Author Archives: Al Juhnke

Doug Peterson Column: Biofuels are better for environment, rural economy. (St. Cloud) Grassley Column: Ethanol a scapegoat for what’s really wrong. (AgWeek) Lourey/Mack: Minnesota health care problems not fixed by ruling. (MPR-Albert Lea) Dill/Tomassoni/Bakk: Rustic restroom in northern Minnesota to … Continue reading

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Outstate News (6-21-15)

Editorial (Schultz): Non-metro areas snubbed in session. (Duluth-Alexandria-Worthington) Editorial: The 2015 Legislature’s failures for west central Minnesota. (Willmar) Editorial: Outstate gets small wins at Capitol – While legislators articulated big needs for outstate during the election, those needs went largely … Continue reading

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Outstate News (6-7-15)

Editorial: In wake of fail, finish in St. Paul. (Duluth) Editorial (Daudt-Bakk-Dayton): State government theater slogs toward climax. (ECM) Editorial: ‘Requirements’ of special session are ridiculous. (St. Cloud) Editorial (Urdahl-Newman): Dayton disappoints. (Litchfield) Editorial (Frans): Another government shutdown looms. (Detroit … Continue reading

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Outstate News (5-31-15)

Dill/Anzelc/Lueck/Melin/Metza/et al: The Iron Range Way in St. Paul. (Virginia) Daudt/Bakk/Anzelc/Metsa/Dill: Partial government shutdown possible. (Timberjay) Daudt: Dayton calls latest budget talks disappointing. (MPR) Daudt: Dayton drops pre-kindergarten plan to settle unfinished state budget. (ForumNews) Daudt/Peppin/Miller: House GOP stomps on … Continue reading

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Outstate News (5-17-15)

Bakk/Daudt: Gov. Dayton threatens to veto budget over early education – Legislators locked in standoff with Dayton. (Strib) Newman/Daudt/Bakk/Wiger/Nornes: Dayton, lawmakers remain at budget impasse. (PioneerPress) Daudt/Bakk: Dayton promises to veto budget if passed without universal preschool. (MinnPost) Bakk/Daudt: Dayton, … Continue reading

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Outstate News (5-3-15)

Editorial: Severe LGA cuts a betrayal. (ForumNews) Editorial (Schultz): End political games, nonsense over LGA. (Duluth-Willmar) Editorial (Quam): House LGA proposal deepens rural-urban divide. (Rochester) Editorial: Minnesota Republicans, take a lesson from N.D. (Grand Forks) Editorial (Garofalo): GOP must show … Continue reading

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Outstate News (4-26-15)

Recipes: Sen. Franken hosts 5th Annual Minnesota Congressional Delegation hotdish competition. (HTF) Kiel/Marquart/Daudt/Hamilton/Dorman: At Minnesota Capitol, GOP hits major snags in playing to rural base. (Strib) Metsa: Minnesota House Votes Down Relief for Iron Range Miners Facing Layoffs. (CityPages) Melin/Metsa/Lueck/Bakk: … Continue reading

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Outstate News (4-19-15)

Knoblach/Nornes/Cornish/Thissen: Republican rush to cut spending could put some in party at risk. (MPR) Poppe/Sparks/Loon: Lawmakers, education experts at odds with Dayton’s pre-K proposals. (Albert Lea) Newman/Gruenhagen: Dayton’s push for buffer strips goes too far, critics say. (Litchfield) Sparks: Governor … Continue reading

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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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