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Minnesota's 2014 top teacher uses experience to help other educators --EMDASH-- and parents
Washburn man survived kamikaze's crash aboard ship during World War II
Grand Forks Sonic developer says construction to start this week
Grand Forks, East Grand Forks leaders meet at Sorlie Bridge to remember 1997 flood
1997 flood brought more than 4,000 evacuees to Beltrami County
crime and courts
Soul singer Cuba Gooding Sr. found dead in his car
The List: Time-Out Wacipi, Art and Wine Walk set this weekend
5 things you need to know about Season 3 of "Fargo"
Carrie Fisher won't appear in 'Star Wars: Episode IX'
Hollywood's Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner file for divorce
Out & About: 'Keep the Faith' tells flood story with humor
Marilyn Hagerty: Kids keep memory of flood alive
Should pregnant mothers hang up their cell phones?
Health Matters: How dangerous is lead?
Marilyn Hagerty: Easter brings joy to the faithful and bunny to the mall
Saturday's local clipboard
Saturday's local clipboard
The Wild didn't get the job done
Wild couldn't produce in playoffs
Brooks shows his speed in NDSU's annual spring football game
Verlin D. Vesey
Erik David Shulind
Robert D. Wegge
Kevin D. Hansen
Dale Odin Anderson
Brad Dokken column: Catfish League set to roll
Awards mount for Crookston taxidermist
Mike Jacobs: Mourning dove known for its call
FISHING REPORT: Walleye season closes with a bang on Rainy River and Lake of the Woods
Faith Conversations: Christian author Susie Larson shares how to 'reset' with God
Fielding Questions: How to grow peas on a patio
Picking apples: How to decide which variety to plant
Froma Harrop: Will Trump's order help U.S. tech workers?
Letter: What's in his tax returns that Trump needs to hide?
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