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Johnson, Backer visit with local Republicans
Looking Back 091314
Business Briefs 091314
Community Calendar 091314
St. Mary's to celebrate 100 years
UMM's Mollan named UMAC POW
Gators finish first over Litchfield
Sauk Centre defense too much for Tigers
Aanerud leads Tigers to first place finish
Two Cougars earn UMAC Player of Week
June J. Anderson
June J. Anderson
Letter: Thank you for not drinking and driving, Stevens County
Letter: Legislators should know what they are voting for
Letter: For my beloved mother, Mildred Sauder
Capitol Chatter: Ag wins water vote
Capitol Chatter: Conservative group focuses on defeating 12 DFL representatives
Area Student Accomplishments 091314
Open Houses 091314
Eloise Ruth Harren
Colin Charles Flaten
Farm Bill Allows Early Termination for Certain CRP Contracts
Features from the Farm 082314
November 29, 2013
Morris Public Library asks for staffing increase for 2014
MORRIS -- The Morris Public Library needs more staff members to keep services at their current level, Morris Public Library Director Melissa Yauk told the Morris City Council on Tuesday. Yauk said that when she was hired five years ago, she was asked to increase library programming,...
news / government
November 29, 2013 - 4:15pm
July 11, 2013
House passes farm bill after partisan debate
A sharply divided U.S. House passed a farm bill 216-208 today amid complaints that it is the first time federal farm programs have become embroiled in partisan politics. Its future is uncertain since senators passed a far different bill. U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson, a western...
July 11, 2013 - 3:19pm
April 19, 2013
Sen. Torrey Westrom: Oversight and accountability needed for HMOs
Last Tuesday, April 9, a press conference was held to expose a medical assistance (MA) audit that shows Minnesotan's have overpaid health care maintenance organizations (HMOs) $207 million. Minnesota U.S. Congresswoman Michele Bachmann (Sixth District), State Senator Sean Nienow (R-Cambridge),...
opinion / editorials
April 19, 2013 - 1:28pm
April 8, 2013
Rep. Jay McNamar: Legislature hard at work on budget bills
In our first week back from the Easter break, we are hard at work getting our budget bills in order. Each committee has their own budget target that shapes which programs get passed through the House. This means there is a lot of multitasking over the next several weeks to get a budget...
April 8, 2013 - 10:08am
January 22, 2013
Dayton mixes tax increases and cuts in budget plan
ST. PAUL -- Gov Mark Dayton says taxes on average Minnesotans would not increase under the budget proposal he released at mid-day. The plan includes a mixture of tax increases and decreases and it would spend more on education and jobs programs.
January 22, 2013 - 1:15pm
January 8, 2013
Legislative session opens bright, but problems await
ST. PAUL -- Sunlight turned decorations atop the Minnesota Capitol dome a brilliant gold as state legislators prepared to begin their 2013 session at noon today. But in the background, clouds were approaching and fog surrounded downtown St. Paul. It was like what was going on under...
January 8, 2013 - 11:09am
January 5, 2013
Stevens Co. Commissioners approve salary increases for county employees
MORRIS - The Stevens County Board of Commissioners approved 2.5 percent cost of living raises for all non-union employees, department heads,...
January 5, 2013 - 5:00am
December 22, 2012
Minnesotans prepare for possible shootings
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota officials say they have tried to prepare for school shootings like one Friday in Connecticut, but there always is more they can do. "We need to collaboratively do a better job of securing those kids," said state Sen.
December 22, 2012 - 5:00am
November 23, 2012
Policy and politics quiet in Capitol, but still there
ST. PAUL -- It is a busy, busy time in legislative offices these days. Some legislators and employees are packing up to leave after election losses or voluntary retirements. New folks are moving in.
November 23, 2012 - 5:00am
September 2, 2012
Capitol Chatter: Redistricting throws voters into unknown territory
ST. PAUL -- Many Minnesota voters don't know where they are. At least, many don't know where they live in terms of political districts after congressional, legislative and many local boundaries were redrawn earlier this year. Fewer than a quarter of Minnesotans stopping in the state...
September 2, 2012 - 5:00am