CAPITOL CHATTER Legislative notebook: Higher ed OK'd
By Danielle Killey
Minnesota representatives approved increasing by $150 million spending on state colleges and universities.
Higher education, perhaps more than any other area, has been neglected f... Posted on 4/25/13 at 7:38 PM
EH? PLUS Cold bracket busters
At least this cold weather could come in handy for something.
Duluth and other Midwest cities have a chance to go all the way this year in the Toughest Weather City Tournament on weather.com.
Minnes... Posted on 3/20/13 at 3:01 AM
JIMMY JABBER Duluth Chamber’s Ross wins Solon Leadership Award
Duluth Area Chamber of Commerce President and CEO David Ross was presented the Sam Solon Leadership Award on Thursday at a legislative breakfast that capped the annual two-day Duluth and St. Louis Cou... Posted on 2/15/13 at 1:00 AM
ALL ABOUT FOOD Garlic, Garlic
I can't remember a time when I didn't have fresh garlic in my kitchen ready to smash, mince, chop or slice to use for culinary enjoyment. I've got cookbooks devoted to garlic and file folders bulging ... Posted on 7/29/12 at 6:00 AM
A MINNESOTAN IN CHINA Bamboo U
I heard over the years that we Americans are supposed to be threatened by the countless graduates being pumped out of the universities over in China.
Well I figured I ought to check things out for m... Posted on 5/5/12 at 8:53 AM
NORTH BAY – Jordan Shockley tallied twice and added an assist while Gordy Defiel stopped all 21 shots he faced to lead the Minnesota Wilderness (SIJHL) to a 7-0 victory over Soo Thunderbirds (NOJHL) Wednesday afternoon in day 2 play at the Dudley-Hewitt Cup Central Canada Junior championship being held at North Bay Memorial Gardens.
BRUCE AHLGREN: If enacted into law, the long-lasting, positive impacts of LGA reform upon the communities, businesses, and residents of greater Minnesota will be the great legacy of Gov. Dayton and the 2013 Legislature.
Following passage of the flood relief bill as enacted by the Legislature and the Governor last Friday, the Board of Water and Soil Resources (BWSR) will begin issuing up to $12.5 million in grants and cost share funding to affected local governments to assist communities and landowners repair flood damage lands, streams and related infrastructure.
The machine that prints the giant presentation checks for Minnesota’s United States Rural Development program was out of commission this week, so State Director Colleen Landkamer presented a plaque instead to Carlton County officials. That didn’t mean Monday’s $99,000 grant award to the county was any less significant, she assured them with a smile.
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