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Minnesota roundup: Jury convicts Blaine driver who hit man standing by mailbox
Artspace on track for July opening
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City approves 2017 street project
Minn. transportation funding debate enters third verse
crime and courts
City of Hastings
Coach looks to carry momentum into next season
Raider gymnasts finish season on a high note
Raiders look to continue strong MEC play, improve against section opponents next year
Raider boys' hockey lays foundation for years to come
Alpine Ski teams receive awards at end-of-season banquet
Organization urges: ride a bike every day in April
Dueling piano players share Hastings roots
Library books go head-to-head this month
HFS to host city-wide food fight
Hastings Reads main event fills HAC
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Letters to the editor for March 16
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Letters to the editor for March 9
Minding our Elders: Can weather and lunar activity affect people living with dementia?
Editorial: Congratulations to state tournament athletes
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January 24, 2011
Dayton rejects Bachmann health-care request
ST. PAUL -- U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann asked Gov. Mark Dayton to rip up an order he signed just after taking office this month joining a federal...
January 24, 2011 - 12:26pm
March 4, 2009
Federal money makes Minnesota deficit smaller
ST. PAUL - Federal money may have saved Minnesota's budget this year, and will help the next two-year spending cycle, but state leaders warn...
March 4, 2009 - 7:57am
February 20, 2009
Lawmakers predict pain
Good news wasn't part of the message delivered by two state lawmakers to a group gathered at a church in Red Wing Thursday evening. ...
February 20, 2009 - 7:59am
January 13, 2009
Future budgets expected to be worse
ST. PAUL - Legislators have yet to begin balancing the next Minnesota state budget, but already are being warned that the $4.85 billion deficit...
January 13, 2009 - 12:00am
January 6, 2009
State adds 38,033 persons
The population of Minnesota increased by 38,033 persons or 0.7 percent between July 2007 and July 2008, a slightly slower growth rate than in the preceding year. According to new estimates by the U.S. Census Bureau, Minnesota's population on July 1, 2008 was 5,220,393. Since the...
January 6, 2009 - 12:00am
January 5, 2009
State Canvassing Board did its job, member says
The state Canvassing Board has carefully handled its duties in the U.S. Senate recount, a board member and Minnesota's top judge said. Supreme Court Chief Justice Eric Magnuson, who sits on the board responsible for declaring an election winner, said regardless of the outcome, citizens...
January 5, 2009 - 12:00am
January 2, 2009
Minnesota budget future dark
ST. PAUL - For 28 years, Jim Mulder has looked into his crystal ball and predicted how legislators and the governor will solve budget problems. Now, the Association of Minnesota Counties' executive director said, that crystal ball is dark. Mulder and other veteran budget-watchers...
January 2, 2009 - 12:00am
December 11, 2008
City leaders plead for state checks
ST. PAUL - Disaster. Crisis. Insane. Unfair. All are words Minnesota's city leaders used to describe the prospect of the state chopping payments...
December 11, 2008 - 12:00am
November 21, 2008
Pawlenty pushes online classes
ST. PAUL - Students increasingly want Internet-based classes, so Minnesota colleges should expand those opportunities, Gov. Tim Pawlenty said....
November 21, 2008 - 12:00am
November 5, 2008
Democrats strive for state gains
ST. PAUL - Democrats maintained control of the Minnesota House, but would have to wait this morning to see how big a majority they will hold for the next two years. It appears like they would fall short of the veto-proof majority they sought. With incomplete returns, Republicans...
November 5, 2008 - 12:00am
June 12, 2008
Events planned throughout the summer to mark state's 150th
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota's 150th birthday has come and gone, but the celebration - and history lesson - lasts all summer. That is the Minnesota Sesquicentennial Commission's message as it touts hundreds of events scheduled around the state in the coming weeks and months to commemorate...
June 12, 2008 - 12:00am
May 29, 2008
Picnic baskets welcome at state parks' June 1 free open house
Sunday, June 1, is open house day at Minnesota state parks. The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources invites everyone to pack a picnic basket and head to any state park and recreation area for free to enjoy the Great Minnesota Picnic. "Each year the public is...
May 29, 2008 - 12:00am
January 25, 2008
Woman's citizenship in question...
A Minneapolis woman with ties to Duluth but whose citizenship status has been called into question appeared via satellite television at a federal hearing in Fargo, N.D. on Thursday. Peggy Miechkota has been held in the Grand Forks County Correctional Center since Oct.
January 25, 2008 - 12:00am
Big Stone II costs debated
January 25, 2008 - 12:00am
January 23, 2008
U.S. officials blast Canadian border plan
Americans and Canadians will have to show proof of citizenship at the border between the two countries beginning Jan. 31 unless, in the words of Sen. Byron Dorgan, U.S. homeland security officials exercise some "common sense." Dorgan, D-N.D., during an appearance Friday at the Fargo-Moorhead...
January 23, 2008 - 12:00am