Monthly Archives: March 2009

Latest court rule brings harsh words, notice of high court appeal from Coleman campaign

The three-judge court panel’s ruling today (March 31) that will have officials reviewing some 400 absentee ballots next Tuesday (April 7) at 9:30 a.m. at the Judicial Center — those the court deems legally cast will be opened — drew … Continue reading

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NB school board mulling over alternative year schedules

The ‘ifs’ may determine calendar direction North Branch schools could be on course to alternative schedules, including a possible four-day school week, if the financial situation gets worse. If the legislature cuts school funding further, if this fall’s operating levy … Continue reading

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Ash adjusts at college level

The temperature in Springfield, Mass., was 45 degrees Tuesday afternoon. Not the kind of Florida-like temperature most college students prefer when they take a trip for spring break.

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Mille Lacs County American Dairy Association banquet

The disagreement between Mille Lacs County and the Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe over jurisdiction of land, is now an issue for septic inspections.

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Bridge/roundabout in Princeton moving ahead

As students arrived for class at Faith Christian School on Monday, March 23, the subject of Fargo and flooding could not be avoided. Several students approached Kay Miller, the school administrator, with an article from the Internet about the Fargo … Continue reading

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Speech team second at sub-sections

As students arrived for class at Faith Christian School on Monday, March 23, the subject of Fargo and flooding could not be avoided. Several students approached Kay Miller, the school administrator, with an article from the Internet about the Fargo … Continue reading

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Klobuchar calls for national reporter shield law

During remarks to the National Association of Broadcasters today (Tuesday, March 31), U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar called for a national reporter shield law. 

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Ellison, Klobuchar introduce legislation to combat predatory lending

Congressman Keith Ellison (D-Minneapolis) and Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-Minnesota) introduced important legislation to combat mortgage lending abuses.  The Homeowner Fairness Act is comprehensive housing reform legislation that proposes tough new national standards based on the successes of the Minnesota mortgage … Continue reading

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Theater helps kids deal with bullies

As students arrived for class at Faith Christian School on Monday, March 23, the subject of Fargo and flooding could not be avoided. Several students approached Kay Miller, the school administrator, with an article from the Internet about the Fargo … Continue reading

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Minnesota, Wisconsin to save $10 million apiece in joint ventures pooling resources, expertise

Wisconsin Gov. Jim Doyle visited the Capitol today (March 31) to appear with Gov. Tim Pawlenty to mark the early results from a collaborative effort between the two states to find cost savings by pooling resources and expertise. The initiative … Continue reading

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