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 THE AREAVOICES COMMUNITY Areavoices Digest #67 - More than just Marilyn Hagerty
That title you see above is my cheap ploy to get you to click on my blog. I'm not beneath trickery. But the fact is: Marilyn Hagerty is hot. Stories about her and now her Areavoices blog are generatin... Posted on 3/14/12 at 4:39 PM
STAFF BLOG CAPITOL CHATTER Pawlenty to cities: How much should I cut?
Gov. Tim Pawlenty
Gov. Tim Pawlenty said small cities will be protected when he cuts spending to balance the state budget, but he wants other cities and counties to say how much state aid they can li... Posted on 5/21/09 at 1:54 PM
The Duluth City Council’s vote this week against seeking full-blown state funding for Wade Stadium did not deter state Sen. Roger Reinert from putting in a request for $5.7 million to help refurbish the crumbling home of the Duluth Huskies.
A large chunk of the first-base wall at Wade Stadium tumbled on Wednesday night. Turns out, the incident could be a huge help to efforts to refurbish the facility, with a state Senate hearing on Wade Stadium improvements less than two weeks away.
The top 4 to 6 feet of a 20-foot-tall first base wall collapsed Wednesday night at Wade Stadium in West Duluth. The damaged section stretched for more than 200 feet on the part of the wall that faces neighboring homes to the northwest.
Nine of the 17 members of the House Civil Law Committee told the Associated Press that they would be voting for the legislation that repeals the state law defining marriage as between opposite-sex couples only.
Let’s call this what it seems to be, this proposal weaving its way through the Legislature in St. Paul to leave it up to state government to dictate how many nurses are on duty at any given time in Minnesota hospitals and health-care facilities.
An increasing amount of the Duluth school district’s general education fund is being diverted to special education, officials say, a circumstance seen statewide that is hampering the ability of school districts to reach other education goals, such as reducing class sizes.
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