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Legislative notebook: Higher cigarette taxes on the table in Minnesota
By Danielle Killey and Don Davis Minnesota legislators are considering raising cigarette taxes and the cost of little cigars by classifying them cigarettes, which are taxed at a higher rate than ciga...
2/7/13 at 6:17 PM Republicans have different state view from the governor 2/6/13 at 11:20 PM
Text of Gov. Dayton State of State address 2/6/13 at 8:53 PM
Home Sweet Home: China in Minnesota
All of you who've read my posts are awesome. Thank you for following along. While I'm sad to see this journey end, I'm excited with anticipation because this was just my first try. I'll be writing man...
10/27/12 at 11:31 AM
Cooking at the State Fair on Opening Day & Jambalaya Hotdish Recipe
The Minnesota state fair is the second largest state fair in the US. Second only to Texas, this fair is a food obsessed person's dream. The food booths were awesome! When I would hear people walk by m...
8/23/12 at 8:39 PM
Minnesota State Training School
1864: The first annual fair of the Goodhue County Agricultural Society and Mechanics Institute was held in October this year and combined with the annual fair of the State Agricultural Society. The ...
3/26/12 at 10:48 AM
Horse Team Advances to State
Today the Red Wing FFA Chapter's Horse evaluation team competed against the thirty-four other schools across the southeastern corner of Minnesota in Region VIII, at the Fall Career Development Regiona...
10/8/10 at 8:16 PM
New visitor center celebration at Grand Portage State Park
A new visitor center at Grand Portage State Park will be celebrated on Sept. 25, according to Minnesota Department of Natural Resources news release. Maples should be near their peak of fall color ...
9/16/10 at 12:49 PM
Minnesota State Fair
Yes, I know, the Minnesota State Fair is a ways off yet, but...I just couldn't resist passing along some state fair history that you might not be aware of at this time. Over a million people enjoyed ...
7/8/10 at 9:38 AM So Easy, So Close 3/24/09 at 3:13 AM