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Washington County event celebrates state's oldest standing courthouse
Sam's Club in Woodbury undergoing major renovations
Woodbury's Craft Beer and Kitchen to close
UPDATE: Inmate apprehended in Minneapolis after prison van taken over
Dispute over trail detours final Minnesota legislative work
crime and courts
Softball: Royals continue section dominance
Where the buffalo roam
Baseball: Royals slip past Roseville in section opener
Vaulting forward: East Ridge sophomore reaches new heights
Boys' Tennis: Raptors are headed back to state
Woodbury honors fallen veterans in Memorial Day service
Gardener needed: Woodbury Heritage Society seeks volunteers to maintain Heritage House gardens
The Busby brothers of River Falls
A cure for procrastination: Surgeon combines diverse background in decision-making framework
Health briefs: Biking for health in New Richmond; blood donation opportunities
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PHN The Glen at Valley Creek
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ASSU RIGHT CHANGE GROUP
The Metro Urology Foundation 9997.662
Mabel M. McLean, 91
Jeanette "Jan" Duraine, 80
Doris E. Garbe, 101
Dvionne "Dee" Claybaugh, 78
Marven M. Rosen, 84
Editorial: Honor WWII vets as nation salutes WWI
Letters: Voting franchise is a precious right; voting claims should be backed with proof
Garrison Keillor: One more modest proposal
Viewpoint: Setting PTSD record straight
Editorial: Senate, help those suffering from mental illness
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December 30, 2009
Viewpoint: Saltzman was instrumental in passage of landmark literacy bill at Capitol
We have a hero in our midst. I want to congratulate our Sen. Kathy Saltzman for her work and authorship of a literacy bill she has championed for three years, which was signed into law earlier this year. This law will require teacher colleges to teach scientific research, on reading...
December 30, 2009 - 8:37am
December 28, 2009
Republican challenger registers to face Sieben
A St. Mary's Point real estate agent and radio host has filed to run for the Minnesota Senate District 57 seat held by Cottage Grove DFLer Katie...
December 28, 2009 - 3:05pm
July 8, 2009
Viewpoint: Secretary of State's office responsible for long election
On June 30th, Deputy Sec. of State Jim Gelbmann wrote a letter to the editor to deflect criticism of defects in Minnesota's election records away from the Secretary of State's office. He called Minnesota Majority's efforts to clean up our election system and hold public officials...
July 8, 2009 - 9:27am
June 30, 2009
Franken ready to be sworn in
ST. PAUL - Nearly 3 million Minnesotans voted for a U.S. Senate candidate eight months ago, but in the end only five votes counted, those state...
June 30, 2009 - 3:33pm
Supreme Court: Franken won election, Coleman concedes
ST. PAUL - The Minnesota Supreme Court says Al Franken won the U.S. Senate race and should be sworn in as the state's second senator, giving Democrats senatorial dominance. In an early-afternoon ruling today, the high court agreed with a district court decision that Democrat Franken...
June 30, 2009 - 3:25pm
June 17, 2009
Ritchie to keynote DFL family picnic June 22
Minnesota Secretary of State Mark Ritchie is scheduled to present the keynote address at the fifth annual "Family Picnic for Senate District...
June 17, 2009 - 7:29am
June 2, 2009
Justices examine rural-urban Senate vote differences
ST. PAUL - Five Minnesota Supreme Court justices must decide whether thousands of greater Minnesota voters' absentee ballots were unfairly rejected...
June 2, 2009 - 8:19am
May 20, 2009
Un-session brings unallotment
May 20, 2009 - 8:19am
May 18, 2009
Lawmakers watch time pass
ST. PAUL - Sen. Rod Skoe sat at his desk in the Senate chamber Sunday evening, watching a Minnesota House debate on his laptop computer. Skoe...
May 18, 2009 - 9:26am
May 13, 2009
Viewpoint: Time to get real about budget solutions
As the end of the Legislative session approaches, I work in the hope that the House, Senate and Governor will come together and agree to a budget in the best interest of our state. A divide remains to be bridged, and those on both ends of the political and leadership spectrum remain...
May 13, 2009 - 8:56am
City gets left out of mental health hospital picture
A Fargo-based mental health care group that had plans to open a 60-bed in-patient facility for adolescents in Woodbury that stalled last year at the state Legislature, received approval from the House and the Senate over the last week for a scaled-down proposal to allow construction...
May 13, 2009 - 8:21am
May 7, 2009
Senate fighting for reading programs
Reading is the cornerstone of education, without knowing how to read, students may struggle in other areas as well. This is why helping students...
May 7, 2009 - 10:01am
May 5, 2009
BRIEFLY: Transportation funding would remains stable
ST. PAUL - The Minnesota Senate and House needed little time to approve a $4.3 billion transportation funding compromise. The Monday votes keep transportation just below current spending, and do not cut State Patrol operations. The House approved the measure 103-30; senators followed...
May 5, 2009 - 11:29am
April 29, 2009
Viewpoint: Cuts and reforms are the central focus of our efforts
All three parties to the budget negotiations -- the governor, the Senate and the House -- have included $1.5-$2 billion in revenue sources in their budget solutions. This is because without these revenues, even with the federal stimulus money, if the remaining $4.6 billion hole...
April 29, 2009 - 7:04am
April 28, 2009
Health-care spending plans take shape
Hospitals take a funding hit while most nursing homes are protected. Low-income Minnesotans keep their government-subsidized health insurance...
April 28, 2009 - 8:29am