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Outstate News (7-27-14)

Where are sunniest places in Minnesota [for solar panels]? U grads found out. (StarTribune) Savick: District 27A candidates debate topics. (Albert Lea) Poppe/Sparks/Gunther: Preparing for the new normal: higher minimum wage may hurt Austin businesses. (Albert Lea-Austin) McNamara: 2008 amendment … Continue reading

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Outstate News (7-20-14)

Mary Ellen Otremba, long-time legislator, passes away. (Alexandria) Minnesota Chamber of Commerce director [David Olson] dies. (Albert Lea) Garofalo/Radinovich/Thissen: Farmington leaders offer to host special legislative session. (ForumNews) Marquart/Torkelson: Minnesota farmland taxes expected to rise. (ForumNews) Ingebrigtsen/Moran: The DFL just … Continue reading

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Outstate News (7-12-14)

Frederickson: Minnesota Finalizes Move to B10. (KWOA) Minnesota first state to require B10. (IFT) B-10 blend is in. (Redwood Falls) Frederickson: Minnesota revs up renewable fuels with higher biodiesel blend. (MnFarmGuide) Minnesota biodiesel goes to B10 for the summer. (KTTC) … Continue reading

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Outstate News (6-21-14)

35 counties in state of emergency because of storms, flooding. (Alexandria) Walz and Franken stop by to assess storm damage. (KIMT) Dayton, Klobuchar, Franken visit flooded southwestern Minnesota. (ForumNews) Walz/Franken: Faribault flooding update: Water is receding, sun is shining. (Faribault) … Continue reading

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Outstate News (6-8-14)

Otto/Hatch/Rukavina: Entenza’s auditor bid riles DFLers. (PIM) Otto/Swanson/Abeler/Swanson/Franken/Krinkie/et al: 15 minutes before deadline, Entenza jumps into state auditor race. (PioneerPress) Otto/Dayton/Nolan/Bakk/Dill/Anzelc/Entenza: DFL fight erupts over state auditor position. (Virginia) Column (Otto): What is Matt Entenza thinking? (MinnPost) Editorial (Dayton-Nolan-Franken): One … Continue reading

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Outstate News (6-1-14)

Jeff Johnson wins GOP gubernatorial endorsement; Marty Seifert criticized. (MinnPost) Seifert/Hausley/Zellers/et al: Jeff Johnson wins GOP governor nod. (ForumNews) Franken/Rukavina/Simon/et al: DFLers celebrate as Dayton nominated for second term. (ForumNews) DFL Endorses Us Sen. Al Franken For Re-Election. (AP) Rukavina/Cravaack: … Continue reading

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Outstate News (5-25-14)

Rukavina announces run for St. Louis County Board. (Duluth) Former state rep Tom Rukavina to run for SLC Commissioner. (HTF) Seifert: Indifference is hostility – Republican gubernatorial hopeful takes gloves off with Gov. Dayton over copper/nickel mining on the Range. … Continue reading

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Outstate News (5-18-14)

Endorsement: We support: Dahlberg for GOP Senate endorsement. (Virginia) Column (Franken-Klobuchar-Nolan-Ellison-Paulsen): It’s Carp Wars as Minnesota takes on Asian carp. (Strib) Metsa/Bakk/Melin/Saxhaug/Tomassoni/Anzelc/Dill/Radinovich/Nolan/Franken/Klobuchar/Dayton: ENOUGH IS ENOUGH! State, Federal elected officials say Superior National Forest PEIS not needed. (Virginia) Sparks/Poppe/Peterson/Thissen/Daudt/Cohen: Medical marijuana, … Continue reading

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Outstate News (5-11-14)

Editor’s Column (Dayton-Thissen-Hamilton-Schomacker-Weber): With Lewis & Clark, what’s said (and not said) is often politically motivated. (Worthington) Editorial (Seifert): A governor’s opener and a challenger’s opener. (Glenwood) Stanek: Hennepin Co. Sheriff’s son goes mudding, could face felony charges. (KMSP) Swedzinski/Schomacker: … Continue reading

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Outstate News (5-4-14)

Oberstar funeral set for Potomac, Md. (Strib) Blog: Jim Oberstar – a memory held up by union steel. (MnBrown) Video: Minn. politicians remember Oberstar for inspiration, service. (KARE) Blog: Prof. Oberstar’s seminars. (Strib) Coffee and potica in Chisholm: Oberstar brought … Continue reading

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