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Capitol Chatter: Klobuchar report shows propane shortage really cost Minnesotans

September 19, 2014 in Uncategorized

ST. PAUL — It was cold last winter, really cold.
Propane was in short supply last winter, really short. And the fuel was expensive, really expensive.
The 10 percent of Minnesotans who heat with propane ­â€” as well as farmers, businesses and …continue reading on dglobe.com

Capitol Chatter: Klobuchar report shows propane shortage really cost Minnesotans

September 19, 2014 in Uncategorized

ST. PAUL — It was cold last winter, really cold.
Propane was in short supply last winter, really short. And the fuel was expensive, really expensive.
The 10 percent of Minnesotans who heat with propane ­â€” as well as farmers, businesses and …continue reading on dglobe.com

GOP criticizes video, Franken apologizes

August 29, 2014 in Uncategorized

ST. PAUL — U.S. Sen. Al Franken’s election opponent is trying to make a campaign issue out of a video shot two years ago showing the senator holding two traffic cones to his chest, apparently to imitate a woman’s breasts.
“It was a thoughtle…continue reading on dglobe.com

McFadden wins Republican U.S. Senate nod

August 12, 2014 in Uncategorized

ST. PAUL — Well-financed Mike McFadden won the Republican nomination for U.S. Senate in Tuesday’s Minnesota primary election and is set to face U.S. Sen. Al Franken in the Nov. 4 election.

The secretary of state’s office reported that McFadd…continue reading on dglobe.com

Franken visits Worthington

August 7, 2014 in Uncategorized

WORTHINGTON — New light will be shed on Blue Line Travel Center in Worthington thanks to a retrofitting project through the PACE (Property Assessed Clean Energy) program. The $75,000 project will outfit the site with new lighting to replace the cur…continue reading on dglobe.com

House races bringing in big bucks

July 18, 2014 in Uncategorized

ST. PAUL — Everyone knew that U.S. Sen. Al Franken and Mike McFadden will run rich campaigns if they face off in November, as expected, but a couple of mostly rural U.S. House races involve more money than usual.
In the 7th district, taking in a h…continue reading on dglobe.com

Dahlberg rolls through Worthington

May 21, 2014 in Uncategorized

WORTHINGTON — While driving down Humiston Avenue Wednesday evening, passersby may have noticed a makeshift porch (yes, a porch) at the Ground Round. The touring porch is part of Chris Dahlberg’s 17-city “Rolling Front Porch” tour. 

Da…continue reading on dglobe.com

Dayton, Franken lead GOP rivals, poll finds

April 29, 2014 in Uncategorized

ST. PAUL — Gov. Mark Dayton and U.S. Sen. Al Franken have double-digit leads over all their announced Republican challengers, according to a Suffolk University poll of Minnesota voters released Tuesday.

Fewer than half the voters said they plan …continue reading on dglobe.com

Capital Chatter: House Democrats ramp up rural campaign

March 7, 2014 in Uncategorized

ST. PAUL ­­â€” Minnesota House Democrats want voters to know that most rural residents should pay lower property taxes on their homes after actions they took.
“We think it is good news for Minnesotans and Minnesota homeowners,” House Spe…continue reading on dglobe.com

Capital Chatter: House Democrats ramp up rural campaign

March 7, 2014 in Uncategorized

ST. PAUL ­­â€” Minnesota House Democrats want voters to know that most rural residents should pay lower property taxes on their homes after actions they took.
“We think it is good news for Minnesotans and Minnesota homeowners,” House Spe…continue reading on dglobe.com