STAFF BLOG CAPITOL CHATTER Senate approves $9.50 minimum wage
By Don Davis
Supporters of raising the state minimum wage say a bill senators passed Wednesday would boost 357,000 Minnesotans' pay.
The measure that passed 35-31 would raise the wage floor to $9.50 ... Posted on 4/9/14 at 4:47 PM
UND HOCKEY Robertson to be next WCHA commish
Former Minnesota Wild executive Bill Robertson will be the next commissioner of the WCHA, the Herald has learned.
Robertson was the vice president of communications and broadcast for 11 years and is ... Posted on 4/7/14 at 4:59 PM
COMPASS POINTS Farm Bill plays well among conservation groups
Not surprisingly, the Farm Bill passed this morning by the U.S. House of Representatives is playing well with conservation groups across the country because of its provisions aimed at protecting soil ... Posted on 1/29/14 at 12:18 PM
LINDUS CONSTRUCTION Programmable Thermostats – The Best Way to Save Energy At Home
Did you know that by turning your thermostat back 10 to 15 for eight hours while you are away at work or sleeping you can save as much as 5%-15% a year on your heating bill? Now, we are not talking ... Posted on 1/24/14 at 1:18 PM
Included in the Diversion plan were the Army Corps final cost estimates, so how much did they go up? After nearly eliminating all downstream impacts from last May's diversion plan, the cost has jumped more than half-a-billion dollars. Despite the 1.7 billion dollar price tag many city and county leaders believe the time to move forward is here.
If you got stuck while driving this weekend, chances are you might have been forced to leave your vehicle behind. But sometimes police, and cities, don't have time to wait. They need to get roads cleared, and it’s getting costly.
Perham, Minn. (WDAY TV) - People in Perham again voted down a school levy that would help alleviate overcrowding and add more textbooks. Since 2003 Minnesota Public Schools have had a 13% decrease in funding, causing Perham Schools to already make several cutbacks.
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