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Minnesota cancer patient, 6, lives out his dream in video filmed at high school
Adrian students graduate from D.A.R.E. program
Chandler Feed to add bins, scale in Leota; Nobles County Landfill upgrades planned
Ag 12 class completes tractor painting project
Altercation on 10th Street leads to arrest
After long layoff, Bruins host Blues in Game 1 of finals
Saturday section baseball roundup: Luverne looks sharp
Saturday section softball roundup: Trojans fall to New Ulm
Track and field: Neece, Gehl separate in sub-section events
Scott Rall: Need a companion? You can have a pet practically for free
PoP Club returning to Sheldon Farmers Market
All States Ag Parts acquiring Dyke’s Auto Salvage
Laundry on 10th hosting grand opening Tuesday
South Dakota cattle scheme
Xcel plans to be coal-free by 2030
Place a Business Announcement
Column: Lincoln’s message at Gettysburg should resonate on Memorial Day
Letter: By supporting biodiesel, Hagedorn stands up for Minnesota farmers
Column: ALICE training teaches crisis response for violent incidents
Time for Moore: Picture this -- graduation
Column: Combating senior fraud
Marian M. Olson
Disheveled Theologian: Holding hands
Prompt medical care helps Artiga bounce back after surprise stroke
Mayor honors efforts in nursing homes
Disheveled Theologian: The cone of shame
Kennecke speaks on opioid abuse at 'Living Your Best Life
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Vern & Marilyn
Steve and Diane
Jack and LaVonne Slater
Jack and LaVonne Slater
Air quality remains good in N.D./Minn.
MNIT seeks funds to protect Minnesotans' data
Probate of Vernon G. Engelkes
May 22, 2019
Legislative deadline has passed, but bills haven’t yet
ST. PAUL — Ideological differences in Minnesota’s divided government proved a high hurdle to jump Monday, as the House and the Senate failed...
May 22, 2019 - 7:15am
April 27, 2019
House passes lengthy health and human services bill
PAUL — After more than nine hours of debate, the Minnesota House of Representatives passed the omnibus health and human services bill Thursday night. The bill proposes a host of changes, including an additional $128.64 million spending increase.
April 27, 2019 - 10:15am
March 16, 2019
State legislative deadline calls for action
ST. PAUL — Friday was the first legislative deadline of the 2019 session, meaning that any bills read in a general House or Senate session must have been approved by a majority vote in their chamber of origin. Plenty of bills made the deadline and will move forward, and others...
March 16, 2019 - 10:43am
March 13, 2019
ERA proposal passes in House, moves to Senate
ST. PAUL — A bill has passed in the Minnesota House of Representatives that proposes an Equal Rights Amendment to the state constitution reading, “Equality under the law shall not be abridged or denied on account of gender.” During discussion on the House floor Thursday, some...
March 13, 2019 - 9:00am
Schomacker proposes new tax bill
ST. PAUL — District 22A Rep. Joe Schomacker, R-Luverne, has co-authored a bipartisan bill that would bring Minnesota tax law into conformity...
February 13, 2019 - 9:00am
February 6, 2019
Schomacker supports tax exemption for fire, EMS supplies
ST. PAUL — District 22A Rep. Joe Schomacker, R-Luverne, sat in session on the Minnesota House of Representatives Taxes Committee last week...
February 6, 2019 - 10:42am
Schomacker opposes opioid reform bill in House committee
ST. PAUL — District 22A Rep. Joe Schomacker, R-Luverne, voted Jan. 31 against bill HF400, which seeks to reform prevention and treatment for opioid addiction in Minnesota. The Minnesota House of Representatives Health and Human Services Policy Committee convened to discuss the bill...
February 6, 2019 - 9:01am
February 2, 2019
Kuhle participates in CGMC event
WORTHINGTON — Worthington Mayor Mike Kuhle traveled to the state Capitol on Wednesday to attend Legislative Action Day, an event hosted by...
February 2, 2019 - 8:52am
January 30, 2019
State legislators visit with constituents in Worthington
WORTHINGTON — The Worthington Area Chamber of Commerce’s Government Affairs Committee hosted a Legislative Coffee on Saturday morning during which District 22 Sen. Bill Weber, District 22A Rep. Joe Schomacker and District 22B Rep. Rod Hamilton reported on their recent activities,...
January 30, 2019 - 7:30am
January 26, 2019
Schomacker hopes to expand rural water system
ST. PAUL — District 22A Rep. Joe Schomacker, R-Luverne, is sponsoring legislation that would expand the Red Rock Rural Water System into northeast...
January 26, 2019 - 12:31pm
November 6, 2018
Hamilton, Schomacker cruise to House victories
Southwest Minnesota lawmakers Rod Hamilton (R-Mountain Lake) and Joe Schomacker (R-Luverne) were both re-elected Tuesday to their respective...
November 6, 2018 - 10:57pm
October 27, 2018
Kaufman, Schomacker in race for District 22A seat
The following two candidates will appear on the ballot in the race to represent Minnesota House District 22A: Maxwell Kaufman
October 27, 2018 - 11:01am
September 8, 2018
State legislative debates to air Thursday
GRANITE FALLS — Pioneer Public Television will be airing two back-to-back debates on Thursday, Sept. 13. The first will be between Minnesota House District 22A candidates Joe Schomacker, R-Luverne, and Maxwell Kaufman, DFL-Fulda, at 7 p.m. Immediately following, Minnesota House...
September 8, 2018 - 6:50am
June 1, 2018
Letter: Vetoes mean region loses out in many ways
With Gov. Mark Dayton’s vetoes of the supplemental budget bill and the tax conformity/school funding bill, it is regrettable that the governor passed on the opportunity to enact bipartisan bills. The governor’s actions mean Minnesota has failed to enact the first income tax...
June 1, 2018 - 10:51pm
April 13, 2018
Letter: Elder financial exploitation bill in works
All of us have heard the stories of an elderly person who handed over their life savings to some con artist. I’m trying to do something about it by authoring the elder financial exploitation bill. We hear horrifying examples of how a senior was swindled out of $75,000 because she...
April 13, 2018 - 10:54pm