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Obama declares major disaster

July 21, 2014 in Uncategorized

ST. PAUL — President Barack Obama declared a major disaster in Minnesota on Monday after widespread flooding across the state, bringing federal aid to Nobles, Rock, Jackson, Murray and Pipestone counties.
The president’s declaration, which came …continue reading on dglobe.com

USDA declares Rock County disaster area

July 17, 2014 in Uncategorized

ST. PAUL — The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) designated Rock County as a primary natural disaster area. USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack made the declaration in a letter to Gov. Mark Dayton Wednesday morning, noting that based on the dep…continue reading on dglobe.com

Dayton seeks disaster declaration

July 9, 2014 in Uncategorized

ST. PAUL — Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton Wednesday asked that counties damaged by floods last month be declared a presidential disaster area.

Dayton also added 16 counties to the state disaster list, meaning 51 of Minnesota’s 87 counties reported…continue reading on dglobe.com

Super Bowl benefits outweigh NFL’s demands, Dayton says

June 10, 2014 in Uncategorized

ST. PAUL — Gov. Mark Dayton said Tuesday that the requests the NFL makes of Super Bowl host cities are “way overboard” but that those issues are outweighed by the benefits of bringing the game to town.

“I don’t think anybody needs free b…continue reading on dglobe.com

Letter: Dayton, others came through for Lewis & Clark

June 6, 2014 in Uncategorized

By Lennis “Red” Arndt, Luverne, Chairman of the Lewis & Clark Regional Water System

Lewis & Clark received its best news in five years when the Legislature approved a $22 million advance on our federal funding in the bonding bill….continue reading on dglobe.com

‘Maverick’ Seifert touts credentials in visit

June 4, 2014 in Uncategorized

 

WORTHINGTON — Marty Seifert isn’t going down without a fight in the run for governor.
Seifert made a stop Wednesday at the Worthington Airport to talk of his intent to run in the Aug. 12 Republican primary after he lost that party’s …continue reading on dglobe.com

Dayton vetoes online gaming bill

May 30, 2014 in Uncategorized

ST. PAUL — Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton on Friday vetoed a bill that sought to limit online lottery ticket sales.
The Minnesota State Lottery began selling online scratch-off-style games in February, but legislators questioned the authority of lotte…continue reading on dglobe.com

Dayton vetoes online gaming bill

May 30, 2014 in Uncategorized

ST. PAUL — Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton on Friday vetoed a bill that sought to limit online lottery ticket sales.
The Minnesota State Lottery began selling online scratch-off-style games in February, but legislators questioned the authority of lotte…continue reading on dglobe.com

Governor race activity picks up as GOP convention nears

May 21, 2014 in Uncategorized

ST. PAUL — The Minnesota Republican convention is a week and a half away, so governor candidates are doing everything they can to get delegate support.

For Jeff Johnson, that means picking a popular southeast Minnesota politician to be his runni…continue reading on dglobe.com

Pipe dreams come true: Lewis & Clark gets its funding as session winds down

May 16, 2014 in Uncategorized

ST. PAUL — Pipe dreams expressed early in the 2014 Minnesota legislative session gave way to pipelines as it neared an end Friday night.
The House adjourned for the year at 8:59 p.m. Friday, with the Senate to follow after it finished debating a b…continue reading on dglobe.com