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Humane Society welcomes new executive director
Speed limit increasing on section of Highway 60 from Kenyon to Zumbro Falls
60 Years of #RealBeauty features Red Wing native
Higher education bills call for Minnesota State tuition freezes
Arts Board awards grants to local groups
crime and courts
Boys Basketball: Goodhue wraps up third place
Boys Basketball: Lake City drops consolation championship
Several changes ahead for area teams after realignment
Boys Basketball: Goodhue stunned by North Woods
Boys Basketball: Lake City advances to consolation finals
Q&A: Shannon Harris
Q&A: Vicki Iocco
African Cinderella tale comes to Sheldon
No foolin' — Sheldon presents prom for all ages
Q&A: Mary Cyr
arts and entertainment
U.S. Bank National Association vs Forsman
Homeservices Lending, LLC vs meyer
Notice of Informal Probate: 25-PR-17-651 Harris
NAME CHANGE: 25-CV-17-605, Minor Child
Ronald E. Ross, 79
Wesley A. Schrimpf, 81
Hildegard C. Miller
Neala "Kay" Shager, 73
Johnny C. Doden, 89
Letter: Hedin-Hartnagel pays in many ways
Letter: Understand that federal budget cuts will hurt our students
Column: Attempting to drain the swamp in Minnesota government
Viewpoint: Farmers making progress on new buffer requirement
Letter: Treasure Island helps Spare Key help others
Real Estate Showcase
July 8, 2012
Marriage amendment backers count on DFL votes
ST. PAUL -- Conventional political wisdom is that a gay-marriage prohibition on the Nov. 6 ballot would pit Democratic-Farmer-Laborites against Republicans. "It is not that cut and dried," Chuck Darrell said. Darrell, Minnesota for Marriage spokesman, said Democrats are needed...
July 8, 2012 - 9:00am
June 21, 2012
Citizen's Building up for sale
When the Goodhue County Board officially decided Tuesday not to combine its human services delivery with the rest of the region, commissioners were able to turn their focus back to determining what to do about a Health and Human Services building. In the past, they've tossed around...
June 21, 2012 - 8:00am
May 31, 2012
Political notebook: DFL chairman seeks move toward political center
ST. PAUL -- Political observers have watched for years as those who make decisions in the Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party move the political left and Republican decision makers head to the right. DFL Chairman Ken Martin wants to change that by finding a way to get more people with...
May 31, 2012 - 3:44pm
May 27, 2012
Norman to run for re-election in Wabasha County
Wabasha County Commissioner Merl Norman announced he will seek re-election. "There remains a great deal of work to do. I will continue to lead our county government to live within its means," Norman said. "I remain committed to making county government more efficient through collaboration...
May 27, 2012 - 3:00pm
May 4, 2012
Wisconsin voters will narrow recall field
Five candidates will be on the Wisconsin primary ballot Tuesday to choose a Democrat to face Gov. Scott Walker in the June recall election.
May 4, 2012 - 8:00am
March 15, 2012
Dayton suggests $60 million budget tweak
ST. PAUL -- Gov.
March 15, 2012 - 4:00pm
March 3, 2012
WE DID IT: Stillwater bridge backers celebrate
Supporters of a proposed new bridge across the St. Croix River gathered to celebrate Saturday morning in Stillwater, Minn. The U.S. House of...
March 3, 2012 - 12:29pm
February 5, 2012
Preparing for the caucuses
Citizens with an opinion to share will get their chance Tuesday night as Democrat, Green, Independence and Republican parties hold caucuses throughout Minnesota.
February 5, 2012 - 8:00am
January 15, 2012
Attention set to turn to state government reform
ST. PAUL -- The new year could be one of government reform. Minnesota legislative Republicans and Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton agree reforming...
January 15, 2012 - 1:00pm
January 8, 2012
Township filing deadline approaches
Candidates in Goodhue County's 21 townships have until Jan. 17 to file with their clerks for the annual spring election. Most township voters will have the chance to elect a supervisor and clerk during the March 13 election. The townships also will set the levies.
January 8, 2012 - 12:00pm
January 4, 2012
Senate leader picks Ingebrigtsen, Ortman
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota Senate Majority Leader Dave Senjem has filled out his leadership team with two committee chairmen. The Rochester Republican Tuesday appointed Sen. Julianne Ortman of Chanhassen as deputy leader and Sen. Bill Ingebrigtsen of Alexandria as the fifth assistant...
January 4, 2012 - 12:00pm
December 31, 2011
Top 10 of 2011: Shutdown hits hard
This year, Minnesota saw one of the longest government shutdowns in the state's history. When legislators could not agree on a budget by the end of the regular session, the government -- and the state -- sat at a standstill for nearly three weeks in July. The shutdown trickled down...
December 31, 2011 - 4:00pm
December 26, 2011
Dayton shows confidence after Year 1
ST. PAUL -- A confident Mark Dayton is ending his first year as Minnesota governor. The Democratic governor of today is far different than "socially awkward ... inept at the game of retail politics" that a top aide once said about him. Political observers recall times when Dayton...
December 26, 2011 - 6:00pm
December 21, 2011
UPDATED: Uline groundbreaking brings visit from the governor
Duke Uihlein welcomed dignitaries to the groundbreaking for a massive distribution center in Hudson by quipping that it was Uline Shipping Supply...
December 21, 2011 - 9:00am
December 18, 2011
Koch resignation followed 'improper relationship' complaints
ST. PAUL -- "It's probably not our finest week." With those words, the Minnesota Senate's new top Republican revealed Friday that the state's first female Senate majority leader resigned after he and others confronted her with allegations she had an inappropriate relationship with...
December 18, 2011 - 3:00pm