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Doeden 85th birthday
Birth: July 18, 2017
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Notice of Public Hearing
July 13, 2017
Minnesota's first e-bus hits the road
LAKEVILLE, Minn. — Future yellow school bus wheels will go round and round with electricity harnessed from wind power. Three partners...
July 13, 2017 - 9:14am
May 30, 2017
Dayton signs Minnesota budget, but not bill funding Legislature
ST. PAUL—Minnesota state government has a budget, other than for the Legislature. Gov. Mark Dayton vetoed the Legislature's budget Tuesday,...
May 30, 2017 - 8:14pm
May 1, 2017
Minnesota lawmakers move on budget, House shows bonding bill
ST. PAUL — Minnesota legislative negotiators powered through most of their proposed $46 billion, two-year budget Monday, May 1, afternoon and...
May 1, 2017 - 6:31pm
April 21, 2017
Capitol Chatter: Transportation funding may be on the move
ST. PAUL — Transportation funding is confusing and controversial, and Minnesota state leaders say vital. Democrats and Republicans have...
April 21, 2017 - 3:12pm
April 20, 2017
Minn. Senate votes to limit local power on minimum wage, related issues
ST. PAUL—Minnesota communities could not regulate wages, benefits or employee scheduling under legislation that appears headed to Gov....
April 20, 2017 - 3:21pm
MnDOT, landowners install first-of-its-kind snow fence
WILLMAR, Minn. — For as long as many can remember, winter winds and blowing snow have made a curve on Minnesota Highway 67 west of Granite...
April 20, 2017 - 9:41am
April 19, 2017
Widow of accident victim makes last-minute plea for Minn. transportation funding
ST. PAUL—Beth Hodgman pleaded that southern Minnesota's U.S. 14 be made safer. "Drivers make mistakes, but they shouldn't be life sentences,"...
April 19, 2017 - 6:05pm
April 18, 2017
Minnesota governor expects GOP transportation plan to win
ST. PAUL—Minnesota's Democratic governor admitted he probably will accept a Republican transportation funding plan he does not like, rural...
April 18, 2017 - 5:57pm
April 14, 2017
Minnesota counties lift transportation to their top priority
ST. PAUL — Minnesota's ability to get products to market will be at risk if state lawmakers and the governor fail to break a transportation funding impasse, county officials warn. "Our harvest, timber and manufactured products have gained and held leadership positions in world...
April 14, 2017 - 3:59pm
April 9, 2017
Who should pick road projects? MnDOT, lawmakers clash over 'earmarks'
ST. PAUL—As Minnesota leaders debate how much new money to put toward the state's roads, they're also fighting about a related issue: who...
April 9, 2017 - 5:32pm
April 5, 2017
As others see it: It's long past time for transportation funding deal
A transportation funding bill should have been agreed to years ago. The delay has caused the cost of road projects to skyrocket. Take the case of the current Highway 22 project between Mankato and Mapleton. MnDOT thought it could pave 12 miles from Blue Earth County Road 90 to Mapleton...
April 5, 2017 - 10:10pm
March 31, 2017
Transportation bills pass, starting the real Minnesota talks
ST. PAUL — Maybe the third time is a charm. That is the hope of Minnesotans who are tired of dodging potholes and daily fighting other...
March 31, 2017 - 4:50pm
Transit program gets boost from state grant
WORTHINGTON — The United Community Action Partnership has received a $289,200 grant from the Minnesota Department of Transportation Thursday that will go toward bolstering its transit program. It’s one of 23 grants given to transit providers in Greater Minnesota that total...
March 31, 2017 - 9:39am
March 27, 2017
Amtrak train derails in Chicago, no injuries reported
CHICAGO - An Amtrak train derailed outside Union Station in Chicago on Monday but there were no immediate reports of any injuries, a local NBC...
March 27, 2017 - 12:00pm
March 22, 2017
Minn. transportation funding debate enters third verse
ST. PAUL—There is no debate about a need to infuse money into Minnesota transportation projects, but plenty of division among the major...
March 22, 2017 - 5:38pm