Find Where To Vote

Minnesotans headed to the polls for Tuesday’s local elections can find their polling places on line by going to http://pollfinder.sos.state.mn.us. Nearly a half million Minnesotans are expected to vote Tuesday for city and school officers.  

Farmers Give To Needy And Help Themselves

Merritt Minnesota farmers are donating $115,000 worth of pork and cheese to food shelves around the state, taking the money out of funds that generally promote agriculture sales. In a time when pork and dairy industries are hurting as bad as they ever have, some say the largely symbolic effort could be a turning point.…
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Tribal Leaders Praise Obama

Holder, tribal leaders Relations between American Indian tribes and the federal government have turned around since Barack Obama became president, tribal leaders said Thursday night after a two-day St. Paul conference. "A breath of fresh air," Judge Theresa Pauley of the Colville Confederated Tribes in Washington state said about the Obama administration’s pledge to work…
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MnDOT Pays For Corn Rows

Farmers can earn money for not harvesting some corn. The Minnesota Department of Transportation pays farmers who leave about eight rows of corn stalks standing through the winter. MnDOT pays more than a farmer would get by selling the corn. The standing corn on the north and west sides of highways and interstates serves as…
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Google Lets Most Rural Calls Go Through

Google says its new telephone service now reaches nearly everywhere, after some rural lawmakers and telephone giant AT&T complained that it blocked calls to rural America. In paperwork filed with the Federal Communications Commission Wednesday, Google said that fewer than 100 U.S. telephone numbers are off limits to Google Voice. Earlier this month, AT&T and…
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