by Howard Lestrud ECM Political Editor Gov. Mark Dayton will present a bonding bill proposal in the $750 million range and will announce its contents in two weeks. Dayton told the ECM Editorial Board last week that he is focusing on economic development projects that include projects for Rochester, Mankato and St. Cloud. The governor [...]
New regulations will be implemented on Mille Lacs Lake this spring as part of a multi-year effort to rebuild the lake’s legendary walleye population, the DNR reported Tuesday (March 19) during a media press conference.
Christina Ann McSherry, daughter of John and Kathy McSherry of Ramsey, and Clayton David Johnson, son of Clark and Brenda Johnson of Ramsey, were married on October 6, 2012. The ceremony was held at St. Stephen’s in Anoka, and was blessed by Father Mike Van Sloun. A reception followed at Bunker Hills Golf Club in [...]
Minnesota’s largest private employer, the Mayo Clinic of Rochester, has been flexing its muscles at the State Capitol this session, with hopes of passing one-of-a-kind legislation that will help the medical institution achieve a $6 billion project to expand itself and also grow the city of Rochester.
by T.W. Budig ECM Capitol Reporter Sen. Branden Petersen sat against a flat-white office wall last Friday, March 15, talking about a big decision. “If you want to blame me for forcing this confrontation, you can. But I think the confrontation was inevitable,” Petersen said of Republicans and same-sex marriage. Newly elected to the Senate, [...]
by Howard Lestrud ECM Political Editor With the Minnesota health insurance exchange passing the Senate and now on its way to the governor’s desk to become law, the Senate can focus on its second top priority, all-day kindergarten. Senate Majority Leader Tom Bakk, DFL-Cook, told the ECM Editorial Board on Friday that the Senate will [...]
TPC ROSE is sponsoring legacy tea, an event for women of all generations, Saturday, April 13, at TPC Twin Cities, 11444 Tournament Players Parkway, Blaine.
Kathryn Kueppers is preparing for the Miss Minnesota’s Outstanding Teen Pageant as Coon Rapids’ representative.