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Early-childhood education money in dispute
Human remains identified as disabled man missing for 2 years
Vehicle hits building just behind Minnesota Capitol
NBC to Broadcast Winter Olympics Live Across All Time Zones
Wells Fargo to pay $110 million to settle lawsuit over account abuses
New NFL rules include banning leaping block
Swimming: Five Stingrays set personal bests at regional meet
Boys basketball: JCC, Marshall well represented on All-Big South Conference team
Softball: E/SWC, PA still solid
WHS baseball: Trojans hoping to make it count
Parenting Perspectives: Why I worry about what others think of me
Column: Thanks to Minnesota farmers, we’re making great progress on new buffer requirement
Letter: Trump far from alone on climate change views
Farmers leading progress on buffer requirement
Pinke: Rally around rural communities
Brian "Fritz" Korthals
Sheryl Larae McCullough
Thomas "Tom" Skidmore
Donald Eugene Svoboda
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Church’s Lenten theme gets people thinking
Daughters often get first tanning salon experience with mom
Column: Your not-average people have great things going for them
Remarkable recovery: A combined 14 surgeries later, Bart and Sherry DeBoer share tale of crash with suspected drunk driver
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February 6, 2017
Letter: Bible passage offers insight on present time
In light of all that has been occurring in the nation in the last while, a Jan. 24 reading from the Bible (2 Timothy 3:1-9) was time-appropriate:
February 6, 2017 - 8:20pm
Letter: Gov. Dayton's proposed budget is too costly
Governor Mark Dayton submitted his proposed budget to the Minnesota Legislature recently, and it’s very expensive for hardworking Minnesotans. We’ll be taking time over the next couple of weeks in our committees to evaluate his proposals. It was likely submitted as a high negotiation...
February 6, 2017 - 8:10pm
February 2, 2017
Letter: Trump must fight against British Empire
By Andy Olson, Windom Lyndon LaRouche, over 30 years ago, flipped a switch in my head vis-a-vis British treason in America. Presently, the British Empire’s exposure of its purpose and motives should be self-evident to any thoughtful citizen. The LaRouche paper “The Time Is Now:...
February 2, 2017 - 10:56pm
February 1, 2017
Letter: Immigration law justifies recent action
By Dean Fishel, Westbrook Wouldn't it be interesting if, at some point during his presidential campaign, Donald Trump asked, "Oh, by the way, has anyone in Washington ever heard of the McCarran-Walter Act Of 1952? I knew of this act, but had forgotten it until recently; it has been...
February 1, 2017 - 10:54pm
January 31, 2017
Letter: Worthington is not a sanctuary city
On behalf of the city of Worthington, I would like to discuss the issue of “Sanctuary Cities.” There has been some discussion mostly the last six months about denying state and federal funding to sanctuary cities. We would like to set the record straight about our city. This is...
January 31, 2017 - 10:32pm
January 30, 2017
Letter: Health care relief and reform bill becomes law
Legislation that addresses Minnesota’s health care premium cost crisis by providing relief to eligible subscribers while increasing access, competition, and transparency has been signed into law. I supported the plan in the Minnesota House.
January 30, 2017 - 9:58pm
January 24, 2017
Letter: Decision on buffer strips is critical
By John F. Elskamp, Fulda It would be great if some of the buffer strips could be planted in red clover. We might get our bumblebee back, as it now may be flying away forever. Everyone has their own idea of what to do with the buffer strip. Some want to graze it, others would like...
January 24, 2017 - 10:08pm
January 18, 2017
Letter: Minimum wage can’t remain at current level
By Brian Abrhamson, Luverne While Minnesota House and Senate Republicans are bringing in distraction of "helping those that were most affected by outrageous rate increases" in health care costs, they are coming in behind to freeze minimum wages. Sen. Bill Weber has tried to put...
January 18, 2017 - 9:12pm
January 17, 2017
Health care bill offers ‘real solutions’
In an effort to assist the millions of residents who have been devastated by our state’s current health care system, I’m championing legislation that would provide real solutions to our current problems. My bill recently cleared its first legislative hurdle as it was approved...
January 17, 2017 - 10:47pm
Letter: Weber’s ‘bait and switch’ on health care
By Roger L. Elgersma, Pipestone Sen. Bill Weber had an article in the Daily Globe a week ago about the first step to get rid of Obamacare. I thought the Republicans wanted to stop the government from paying health care bills, and now he is proposing that the first step is for the...
January 17, 2017 - 10:45pm
Letter: Changes needed in charitable gaming taxation
By Al Lund, Executive Director, Allied Charities of MN, St. Paul
January 17, 2017 - 10:44pm
Letter: Introduction of invasive species can be stopped
By District 52A Rep. Rick Hansen, DFL-South St. Paul Minnesotans should be concerned about the recent news that the invasive plant palmer amaranth was discovered in habitat seed mix in our state. While the reporting about this incident has been good and the efforts to eradicate...
January 17, 2017 - 10:43pm
January 16, 2017
GOP boosts expansion of rural broadband
I was pleased to learn that the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) has awarded nearly $3.4 million locally for state grants to expand broadband access. Our policy changes ensured that the areas that truly needed broadband assistance received it. This...
January 16, 2017 - 8:44pm
January 12, 2017
Letter: Murray County commissioners fail to understand SWCD importance
By Gary Brinks, SWCD Chairman, Slayton I’m writing this as a soil and water conservation district supervisor to let the residents of Murray County know the following: First, to inform the people of the county of the mission and the services of the SWCD and who we are. Second, to...
January 12, 2017 - 10:54pm
Letter: Aborted babies the 'poorest of the poor'
By Tom and Pat Wallace, Worthington The Animal Welfare Act (AWA) protects many different species of wildlife and domesticated animals. If found in violation of the AWA, fines and/or imprisonment is possible. In contrast, babies awaiting birth have no protection from abortion. Abortion...
January 12, 2017 - 10:53pm