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Minnesota GOP rolls out $2 billion tax-cut plan
Meth lab discovered in Bagley
Minnesota Human Services administrator charged in St. Paul prostitution sting
Trial expected to start Tuesday for West Fargo teacher accused of having sex with student
Shooting for sport: Park Rapids students form first trapshooting team
Park Rapids boys use depth to finish second
Panthers edge EGF, end slide
Improvement is main goal for Panthers
Jerger lifts Panthers by Braves
Errors cost Panthers in loss to Vikings
BETTY LOU REYNOLDS
RD Offutt employees clean Straight River roadside ditches
Minnesota grocer Coborn's to add four Wisconsin stores
New GM at Headwaters has big plans
Tuning in to an instrumental career
Quilting facts and ‘fabric’-ation
With a new TV show and memoir almost done, Bea Ojakangas shows no sign of slowing down
Magic Lures and the Banjo Minnow; practice needed
DNR urges state forest and off-highway vehicle trail users to check for temporary closures
Spring burning restrictions take effect this week in much of Minnesota
Commentary: Dayton continues high spending, high taxes
Commentary: Minnesota needs a transportation fix
Editorial: Is your cell phone spying on you?
Commentary: Small towns, taxpayers prioritized in House road and bridge funding proposal
Letter: Protect state’s outdoors
Former Park Rapids resident marks 103
Put a rink on it: West Fargo couple has curling-themed wedding
August 22, 2012
Dayton, lawmakers agree to Friday disaster session
Minnesota legislators will return to St. Paul Friday to approve $168 million in disaster relief for floods and other storm damage in June and July. An agreement Gov. Mark Dayton and legislative leaders signed at 11:27 a.m. today allows no other action during the session, which must...
August 22, 2012 - 12:39pm
August 17, 2012
Disaster-relief bill includes individual aid
Individuals and small businesses recovering from summer storms would share in a disaster recovery bill lawmakers are discussing. The Federal Emergency Management Agency rejected Minnesota's request to help home and business owners, but a proposed nearly $190 million funding package...
August 17, 2012 - 7:16am
May 19, 2012
Local legislators talk 2012 session
Local legislators met with Hubbard County leaders Thursday afternoon in a legislative wrap-up to discuss the good and bad from the last session. Sens. Rod Skoe, DFL-Clearbrook and John Carlson, R-Bemidji, along with Rep. Dave Hancock, R-Bemidji, participated in the meeting. The...
news / local
May 19, 2012 - 1:00pm
Dayton frustrates business leaders
MINNEAPOLIS -- Many in Minnesota's business community were pleased with the Legislature's performance during the 2012 legislative session, but they are frustrated with Gov.
news / business
May 19, 2012 - 12:33pm
May 16, 2012
2012 Minnesota Legislature: What passed, what failed
Here is a list of how some issues fared in the 2012 Minnesota Legislature. n Bonding: Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton signed a public works bill, to be financed by selling bonds, of $496 million.
May 16, 2012 - 1:00pm
May 11, 2012
Legislative issues: What passed, what failed
Here is a list of how some issues fared in the 2012 Minnesota Legislature. -- Bonding: The governor signed a public works bill, to be financed by selling bonds, of $496 million.
May 11, 2012 - 3:02pm
May 10, 2012
Legislature approves stadium bill
Lawmakers approved the final version of a Vikings stadium construction plan Thursday, sending it to the governor's desk for approval. The new stadium would make Minnesota "a better place to live," Rep. Morrie Lanning, R-Moorhead, said shortly after the House approved his stadium...
May 10, 2012 - 2:09pm
Stadium passes House, on to Senate
The Minnesota Vikings are close to a new stadium after the House early today approved a construction plan 71-60. Representatives debated the stadium bill an hour and 50 minutes after day-long negotiations produced a compromise bill after the House and Senate passed differing versions....
May 10, 2012 - 7:41am
May 9, 2012
Legislators prepare for the end
May 9, 2012 - 3:35pm
Senate shoots down White Earth metro casino proposal
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota Vikings fans would pay user fees under a revised Senate bill to construct a stadium debated Tuesday. Many senators, especially conservative Republicans, prefer expanding those fees to all users of a new stadium or finding other funding sources to eliminate the...
May 9, 2012 - 8:37am
Governor to decide on public works borrowing
ST. PAUL -- A plan to borrow $500 million for public works projects is headed to Gov. Mark Dayton, who is expected to sign it into law. The...
May 9, 2012 - 8:34am
May 8, 2012
Stadium heads to Senate vote today
The largest single construction project Minnesota officials ever have considered goes in front of the state Senate today. A $975 million plan to build a new Vikings stadium may face tougher opposition in the Senate after it passed surprisingly easily in the House. Senate Republican...
May 8, 2012 - 7:11am
House to review public works bill
The Minnesota House will decide today whether to send a nearly $500 million public works borrowing bill to the governor or continue work on it. On Monday, the House and Senate passed slightly different versions of the bill, which would allow state funds to go toward colleges, roads,...
May 8, 2012 - 7:10am
May 7, 2012
Vikings stadium debate under way in House
A debate a decade in the making began this afternoon as the state House considered whether to build a nearly $1 billion Vikings stadium. "This...
May 7, 2012 - 2:57pm
House passed bonding bill; heads to Senate
The Minnesota House this afternoon passed a public works finance bill 99-32 that would spend nearly a half billion dollars on a wide range of projects, ranging from beginning a several-year Capitol building renovation project to fixing college buildings. Senators could take up the...
May 7, 2012 - 2:07pm