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U.S. forces kill 7 suspected al-Qaida militants in new Yemen raid
No couch, one car: How these Minnesotans are living with less
An Alaska man tried to take his life. But the bullet passed through him and killed his girlfriend.
Man fires 5 to 7 shots at another vehicle on Minnesota interstate
Tomi Lahren lands new gig at pro-Trump advocacy group
crime and courts
Three more Fox News employees file discrimination suits
Minnesota judge officially confirms heirs to Prince's $200M estate
'Last Man Standing': 20th Century Fox TV to seek new home for Tim Allen comedy
'Uffda Day' in TRF to celebrate all things Norwegian
ABC's 'American Idol' reboot lands pop music superstar as first confirmed judge
What happens when a spouse dies in the middle of a divorce?
Marilyn Hagerty: Change of season means looking to new things
Swift: North Dakota proves to be just one sprawling small town
Marilyn Hagerty: Spring gets Forks folks on the move
I'm a recovering control freak - it makes dating even harder
Watch: Carson Wentz Tuesday press conference
NFL shortens overtime to 10 minutes
Finally healthy, Banham is set for return home to take on the Lynx
Curry hits 36 as Golden State advances to NBA finals
Richard Pitino's message to Minnesota: 'We can really take the next step'
Raymond L. Hanson
Frances C. Kamstra
Mollie Ficocello catfish
Summer hours set at Rydell National Wildlife Refuge Visitor Center
Brad Dokken: Pilot program to benefit Northwest Angle
Always in season: Rose-breasted grosbeaks are doubly well named
Every hunting camp has a practical joker
McFeely: Carson Wentz 'rejuvenated' as year two begins, Eagles head coach says
Port: Senator Heidi Heitkamp rips #TheResistance, calls it a 'waste of my time'
Garrison Keillor: One more modest proposal
Mike Jacobs: Let's examine the elephants in the chambers
Letter: North Dakota should also require buffer zones
Four Generations of the
Minnesota Chamber of Commerce
April 14, 2017
Minnesota Chamber lobbies for business-friendly regulations
The Minnesota Chamber of Commerce is hoping to make the state more competitive for business by removing what it says are excessive tax burdens...
April 14, 2017 - 7:46pm
March 31, 2016
DOUG LOON: How lawmakers can keep Minnesota competitive
ST. PAUL—As the new president of the Minnesota Chamber of Commerce, I've made it my top personal priority to hit the road. For six months,...
March 31, 2016 - 5:00am
February 21, 2016
Jim Pumarlo: Lower taxes, more aid
Q. What is the Minnesota Chamber hoping to accomplish at the Legislature this year? Our No. 1 priority is the statewide business property tax....
February 21, 2016 - 5:00am
February 15, 2016
Minnesota Chamber of Commerce seeks business tax relief
The Minnesota Chamber of Commerce is preparing to push its biggest legislative priority for this year: business tax relief. In a meeting with the Herald's editorial board, the chamber's Director of Communications Jim Pumarlo outlined Minnesota's state property tax on businesses. That...
February 15, 2016 - 8:24pm
December 23, 2015
Doug Loon: Use surplus to boost Minnesota's competitiveness
ST. PAUL—The recent forecast of a $1.87 billion budget surplus is a perfect backdrop to our season of holiday cheer. State coffers continue...
December 23, 2015 - 4:30am
March 22, 2015
Bill Blazar: Let's pause before accepting governor's transportation plan
ST. PAUL -- Gov.
March 22, 2015 - 5:15am
January 4, 2015
Bill Blazar: 10,000 lakes and even more job openings
As Minnesota's growth in the size of its workforce slows dramatically, employers are reporting a talent shortage, the nonprofit Minnesota Civic...
January 4, 2015 - 5:15am
June 8, 2010
David Olson, president, Minnesota Chamber of Commerce, column: Bill's fate shows union's hammerlock on DFL
By David Olson ST. PAUL -- I have taken part in many Capitol press conferences. None has been more impressive than when supporters of alternative teacher licensure advanced the measure in the waning days of the 2010 session. The coalition was as broad as I've witnessed. Represented...
June 8, 2010 - 11:00pm
May 22, 2010
Chamber explains Minnesota Legislature session's effect on business
ST. PAUL -- Business is not yet booming at Bennett Office Technologies, but it has improved enough in recent months that Russ Bennett plans to hire one or more employees this year. The Willmar-based provider of information technology services for small- and medium-sized businesses...
May 22, 2010 - 12:00am
February 26, 2010
David Olson, Minnetonka, Minn., letter: Congrats to counties for forwarding ideas
MINNETONKA, Minn. -- Kudos to the Minnesota Association of Counties for offering ideas on government redesign and reform. Everyone talks about it, but the association actually has the courage to put forward some ideas. There are some ideas on the list that Minnesota businesses...
February 26, 2010 - 10:00pm
February 7, 2010
MINNESOTA POLITICS: Pawlenty to DFL: Save unallotment ... Pawlenty speaks to Alabama GOP ... Pawlenty hones comedy ... more
Pawlenty to DFL: Save unallotment
February 7, 2010 - 12:00am
December 17, 2009
Ginny Morris, Minneapolis, column: 'Green jobs' alone won't grow Minnesota
By Ginny Morris MINNEAPOLIS -- Ask a politician about economic recovery, and "green jobs" are likely to surface. After all, who could be against jobs that promote environmental sustainability? Everyone wants those kinds of jobs, and that's part of the challenge. Competition is intense. Witness...
December 17, 2009 - 10:00pm
November 13, 2009
Report: Minnesotans should welcome immigrants
MINNEAPOLIS -- Immigrants are important to Minnesota's economy, especially for rural areas, a new report indicates. "Immigration stimulates job creation," according to the business coalition report. "As industries expand and hire new workers, jobs are created to maintain this larger...
November 13, 2009 - 6:12am