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March 2, 2011
Sen. Franken hires Juhnke for ag, energy and environmental outreach slot
Seven-term veteran state Rep. Al Juhnke, DFL-Willmar, will go to work for U.S. Sen. Al Franken, D-Minn. Juhnke, defeated by Republican Bruce...
March 2, 2011 - 2:05pm
January 6, 2011
Willmar lawmaker gets settled into his new job, new digs
ST. PAUL -- As one of the newest members of the state House of Representatives, Bruce Vogel is spending this week getting settled into Room 507...
January 6, 2011 - 12:00am
November 17, 2010
Vogel, fresh off Election Day upset, says he's ready, eager to get to St. Paul
In the two weeks since ousting veteran legislator Al Juhnke from the House 13B seat, Bruce Vogel has been busy getting his house in order in...
November 17, 2010 - 12:00am
November 16, 2010
After election defeat, Juhnke looks for new doors to open
Looking rested and getting more comfortable every day with his new status as a lame duck legislator, Al Juhnke is looking at a lot of doors right...
November 16, 2010 - 12:00am
October 25, 2010
Editorial: Al Juhnke is the best choice for Dist. 13B
House District 13B voters face the choice on Nov. 2 between Democratic incumbent Al Juhnke and Republican challenger Bruce Vogel. It is a choice...
October 25, 2010 - 12:00am
Letter: Term limits are needed
There are many clear differences this year between the candidates running for the House of Representatives in District 13B. Just one of those differences is where the two candidates stand on term limits. Bruce Vogel, a local businessman and family man, firmly believes in term limits....
October 25, 2010 - 12:00am
October 22, 2010
Letter: The company Al Juhnke keeps
In the race for House of Representatives in Kandiyohi County District 13B, there are two pro-life, pro-Second Amendment candidates. Al Juhnke barely received the endorsements from both the MCCL and NRA, and Bruce Vogel also received "A" ratings from both groups. The difference here...
October 22, 2010 - 11:03am
October 21, 2010
Letter: An incumbent out of touch
I attended the League of Women Voters forum on Sept. 28. Al Juhnke's answer to the question regarding voter ID shows that he is out of touch and unaware of what is going on in our state. His reasoning for not supporting voter ID was that we didn't have a voter ID problem in Minnesota....
October 21, 2010 - 12:00am
October 16, 2010
Letter: Juhnke has support
Is Al Juhnke a conservative? Webster's New World Dictionary describes "conservative" as "moderate, prudent, safe." The Minnesota Farm Bureau Political Action Committee states in its Aug. 17 letter addressed to Rep. Juhnke: "On behalf of the Minnesota Farm Bureau Political Action...
October 16, 2010 - 12:00am
September 29, 2010
Legislative Q&A avoids candidates' take on the state's debt
WILLMAR -- Near the end of a 1½-hour legislative candidate forum Tuesday in Willmar, moderator JP Cola marveled that not one question about...
September 29, 2010 - 12:00am
September 15, 2010
Grass Lake restoration discussed at meeting attended by stakeholders
WILLMAR -- As the first phase of the Grass Lake restoration project gets finalized in preparation for spring construction, stakeholders were...
September 15, 2010 - 12:00am
July 5, 2010
Cuba trade bill action pleases Juhnke
WILLMAR -- State Rep. Al Juhnke, DFL-Willmar, said he was pleased to learn on Thursday that the U.S. House Agriculture Committee passed legislation (H.R. 4645) that if enacted would greatly expand trade with Cuba. Juhnke heads the Minnesota House Agriculture, Rural Economies and...
July 5, 2010 - 12:00am
House passes bill that cuts a mix of health programs for Minn.'s poor
ST. PAUL -- A bill Minnesota representatives passed late Tuesday continues to trim the state's largest spending area, health and human services programs. The House bill passed 79-54 and cuts health programs, mostly for the state's poorest residents, by some $170 million. Those cuts...
May 5, 2010 - 12:00am
April 30, 2010
Dental clinic closure may hit some in the area like ton of bricks
WILLMAR -- For the last 14 years, Robert Enos has been the primary caregiver for his 54-year-old brother, Michael. He took over the full-time...
April 30, 2010 - 12:00am
April 10, 2010
City Council approves repayment agreement to MnDOT division for land at the old airport
WILLMAR -- The Willmar City Council has approved an airport land cost repayment agreement with the Minnesota Department of Transportation Office of Aeronautics. The agreement lets the city use proceeds from the sale of old airport land for projects at the new airport, rather than...
April 10, 2010 - 12:00am