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After budget veto, Minnesota Senate plans to shut down in July; House in September
Hoeven not ready to weigh in on Senate health bill, while Heitkamp says it'll make care unaffordable
Minnesota farm couple raising sheep to help in treating human disease
More storm help could be coming from state
The circus came to Hancock
Legion Baseball: Wheaton downs Hancock in eight
Junior Legion: Morris 10-runs Benson
Legion Baseball: Hancock edges Morris
Legion Baseball: Willmar tops Morris
Amateur Baseball: Orphans 0-2 at High Life tourney
James "Jimb" Michael Mulholland
Lucille "Lucy" Ann Krupke Heil
Robert "Bob" Stevenson
Continuity and Change
Letter to the editor: Thank you for poppy support; Legion Auxiliary needs you
Commentary: A poem for veterans
Letter to the editor: Thanks Town and Country
Bits and Pieces: More on the naturalization exam
Hancock Record Open House
Andi Van Kempen
WROC's Features from the Farm: Research on industrial hemp
Taking a break from ag work
Weather dictating pace of spring field work
Growing for the future
2017 Farm Progress Issue
September 13, 2013
Zelle pitches statewide transportation program in Morris visit
MORRIS -- Without an increase in funding for transportation, Minnesota will not have enough dedicated transportation money to maintain the roads, bridges and transit systems that have already been built, Commissioner of Transportation Charlie Zelle told a group of citizens and elected...
September 13, 2013 - 10:29am
September 11, 2013
Lawmakers rapidly OK disaster aid
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota legislators breezed through disaster-relief approval Monday, about as fast as winds that uprooted thousands of trees in...
September 11, 2013 - 9:30am
September 9, 2013
Insurance rollout brings more debate
ST. PAUL -- A new way for Minnesotans to buy health insurance could provide the lowest premiums in the country, but when state officials announced...
September 9, 2013 - 9:34am
September 6, 2013
Sen. Torrey Westrom: Disaster relief for Minnesota, but no tax relief
A special session is scheduled for Monday, Sept. 9 to address disaster relief for up to 18 counties impacted by severe storms, high winds, and flooding that occurred across the state between June 20 and 26. Preliminary damage estimates compiled by the Federal Emergency Management...
September 6, 2013 - 4:20pm
August 30, 2013
Rep. Jay McNamar: Education investments will benefit the economy in the future
As our students and teachers return for the start of a new school year, it's important to remember what an important role our schools play in our communities. One way or another, each one of us is impacted by our local schools. That's why, when I came to the Capitol for my first session...
August 30, 2013 - 4:30pm
August 29, 2013
Legislators raise questions about disaster aid
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota lawmakers appear ready to spend money to help local governments affected by June storms, but during a Wednesday night meeting...
August 29, 2013 - 11:57am
August 26, 2013
Threshing Bee royalty crowned
Brittany Cardwell was crowned the Donnelly Threshing Bee Queen on Saturday, August 24. Lindsay Flogstad was named the Threshing Bee Princess. Little...
August 26, 2013 - 8:45am
August 8, 2013
Special session could dump ag tax
REDWOOD FALLS, Minn. -- Gov. Mark Dayton says he is willing to overturn a new sales tax on farm implement repair when the Legislature next month...
August 8, 2013 - 2:38pm
August 5, 2013
Revised Nitrogen Fertilizer Management Plan Draft Released for Public Comment
ST. PAUL, Minn. – The Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) released a draft revision of the Minnesota’s Nitrogen Fertilizer Management Plan (NFMP) for public comment today. The NFMP is the state’s blueprint for prevention or minimization of the impacts of nitrogen fertilizer...
August 5, 2013 - 3:43pm
August 2, 2013
Sen. Torrey Westrom: One step closer to unionized childcare
On Sunday, July 28, federal judge Michael Davis issued a ruling dismissing two cases brought on by childcare providers who oppose unionization efforts. The first lawsuit had two arguments. First, the daycare providers argued that federal law preempts state law. The judge ruled that...
August 2, 2013 - 2:32pm
July 31, 2013
Growing Green: Stinging Insects Put a Damper on Summer Fun
While enjoying these glory days of summer, keep an eye out for one of the season’s most notorious party crashers – stinging wasps and bees. These insects build nests underground, in trees, shrubs, overhangs, eaves, utility poles, tires, houses, sheds and other structures. People...
July 31, 2013 - 4:58pm
July 26, 2013
Rep. Jay McNamar: Numbers show state is moving forward
I wanted to write to address the status of Minnesota’s economy. New numbers released this month have shown that Minnesota’s unemployment rate has dropped yet again, from 5.3 percent down to 5.2 percent. That looks pretty darn good compared to the U.S. rate of 7.6 percent. The...
July 26, 2013 - 3:48pm
July 25, 2013
Sen. Torrey Westrom: New laws starting on Aug. 1
The Minnesota Legislature adjourned May 20 and passed a wide variety of new laws that will go into effect this year. The following is a list of highlighted new laws that will be in effect Aug. 1. A new law pushed by the DFL leadership this session will change the term “marriage”...
July 25, 2013 - 3:35pm
July 17, 2013
Horticulture Day Open House scheduled at University of Minnesota NCROC – Grand Rapids
GRAND RAPIDS, Minn. — The University of Minnesota North Central Research & Outreach Center (NCROC) will hold its annual Horticulture Day Open House (rain or shine!) on Wednesday, August 28, 2013. NCROC is the only agricultural research station in the continental United...
July 17, 2013 - 2:14pm
July 5, 2013
DFL budget begins moving Minnesota forward
Starting at the beginning of this month, a select number of new laws designed to move Minnesota forward go into effect. The laws are part of comprehensive budget passed by the DFL-led legislature and signed into law by Governor Mark Dayton after the 2013 Legislative Session...
July 5, 2013 - 5:12pm