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Minneapolis Council Approves Stadium In Premliminary Vote Thursday
Before this most recent Vikings stadium saga, the Minneapolis city council approved the idea of a stadium using redirected sales taxes.  It was a very close vote, with the council approving by a vote count of 7 votes in favor and 6 opposed.  Armed with the belief that the city council would approve …
Scott Walker Recall Primary Election Confusing To Some Voters
Today I went and voted in the WI Recall Primaries.  This was my first time voting in a few years, but seeing that I've finally settled down, picked my home, and decided to get more politically active I went out to vote.  I was surprised that at 3:30 PM there was a line at my polling place.  There wa…
Best Country Artist for President – Readers Poll
To date, no country stars have offered their names as candidates for the US presidency, but that won’t stop us from wondering what it would be like if stars like Tim McGraw, Reba McEntire and Hank Williams Jr. traded in their tour bus for a seat on Airforce One. Which country music s…
Duluth Lands Aviation Jobs With AAR Agreement
We knew Duluth was on the short list of cities that could get this opportunity.  Now we have confirmation that hiring could start as early as summer if all goes well.  Congratulations to all involved in the process and hopefully this helps create momentum in the Northland economy.
Dayton Decries Photo ID Push With A ‘Veto’
I posted a story on this last week and thought that it wasn't a bad idea to require more identification to vote.  My point was that government issued ID's are required for the most basic things such as opening a checking account so why not require such identification for something as …
Photo ID Amendment Passes Senate, Heads To Voters
This amendment would make it a requirement to have a government issued photo ID in order to vote in Minnesota.  I was actually amazed when I moved, and then registered to vote in my new location, how little verification was actually required.
In my opinion, you need

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