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Over 80 participate in Marv Meyer Fun Run
Morris VFW falls despite outhitting Willmar
Orphans win last regular season game
Black wins twice to claim 2016 title
Pirates claim 2016 Little League title over Mets
July rains provide moisture boost for area crops
FSA County Committee nominations open
Three Stevens County farms recognized as 2016 Century Farms
Weekend frost nips some farm fields, time will tell if damage warrants replanting
2016 Farm Progress Issue
May 14, 2016
Blaine Hill: Doing nothing is not an option
As the legislative session winds down, everyone is waiting to see if legislators do something. I traveled to St. Paul to participate in a press conference and lobbying effort and it was obvious the outcome of the session is not clear. My message to our legislators and the rest of...
May 14, 2016 - 2:29am
May 19, 2015
Shouts, confusion end Minnesota legislative session
SAINT PAUL, Minn. - The Minnesota Legislature ended early today amid shouts of "crooks' and "shameful," with plenty of confusion mixed in, as lawmakers failed to finish everything they wanted to do in 2015. A special legislative session is expected after Gov. Mark Dayton's...
May 19, 2015 - 6:59am
January 30, 2015
Letter: DFL leaders should be open to real dialogue
The 2015 legislature is off to a fast and productive start and we are seeing already that members of both parties are working together to get things done to help Minnesotans in all parts of the state. Last week, the House passed nearly $20 million dollars in immediate tax relief for...
January 30, 2015 - 4:47pm
May 31, 2014
Area lawmakers decry 'mob rule' of Legislature
Local Republican legislators couldn’t find many positive things to say about the recently completed session of the DFL-controlled Legislature. At...
May 31, 2014 - 5:09am
April 12, 2014
Bullying Bill bullies its way through the legislature
Last year, the DFL House and Senate tried pushing a mammoth “Bullying Bill” through both bodies, with little consideration for common sense and local control amendments being offered by Republican legislators, leaving the matter to be resolved in the 2014 session. On Thursday,...
April 12, 2014 - 4:23am
June 19, 2009
Democrats: Pawlenty's budget moves illegal
By Don Davis St. Paul Capitol Bureau ST. PAUL - Democrats claim Gov. Tim Pawlenty's plan to cut $2.7 billion from the state budget is illegal. Democratic...
June 19, 2009 - 4:52pm
June 18, 2009
Is D.C. copying Minnesota health care model?
By Don Davis St. Paul Capitol Bureau ST. PAUL - Health-care reform due to come out of Washington this year looks a lot like what is happening...
June 18, 2009 - 4:43pm
June 17, 2009
Real pain for local governments could come later
By Tom Larson Sun Tribune Hits to the budgets of local governments following Gov. Tim Pawlenty's cuts Tuesday won't be quite as painful as expected this year.
June 17, 2009 - 1:30pm
June 3, 2009
Republicans mull governor's race
By Don Davis St. Paul Capitol Bureau ST. PAUL - There's a whole lot of thinking going on. Republicans across Minnesota are weighing the pros...
June 3, 2009 - 4:23pm
May 1, 2009
Talking Points -- Finding a better way for Minnesota to cast votes
Late last fall, Minnesota Secretary of State Mark Ritchie was in Morris for a DFL fundraiser. As the featured speaker, he extolled the virtues...
May 1, 2009 - 5:04pm
April 28, 2009
Health care spending plans take shape
By Scott Wente St. Paul Capitol Bureau ST. PAUL - Hospitals take a funding hit while most nursing homes are protected. Low-income Minnesotans...
April 28, 2009 - 8:47am
April 22, 2009
Vets gain, farmers cut in budget bill
By Don Davis St. Paul Capitol Bureau ST. PAUL -- The Minnesota House would give veterans programs more money, but delay or eliminate some agriculture...
April 22, 2009 - 4:32pm
April 21, 2009
Higher taxes on rich part of House plan
By Don Davis St. Paul Capitol Bureau ST. PAUL - Minnesota House Democrats propose increasing taxes on rich Minnesotans, smokers, drinkers,...
April 21, 2009 - 9:04am
April 10, 2009
Conservationists watching outdoor money carefully
By Scott Wente St. Paul Capitol Bureau ST.
April 10, 2009 - 5:07pm
March 19, 2009
Ethanol levels could be on rise
By Don Davis St. Paul Capitol Bureau ST. PAUL - Federal officials have until year's end to decide whether gasoline may contain more than the...
March 19, 2009 - 10:12am