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Damage minimal in McDonald’s sign fire
'Awesome' State Fair opens with more security
Eight men arrested in sex trafficking crackdown in SD
Legal groups look to help tribe by finding new ways to challenge pipeline
Construction plans approved for Lewis & Clark
Girls soccer: Trojans show improvement in second game
College football: Reid, Bluejays looking to make big waves
Boys soccer: Trojans cruise
Volleyball: Trojans sweep HL-O in opener
Girls soccer: Trojans celebrate the little things in defeat
Column: Minnesota's economy faces a turning point
Column: Is Jill Stein the Ralph Nader of 2016?
Letter: DFL political games hurt millions of Minnesotans
Column: Hillary's heel
Column: Trump's 360-degree 'pivot'
Ryan L. Shea
Curtis Lowell Schmidt
Ladene M. Nelson
Column: Together 2016 a gathering to remember
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
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August 15, 2016
Wayward dog rescued from highway construction site
VIRGINIA, Minn. -- A lost dog found itself in a dangerous predicament at the U.S. Highway 53 bridge construction site in Virginia last week — but workers building the bridge came to the rescue. The existing highway between Eveleth and Virginia is being moved to make way for a planned...
August 15, 2016 - 9:41pm
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
August 3, 2016
Ag lawmakers want special session, but not all optimistic
MORGAN, Minn. -- A special Minnesota legislative session is important for agriculture, farm country lawmakers say, but many are pessimistic one will happen. Their main concern is the future of a provision in a vetoed tax bill that would reduce property taxes on farmland that now goes...
August 3, 2016 - 9:06pm
July 19, 2016
Pounding the pavement: Roads already in poor driving condition are about to get worse
WORTHINGTON -- While Nobles County residents may already have something to say about the poor quality of some of its roadways, it’s about to get worse, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation. Rhonda Allis, principal planner for MnDOT District 7, appeared before...
July 19, 2016 - 9:36pm
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 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
May 31, 2016
Letter: Middle class tax relief on its way to governor's desk
With a $900 million budget surplus to address, lawmakers knew they would have many important issues to deal with during the 2016 session. During the final days, they decided to send a good portion of that money back to those who created the surplus in the first place. The bill, approved...
May 31, 2016 - 4:40pm
May 27, 2016
Squabbling over waning moments of legislative session continue
ST. PAUL — Legislative leaders cannot even agree on what they agreed to, so it is no surprise they can’t agree on what happened. The argument...
May 27, 2016 - 9:35pm
May 25, 2016
Editorial: Order, please, in St. Paul
Worthington Public Utilities General Manager Scott Hain had a front-row seat to the end of the Minnesota Legislature’s session late Sunday. As Hain explained in Tuesday’s Daily Globe, a day of waiting around ultimately resulted in no bonding bill being passed — and, therefore,...
May 25, 2016 - 11:12am
May 24, 2016
Dayton has doubts on transportation funding
ST. PAUL — Gov. Mark Dayton is not confident that transportation funding legislation could pass if he calls a special legislative session to finish work not done by Sunday's midnight deadline. "I think it’s unrealistic to think they’re going to agree on something before or during...
May 24, 2016 - 4:41pm
May 19, 2016
‘Everyone wants one’: Public works bill success predicted after another legislative failure
ST. PAUL — Two failures may equal success. The Minnesota House and Senate failed to pass their public works funding bills, but in the three days lawmakers have left this year, major legislative players expect those defeated bills to be merged into one that funds rail safety, college...
May 19, 2016 - 8:48pm
May 18, 2016
MN Legislature: ‘I don’t see transportation being in play’
ST. PAUL — Four days remain in the 2016 Minnesota legislative session and even those in charge do not seem to know how, or whether, they will finish major legislation dealing with transportation, taxes, budget and public works. Gov. Mark Dayton hosted House Speaker Kurt Daudt and...
May 18, 2016 - 9:20pm
May 17, 2016
State budget talks expanded from transportation
ST. PAUL — At least they are talking. State leaders expanded budget talks Tuesday to deal with major money issues remaining before the Minnesota...
May 17, 2016 - 6:49pm
Editorial: Let's get something done
With just a few short days left in this Minnesota legislative session, there remains no small amount of heavy lifting to be done. The Legislature is mandated to adjourn no later than Monday, and the equivalent of overtime has appeared increasingly likely with each passing day. It...
May 17, 2016 - 3:56pm