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Blane Klemek: Keeping the prairie alive along the Red River Basin
John Eggers: The Christmas Cookie Lady
Patrick Guilfoile: A kiss may not be just a kiss
Jane Furuseth: Readers Theater volunteers encourage the love of reading
Doug Lewandowski: Becoming our parents
A holiday on the beach: Beach Boys to perform hits, Christmas music at the Sanford Center
Pioneer Previews: Music for the holidays — and the food shelf
Art briefs - Sunday Dec. 7
An everlasting tour comes to Bemidji: Martina McBride to highlight latest album of classic songs
Pioneer Previews: Winter joy, winter cold and winter fun
Blane Klemek: Some stories about animal surprises
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Blane Klemek: Birds of a feather. . .
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Nat Hentoff: When will court trials begin on CIA torturers?
Danny Tyree: Empty seats at the Christmas table
Jim HIghtgower: Chris Christie’s pork barrel politics
Byron York: Obama opens fraud-ridden benefits program to illegal immigrants
Dick Polman: Thank Cruz for the Surgeon General the NRA hates
September 21, 2013
Capitol Chatter: Judge happy more money lands in the courts
ST. PAUL — The new Minnesota Appeals Court chief judge says the court system looks financially better than a few years ago. "We can always use more," Edward Cleary said after Gov. Mark Dayton named him chief judge on Wednesday. Cleary, who has served on the Appeals Court...
September 21, 2013 - 10:26pm
August 1, 2013
MN notebook: Two sides disagree on property taxes bills
ST. PAUL — Minnesotans may receive lower property tax bills next year or local officials may keep those taxes the same. It all depends on who you ask, and neither side knows for sure. Republicans and Democrats continued their fight over taxes Tuesday as Democratic Gov....
August 1, 2013 - 12:22am
May 11, 2013
State budget talks continue, but no deal
ST. PAUL — Minnesota’s top Democratic politicians met Saturday, trying to figure out how to raise and spend $38 billion over the next two...
May 11, 2013 - 10:33pm
March 12, 2013
Legislative notebook: Dayton delays budget plan
ST. PAUL — Wrangling the numbers in a revised budget proposal forced Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton to postpone its release. His spokeswoman, Katharine Tinucci, on Tuesday tweeted the announcement will come “later in the week. Still working on final numbers.” The Democratic governor...
March 12, 2013 - 11:44pm
January 23, 2013
Dayton budget emphasizes new money for education, job
By Don Davis and Danielle Killey Forum News Service ST. PAUL — Nearly $730 million more would be available to education and jobs programs under a budget Gov. Mark Dayton proposes for the next two years. The plan Dayton released Tuesday would increase taxes about $2 billion. The...
January 23, 2013 - 1:16am
Questions remain on Dayton tax plan impact
By Danielle Killey and Don Davis Forum News Service ST. PAUL – Gov. Mark Dayton said tax changes he proposed Tuesday would not cost middle-class Minnesotans more money. Dayton said his state budget and tax reform plan is a starting point for conversation as the Minnesota Legislature...
January 23, 2013 - 1:03am
January 21, 2013
Dayton ready to deliver tax, spend package
By Don Davis and Danielle Killey ST. PAUL — If Minnesota Democrats ever are to see a state budget they like, today is the day. Gov. Mark Dayton is ready to announce his proposal at midday, giving Minnesota Democratic-Farmer-Laborites the only chance they have had in a generation...
January 21, 2013 - 11:15pm