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Jacobus takes to YouTube to address recent resignations
District 833 finance official turns in resignation
Woodbury arrests included in large-scale heroin bust
833's Bernhardson a finalist for Inver Grove superintendent job
Afton effort aims to diminish 'false hopes'
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Family business: Horner brothers exemplify unity at New Life Academy
East Ridge High School's Campion, Sicoli shine in Special Olympics swimming competition
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Viewpoint: Courting the affluent? District open to criticism
December 16, 2009
Viewpoint: Spending at state level has negative impact on local government services
On Wednesday, Dec. 9 the Woodbury City Council held their annual the "Truth in Taxation" public hearing. This disclosure is mandated by our state Legislature. The purpose is to ensure transparency and accountability. City administrator Clint Gridley did an excellent job presenting...
December 16, 2009 - 10:18am
December 8, 2009
Conservatives eye spending cap amendment
ST. PAUL -- Conservative Republicans hope enough Minnesotans are tired of high taxes that they will support a proposal to limit state spending. It is a tall order, given the fact that Democrats control the state Legislature and most of them prefer raising taxes to help plug a budget...
December 8, 2009 - 7:59am
September 1, 2009
Spending, taxes near flat in county budget plan
Washington County would spend less on its programs and operations and collect just a small percentage more in property tax revenue under a 2010 budget plan unveiled today. The budget proposal includes $144 million in operating expenses, down 1.4 percent from 2009 levels. The county...
September 1, 2009 - 1:33pm
May 15, 2009
Pawlenty starts cutting budget himself
ST. PAUL - Gov.
May 15, 2009 - 8:24am
April 22, 2009
Viewpoint: Cutting spending would end need to 'raise revenues'
If Rep. Julie Bunn (DFL-56A) can't look us in the eye and tell us she may raise our taxes, she probably shouldn't be raising them. Just weeks ago, I received a survey request from Rep. Bunn seeking input on whether the Minnesota State Legislature -- in facing a $5 billion budget...
April 22, 2009 - 7:31am
April 13, 2009
Outdoors spending plans taking shape
ST. PAUL -- An influx of dedicated state tax revenue leads outdoors enthusiasts to believe a logjam of Minnesota natural resources projects will...
outdoors / sports
April 13, 2009 - 7:58am
April 1, 2009
Governor unveils new state website to let citizens track government spending
ST. PAUL - Gov. Tim Pawlenty has unveiled a new state website that provides a new way for citizens to examine and follow money spent by state government. "On-line, all-the-time access to information is a powerful tool that will empower citizens to help hold government accountable,"...
news / government
April 1, 2009 - 1:24pm
February 25, 2009
Viewpoint: Liberal attitude weakens economy
As a conservative who supports limited government I was anxious to hear Democrat legislators explain our recession at a recent town hall meeting; a recession spurred by excessive government and a growing dependent public. Conservatives suggested limiting government during days...
February 25, 2009 - 1:08pm