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Minimum wage deal advances

April 7, 2014 in Uncategorized

ST. PAUL — Small businesses that dot greater Minnesota would not be forced to pay employees as much as larger firms pay under a minimum wage increase proposal legislative leaders announced Monday.

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Minimum wage deal advances

April 7, 2014 in Uncategorized

ST. PAUL — Small businesses that dot greater Minnesota would not be forced to pay employees as much as larger firms pay under a minimum wage increase proposal legislative leaders announced Monday.

“I think we have a pretty strong provision for…continue reading on dglobe.com

State employees to see raise in 2013-15, some unhappy

May 22, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

BISMARCK Mike Stebbins, a third-generation public employee and supervisor for the Department of Transportation in Underwood, watches semi trucks fly by him on highways every day. The 57-year-old maintenance man spends his days mowing, fixing signs and plowing snow during the winter, among many other things. Continue Reading

Senators approve own pay raises

April 16, 2013 in Worthington Daily Globe

ST. PAUL Minnesota senators voted themselves and other state officials pay raises Tuesday with no debate. Continue Reading

Davison County officials give themselves 5.7 percent hike in salary

January 9, 2013 in The Daily Republic

Commissioners, who had been earning $14,003 a year, voted 4-1 for what amounts to a 5.7 percent raise, bringing their annual pay to $14,803. Continue Reading

Dancing for Stephanie

September 26, 2012 in Worthington Daily Globe

Zumbathon, meal planned to raise money for Romero’s fight against cancer
WORTHINGTON As she faces a recurrence of cancer, day-to-day life is filled with uncertainties for Stephanie Romero, 16, a junior at Worthington High School. Continue Reading

Leukemia diagnosis leads family to fund raise

June 18, 2012 in Worthington Daily Globe

Heckenlaible is Honorary Chair at Friday’s Relay for Life
WORTHINGTON Heidi Heckenlaible has never attended a Relay for Life event, but this year she will not only be there surrounded by her family and friends, she will be the guest of honor. Continue Reading

Dance party to raise funds for area food shelves

May 13, 2012 in Worthington Daily Globe

WORTHINGTON Two local fitness instructors are teaming up to raise money for a good cause. Continue Reading

AP survey: SD lawmakers favor state worker raise

January 6, 2012 in The Daily Republic

PIERRE (AP) A survey by The Associated Press indicates that South Dakota lawmakers like Gov. Dennis Daugaard’s plan to give state employees a pay raise after a three-year salary freeze. Continue Reading

Rib cook-off to raise funds for Habitat for Humanity

July 14, 2011 in Worthington Daily Globe

Event part of Music, Meals & Meandering Saturday in Luverne
LUVERNE With 4.5 inches of rain flooding the Luverne City Park Thursday morning, this Saturday’s Music, Meals and Meandering event is being moved to the Rock County Fairgrounds.
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