Author Archives: Al Juhnke

Outstate News (1-25-15)

Hancock/Erickson: Secretary of State Simon says ‘true early’ voting will speed system. (Bemidji) Simon: Sec. of state pursuing voting advancements. (Albert Lea) Kresha: Top Minnesota GOP bill features business breaks. (ForumNews) Daudt: Urban-rural split in Minnesota grows deeper, wider. (Strib) … Continue reading

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Outstate News (1-18-15)

Obituary (Rep. Jerry Dempsey): Goodbye, good guy. (Red Wing) Obituary: Donald Kahn, U professor, husband of Rep. Phyllis Kahn. (Strib) Sundin/Finstad: State of rural Minnesota: poorer and more diverse. (ForumNews) Bennett/Drazkowski: State reps to hold listening session on taxes. (Albert … Continue reading

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Outstate News (1-11-15)

Drazkowski/Davnie/Thissen/Daudt/Lesch/Skoe: An urban vs. rural fight for Minnesota state aid? (PioneerPress) Daudt/Bakk/Dibble: Dayton: House transportation plan ‘pure fantasy’ (MPR) Daudt/Dayton: Agreement, disagreement in transportation. (PioneerPress-Detroit Lakes) Thissen/Doug Peterson: Big gap in road-fixing plans means bigger fight at Capitol. (AP) Kelly/Bakk/Dibble/Stumpf/Lanning/Luther: … Continue reading

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Outstate News (12-21-14)

NORAD set to track Santa’s flight. (Austin) Daudt/Thissen/McNamara: House GOP bounces Minneapolis’ Wagenius from longtime post on natural resources committee. (Hotdish) Wagenius/Thissen/Daudt: Democrats cry foul on rosters. (AP) Thissen: DFLers lament Wagenius’ absence from House environmental committee. (MinnPost) Zellers/Bakk/Thissen/Marquart/Torkelson/Nornes: Doubt … Continue reading

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Outstate News (12-7-14)

Editorial: Greater Minnesota is looking for a political party. (Fergus Falls) Most Lake Pepin phosphorus from industrial sources and sewage. (AgriNews) Peppin: Republican leader takes aim at High School League. (MPR) Hackbarth/McNamara/Marty/Morse: Wetlands, mining on 2015 [legislative] agenda. (AP) Bakk/Daudt: … Continue reading

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Outstate News (11-30-14)

Martin: Republicans and Democrats may continue to swap control of the Minnesota House — for years to come. (MinnPost) Editorial (Martin-Downey): [Bigstone Co GOP] Chairman’s post sparks backlash. (MnDaily) ‘Bigotry’ on Facebook costs Big Stone GOP chair his day job. … Continue reading

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Outstate News (11-23-14)

Rukavina: Our trip to Boston – Family, friends, and food: Fuhgeddaboudit! (HTF) Dayton, Daudt share lunch, prepare for power shift. (AP) Daudt/Gunther/Hamilton/et. al: Minn. GOP puts focus on rural issues in state House reorganization. (Strib) Hamilton/Anderson/Drazkowski/Daudt/Thissen: Rural Republicans to chair … Continue reading

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Outstate News (11-9-14)

Mapping the vote. (ForumNews) Hamilton/Daudt/Thissen/Sawatzky/Juhnke/et al: Rural votes decide House control. (ForumNews) Daudt/Wagenius: House Republicans to the Twin Cities: It’s not about you. (MinnPost) Peppin/Daudt/Thissen/Wagenius/et al: New GOP leaders focus on non metro Minnesota. (ForumNews) Quam/Norton/Davids/Liebling: Rural Minnesota key to … Continue reading

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Outstate News (11-2-14)

Endorsement: Rukavina for County Board. (Virginia) Endorsement (Drazowski): Minnesota House, District 21B: None of the above. (Winona) Endorsement: Minnesota House 28A: Gene Pelowski. (Winona) Endorsement: Minnesota House 28B: Greg Davids. (Winona) Endorsement: House 3A: Rep. David Dill; House 6B: Metsa, … Continue reading

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Outstate News (10-26-14)

Endorsement: Second term will be Franken’s time to shine in Senate. (ECM) Endorsement: Al Franken best for US Senate race. (MnDaily) Endorsement: For U.S. Senate, Al Franken – Policy-focused incumbent has earned a second term. (Strib) Endorsement: Send Perske, Franken … Continue reading

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