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  1. MSU art students featured at new art showRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 21 | Journal

    ... are 10 a.m. to 4p.m. Monday through Friday and 11 a.m. through 3 p.m. Saturday. NEW ULM-State Rep. Paul Torkelson (R-Hanska) stopped in New Ulm to Friday spread positive news about a potential ...

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  2. Circus Pages in New UlmRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 21 | Journal

    White lions and tigers doing tricks for their tamer opened the show during Circus Page's show Friday evening at the New Ulm Civic Center. NEW ULM-State Rep. Paul Torkelson (R-Hanska) stopped in New Ulm to Friday spread positive news about a potential ...

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  3. Highway Safety Part of Transportation Funding BattleRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 19 | KSTP

    ... car rentals. "We have a substantial bill that does not depend on raising new revenues," said Rep. Paul Torkelson, R-Hanska, chair of the House Transportation Committee. "He's made a substantial statement in backing away from a gas tax and we accept ...

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  4. Douglas RingnellRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 18 | Sentinel

    ... and one hour prior to the service Thursday at the church. Douglas Llewellyn Ringnell was born Sept. 9, 1940, in Hanska, Minn., to Vincent and Marguerite (Brudelie) Ringnell. He was baptized Oct. 20, 1940, and later confirmed on June 29, 1954, both ...

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  5. Douglas L. RingnellRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 18 | Journal

    SHERBURN: A Celebration of Life Service for Douglas Ringnell, 76, of Sherburn, Minnesota, formerly of Hanska, Minnesota will be 11:00 a.m. Thursday, April 20, 2017 at St. John's Lutheran Church in Sherburn, Minnesota with Rev. Steven D. Wilson officiating.

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  6. MVT driver captures thief in IndianaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 13 | Journal

    Hanska native Joel Schumacher has been hauling for Minnesota Valley Transportation since 1988, but this week he encountered a problem not in the truck driver training manual. Schumacher was hauling frozen meat from New Ulm to Cincinnati.

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  7. Court ProceedingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 13 | Journal

    ... for 58 days served. He was fined $85, conditions concurrent with first case. a Joshua D. Botten, 26, 12822 CR 20, Hanska, was convicted of misdemeanor third-degree DWI Tuesday. Another third-degree DWI charge was dismissed. He was sentenced to 90 ...

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  8. MN: Costs Mount for Disability Transit Service Metro MobilityRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 10 | Mass Transit

    ... said, adding that it could also mean raising Metro Mobility fares higher than anticipated. But Rep. Paul Torkelson, R-Hanska, chairman of the House Transportation Finance Committee, said the Met Council's claim about transit service cuts are ...

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  9. Transportation proposal would aid more citiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 7 | Journal

    ... would get $18,068 from the program, Courtland $15,351 and Lafayette $12,061. Sponsored by Rep. Paul Torkelson (R-Hanska), the proposal was approved in the Minnesota House by a vote of 76 to 54. NEW ULM - The New Ulm City Council recently approved a ...

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  10. Transportation proposal would aid small citiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 6 | Journal

    ... raising taxes was recently approved by the Minnesota House by a vote of 76-54. Sponsored by Rep. Paul Torkelson (R-Hanska), the legislation would use existing resources and a piece of the $1.6 billion budget surplus. In addition, the proposal ...

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  11. Hanska Community Library Director Darlene Nelson stands near book racks at the library.Read the original story

    Monday Apr 3 | Journal

    Before long, Hanska Community Library Director Darlene Nelson and her volunteer helpers won't have to move her library into the back room every time social events take place at the Hanska Community Center. The City of Hanska recently bought the library a new home at 109 Broadway, downtown.

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  12. House approves $2.2 billion transportation planRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 31 | Post-Bulletin

    ... light rail projects and what funding sources to use for transportation projects. Republican Rep. Paul Torkelson, of Hanska, says the bill fixes many of Minnesota's deficient roads and bridges without raising taxes or fees. But Democrats say the bill ...

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  13. MN: MnDOT Announces Nearly $24M in Transit GrantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 31 | Mass Transit

    ... transit will exceed revenue by 2021, and that the deficit will climb to $31 million by 2025. Rep. Paul Torkelson, R-Hanska, said he supports transit outstate, but noted about $27 million of unspent transit money set aside for greater Minnesota will ...

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  14. Sioux Falls man faces burglary, theft chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 30 | Journal

    Authorities are looking for a 23-year-old Sioux Falls, S.D., man who faces third-degree felony burglary and theft charges in Brown County District Court, for taking a motor vehicle without an owner's consent. Charges against Michael D. Anderson stem from an incident several miles southeast of Hanska on Feb. 12, according to court documents.

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  15. Minnesota House - SOKs $105M for roadsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 29 | Sentinel

    ... Republicans who control the chamber wanted to know how federal money figured in the projects. Rep. Paul Torkelson, of Hanska, renewed an old request for emails from the state Department of Transportation that hadn't been fulfilled last session, but ...

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  16. Debate ramps up over transportation fundingRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2017 | Post-Bulletin

    ... not be raising the gas tax or other taxes in this bill," said House Transportation Finance Chairman Paul Torkelson, R-Hanska. Instead of a gas tax hike, the GOP plan redirects $450 million in existing auto-related taxes from the state's general fund ...

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  17. Minnesota Rep. Paul Torkelson offers a huge welfare giveaway to railroad industryRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 21, 2017 | City Pages

    ... for bankruptcy the following month. The company's insurance policy topped out at $25 million. Rep. Paul Torkelson (R-Hanska), chairman of the Minnesota House Transportation Finance Committee, is currently working hard to make sure a similar disaster ...

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  18. Brown County Browser: Adult Intensive Supervision Program (ISP) for repeat DWI offendersRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 21, 2017 | Journal

    ... intensive supervision program (ISP) began in 1994. Probation agents supervise clients in the communities of New Ulm, Hanska, Sleepy Eye, Cobden, Comfrey, and Springfield. The adult ISP combines three important elements: accountability, substance use ...

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  19. MN House GOP pitches $6B, 10-year road planRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 21, 2017 | Finance and Commerce

    Minnesota House Republicans on Tuesday unveiled a transportation plan that relies heavily on general fund revenue to pay for $6 billion in mostly road and bridge projects over the next 10 years, a proposal that's already being panned by DFLers. At a press conference Tuesday, state Rep. Paul Torkelson, R-Hanska, said the bill would invest $2 billion during the next biennium with help from existing sales taxes on auto-related uses, as well as trunk highway bonds and other sources.

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  20. Buffer strips ahead of deadline; Mark Dayton opposes big changes to law9 min agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2017 | Pequot Lakes Echo

    ... the situation," said Dayton, who has made improving the state's water quality a top priority. Rep. Paul Torkelson, R-Hanska, who worked to pass the initial buffer bill, said he was surprised Dayton was so emphatically against delaying the ...

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