Carlton County is saying thank you to Bill Hilty with a dinner party, set for Saturday evening at the Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College amphitheater. Social hour starts at 5 p.m. with dinner at 6 p.m. Read story, then call Dan Reed at 218-273-6103 or Tom Kurhajetz at 612-423-3612 for more information.
The bill that was passed on to another Senate committee Monday requires the state to find “an adequate number of facilities” around the state to treat sex offenders who have completed their prison terms instead of the current system that send serious offenders to state hospitals in Moose Lake and St. Peter.
Following today’s House vote to adjourn rather than remain in session to continue to seek a solution to the looming sequester, Minnesota’s 8th District Congressman Rick Nolan issued the following statement:
Minnesota leaders promise to work together toward an anticipated late-August special legislative session to help communities hit by June storms. The leaders agreed that the state should pick up local government costs related to a June 20 flood in northeastern Minnesota and for storms that passed through Goodhue, Dakota and nearby counties south of the Twin Cities.
Minnesota state legislative leaders from both parties toured the Duluth and Carlton County area Wednesday to view damage from last week’s flood and express support for a special session to pay for flood relief.
Brandon Stahl/Forum Communications
, June 29, 2012
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