Author Archives: Al Juhnke

Outstate News (12-13-15)

Column (Garofalo-Baker-Sawatzky): Help wanted in Willmar, beyond – The workforce is a key to Minnesota’s future. (Strib) Editorial: A ‘one-state’ legislative agenda – Three must-do legislative items. (Strib) Norton/Green: Business leaders warn lawmakers of labor ‘crisis’ (Rochester) Franson returns from … Continue reading

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Outstate News (12-6-15)

Editorial: Signs of a widening [rural/metro] gap. (Strib) Column: Success as a united state – A history lesson in a ‘one state’ path to urban/rural prosperity. (Strib) Column: A state of immigrants. (Strib) Daudt/Kreska/Rosenthal: Legislators’ trip to Turkey was led … Continue reading

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Outstate News (11-29-15)

Endorsement: Ecklund is best-prepped to represent 3A. (Duluth) Juhnke takes job as director of Nebraska pork group. (Willmar-AgWeek) Juhnke: Pork Producers have new executive director. (Lincoln-Columbus) Davids/Rest/Thissen/Skoe/Gazelka: Tax cut consensus is building at Minnesota Capitol. (St. Paul-Duluth) Poppe/Sparks: MNsure town … Continue reading

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Outstate News (11-22-15)

Kelly/Dibble: For small Minnesota cities, road aid is little help. (St. Paul-Moorhead) Urdahl/Miller/Koenen: Lawmakers agree about transportation needs, not funding. (Willmar) Marquart: Cities urged to fight for state aid. (Alexandria) Thissen/Franken: Political chatter: Again, property taxes head up; Railroads fight … Continue reading

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Outstate News (11-15-15)

Hann/Bakk/Massman: Minnesota GOP senators don’t want offices in new building. (ForumNews) Hann/Bakk: Senate GOP to stay put for now, spurn new office building. (AP) Bakk/Daudt: Dayton seeks special session for unemployed miner benefits. (ForumNews) Bakk/Daudt: Dayton seeks special session for … Continue reading

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Outstate News (11-8-15)

Editorial: Have some beet sugar, it’s GMO disease free. (Grand Forks-Detroit Lakes) Kelly/Dibble/Zelle: Minnesota road costs jump as lawmakers debate how to pay for it. (St. Paul-Duluth) Davids: Sharp words exchanged over MNsure budget. (St. Paul-Detroit Lakes) Nornes/Ingebrigtsen/Landwehr: Big fish … Continue reading

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Outstate News (10-25-15)

Obituary: Rep. Sandra Peterson (Strib) Sandra Peterson dies; former head of state teachers’ union also served four terms in Legislature. (Strib) Obituary: Rep. Leo Reding (Austin) Reding/Pelowski/Johnson/Martin: Friends and family remember a ‘classic public servant’ (Rochester) Daudt/Bakk: Dayton wants study … Continue reading

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Outstate News (10-18-15)

Pelowski/Dean Johnson/Arne Carlson: Turmoil swirls around U of M president. (MPR-Albert Lea) Quam/Liebling: Should you be able to ‘pick and choose’ [same sex] customers? (Rochester) Quam/Gazelka: Duane Quam wants to talk religious freedom. Or is it discrimination? (CityPages) Hann/Stumpf/Cohan: Minnesota’s … Continue reading

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Outstate News (9-6-15)

Mack/Kelly: Citation: two lawmakers caught ‘making out’ in park; lawmakers: ‘completely false’ and a ‘lie’ (St. Paul) Minnesota Reps. Tim Kelly, Tara Mack ticketed for “Making out” in a car. (CityPages) Kelly/Mack: Lawmakers will fight citations for ‘making out’ in … Continue reading

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Outstate News (8-30-15)

Melin/Tomassoni/Metsa/Smith/Nolan/Klobuchar/Rukavina/et al: Thousands show solidarity at United Steelworkers rally. (HTF) Franken/Klobuchar/Nolan/Smith: Tensions rise as steel talks approach deadline. (Strib) Eken: In search of a senate majority leader in MN, Sen. David Hann visits DL to rally Republican troops for 2016. … Continue reading

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