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Minnesota Not on Track to Meet EPA Reduction Rules (11/21/14)

State Officials say Minnesota is not on track to meet federal reductions aimed at addressing climate change.  That’s despite Minnesota’s renewable energy standard and new solar law...

Minnesota's Job Growth Strongest Since 1990 (11/20/14)

Minnesota’s Unemployment Rate has fallen below 4 percent.  State Officials released figures that show 3.9 percent of Minnesotans were unemployed in October, the lowest rate since June...

Fblt Co. Commissioners Approve Feasibilty Study on County Buildings (11/19/14)

On Tuesday the Faribault County Board of Commissioners approved a feasibility study on safety and security, office space needs and building code requirements at county buildings...

Rapid Harvest Progress Continues Thanks to Dry Weather (10/28/14)

The roar of combines filled the air across much of Minnesota as farmers made rapid progress on the corn harvest.  Thanks to good weather last week, the USDA said that the state’s corn...

Law Changes Making Absentee Voting Easier (10/23/14)

Voters can obtain an absentee ballot to vote early in the November 4th general election either in person or by mail without having to cite a legally recognized excuse as required before a 2013 law change.   Secretary of State Mark Richie said...

Strong Harvest Progress Made Due to Dry Weather (10/21/14)

According to the USDA, dry weather across much of the state allowed Minnesota Farmers to make strong harvest progress last week.  Nicky Miranowski, Director of the Faribault County FSA Office said that most of the soybeans in Faribault County have been harvested but slow progress is being made in harvesting corn due to the high moisture content.
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