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Lake Superior lighthouse to be restored
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'Beauty and the Beast' smashes records with towering $170 million debut
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Commentary: Minnesota needs transportation investment
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February 9, 2017
U.S. gasoline tax hike may dent fuel demand in oversupplied market
NEW YORK—A potential increase in gasoline taxes in several U.S. states could put a dent in demand at the pumps and mark another setback...
February 9, 2017 - 4:52pm
March 21, 2016
Letter: Gas tax increase is a bargain
In Rep. Dave Baker’s column, “Tax relief is a House priority,” in the March 7 West Central Tribune, he cites “the governor’s insistence...
March 21, 2016 - 11:46am
February 27, 2016
Editorial: Minnesota’s transportation needs a critical investment
Minnesota’s transportation system is in need of significant investment across the board Transportation experts say that Minnesota underfunds...
February 27, 2016 - 1:30am
May 21, 2015
Cartoon by Bruce Plante
May 21, 2015 - 12:10am
April 3, 2015
Letter: Keep gas prices affordable
It's really hard to get a raise at work, so it has been nice for my family to have gotten a raise at the gas pump. This feeling of financial relief from cheaper gas is valuable, and cannot be understated. Doing the math, what I save on the 20 gallons of gas my family needs each...
April 3, 2015 - 1:05am
March 6, 2015
Dayton reiterates proposal: Governor promotes 600 transportation projects; says he understands cost to residents of state; calls out Chamber
WILLMAR –– Saying that money isn’t going to fall out of the “blue sky” to fix the state’s deteriorating transportation system, Gov....
March 6, 2015 - 11:12pm
January 21, 2015
Road construction by the penny
WILLMAR — Minnesota road construction and repair projects involve miles and miles of highways and hundreds of millions of dollars. The numbers can be so staggering, eyes start to “glaze over,” said Kandiyohi County Administrator Larry Kleindl. But by breaking down the big...
January 21, 2015 - 11:45pm
October 30, 2014
Letter: Gas tax is a bad idea
Finally after years, high gas prices are starting to come down to where middle class working people can afford to buy it. Gov. Dayton said if he was re-elected he would like to add a sales tax on gasoline. If he is re-elected and the Democrats control both the state House...
October 30, 2014 - 9:30am
July 1, 2014
Obama administration warns states that federal highway funds are nearly gone
WASHINGTON — The Obama administration warned states on Tuesday that federal highway funds will be largely depleted in August, limiting the money states can expect to pay for road and bridge projects this summer.
July 1, 2014 - 10:58pm
May 11, 2013
Minn. Senate approves gas tax increase
n a sudden shift Friday, the Minnesota Senate revived the possibility of raising the gas tax for roadwork and a metropolitan area sales tax for mass transit projects by making over what had been a stand-pat transportation finance plan. The revision came in a surprise amendment...
May 11, 2013 - 6:51am
March 5, 2013
Minn.’s Democratic leaders eyeing higher gas tax and other fees to fund roadwork
ST. PAUL — Minnesota drivers could pay nearly 10 cents extra per gallon at the pump under a package of tax hikes House Democrats proposed Tuesday to help pay for roads, bridges and transit projects across the state. Besides a 5-cent gasoline tax increase and 4.5-cent fuel charge...
March 5, 2013 - 10:59pm