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Man's body found in Big Kandi Lake
May 24, 2017
$1 billion, bipartisan Minnesota bonding bill for mostly construction projects ready to go
ST. PAUL—Minnesota likely will borrow nearly $1 billion to fix state buildings, build water treatment facilities, make railroad crossings...
May 24, 2017 - 6:34pm
May 16, 2017
Minnesota budget still undone, but leaders report progress as deadline nears
ST. PAUL — A rookie Minnesota senator may have said it best in social media. "With less than a week left of legislative session, here's...
May 16, 2017 - 7:03pm
May 12, 2017
Capitol Chatter: Crane coming down, Capitol about ready
ST. PAUL — A massive crane on the Minnesota Capitol's north side is to come down in the next few days. The crane's disappearance symbolizes...
May 12, 2017 - 1:30pm
May 1, 2017
Minnesota lawmakers move on budget, House shows bonding bill
ST. PAUL — Minnesota legislative negotiators powered through most of their proposed $46 billion, two-year budget Monday, May 1, afternoon and...
May 1, 2017 - 6:31pm
March 13, 2017
Letter: Urdahl is a champion for education
I'm writing in response to a recent letter to the editor that said, " Urdahl has failed us." I know Rep. Dean Urdahl and have worked with him...
March 13, 2017 - 12:51pm
December 26, 2016
Don't bet on big 2017 Minnesota bonding bill
ST. PAUL — Billions of dollars in state public works construction projects are on hold, and no one knows if the Minnesota Legislature will...
December 26, 2016 - 8:01pm
December 24, 2016
Communication, regulation changes seen as child care improvement keys
ST. PAUL — Better communication and streamlined regulations are parts of the solution to a greater Minnesota child care crisis, according...
December 24, 2016 - 6:36am
November 29, 2016
Upset over paintings, Dayton walks out; Urdahl supports paintings return
ST. PAUL—Gov. Mark Dayton walked out of a meeting he chairs Tuesday, Nov. 29, over a battle about whether Civil War paintings should hang...
November 29, 2016 - 9:10pm
Capitol celebration scheduled in August
ST. PAUL—The Minnesota Capitol building reopens Jan. 3 after being mostly closed for three years of renovation work, but a formal celebration...
November 29, 2016 - 8:55pm
Video: Rep. Dean Urdahl compelled to write
Dean Urdahl, who was raised and lives in western Meeker County, is a retired history teacher/cross-country coach at New London-Spicer, a State...
November 29, 2015 - 8:58am
November 5, 2014
Urdahl posts two-to-one advantage to keep District 18A seat
Republican Dean Urdahl, Grove City, was coasting to victory in his campaign for a seventh term in the Minnesota House of Representatives for District 18A. Unofficial vote tallies from the Secretary of State showed the incumbent with 9,966 votes to 4,808 votes for his DFL challenger,...
November 5, 2014 - 2:48am
July 29, 2014
Editorial: Partisan letters to the editor
We are already entering into the season when the West Central Tribune opinion page becomes sprinkled, or deluged, with partisan letters to the editor. Incumbents are given all credit for legislative accomplishments and too much blame for legislative failures. I write this as an incumbent...
July 29, 2014 - 6:30pm
March 2, 2013
Rep. Urdahl introduces bill to protect coaches
ST. PAUL, Minn. — Minnesota high school coaches could soon have a bit more job protection. A bill now before the Legislature would add a sentence to the existing Minnesota law that governs the rights of coaches to contest their dismissals. It says that parent complaints can't be...
March 2, 2013 - 10:48am