Paul Bunyan Ducks Unlimited chapter in Brainerd is celebrating 40 years of preserving wildlife habitat.
...nowadays that isn't going to happen. It just isn't," said Sen. Bill Ingebrigtsen, R-Alexandria, chairman of the committee, as he toured the manganese extraction project site near Emily. But permit process may take years, he said...
WASHINGTON (AP) - Congressional Republicans are warning Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood he must cut subsidies for air service to 10 rural communities unless he can show it would be too difficult for residents to reach a larger airport.White House assurances that the cuts would be waived cleared the way for Senate passage of legislation this month, ending a two-week partial shutdown of the Federal Aviation Administration.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Tens of thousands of youngsters in Minneapolis and St. Paul along with thousands of others in greater Minnesota should be screened for blood lead levels, according to new guidelines from the Minnesota Department of Health.
...potato digging season. 1922 -- Payroll for teachers for the month of October was about $9,300. 1924 -- The chairman of the committee on teachers asked the board whether married women could be teachers. The board's sentiment was it was not...
The following editorial appeared in Sunday's Washington Post:
ST. PAUL (AP) - A proposal for a state-owned casino could be one of the sleeper bills of the legislative session that begins Wednesday.
...government help to pay high drug costs. "This is a step forward," said Sen. Dallas Sams, DFL-Staples, the chairman of the committee and sponsor of the bill. "It's not the final step, but it's a step." A similar bill recently passed...
WASHINGTON - Voting through the Internet from home or the workplace has not yet received widespread acceptance. But don't tell that to Arizona Democrats.
NEW YORK (AP) - A quarter of Americans have strong negative stereotypes of Chinese Americans, and 23 percent would be uncomfortable voting for an Asian-American president, according to a survey sponsored by a Chinese-American group.
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