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LETTER: Sen. Westrom listens to constituents
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LETTER: Vote for growth and opportunity
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2017 Minnesota Gardening calendars are now available
Wheat council seeks candidates for board of directors
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Crops benefit from proper application of livestock manure
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On The Street
October 5, 2016
Minnesota drivers expected to hit more than 42,000 deer
Minnesota drivers are slightly more likely to hit a deer on state roadways this year compared to last year, and Wisconsin drivers face about...
October 5, 2016 - 12:00am
September 21, 2016
Talks renew hope of special legislative session
ST. PAUL—Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton declared a special legislative session dead just more than a month ago, but on Thursday, legislative...
September 21, 2016 - 5:50pm
May 27, 2016
LETTER: Transportation and infrastructure left to deteriorate
To the editor: With a $900 million surplus and two years of promises to take care of a core government responsibility of repairing roads and bridges, the Legislature once again failed to reach agreement on a compromise plan to fund transportation. This leaves Minnesotans with deteriorating...
May 27, 2016 - 12:00am
April 29, 2016
EDITORIAL: It's time to invest in broadband, transportation
Minnesota is falling significantly behind on its infrastructure in transportation and broadband around this state, while the legislators sit around in endless debate on how to solve the problem. Everyone seems to agree there is a dire need for adequate funding for transportation and...
April 29, 2016 - 12:00am
February 26, 2016
Transportation funding undecided
Minnesota’s railroads are becoming safer, railroad officials and legislative transportation leaders agree. The state’s four largest railroads...
February 26, 2016 - 12:00am
Lawmakers consider putting transportation funding before voters
By Briana Bierschbach, MinnPost.com One thing all sides seem to agree on is Minnesota’s transportation system needs more funding. Sen. Scott Dibble, the Democratic chairman of the Senate Transportation Finance Committee, in June proposed a constitutional amendment asking voters...
January 26, 2016 - 8:45am
December 20, 2015
State wants your ideas on transportation
The public is invited to help shape the future of transit in Greater Minnesota by sharing ideas with the Minnesota Department of Transportation...
December 20, 2015 - 8:00am
November 11, 2015
Public input needed for statewide bicycle system plan
The Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) is seeking public comment on the statewide bicycle system plan. A draft of the plan is online for review at www.mndot.gov/bike/system-plan. Interested persons may email comments on the plan to bikeplan.DOT@state.mn.us through Monday,...
November 11, 2015 - 12:00am
November 4, 2015
Traffic switch, detour to begin soon on Highway 29 South
Motorists on Highway 29 near Alexandria will encounter a northbound traffic switch and southbound detour beginning as soon as Monday, November...
November 4, 2015 - 9:01am
February 28, 2014
More than 300 townships urge legislators to make transportation a priority
From Aastad to Zumbrota, at least 314 Minnesota townships from all across the state recently passed resolutions urging lawmakers to make transportation a top funding priority this legislative session. Ten townships in Douglas County supported transportation resolutions, including...
February 28, 2014 - 12:00am
February 14, 2014
Douglas County joins 72 others in seeking more transportation funding
More than 70 counties from across Minnesota, including Douglas County, have passed resolutions supporting a comprehensive transportation funding package in 2014. That’s according to Move MN, a statewide coalition of more than 140 organizations advocating for making transportation...
February 14, 2014 - 12:00am