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MPCA fines Gerdau $110,000 for regulatory violations
State opinion: Woodbury police improperly withheld data
Missing St. Croix River boater found alive, Minn. authorities say
Police roll out body camera pilot program
Farmers promote sustainability during Earth Day
crime and courts
Softball: Young's homer lifts Park past Woodbury
Baseball: Park slips by Woodbury with Alt no-hitter
Boys' Hockey: Vogelgesang is hired as East Ridge head coach
Prep baseball: Pitch count rule was a matter of time
Boys' Lacrosse: Raptors continue work on new systems
PHOTO: Local 4-H receives grant
Health column: You don't want to see me unless you have to
Striking up a community band: Musicians sought from Woodbury
Still at bat: Senior softball team at the center of comedy at Black Box
Decades of dazzle: Woodbury Figure Skating Club turns 20 years old
arts and entertainment
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Mabel M. McLean, 91
Jeanette "Jan" Duraine, 80
Doris E. Garbe, 101
Dvionne "Dee" Claybaugh, 78
Marven M. Rosen, 84
Letters: Provisional ballots just make sense; foreign aid pays off
Letters: Yearning for 'bit of podunk'; Speak up about public transportation
Viewpoint: State lawmakers muzzling the auditor watchdog
Letters: City birthday boosted Heritage Society; Bulletin improving lately
VIEWPOINT: Lawmakers aim to make Met Council accountable
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January 10, 2013
Lawmakers begin to establish health insurance marketplace
ST. PAUL -- One in five Minnesotans are expected to buy health insurance offered by a mostly online marketplace that a newly written bill would establish. The marketplace, known as a health care exchange, is required by federal law known as Obamacare and must be in place by Oct....
January 10, 2013 - 12:58pm
March 14, 2012
Hunters, anglers: 'Raise fees we pay'
ST. PAUL -- It is not something heard much around the Legislature: people suggesting fees they pay go up. But Minnesota anglers and hunters did just that Tuesday and the Senate natural resources committees complied, backing a bill that ups fees to replenish a fund running out of...
March 14, 2012 - 8:50am
Capitol Chatter: Vikings stadium timing couldn't come at worse time
ST. PAUL -- A New York Times story may best explain the Minnesota Vikings' woes in seeking a new stadium: "The country's most popular sport is colliding with the country's emergent political philosophy -- smaller government and lower taxes." Reporter Ken Belson examined problems...
October 14, 2011 - 2:00pm
July 13, 2011
Take a hike
Many Minnesotans had their Fourth of July plans foiled when state politicians' failure to reach a compromise on a two-year budget resulted in...
July 13, 2011 - 9:01am
June 29, 2011
Governor comes to Hudson to sign law advancing bridge project
Gov. Scott Walker came to Hudson Friday afternoon, June 24, to sign two bills into law. Before a group of around 100 supporters in the Valley...
June 29, 2011 - 9:40am
June 26, 2011
Minnesota budget talks mysteriously break off
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota budget talks mysteriously ended Sunday afternoon, and negotiators refused to say why they broke off as the state faces a potential Friday government shutdown. "Until we have come to completion on the budget" those involved will not talk, House Speaker Kurt Zellers,...
June 26, 2011 - 9:49pm
June 15, 2011
Lillie remains optimistic in face of shutdown
Ted Lillie has had a unique vantage point from which to consider the state's current budget dilemma. For weeks now, the state senator from Lake...
June 15, 2011 - 8:27am
June 14, 2011
State sets Friday Vikings stadium deadline
By Don Davis State Capitol Bureau ST. PAUL -- Minnesota Vikings owners met with Gov.
June 14, 2011 - 4:08pm
June 6, 2011
Two weeks after adjourment, Capitol stalemate remains
ST. PAUL -- It is two weeks since the regular Minnesota legislative session adjourned without passing a state budget, and less than four weeks to a potential government shutdown, but Democratic Gov.
June 6, 2011 - 8:13pm
May 23, 2011
Legislature moves slowly to the end; special session coming
ST. PAUL -- Gov. Mark Dayton says he is pessimistic of any real movement toward a budget deal today, the final day of the 2011 regular legislative session, and Republicans in control of the Legislature could point to no progress. Nine budget and tax bills sit on Dayton's desk for...
May 23, 2011 - 1:59pm
May 20, 2011
Tyler's Law clears House on unanimous vote
A bill that would require drivers to have a full understanding of carbon monoxide dangers before receiving their driver's license received unanimous...
May 20, 2011 - 11:59am
May 10, 2011
Ugly start to Legislature's home stretch
ST. PAUL -- Two weeks are left in the Minnesota legislative session and it is not pretty. "If we don't get done on time, members, the blame lies at the feet of the governor," Rep. Morrie Lanning, R-Moorhead, told fellow representatives hours after a meeting among he, another lawmaker...
May 10, 2011 - 8:25am
May 9, 2011
Minneapolis proposes $895 million Vikings stadium
ST. PAUL -- Minneapolis proposes building an $895 million Vikings football stadium on the Metrodome site. The city would pay $195 million, 22...
May 9, 2011 - 2:46pm
May 5, 2011
Racino bill lacks votes, but could provide session end game
ST. PAUL -- Some present the controversial plan to add casinos to the state's two horse-racing tracks as a rural vs. urban issue. Others say they like the idea of giving the state more money, but do not want to expand gambling. It is an issue that has been around the Minnesota Legislature...
May 5, 2011 - 2:15pm
April 28, 2011
Voter ID bill clears Minn. Senate
ST. PAUL -- State Sens. David Tomassoni and Keith Langseth worry that elderly Minnesotans like their mothers may not be allowed to vote if the state requires photo identification before casting ballots. But photo ID sponsor Sen.
April 28, 2011 - 2:47pm