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Minnesota House members must take harassment prevention training or lose committees
Court says Minnesota Legislature has enough money to remain open
Minnesotans tough on Franken incident
Minn. roundup: Florida men convicted of credit card skimming; Man pleads guilty to lewd Minn. State Fair conduct
Franken no stranger to upsetting women
crime and courts
Hastings' junior Natasha Girgen qualifies for state in two events
Girls hockey drops first two games to section opponents
Cross-country: Nogle fights illness to run at state meet
Girls' hockey preview: Raiders return with depth, ready to compete
Volleyball: Raiders' season ends with loss to Henry Sibley
Falteisek to perform in holiday concert in Woodbury
Mural completed for installation at Levee Park in Hastings
Health briefs: Community Conversation gets people talking about mental health
This close: Rotary clubs observe World Polio Day as disease nears eradication
'Fight the New Drug' event in Woodbury to examine effects of pornography
arts and entertainment
Probate Estate Christine Drahos
Dissolution of Marriage: Novotny
Probate Estate Marina Challeen
Amended Assume Name Lalah's Oasis
Probate Estate Janaan Rasmusen
Gerald R. Seaton
Jon Joseph Choquette
Dewight K. "Dewey" Reck
Lisa A. Rembleski
Letters to the editor: HPAAC gala a success; A thank you to Chief Schutt
Viewpoint: Falling into peak pumpkin season
Joe Atkins Viewpoint: Is Amazon Coming to Dakota County?
Editorial: Veterans have earned twice the thanks
Viewpoint: Target brand, not Hastings economy, may be behind closure
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December 9, 2011
Dayton fights court order halting day care union election
ST. PAUL -- Gov. Mark Dayton is challenging a court order blocking an election that would allow in-home day care workers to join unions. His spokeswoman, Katharine Tinucci, said he will dispute the issue at a Jan. 17 Ramsey County Court hearing. Judge Dale Lindman on Monday ordered...
December 9, 2011 - 9:26am
December 7, 2011
Cattle TB restrictions over, opening national markets
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota cattle producers faced six emotional and financially challenging years, but now they celebrate a re-opening of markets...
December 7, 2011 - 5:05pm
December 6, 2011
White Earth tribe proposes casino to keep Vikings in Minnesota
December 6, 2011 - 3:24pm
December 5, 2011
Judge puts brakes on day care union vote, for now
ST. PAUL -- A Minnesota day care provider vote to join unions is least temporarily on hold. A judge Monday ordered a stop to an election that was to begin Wednesday. Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton last month ordered the vote, which two unions have sought for six years. Ramsey County...
December 5, 2011 - 1:52pm
December 1, 2011
Surplus leaves state leaders happy but concerned
ST. PAUL -- The revelation of an $876 million Minnesota budget surplus includes a dark side. Gov. Mark Dayton showed the two sides by calling...
December 1, 2011 - 5:25pm
State budget surplus comes with warnings
ST. PAUL -- Jaws dropped this morning as Minnesota leaders learned the state budget will be $876 million bigger than earlier thought. But the news came with warnings: -- A $1.3 billion deficit is expected in two years. -- The Minnesota economy could take another turn for the worse...
December 1, 2011 - 10:15am
November 28, 2011
Some day-care providers fear they would lose say under unions
November 28, 2011 - 10:01am
November 21, 2011
Child care unionization questions plentiful
ST. PAUL -- Questions abound two weeks before some Minnesota in-home day-care providers vote about whether to join unions. Key among those questions...
November 21, 2011 - 12:53pm
November 20, 2011
Minnesota looks for Asian carp battle plan
ST. PAUL -- Winter is setting in, giving soldiers on the front line of the Asian carp war a few months to form and implement a battle plan. "We have a brief window of time," Gov.
November 20, 2011 - 8:05am
November 19, 2011
Ted the turkey seeks spotlight at state send-off
ST. PAUL -- Ted is ready for the spotlight. Really ready. In fact, he is so ready that he escaped from his cage in a dark corner of the governor's...
November 19, 2011 - 12:10am
November 15, 2011
Dayton orders day care union vote; GOP to sue
ST. PAUL -- Gov. Mark Dayton on Tuesday ordered an election to allow child care providers to vote whether they want a union representing them. Republicans...
November 15, 2011 - 12:05pm
GOP proposes refunds to balance property tax increases
November 15, 2011 - 9:32am
November 9, 2011
State to offer veterans, elderly and disabled a 'trip planner' to services
ST. PAUL -- A federal grant will give rural Minnesota veterans, their families, disabled and elderly looking for rides to places like doctors' offices an easier way to line up transportation. Administrator Peter Rogoff of the Federal Transit Administration made the announcement Wednesday...
November 9, 2011 - 2:51pm
November 3, 2011
Vikings stadium special session plan derails
ST. PAUL -- The wheels are coming off the Minnesota Vikings stadium express. A Wednesday meeting among key politicians resulted in one agreement:...
November 3, 2011 - 9:02am
November 2, 2011
Lawmakers seek to limit school levy votes
ST. PAUL -- More than 100 Minnesota school districts ask voters to approve paying $900 million more property taxes next week in an election some Republican lawmakers say was scheduled to favor passage. "This is not good for democracy," Rep. Pat Garofalo, R-Farmington, said Wednesday. Garofalo,...
November 2, 2011 - 3:34pm