Minnesota State Capitol

Talk, But No Progress, on Minnesota Legislature Special Session

Governor Mark Dayton and legislative leaders still aren’t on the same page on the need for a special session. It’s been more than two months since the Democratic governor raised the idea to extend unemployment benefits for laid-off steelworkers. Tackling racial economic disparities and upgrading Minnesota driver’s license to meet federal standards are also in […]

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Grassley, Flake Press for Answers, Accountability in Disturbing Child Abuse Case

Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley and Arizona Senator Jeff Flake are requesting the immigration records of a man who allegedly offered up the three-year-old girl he was babysitting for sex.  The suspect, Francisco Rios-Covarrubias is being held in Mesa, Ariz., on kidnapping, molestation, child abuse and sex trafficking charges.  Federal immigration authorities reportedly issued […]


Here’s Your Sign

Those who went to sporting events at local high schools will remember the signs that had the various mascots from around the old North Iowa Conference. With the dissolution of the conference, those signs were taken down and sent to the respective schools of the mascots. Several area schools are now selling or auctioning off […]