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Dayton, GOP plan lock-in to negotiate budget

June 22, 2011 in Worthington Daily Globe

ST. PAUL — Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton and the top two Republican legislative leaders today agreed to lock themselves in a room Friday and Saturday in a last-ditch effort to agree on a state budget. Continue Reading

Dayton, GOP plan lock-in to negotiate budget

June 22, 2011 in Worthington Daily Globe

ST. PAUL — Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton and the top two Republican legislative leaders today agreed to lock themselves in a room Friday and Saturday in a last-ditch effort to agree on a state budget. Continue Reading

Senators vote to let public decide gay marriage

May 11, 2011 in Worthington Daily Globe

ST. PAUL — Minnesota Republican senators do not want their state to become another Iowa. Continue Reading

Magnus proposes state-owned casino in Minneapolis

May 4, 2011 in Worthington Daily Globe

ST. PAUL Sen. Doug Magnus, R-Slayton, will introduce a bill on the Senate floor tomorrow morning proposing to renovate a down-town Minneapolis block into a state-owned casino complete with up-scale restaurants and roof-top venues. Continue Reading

Minnesota watching for revenge terrorism

May 2, 2011 in Worthington Daily Globe

ST. PAUL — Minnesota officials are on the lookout for revenge terrorist attacks following the American military’s killing of Osama bid Laden. Continue Reading

Vikings stadium bills introduced today

April 11, 2011 in Worthington Daily Globe

ST. PAUL — Legislative bills to build a football stadium and keep the Minnesota Vikings in the state for the next 40 years are being introduced today. Continue Reading

Larchwood-area casino soon to begin hiring

April 1, 2011 in Worthington Daily Globe

LARCHWOOD, Iowa – A $120 million casino being built just across the Minnesota and South Dakota border in northwest Iowa soon will begin a push to fill hundreds of jobs. Continue Reading

There’s a new answer for Minnesota’s potholes

March 31, 2011 in Worthington Daily Globe

Here’s the recipe for filling a pothole: Mix taconite waste, recycled asphalt and recycled shingles. Microwave on high. Tap down. Repeat. Continue Reading

Mpls. Indians, Somalis, try to bridge differences

March 31, 2011 in Worthington Daily Globe

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Longtime American Indian residents in a poor Minneapolis neighborhood and some of their newt neighbors from Somalia are struggling to get along. A handful of alleged attacks against women and elders haven’t helped. Continue Reading

Twins’ Morneau ready to start at 1B on opening day

March 31, 2011 in Worthington Daily Globe

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Minnesota Twins first baseman Justin Morneau will be in the lineup on opening day against the Toronto Blue Jays. Continue Reading