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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
A long weekend
On Thursday after work Trevor and I left town so I could attend a Friday meeting of the MN State Master Gardener Advisory Board at the arboretum. The meetings are always interesting, and the people a...
10/22/12 at 9:24 AM Board meeting 4/23/12 at 9:13 AM
Garden day booty 4/18/12 at 7:39 AM
Deep-fried everything on a stick
I'm going to reveal a secret: I've lived in Minnesota all my life but have never taken partin that quintessential rite of late summer- the consuming of deep-fried cheese curds (or deep-fried anything,...
8/24/11 at 11:31 AM
Areavoices Digest #9 - November 17, 2010
Areavoices Digest #9 - November 17, 2010 Another week and more schools are jumping on board with areavoices blogs.Areavoices is a fantasticplace to share school news. In additon to our newest school ...
11/17/10 at 3:31 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 Offers Free Park Day
Along with other parks across the country, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is encouraging families to answer the call of the wild and participate in National Get Outdoors Day by of...
6/10/10 at 3:14 AM Invest in memories and discover free fishing beginning July 1 at many Minnesota state parks 7/7/09 at 4:23 AM
Paul Bunyan State Trail now open between Bemidji and Guthrie 7/6/09 at 4:47 AM