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Community comes together to help kids in Haiti
Noxious weed on state’s eradication list found in Nobles County
Amato to speak Oct. 9 at Murray County Historical Society annual meeting
Hobie Wave Midwest Regional Regatta begins today on Lake Okabena
Former college linebacker sues bars, attackers for injury in 2014 Mankato brawl
Soccer: WHS boys shut out Jordan, girls shut out by Jordan
Area prep volleyball roundup
Girls tennis: Trojans tennis tops MACCRAY
Scott Rall: Why you feed them all year long
Prep football: Key contests are on tap
Column: Trump -- too much of a wacko bird to be an albatross
Letter: Crossing at middle school must be made safer
Letter: “It’s time for Trump”? Not so much
Column: Sniffles and The Cyber go to town
Column: I'm not done yet -- a tribute to a friend
Nellie Lois Bruns
Douglas Ralph Geertsema
Art exhibit opening is Sunday
Looking Back: 1966 -- Luverne man awarded bronze star for ‘heroic achievement’
Truesdell is new pastor at American Reformed Church
Bosmas add barn quilt to their northwest Iowa property
Column: Shaking Up the Sanctuary
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Rehborg 50th annivwrsary
Benson 55th anniversary
Bakker 50th anniversary
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Review and comment on the school construction proposal
Notice of informal probate Carl Edward Smid
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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
Top-level politicians tackle MN transportation spending
ST. PAUL — Transportation funding is being discussed at the highest levels of Minnesota government Tuesday, a sign of progress as lawmakers...
May 17, 2016 - 2:33pm
May 11, 2016
Transportation funding in the headlights
ST. PAUL — The key to finishing the 2016 Minnesota legislative session remains short of the ignition switch. Legislative leaders say the key...
May 11, 2016 - 9:05pm
May 9, 2016
Deal-making so far ‘constructive, not productive’
ST. PAUL — The annual Minnesota Capitol deal-making dance began on a rainy Monday afternoon in Gov. Mark Dayton’s Summit Avenue mansion. Inside the official residence, Dayton, Lt. Gov. Tina Smith, Senate Majority Leader Tom Bakk, the deputy and assistant Senate majority leaders,...
May 9, 2016 - 8:53pm
May 6, 2016
Democrats stick to gas tax, tab fee increases
ST. PAUL — Minnesotans would pay more at the gasoline pump and more when buying vehicle licenses in the year’s first offer to bump up state transportation funding. But the $1 billion-a-year proposal Senate Democrats offered Friday would raise costs less than the one they announced...
May 6, 2016 - 9:37pm
Letter: Work continuing for transportation funding
Not long ago, a number of city and county officials from our area participated in a meeting at the governor’s mansion to discuss a transportation funding solution. I’d like to thank them for taking an interest in the topic and traveling to St. Paul to share their thoughts. As...
May 6, 2016 - 9:34pm
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 29, 2016
Lawmakers optimistic on transportation funding
ST. PAUL — How Minnesota can provide billions of dollars to fix roads and provide for other transportation needs in the next decade may become clearer within a week. House Transportation Chairman Tim Kelly, R-Red Wing, said Senate and House negotiators probably will meet at least...
April 29, 2016 - 9:12pm
April 3, 2016
Business presses Republican transit critics at Minnesota Capitol
ST.PAUL — It’s easy to find critics of mass transit among Republican lawmakers at the Capitol. “I believe additional transit is not needed,” said Rep. Steve Drazkowski, R-Mazeppa and a member of the House Transportation Committee. “The need is in roads and bridges.”...
April 3, 2016 - 9:24pm
March 4, 2016
Worthington’s Kuhle joins Mayoral Active Transportation Caucus
ST. PAUL — Worthington Mayor Mike Kuhle joined a group of 30 mayors in an effort to raise awareness of the importance of transportation safety in the state. The Minnesota Mayoral Active Transportation Caucus helps Minnesota legislators understand issues in transportation and will...
March 4, 2016 - 9:59pm
March 3, 2016
Is a deal possible? Sticking points to state transportation plan include transit, funding sources
ST. PAUL — State Rep. Tim Kelly believes he and Sen. Scott Dibble could negotiate a long-term transportation plan in about an hour. Dibble, chair of the Senate’s Transportation and Public Safety Committee, thinks Kelly is wrong: It would take them only half an hour. “I think...
March 3, 2016 - 9:53pm
March 2, 2016
Column: Thissen’s next long-term transportation funding solution will be his first
By District 21A Rep. Tim Kelly, R-Red Wing RED WING — State Representative Paul Thissen’s recent letter bemoaning the fact that Minnesota House Republicans have a reliable, long-term road and bridge funding plan that addresses our state’s transportation woes over the next 10...
March 2, 2016 - 4:25pm