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Hamilton up for speaker

November 6, 2014 in Uncategorized

MOUNTAIN LAKE — Now that District 22B Rep. Rod Hamilton has won re-election, he has a loftier goal in mind: becoming the next speaker of the Minnesota House.

Hamilton, R-Mountain Lake, who earned a commanding victory over challenger Cheryl Avene…continue reading on dglobe.com

Rural votes decide Minnesota House control

November 5, 2014 in Uncategorized

ST. PAUL — Rod Hamilton summarized the Republican takeover of the Minnesota House: “This election should be a wakeup call to all state leaders! Do not turn your back on greater Minnesota!!”

Indeed, the Mountain Lake Republican legislator’s…continue reading on dglobe.com

Rural votes decide Minnesota House control

November 5, 2014 in Uncategorized

ST. PAUL — Rod Hamilton summarized the Republican takeover of the Minnesota House: “This election should be a wakeup call to all state leaders! Do not turn your back on greater Minnesota!!”

Indeed, the Mountain Lake Republican legislator’s…continue reading on dglobe.com

GOP take control of Minnesota House

November 5, 2014 in Uncategorized

ST. PAUL — Victories in greater Minnesota on Tuesday delivered the state House back to GOP control.
It was a lonely GOP victory in what otherwise was an election day dominated by Democrats in state races.
Republicans picked up DFL seats in many r…continue reading on dglobe.com

GOP take control of Minnesota House

November 5, 2014 in Uncategorized

ST. PAUL — Victories in greater Minnesota on Tuesday delivered the state House back to GOP control.
It was a lonely GOP victory in what otherwise was an election day dominated by Democrats in state races.
Republicans picked up DFL seats in many r…continue reading on dglobe.com

Medical residency key to improved health care

October 16, 2014 in Uncategorized

RAPID CITY (AP) — A lack of college medical residency programs in South Dakota is contributing to a shortage of primary health care options, the State Medical Association says.

The association estimates that one-fourth of South Dakotans — ma…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Medical residency key to improved health care

October 16, 2014 in Uncategorized

RAPID CITY (AP) — A lack of college medical residency programs in South Dakota is contributing to a shortage of primary health care options, the State Medical Association says.

The association estimates that one-fourth of South Dakotans — ma…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

OPINION: Hoven’s resolve provides an inspiring example

August 30, 2014 in Uncategorized

Newness surrounds Hoven.

A May 25 fire forced change for our friends and neighbors in the small Potter County community. However, they stepped up to the challenge, embraced it and set a shining example for the rest of us to follow as they starte…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

GOP candidates play up rural differences

August 5, 2014 in Uncategorized

REDWOOD FALLS — Four Republican candidates for Minnesota governor struggled to point out differences among themselves to more than 1,000 farmers and agribusiness workers at a Farmfest forum Tuesday, but had no problem criticizing Democratic Gov. Ma…continue reading on dglobe.com

New MN budget helps rural schools

June 25, 2014 in Uncategorized

ST. PAUL — A revised two-year Minnesota state budget that starts Tuesday is good news, rural education advocates say.

Rich suburban school districts have done well at raising residents’ taxes to improve their budgets, and the state has done a …continue reading on dglobe.com