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October 14, 2014
MACCRAY to repeat pitch for four-day week: May also seek legislation needed to maintain it
October 14, 2014 - 9:45pm
June 2, 2014
Kristy, left, and Jeremy Pauling and their daughters, Katelyn, Kaylee and Kassey. Submitted
Will state’s first medical marijuana facility be in Montevideo? Entrepreneur behind proposal driven by child’s urgent need
June 2, 2014 - 11:37pm
March 31, 2014
Analysis: The art of building a bill in Minn. Legislature
March 31, 2014 - 6:30am
March 19, 2014
The Minnesota Corn Growers and Minnesota Department of Agriculture rallied support to send nearly 100,000 letters to the EPA in opposition to a reduction in the Renewable Fuel Standard. Minnesota Agriculture Commissioner Dave Frederickson, right, and U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar are shown with a stack of letters during a rally on the issue held last January at the Bushmills Ethanol plant 
in Atwater. Tribune file photo
Congressman hopeful EPA will not cut Renewable Fuel Standard by 10 percent
March 19, 2014 - 11:06pm
Pressure is building as immigrants looking for legislation
December 19, 2013 - 11:23pm
August 5, 2013
State Revenue Commissioner Myron Frans projects a 1.5 percent decrease in property taxes next year. Frans was in Willmar on Monday to meet with county, city and township officials. Tribune photo by Carolyn Lange
Increased local government aid vital to government partnerships
August 5, 2013 - 11:25pm
January 2, 2013
Minnesota Congressman Collin Peterson: 'Fiscal cliff' bill puts budget further behind
January 2, 2013 - 11:23pm
Minn. House joins Senate in supporting Clara City woman's campaign for Jacob's Law
April 2, 2012 - 4:19pm
November 14, 2011
Sarah Guggisberg, left, is shown with her son, Jacob. Guggisberg is seeking state and federal legislation that will assure that both parents are informed when there is an investigation of sexual abuse involving their children. (Submitted photo)
Clara City, Minn., mother campaigns for parental notification after son's abuse goes unreported to her
November 14, 2011 - 12:00am
October 15, 2010
American Opinion - On TV ad legislature
October 15, 2010 - 12:00am
American Opinion: On how federal health care legislation
September 15, 2010 - 12:00am
August 17, 2010
Farmers offer their thoughts on the 2012 farm bill
August 17, 2010 - 12:00am
July 6, 2010
Policies that encouraged wind power development allowed Dan Juhl, right, of Woodstock to launch a company that has developed more than 1,500 megawatts of community-owned electric capacity in the last 30 years. In contrast, John Baumgartner, left, of Olivia, founder of Boumgartner Environics Inc., said he has provided most of his engineering and consulting services for farm-based renewable energy projects outside the U.S. (Tribune photo by Tom Cherveny)
Cap and trade could benefit agriculture if it has role in shaping climate legislation
July 6, 2010 - 12:00am
June 3, 2010
A boat trawls the fishing areas on Foot Lake on May 15 during this year's fishing opener. Kandiyohi County officials say new state legislation helps in the fight to decrease the threat of aquatic invasive species moving into area lakes but more action is needed. Kandiyohi County had lobbied for increased state involvement to fight aquatic invasive species, often spread from lake to lake by boating-related equipment. Tribune photo by Ron Adams
New laws aims to prevent spread of invasive species
June 3, 2010 - 12:00am
May 18, 2010
Sen. Torres Ray says she opposes Sen. Gimse's ICE legislation
May 18, 2010 - 12:04am