Author Archives: Al Juhnke

Outstate News (3-29-15)

Dill: MPCA proposes new sulfate regulations. (Timberjay) Anzelc: New rules shift debate on wild rice, mining controversy. (MnBrown) Senjem/Petersburg/Jensen/Bennett/Frederickson: Farmers voice frustration at waterway buffer meeting. (Owatonna) Frederickson: Buffer strip proposal draws criticism from farming community. (Pipestone) Drazkowski/Garofalo/Norton/Davids/Thompson: Bill to … Continue reading

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Outstate News (3-22-15)

Eken/Kahn: Hemp bill gains support – Researchers and farmers could soon benefit from growing hemp. (MnDaily) Hansen/Torkelson/McNamara/Landwehr/Frederickson: Buffer bill draws criticism, support. (AgriNews) Schmit/Dayton: Governor’s buffer proposal vetoed in Mazeppa. (AgriNews) Anderson/Lesch: Bill would protect big livestock producers from nuisance … Continue reading

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Outstate News (3-15-15)

Rukavina Column (Sviggum-Pawlenty-Renneke): ‘Those Rangers’ don’t deserve such wrath. (Strib) Rukavina Strikes Back: colorful Range pol rebuts Strib. (MnBrown) Daudt/Fenton/Downey/Martin: Republican Party chair splits with House GOP on surplus. (MPR-Willmar) Torn: Ag Commissioner Frederickson joins call for buffers. (Willmar) Torkelson/Daudt: … Continue reading

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Outstate News (3-8-15)

Hansen/McNamera: Lawmaker’s culture crusade draws apology demand. (ForumNews) Schomacker/Gunther/Lourey/Urdahl/Lillie/Considine: Nursing home executives ask for backup funding plans. (ForumNews) Eken/Bakk/Peppin/Daudt/Kiel//Pugh/Whelan: Abortion bills move to Minn.’s front burner. (PioneerPress-Moorhead) Peterson-Zelle): Dayton reiterates proposal: Governor promotes 600 transportation projects; says he understands cost … Continue reading

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Outstate News (3-1-15)

Must see video on curing cancer: Vice Special Report: Killing Cancer. (YouTube-HBO) Eken/Rosen/Mack/Schultz: Telemedicine coverage would expand. (Strib-Fergus Falls) Rosen: Dentists not smiling over payments. (ForumNews) Bakk/Dill/Metsa/Davids: Conditions sought on IRRRB Trust. (Virginia) Knoblach/Sertich/Rukavina: Publicly funded Iron Range board is … Continue reading

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Outstate News (2-22-15)

Eken/Saxhaug/Hamilton/Franson/Morse: Farmers look to Legislature for expansion paths. (ForumNews) Eken/Franson: MN Senate Committee on Jobs, Agriculture & Rural Development hears industrial hemp bill. (BSP) Fabian/Eken/Morse: Minnesota lawmakers want final say on water quality rules. (MPR-Albert Lea) Tomassoni/Jensen: Sens. push cash … Continue reading

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Outstate News (2-15-15)

Nolan perseveres through challenges in personal, professional life. (Duluth) Daudt/Hausman/Seifert: How the metro vs. Greater Minnesota debate is playing out in the Legislature. (MinnPost) Crisis time for Minnesota roads spending? (MPR-Albert Lea) Kelly: State’s road system is big, complex — … Continue reading

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Outstate News (2-8-15)

Erickson/Hancock/Miller/Koenen: Schools with 4-day weeks plead to continue. (ForumNews) Erickson: Bill would preserve four-day school weeks for some districts. (MPR-Albert Lea) Daudt/Moe: Winning Majority Unlocked Loads Of New Money For House GOP. (AP) Gov. Dayton Isn’t Running For Reelection So … Continue reading

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Outstate News (2-1-15)

Editorial (Petersburg-Kelly): Let’s agree on roads plan this session. (Mankato) MN Chamber Column: Let’s focus on sustained, strategic transportation funding. (Worthington-Rochester) Kelly/Hann/Pederson/Zelle: Dayton seeks $11 billion for transportation. (ForumNews) Jensen/Dahle: Dayton’s transportation plan means $1 million more for Rice County. … Continue reading

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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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