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VIkingland Band Festival takes over Broadway
Vintage Car Club show draws big crowd
Here's a taste of State Fair's new foods
RibFest helps bring the lakes back to life
History Live! under way at Runestone Museum
Legion baseball: Alexandria puts school season behind it to focus on a fifth run to Legion state
Legion baseball: Seven late runs lead Glenwood past Osakis
SUPing off the beaten path
A chance to ride
Bursting onto the scene: Alex eighth-grader finishes off impressive trap season with big final shoot
Italian touches enhance humble flank steak
Mikkelson to host citywide prayer gathering
First Lutheran welcomes new pastor
#ProsperityHabit brings color to art exhibit
The Jolly Zuks bring polka to concert on the lawn
Kristin Rose Elmer of Duluth and Nathaniel Thomas Vetter of Prior Lake announce their engagement.
Births - June 17, 2016
Engaged - Shimota and Holm
Engaged - Doty and Johnson
Births - June 10, 2016
Alex's John and Drake Herd pull out top prize at Lake Osakis Walleye Tournament
One for the wall
Walgrave's big day
Mickelson's big pike
Reducing some rough fish
Sandra Rae Hinderschied
Inez Trueman (Gandrud)
Duane A. Wagner
David Steve Edmunds
COMMENTARY: What the new SAT really means for teachers and parents
COMMENTARY: Safe at Home can help victims of domestic violence
LETTER: Can constitutional government survive?
COMMENTARY: What it takes to be an effective citizen
LETTER: Let’s be Douglas County nice
Value added producer grants available
How to plant a tree
Producers should file crop certification report
Local work meeting scheduled in Douglas County
Gardening tips: Add sparkle to your landscape
Golfers raise $17,000 in support of United Way
First Security Bank awards student scholarships
Better Business Bureau hopes to mute speaker scam
Servpro opens doors to local area
K-LAKES Radio hits the airwaves
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
April 16, 2016
Capitol’s ‘Ken the Barber’ selling the shop to semi-retire
By Bill Salisbury, St. Paul Pioneer Press Like many barbers, Ken Kirkpatrick usually has the lowdown on what’s going on in his neighborhood....
April 16, 2016 - 8:00am
January 17, 2016
Senate building quietly opens after Minnesotans built it
By Don Davis, Forum News Service The Minnesota Senate building opened Jan. 11 with lots of Minnesota materials, put up mostly by Minnesota workers,...
January 17, 2016 - 10:00am
October 21, 2015
High school juniors invited to apply for Capitol page program
Representative Paul Anderson, R-Starbuck, urges high school juniors interested in gaining hands-on experience with Minnesota's state government to participate in a page program offered at the Capitol in St. Paul. The House of Representatives page program has been in place for more...
Life / school
October 21, 2015 - 12:00am
September 4, 2013
Authorities investigate thefts at state Capitol
Security at the state Capitol is investigating a reported theft of approximately $15 from a candy fundraiser envelope, blood pressure medication, and keys to offices on the second floor of the State Office Building in St. Paul. Capitol Security was notified on August 27 by a research...
News / crime
September 4, 2013 - 10:42am
April 12, 2013
Alexandria woman shares experience of Action Day at Capitol to end domestic violence
Editor's note: The following story was written by Catie Houck of Alexandria, a crime victim advocate with Someplace Safe. The 2013 Action Day...
April 12, 2013 - 12:00am
March 6, 2013
New Testament students take Capitol tour
The New Testament Christian School junior and senior high class had the opportunity to visit the Minnesota Capitol on February 21. Students...
March 6, 2013 - 12:00am
February 12, 2013
Mental health rally planned at State Capitol March 12
The Mental Health Legislative Network, a coalition of more than 20 statewide organizations, will hold a Mental Health Rally on March 12, at noon in the Capitol Rotunda. Scheduled speakers include legislators, families and persons living with a mental illness, service providers and...
February 12, 2013 - 9:22am
Political Notebook: House votes to match state taxes with new federal law
ST. PAUL -- Income tax returns Minnesotans file this spring will conform to new federal laws if state senators follow the House's Monday action. The House voted 127-0 to change state law to match newly enacted federal tax legislation, saving taxes for 55,000 teachers, 90,000 homeowners,...
February 12, 2013 - 6:00am
May 31, 2012
Cabin owners lose mineral lease fight, for now
ST. PAUL -- Gus and Amy Axelson brought their sons to the Minnesota Capitol as they fight the exploration for minerals under their northeastern Minnesota land. "I brought them here to show you what this is all about," Mr.
May 31, 2012 - 4:50pm
April 11, 2012
Hundreds rally at Capitol to end violence against women
More than 500 women, children, and men gathered at the state Capitol on March 6 to protest violence against women. They called on legislators...
News / state
April 11, 2012 - 12:00am
April 4, 2012
LEARN at Home students visit state Capitol
Home school students from the LEARN at Home group recently traveled to St. Paul to tour the Capitol building and meet with Senator Bill Ingebrigtsen....
Life / school
April 4, 2012 - 12:00am
March 28, 2012
Central Minnesotans' insistence on protecting water quality heard at Capitol
Key advocates for clean water in central Minnesota joined others from around the state at the state Capitol as part of a coordinated mission to let legislators know how important the environment is to Minnesotans. District managers, staff and others for the Sauk River Watershed District...
March 28, 2012 - 12:00am
March 23, 2012
Lawmakers back Capitol fix but other projects are more controversial
ST. PAUL -- Fixing the Minnesota Capitol building's crumbling outside walls and aging interior won easy approval from a key House committee Tuesday, but funding other public works projects around the state may prove more controversial. The Capitol renovation project earned support...
March 23, 2012 - 12:00am
September 27, 2011
Minnesota Capitol being fixed
ST. PAUL -- Workers removed chunks of marble from the Minnesota Capitol exterior in recent weeks, meaning scaffolding protecting visitors from falling debris soon will come down. But work will continue on the 106-year-old iconic building. A report on the status of the outside marble...
September 27, 2011 - 1:12pm
January 20, 2011
Minnesota committee to study Capitol security
ST. PAUL -- A dormant state security committee is being reactivated to discuss how the public, state employees and Minnesota officials should be protected in the Capitol complex. Gov. Mark Dayton, top legislators and others made that announcement Tuesday after meeting in the governor's...
January 20, 2011 - 6:31am