Don't call House plan "Jesse checks"

The sales tax rebates of 2000 reached more people with more money than would this year's House GOP boost in the state income tax's personal exemption.

A belated State of the State

By waiting until April, the governor lost the opportunity to spring fresh ideas on legislators.

House GOP gets serious about transportation

House majority's plan taps the state's general fund for roads and bridges, setting up a tussle with education and social services.

A fitter Wadena, post tornado

Government and civic organizations rebuilt Wadena's tornado-damaged public facilities. Now it's up to homeowners to invest.

After 42 years, the ERA returns

Republican wariness may be fading -- at least in the state Senate.

Reviving fiscal memories

Not many 2015 legislators were in office 15 years ago. Those who were learned a lesson applicable this year.

Re-value vocational education


Lori Sturdevant: Unfulfilled policy dreams can return next year


Lori Sturdevant: University voices plead for state funding boost


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