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Fight over proposed “clean car” emission standards brewing at MN Capitol

By |May 5th, 2021|

An influential state Senate Republican, Bill Ingebrigtsen from Alexandria, threatened Tuesday there will be no budget for state parks and environmental programs after July 1st, unless the Walz administration drops its plans for new "clean cars" emission standards.  The governor's [...]

Walz likely to make announcement Thursday on relaxing COVID restrictions

By |May 5th, 2021|

Governor Tim Walz says he hopes to announce Thursday relaxed COVID restrictions in Minnesota: "Thursday's announcement should go a long ways, I think, to moving things forward." Republicans say *all* restrictions should be lifted, the governor should relinquish his COVID [...]

“Kickoff to Summer at the Fair” meant to give Minnesotans a “slice of the fair” before summer

By |May 5th, 2021|

The Minnesota State Fair is hosting a "Kickoff to Summer at the Fair" on Memorial Day weekend (May 27-31). Spokesperson Danielle Dullinger says it's not meant to take the place of the Great Minnesota Get Together... "This is a way [...]

Regional Business Conditions Index climbed into a range indicating very strong growth

By |May 5th, 2021|

The monthly Creighton University survey of business leaders shows the Midwestern economy saw its biggest-ever economic bounce during April. On the zero to 100 scale, the business conditions index hit a record 73.9 for the month, its largest in almost [...]

Brian Martensen Appointed Interim Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs at Minnesota State Mankato

By |May 5th, 2021|

Minnesota State University, Mankato President-Elect Edward Inch announced Tuesday the appointment of Brian Martensen as interim provost and senior vice president for academic affairs, effective July 1. Martensen, who has served since January 2020 as the University’s interim associate provost [...]

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