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Bonding bill due in house, but GOP balks

May 14, 2014 in Uncategorized

ST. PAUL — The Minnesota House expects to debate a public works funding bill today without a controversial house fire sprinkler provision and with partial funding for a southwest Minnesota water project, but possibly without enough Republican suppo…continue reading on dglobe.com

Water system a symbol of bonding debate

May 6, 2014 in Uncategorized

ST. PAUL — Southwest Minnesota’s long-awaited water project has become the poster child for those who say the legislative public works funding process is flawed.

Republicans in the House Ways and Means Committee Tuesday said that the need for …continue reading on dglobe.com

Lewis & Clark in Senate bonding bill for $13 million

May 5, 2014 in Uncategorized

WORTHINGTON — Luverne Mayor Pat Baustian said he believed the Lewis & Clark Regional Water System would receive a significant amount of money once the Senate bonding bill was released. 

When the final projects included in the $1 billion…continue reading on dglobe.com

Dayton gives State of the State address

April 30, 2014 in Uncategorized

ST. PAUL — Minnesota is in good shape, Gov. Mark Dayton declared Wednesday night, taking some of the credit while saying more work remains.

Among his hopes as the 2014 legislative session winds down is paying more for public works projects than …continue reading on dglobe.com

Letter: Include Lewis and Clark project in bonding plan

April 28, 2014 in Uncategorized

By District 22B Rep. Rod Hamilton, R-Mountain Lake

One of the final pieces needed to complete the 2014 legislative session puzzle is the approval of a capital investment proposal, or bonding bill. This legislation allows Minnesota to borrow money …continue reading on dglobe.com

AMY KIRK: Making history? Bring a woman

April 14, 2014 in Uncategorized

If you didn’t fall asleep during American History class, you know that Meriwether Lewis and William Clark led an extensive research excursion known as the Corps of [[{“type”:”media”,”view_mode”:”media_preview”,”fid”:”642671″,”attributes”:{“alt”:”",…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Lewis & Clark gets $5 million

March 4, 2014 in Uncategorized

WORTHINGTON — The glass can either be half full or half empty, according to Troy Larson.
But for the executive director of the Lewis & Clark Regional Water System, being allocated an additional $5.2 million is both.
“In our case, it’s the…continue reading on dglobe.com

Dakota Discovery Museum to host Lewis and Clark re-enactor

January 17, 2014 in Uncategorized

Historical re-enactor Darrel Draper will perform as “George Drouillard, Hunter, Interpreter and Indian Sign-Talker for Lewis and Clark,” at 7 p.m. Monday, Jan. 29, at Dakota Discovery Museum, Mitchell.

Draper will portray Drouillard, half Fren…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Lewis and Clark capital call vote fails

October 24, 2013 in Uncategorized

TEA, S.D. — Scott Hain was disappointed in the outcome, but still had a positive outlook.

In a lopsided vote, a major construction budget was defeated at the Lewis & Clark Regional Water System board of directors meeting Thursday.

“Cert…continue reading on dglobe.com

Bonding discussed locally

October 17, 2013 in Uncategorized

JACKSON — Sen. LeRoy Stumpf said it was a nearly impossible task ahead.

In a Minnesota Senate bonding tour stop Thursday morning at the Jackson campus of Minnesota West Community and Technical College, the Democratic senator from Plummer said he…continue reading on dglobe.com