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Severe Weather Awareness Week: Extreme Heat
It may be hard to realize after the bitter winter we just came through, but warm and even hot days are ahead.
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Tue Apr 22, 2014
The Brainerd Daily Dispatch
Brainerd area remains among highest unemployment in the state
For years, the highest jobless rate in a Minnesota city of 10,000 or more, was an unwelcome turf battle between central and northern communities.
Combating sex trafficking
You may not even be aware it's happening, but by bringing awareness of human trafficking, local officials hope students can better protect against these acts of violence.
Fri Apr 18, 2014
St. Cloud Times
Jim Wagner to be Kimball superintendentJim Wagner to be Kimball...
Jim Wagner to be Kimball superintendent on sctimes.com: http://www.sctimes.com/story/news/local/2014/04/18/jim-wagner-to-be-kimball-superintendent/7878879/ A former teacher and coach at St. Cloud Apollo High School has been named superintendent of the Kimball school district.
Thu Apr 17, 2014
Streetscape gets award
It was a mess and a bit of an inconvenience when the work was being done, but a southern Minnesota project is paying off.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
Companies Look To High Schools For Skilled Workers
A new gap in the workforce is causing industrial companies to take an increasingly proactive approach to try to reel in new candidates.
Legislative leaders, DFL party chair to travel the state
With an insider's eye, Hot Dish tracks the tastiest bits of Minnesota's political scene and keep you up-to-date on those elected to serve you.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
'Red flag' fire alert issued for southwestern Minnesota
The National Weather Service on Thursday issued a "red flag" warning for most of southwest and south-central Minnesota after a mix of high winds and dry conditions spawned a risk of fast-moving wildfires.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
In Memory: Leslie Hagemeyer
Leslie R. Hagemeyer was called home on March 29, to be with Jesus, surrounded by his loving family, following a lifetime of blessings.
Tue Apr 08, 2014
Minnesota Senate Passes Overdose Protection Bill
Steve's fianc, Lexi Reed Holtom, believes Minnesota lawmakers could do more to protect people from sharing the same fate, and so she took her fight to the state capitol, teaming up with a senator who lost his own daughter to a heroin overdose.
Mon Apr 07, 2014
Legislators agree on wage hike
KIMT News 3 - A few extra dollars an hour may be filling some workers' pockets if a new agreement is signed into law.
DNR reminds us of upcoming burn restrictions
KIMT News 3 - As the snow melts, the leaves and other branches may be showing up from the fall.
Jackson County Pilot
Devra Jean Hanson died peacefully at her "Deerhaven" rural home, Henning, MN, on April 4, 2014, at 4:34 p.m. after entering hospice care on April 3. She had fought a gallant, courageous three and a half year fight with Adenoid Cystic Carcinoma, a rare, slow-growing cancer with no known cure that ultimately affected her liver.
Sun Apr 06, 2014
The Faribault County Register
Veteran Service drivers request raise after 11 years
According to Hanson, the drivers are currently compensated with an $80 per diem which has remained the same since 2003.
Sat Apr 05, 2014
St. Cloud Times
GOP selects Miller to challenge Rep. Tim WalzGOP selects Miller to...
GOP selects Miller to challenge Rep. Tim Walz on sctimes.com: http://www.sctimes.com/story/news/local/minnesota/2014/04/05/gop-selects-miller-challenge-rep-tim-walz/7358343/ ALBERT LEA Republican delegates on Saturday selected businessman Aaron Miller to challenge Democratic U.S. Rep. Tim Walz this fall, and the two defeated candidates agreed not ... (more)
Fri Apr 04, 2014
1st District GOP to consider opponent for Walz
Seeking the GOP endorsement are hospital account manager Aaron Miller of Byron, Blue Earth businessman Jim Hagedorn and Rochester state Rep. Mike Benson.
Tue Apr 01, 2014
Minn. bill would give responders $500/year to recruit volunteers
ST. PAUL, Minn. - A bill is circulating through the Minnesota House aimed at retaining and recruiting volunteer first responders, firefighters and emergency medical technicians in rural parts of the state.
Thu Mar 27, 2014
Police seize multiple dogs from home
It is a call Christa Stieler and those at the Freeborn County Humane Society do not ever want to get, but they were ready when they learned their help was needed at a home in Albert Lea.
Twin Cities Daily Planet
Omnibus tax bill devoted largely to property tax relief
Rep. Jim Davnie, chair of the House Property and Local Tax Committee, previews provisions of his committee's division report for members of the House Taxes Committee March 26. On the heels of successful enactment of a $443 million tax relief bill, the House Taxes Committee got its first look Wednesday at round two - HF3170 , the omnibus tax bill.
Wed Mar 26, 2014
Albert Lea Teacher of the Year Honored
Wednesday the Albert Lea School District held it's annual teacher of the year ceremony.