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May 7, 2013
Advocates optimistic as Minnesota Legislature poised for votes on same-sex marriage measure
ST. PAUL — Gay marriage supporters feel victory in the air. Their confidence is high as Minnesota state representatives plan to vote on...
May 7, 2013 - 10:57pm
January 14, 2013
Minnesota GOP loses farm vote, but get message across
ST. PAUL — The Minnesota House will not consider agriculture program funding by itself, but rural Republicans who wanted to divorce farm programs...
January 14, 2013 - 10:58pm
December 29, 2012
Absentee ballots available for Willmar special election
WILLMAR — Absentee voting begins Monday in the special election to fill a vacant Willmar City Council seat. The election is only for residents in Ward 4, who will be choosing a replacement for Doug Reese. The longtime city councilman resigned after he was elected in November to...
December 29, 2012 - 12:00am
December 19, 2012
$5.4M school bond approved by voters in Hancock, Minn.
HANCOCK -- Voters in the Hancock school district have overwhelming approved a $5.4 million bond referendum. There were 196 "yes" votes and 36 "no" votes cast in Tuesday's balloting. The funds will be used to construct an addition of six classrooms with an elevator, total renovation...
December 19, 2012 - 1:16pm
Lake Lillian council to appoint mayor
LAKE LILLIAN -- The Lake Lillian City Council will appoint a new mayor in January, after the recipient of the most write-in votes declined the job. City Council member Ken Wittman did not seek the mayor's post, but received the most write-in votes with 13 in the Nov. 6 election. Council...
November 19, 2012 - 12:00am
November 7, 2012
Voters decide against voter ID
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota voters do not want to prove who they are. Forty-six percent of voters Tuesday wanted to amend the state Constitution to require a photo ID before voting, but 50 percent was needed. The Minnesota vote went against a trend in other states to approve voter ID. Election...
November 7, 2012 - 2:53am
November 6, 2012
America casts its ballots on democracy's day
APEX, N.C.: Once laid-off, a voter says Obama deserves a chance to turn things around A few miles outside of Raleigh, N.C., voters streamed into the Wake County Firearms Education & Training Center to cast ballots. They lined up along a hallway dominated by posters offering National...
November 6, 2012 - 8:30am
November 2, 2012
Letter: I will vote 'no', I've changed my mind
I've changed my mind. Two sets of my great grandparents settled north of Willmar in 1861 -- one pair on the east shore of Eagle Lake; the other on the south shore of Twin Lakes. It was their dream come true. After struggling to survive in the stony province of Smaland in Sweden,...
November 2, 2012 - 12:18am
Letter: Don't take freedoms
I find it interesting that the Republican Party that supports less government control and involvement in our lives has decided to control our right to vote and our choice in marriage. As a nation founded on freedom, we should not be using laws to take away people's rights and freedoms...
November 2, 2012 - 12:15am
Letter: Vote DFL in Dist. 17
Our state District faces a fundamental fork in the road. When you step into the voting booth, and choose Democratic Farmer Labor (DFL) or Republican candidates, here is the choice. The Republicans have proven in the legislature that they absolutely refuse to place back into our...
November 2, 2012 - 12:08am
November 1, 2012
Letter: It's common sense to vote no
Before you vote on the proposed voter ID amendment to the Minnesota Constitution, stop to consider what organizations oppose the amendment. The League of Women Voters and AARP both urge you to vote no. Both Catholic Charities and Lutheran Social Services oppose the amendment. In...
November 1, 2012 - 12:31am
October 31, 2012
Letter: Think before you vote
I encourage every eligible person to vote on Nov. 6, but not to base your vote on TV or radio ads. On Oct. 25, Minnesota Public Radio News estimated that politicians and interest groups on all sides have spent over $10 million on political ads -- just in Minnesota. What that means...
October 31, 2012 - 9:18am
October 30, 2012
Letter: Protect your right to vote
One of our most basic and fundamental rights is our right to vote. The modern day so-called Progressive Movement is trying to convince us to give up that right and hand it to them so they can make choices for us as to who they feel could best represent the people "i.e.: appoint or...
October 30, 2012 - 9:53am
October 29, 2012
Letter: Vote no on marriage issue
I will start by saying that I don't normally follow politics very closely, and I don't voice my opinion very often, but I can't sit idly by and not make my voice heard about the Minnesota Marriage Amendment issue. I'd like to take a few moments to share some reasons why I'm voting...
October 29, 2012 - 12:50am
October 26, 2012
Editorial: Vote 'no' on poor plan for voter ID
Our state constitution is the basis of Minnesota's government and the rights of all its citizens, including the right of every citizen of legal age to vote. These rights are why Section 1 of the Minnesota Constitution's Bill of Rights simply reads: "Government is instituted for the...
October 26, 2012 - 10:06am