Minnesota
To the editor: Governor Dayton wants to take the state’s projected budget surplus for new spending projects. At the same time, he proposed a new gas tax scheme to pay for “roads and bridges.” He wants to raise the gas tax by 6.5 percent per gallon of gas. This means that a price of $2.349 [......Read More
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University of Minnesota Extension Strong prices and lower costs brought record profits to many Minnesota livestock farmers in 2014, while crop producers saw earnings deteriorate for the second consecutive year. Those were among key findings in the annual farm income analysis conducted jointly by Min...Read More
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By Kerry Drager, Correspondent Changing careers is a difficult decision that is riddled with uncertainty, but without taking risks there is little chance of reward. Steve Woller of Upsala, was ready to take the risks as he turned away from his position as a school teacher to pursue a career in the a...Read More
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By John Michaelson Minnesota News Connection It’s an issue that’s growing in importance, along with the age of Minnesota’s population. And when it comes to long-term care, a newly released report ranks the state best in the nation. The top rating comes from the latest national scorecard that r...Read More
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By John Michaelson Minnesota News Connection Roadbuilding is one of the most dangerous jobs in the state and those workers who have been injured or killed in Minnesota’s highway construction zones were remembered. Monday, April 28, was Workers’ Memorial Day and Judi Holloway with the Minnesota D...Read More
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By Jennie Zeitler, Staff Writer [email protected] Keith and Mary Ann Martin started their married life farming in Indiana. They became the proud parents of nine children — two daughters and then seven sons. In about 2000, they were part of a church outreach looking for a place to settle. ...Read More
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By John Michaelson Minnesota NewsConnection The rate of diabetes in Minnesota has nearly doubled in the past 20 years, and that also means many more people have the disease unknowingly. Minnesota Health Commissioner Dr. Ed Ehlinger says the latest estimates put the number of adults in the state who ...Read More
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