STAFF BLOG JIMMY JABBER Duluth-area leaders bring a message of thanks to Capitol
ST. PAUL Previous years visits to the state Capitol by Northeastern Minnesota community leaders included requests to fund projects such as an airport terminal, a hockey arena, an intermodal transpo... Posted on 2/14/13 at 1:00 AM
STAFF BLOG EH? PLUS Are things THAT bad at the state Capitol?
Eh? knows that Minnesota faces a budget deficit, but are things really that bad?
The state flag flying outside of the Capitol in St. Paul on Tuesday was upside down. A flag flown upside down can be... Posted on 2/2/13 at 12:00 AM
Since winning House and Senate majorities in the 2010 election, Republicans shut down government; passed a budget resulting in higher property taxes; starved our schools through irresponsible borrowing, and brought divisive national politics to our front doors.
About 40 people from around the area woke up early and drove themselves to the Two Harbors Community Center for a town hall meeting with Representative David Dill and Minority Leader Senator Tom Bakk last Saturday.
Cloquet in-home child care provider Heather Falk said Gov. Mark Dayton has “opened Pandora’s box” with his announcement Tuesday that he will order a vote by the state’s subsidized child care providers on whether they want a union representing them.
UPDATE: The campground at Jay Cooke State Park is now open, Eunice Luedtke, park manager, said late this morning. The campground had been closed during the 20-day state government shutdown. Campsite reservations cannot be made until Tuesday. At that time, reservations may be made by calling (866) 857-2757 or going here.
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