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October 20, 2010
Senate District 56 candidates tout their ties to business
The Senate District 56 race features two candidates who were both recently endorsed by the Minnesota Chamber of Commerce. Click on the attached links to read profiles for Kathy Saltzman and Ted Lillie.
October 20, 2010 - 9:58am
Saltzman: Continue work on education, tax issues
Kathy Saltzman said she has proven to be an effective legislator who is in tune with Senate District 56. Elected in 2006, Saltzman has focused on education reform and worked to stake out business-friendly positions, including by pushing tax incentives for new business investment. Saltzman...
October 20, 2010 - 9:53am
Lillie: Start making tough choices for future
Ted Lillie said he is ready to ask questions, make difficult decisions and apply small-business experience to work as a state senator. Lillie, who is challenging first-term Sen. Kathy Saltzman of Woodbury, said she and other lawmakers put off making tough decisions about state government...
October 20, 2010 - 9:48am
October 13, 2010
Election closeup: Kieffer, Swails vie for 56B seat
The race for state House District 56B pits incumbent and DFL-endorsed candidate Marsha Swails against Republican-endorsed challenger Andrea Kieffer. District 56B includes a large portion of Woodbury and the city of Landfall. State House seats are up for elections every two year. Click...
October 13, 2010 - 9:31am
Swails: Continuing her legislative work
Rep. Marsha Swails, DFL-Woodbury, said her two terms as the House representative to 56B have been a learning experience. "Serving in the Legislature is an opportunity to grow and expand," she said.
October 13, 2010 - 8:53am
Kieffer: Focused on the fiscal issues
For Andrea Kieffer, the Republican candidate for District 56B, the biggest concern facing Minnesota is the economy and other fiscal issues. "I'm just a citizen who is focused on the fiscal issues," Kieffer said. "I'm very concerned about where our state is going." Kieffer's primary...
October 13, 2010 - 8:48am
October 11, 2010
Horner faces uphill climb as third-party hopeful
DULUTH, Minn. -- Tom Horner is not one of those candidates who always dreamed about being governor. In fact, he gave the prospect little or...
October 11, 2010 - 8:48am
Snapshot of secretary of state race: photo ID
ST. PAUL -- The big issue in Minnesota's secretary of state race is clear as a picture: whether voters should present photo identification cards before casting ballots. Republican challenger Dan Severson says that is a must to ensure fair elections and he is making it the cornerstone...
October 11, 2010 - 8:45am
October 8, 2010
Candidates talk transportation at forum
More investments in transportation are needed, said local political candidates who spoke at a transportation forum Thursday in Cottage Grove, but raising spending will be tough to do in the current economic climate, some said. Increasing the gas tax, motor vehicle sales tax or other...
October 8, 2010 - 6:50am
September 30, 2010
Kriesel draws cash from GOP big shots, outpaces House opponent in fundraising
It's a race that has the potential to shift the partisan makeup of south Washington County's representation in St.
September 30, 2010 - 1:21pm
February 3, 2010
Eastlund, Drtina qualify for State
Woodbury's Brock Eastlund and East Ridge's Tom Drtina have qualified for the State Nordic Ski Meet next week with standout showings at the Section 4 meet on Wednesday afternoon at Battle Creek Park in Maplewood. Eastlund placed eighth with a pursuit time of 29 minutes, 43 seconds....
sports / royals / raptors
February 3, 2010 - 3:09pm
February 2, 2010
Woodbury cheer squad third at State
The Woodbury High School varsity competitive cheerleading team took third place in the Division I Large/Super Large classification at the Minnesota...
sports / royals
February 2, 2010 - 10:53am
February 1, 2010
East Ridge wins first State title
East Ridge High School has locked up its first state championship, compliments of the competitive cheerleading team. The Raptors won the Division II Medium Varsity level title at the Minnesota Cheerleading Coaches Association State Meet, held on Saturday, Jan. 30 at the Roy Wilkins...
sports / raptors
February 1, 2010 - 12:19pm
December 8, 2009
Pawlenty will not cut December local aid
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota cities and counties will not lose state aid payments later this month. Gov. Tim Pawlenty's office this afternoon announced he will not reduce or eliminate local aid December payments to help plug a $1.2 billion hole in the current two-year budget.
December 8, 2009 - 1:48pm
November 23, 2009
Royals sixth at State meet
A sixth-place finish was a dandy way to end a season for the Woodbury girls swimming and diving team as the Royals logged 130 points to place among the top half-dozen in the Class AA standings at the State meet that concluded on Saturday, Nov. 21. Woodbury's highest individual placing...
November 23, 2009 - 11:16am