Author Archives: Al Juhnke

Outstate News (4-13-14)

Column (Savick-Malin-Kahn-Erickson): Progress, past and present, for women. (Strib) CGMC Column: Senate, governor need to follow House lead on rural broadband, local gov’t aid. (Detroit Lakes) Editorial: On medical marijuana, Dayton disappoints. (Crookston) Editorial: Debate Medical Marijuana. (Mankato) Dibble/Benson/Dayton: Public … Continue reading

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Outstate News (4-6-14)

Melin/Dibble/Hamilton: Notebook: TV commercial blasts Dayton medical marijuana stand. (ForumNews) Gov. Mark Dayton slammed in medical marijuana commercial. (CityPages) Bakk/Thissen/Daudt/Winkler/Cohen: With DFL unity at stake, Bakk sets his own priorities at State Capitol. (Strib) Murphy/Dean/Daudt/Bakk/Zellers: House advances plans for $77 … Continue reading

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Outstate News (3-30-14)

Column: Peterson makes it official — he’s running. We need more of his kind, not fewer. (Glencoe) Rep. Kathy Brynaert to retire. (Mankato) Editor’s Column (Seifert-Zellers): Pot: A no-win for Dayton. (Marshall) Editorial (Dayton): Marijuana issue needs more serious consideration. … Continue reading

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Outstate News (3-23-14)

Rukavina Letter: Their [mining] arguments need life support. (Timberjay) Editorial: Collin [Peterson] has been good for the area. (Detroit Lakes) Editorial (Schmit-Dayton): Need for broadband Internet access is great, and the money is there. (Duluth) Editorial (Dayton): Broadband expansion key … Continue reading

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Outstate News (3-16-14)

Hoppe/Schmit/Kelliher/Dorman: Broadband push moves on without support of the governor. (Willmar-MPR) Editorial (Dayton): Rural broadband short-circuited. (Hutchinson) Editorial (Dayton): No more waiting for Broadband. (Albert Lea-Austin) Editorial (Dayton): Time to invest in outstate broadband, outstate families and businesses need it. … Continue reading

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Outstate News (3-2-14)

Editorial: Medical marijuana – Melin shows courage while the governor kowtows to special interests. (Timberjay) Melin: Should a medical marijuana proposal be scaled back to appease law enforcement? (MPR) Minn. physicians ponder medical marijuana. (MPR) Sen. Branden Petersen will explain … Continue reading

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Outstate News (2-23-14)

[Holberg, FitzSimmons annouce Retirements] – Weekend gatherings adjust Republican House races. (Strib) FitzSimons: GOP endorses rival of Minn. gay-marriage backer. (AP) FitzSimmons/Garofalo/Loon/Kieffer/Koch: FitzSimmons loses GOP endorsement over same-sex marriage vote. (MPR) FitzSimmons/Downey/Holberg/Nienow: Blog: The Straw That Broke the Elephant’s Back. … Continue reading

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Outstate News (2-16-14)

Obituary: Charles “Charlie” Berg. (PedFH) Charlie Berg, maverick Minnesota state senator, dies at 86. (Willmar-St. Paul) Sen. Charlie Berg changed parties, not philosophies. (Strib) Bar Stool Racing. (Brainerd) Davids/Scott/Liebling/Walz: Notebook: Davids calls on Smith to resign from DMCC Board. (Rochester) … Continue reading

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Outstate News (1-26-14)

Obituary: Win Borden; ex-state senator, farmer, writer from Brainerd area. (Strib) R. Moe, D. Samuelson: Win Borden, Ex-State Senator, Lawyer, Dies At 70. (AP) Anzelc/Winkler: Raising Minnesota’s minimum wage: Washington state shows one way. (MinnPost) Gruenhagen/Davnie/Metsa/Anzelc/Erhardt: Prefiled House bills take … Continue reading

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Outstate News (1-19-14)

Peterson asks EPA to keep renewable fuel requirements. (AgWeek) Sen. Franken talks with farmers about RFS, Farm Bill and more. (KIMT) Franken: Minn. corn growers concerned about proposed EPA rules. (MPR) Nornes/Frederickson: Ag tour designed to drum up support for … Continue reading

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