$1 Billion Bonding Proposal Could Create 10,000 Jobs

The Capital Investment Bill introduced on Thursday focuses on job creation, funding for Minnesota State colleges and universities and additional monies for buses and light rail. The HF2700 Bonding Bill Spreadsheet_1 presents a list of projects and proposed funding levels being considered. You can follow the progress of the Bill on the Minnesota House of […]

A Heartfelt Thanks

Thank you to everyone who attended or contributed to the fundraising event at Butler’s Steak and Ale on Saturday. It was a great success. A stream cannot rise larger than its source. Theodore Roosevelt

Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund Grants

Twenty-seven organizations from 12 Minnesota counties received $1,462,500 in grants for historic and cultural projects of enduring value. The Minnesota Historical Society is helping to grant wishes to dozens of historic and cultural organizations across the state. The Society announced the first 27 recipients of Minnesota Historical and Cultural Heritage Mid-Size and Large Grants for […]

Hunting, Fishing and Outdoor Activity Licenses Information

Information about obtaining licenses & vehicle registrations for hunting, fishing, skiing & other outdoor activities & vehicle registrations is available at the DNR’s website. Information on trends of license sales in recent years can be found near the bottom of the menu on the left.

Candlelight Events in State Parks

From Minnesota’s Department of Natural Resources: If candlelight events are not already an annual tradition for you, let this be the season where you get out and experience winter adventure in a whole new light. Short, easy trails will be lit with lanterns or luminaries, and you can drop in any time during the events […]

Bly Campaign Fundraiser/FDR Birthday Bash Today

Saturday, January 30th, please join me in a celebration of our 32nd president Franklin Delano Roosevelt. After the 1929 crash he fought back against greedy bankers and the financial elite to frame a government that could truly work for the people. Bly Campaign Fundraiser/FDR birthday bash January 30, 1- 3 pm Butler’s Steak and Ale […]

Precinct caucuses are Tuesday, February 2 at 7:00 PM

You are invited to attend the DFL precinct caucus Tuesday, February 2, at 7:00 PM. Precinct caucuses are meetings organized by Minnesota’s political parties to begin the process of selecting candidates for the 2010 election and policy positions to shape the party platform. Caucuses are held in locations across Minnesota and are open to the […]

Environment and Natural Resources Trust Fund RFP

Projects are being sought in specific environment and natural resource areas that provide multiple ecological and other public benefits. Proposals responding to the 2011-2012 RFP are due Friday, April 9, 2010. Funding priorities categories are: The RFP is being administered by the Legislative Citizen Commission of Minnesota Resources which is made up of 17 members […]

Martin Luther King Day

On Monday, January 18th, 2010, our nation will celebrate the life and work of Reverend Martin Luther King Jr. Dr. King’s words inspired Rep. John Lewis to join the civil rights movement. Rep. Lewis has recorded a short message about what Martin Luther King Day means to him — and to all Americans. You can […]