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MN minimum wage set to rise

April 10, 2014 in Uncategorized

ST. PAUL — Minnesota’s minimum wage is about to rise.

After the House passed 71-60 a higher minimum wage Thursday, it heads to Gov. Mark Dayton, who is expected to sign it into law.
“I think this is a great trade off, minimum wage for a bet…continue reading on dglobe.com

MN minimum wage set to rise

April 10, 2014 in Uncategorized

ST. PAUL — Minnesota’s minimum wage is about to rise.

After the House passed 71-60 a higher minimum wage Thursday, it heads to Gov. Mark Dayton, who is expected to sign it into law.
“I think this is a great trade off, minimum wage for a bet…continue reading on dglobe.com

Conservation acres cut as crop prices rise

January 23, 2012 in Worthington Daily Globe

Contracts for thousands of acres set to expire on Sept. 30
WORTHINGTON According to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, an estimated 550,000 acres of Minnesota land will expire from the Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) in the next three years. Continue Reading

A classic comes back: The old-fashioned shave

December 23, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Austin Winston, 21, is discovering the lost art of the old-fashioned shave. Continue Reading

Land values rise again

July 7, 2011 in Worthington Daily Globe

Southwest Minn. counties see double-digit increases
WORTHINGTON In the span of five years, the market value on agricultural land in Nobles County has increased by nearly $1 billion, and the trend will likely continue to climb as buyers keep paying record high prices.
Nobles County Assessor Byron Swart recently presented information to Nobles County commissioners on trends in agricultural land, residential and commercial sales recorded in the county between Oct. 1, 2009 and Sept. 30, 2010.
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Hospitals hunt substitutes as drug shortages rise

May 30, 2011 in West Central Tribune

WASHINGTON A growing shortage of medications for a host of illnesses from cancer to cystic fibrosis to cardiac arrest has hospitals scrambling for substitutes to avoid patient harm, and sometimes even delaying treatment.
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Area gas prices rise, expected to keep climbing

December 28, 2010 in The Dickinson Press

The price of gas is $3.14 in Dickinson, which is the highest it’s been since October 2008. Continue Reading