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Minnesota state House incumbents do well in primaries
Radinovich wins DFL primary for 8th Congressional District in one nation's hottest House races
Update: Benson voters approve $26 million school bond
Turnout for Minnesota primary election highest in 24 years
Chippewa County chooses sheriff, attorney candidates, Lac qui Parle County voters narrow field for sheriff
Huskies' bats bite Stingers
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Chicago slips by Lynx at Target Center
Barr, out with undisclosed injury, says he wants to play for Vikings
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March 27, 2018
Lawmakers examine ways to help as farmer suicides rise
ST. PAUL—Minnesota farmers are committing suicide in numbers that rival the low days of agriculture during the 1980s farm crisis. "Unfortunately,...
March 27, 2018 - 3:03pm
March 20, 2018
Minn. lawmaker says ditch mowers help get rid of weeds
ST. PAUL—A controversial permit system that limits when Minnesota landowners can mow roadside ditches allows noxious weeds to grow, a Minnesota...
March 20, 2018 - 4:05pm
March 9, 2018
Ditch mowing legislation delayed another year, debate rages on
ST. PAUL—Minnesotans know farmers are upset about state-mandated buffers next to water, but that is nothing compared to what many rural...
March 9, 2018 - 3:29pm
January 31, 2018
Push for Monte vets home faces new funding challenge
GRANITE FALLS — A new challenge has emerged as Montevideo renews its efforts for state bonding to develop a veterans nursing home. Along...
January 31, 2018 - 10:41pm
October 20, 2017
Hay, MnDOT to listen to mowing concerns
ST. PAUL — Everyone knows that weather and prices concern farmers, but it surprises many people that mowing roadside ditches has become a top issue in farm country.
October 20, 2017 - 4:06pm
June 10, 2017
Western Minn. legislators urge counties to take on buffer enforcement
GRANITE FALLS — Two Republican legislators representing a corridor of five agricultural counties are urging county boards of commissioners...
June 10, 2017 - 6:56am
May 12, 2017
Minnesota Legislature heads to stormy end with deep divisions
ST. PAUL—Storms are in the forecast. While that is the St. Paul weather outlook, it also could be expected under the Capitol dome starting...
May 12, 2017 - 3:36pm
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 15, 2017
Shrimpin' ain't easy: Proposed seafood facilities seek state aid to open in Minnesota
ST. PAUL — A southwestern Minnesota company is fishing for state aid to open two indoor shrimp farms. Michael Ziebell, president of trū...
March 15, 2017 - 6:23pm
January 14, 2017
Partial quick start for Minnesota Legislature
ST. PAUL — The first new law of 2017 came nine days into the annual legislative session. Now, that's zippy in a process that often drags...
January 14, 2017 - 9:37am
May 27, 2016
District 16 legislators urge special session
GRANITE FALLS — A new tax bill reduces the burden on farmland for school building projects, takes some of the sting out of the statewide general...
May 27, 2016 - 12:20am
May 28, 2015
District 16, 16A lawmakers ready for special session
GRANITE FALLS —Two Republican lawmakers expressed optimism Thursday that a special legislative session will be held in time to avoid sending...
May 28, 2015 - 11:39pm
November 5, 2014
Swedzinski keeps District 16A in red
Republican incumbent Chris Swedzinski, of Ghent, is on his way back to St. Paul to serve a third term as the representative for District 16A in the Minnesota House of Representatives. Unofficial vote counts from the Secretary of State at press time showed Swedzinski re-elected with...
November 5, 2014 - 2:46am