proposed business tax cuts would do little to immediately boost Minnesota's economy, Gov. Tim Pawlenty's top aides heard Thursday...
February 6, 2009 - 12:00am
Schools await budget fate
JACKSON -- It's a game of 'hurry up and wait' for local superintendents, who are anxious to see how the finalized state budget will affect the funding their districts receive, but can't yet plan on any one scenario. "Now it's a matter of sitting back and seeing what the house proposal...
February 6, 2009 - 12:00am
February 5, 2009
Letter: Hamilton: Pawlenty shares my priorities
I'm encouraged by Gov. Tim Pawlenty's recent budget proposal, and especially pleased with his priorities. My priorities have always been our...
February 5, 2009 - 12:00am
February 4, 2009
Q Comp effectiveness not measured yet
ST. PAUL - Give Minnesota's Q Comp teacher pay and performance program an "incomplete." That was the message auditors delivered Tuesday to legislators who are considering Gov. Tim Pawlenty's request to expand Q Comp to all school districts. There is no proof the $49 million spent...
February 4, 2009 - 12:00am
February 3, 2009
Letter: Magnus responds to governor's proposal
On Jan. 27, Gov. Tim Pawlenty unveiled his ideas that would form the state's budget for the next two years while solving Minnesota's projected...
February 3, 2009 - 12:00am
January 28, 2009
Schools affected by Pawlenty budget
ST. PAUL - Gov. Tim Pawlenty would chop many parts of the state budget - including dropping 84,000 people off state-funded health care programs -- but promises to increase public school funding and keeping public safety programs mostly untouched. The Republican governor's solution...
January 28, 2009 - 10:00am