The tale of the off-again, on-again Nokay Lake Township state group home is a primer in how government officials can shoot themselves in the foot by choosing what they think may be the course of least resistance.
...Whether a veterans home is in Brainerd or in another part of greater Minnesota, I trust Gen. Shellito, the commissioner of the Department of Veterans Affairs to make the best decision on behalf of all veterans. Sen.Paul GazelkaAssistant Majority...
The Initiative Foundation is making it easier to enroll in college and train for a new job in manufacturing. Introduction to Manufacturing is scheduled for the Central Lakes College Outreach Site in Pine River this spring.
Members of the Governor's Task Force for the Prevention of Bullying will convene listening sessions across the state to hear from Minnesota students, educators and community members on the issue of bullying and school climate. The first set of listening sessions will be held in Bemidji Wednesday, April 18.
...some movement'' between Gov. Jesse Ventura and legislators on the issue, said Steve Morse, deputy commissioner of the Department of Natural Resources. ''I support it,'' Ventura said. ''I'm a big believer in user fees.'' The...
Happenings Tuesday and this morning at the Minnesota Capitol:
The Brainerd Regional Human Services Center is offering a psychiatric program to help those who need it the most.
New laws and appropriations that take effect Aug. 1, 2000.
...state employees Wednesday. In a speech to a group of retired state employees, Ventura said Julien Carter, commissioner of the Department of Employee Relations, will explore the possibility. As of this month, current state employees can buy...
ST. PAUL (AP) - New safeguards will prevent a repeat of scoring errors that mistakenly told about 8,000 Minnesota students they failed last year's statewide standardized math test, school officials said.
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