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March 5, 2009
Tubbs kicks off Irish participation in state swimming and diving meet
March 5, 2009 - 2:49pm
Levine and Pokriefka win and advance
March 5, 2009 - 2:41pm
March 4, 2009
Tom HansonCommissioner Tom Hanson of Minnesota Management and Budget listens to a reporter's question Tuesday after he announced a budget deficit of about $4.6 billion.  Staff photo by Don Davis
Federal money makes Minnesota deficit smaller
March 4, 2009 - 7:57am
February 23, 2009
Rep. Phil Sterner
Rep. Phil Sterner will hold listening session March 10
February 23, 2009 - 4:46pm
February 20, 2009
Sen. Steve Murphy, DFL-Red Wing, listens while Rep. Tim Kelly, R-Red Wing, speaks to a group of Red Wing residents Thursday night at a church in Red Wing.  Staff photo by Mike Longaecker
Lawmakers predict pain
February 20, 2009 - 7:59am
January 13, 2009
Former state official Kevin Goodno, a Moorhead native, says Minnesotans should expect more budget problems in the future. As co-chairman of a state budget commission, he said that the state's aging population will result in more health-care program demands and fewer taxes being paid.  Staff photo by Don Davis
Future budgets expected to be worse
January 13, 2009 - 12:00am
January 6, 2009
State adds 38,033 persons
January 6, 2009 - 12:00am
January 5, 2009
State Canvassing Board did its job, member says
January 5, 2009 - 12:00am
January 2, 2009
Minnesota budget future dark
January 2, 2009 - 12:00am
December 19, 2008
City could lose $170K in state aid
December 19, 2008 - 12:00am
December 11, 2008
Sen. Rod Skoe, DFL-Clearbrook, examines paperwork Wednesday while the Senate Taxes Committee examines the effect of state aid cuts to cities. On left is the committee chairman, Sen. Tom Bakk, DFL-Cook. staff photo by Don Davis
City leaders plead for state checks
December 11, 2008 - 12:00am
November 21, 2008
Gov. Tim Pawlenty wants 25 percent of all credits earned through the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system to come from online courses by 2015. David Olson, MnSCU's board chairman, joined Pawlenty at news conferences Thursday announcing the plan.  staff photo by Scott Wente
Pawlenty pushes online classes
November 21, 2008 - 12:00am
November 16, 2008
Rosemount quarterback Chase Vogler pitches the ball during Saturday's state tournament semifinal against Wayzata.
Run ends for Irish football in state semifinals
November 16, 2008 - 12:00am
November 14, 2008
Irish get to stay inside
November 14, 2008 - 12:00am
November 10, 2008
Garett Bothun tries to find a path upfield during Saturday's win over Mounds View.
Irish earn 12-0 victory, advance to state semifinals
November 10, 2008 - 12:00am