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Conference committeenow holds reins forcurrent state budget

by Libby George
Published January 29, 2003

The state budget for fiscal year 2003 is now in the hands of a joint conference committee after the Senate and House rejected their respective budget proposals Tuesday. The House bill - passed Monday after...

U chapter completes first Habitat for Humanity home

by Emily Johns
Published January 27, 2003

The University's Habitat for Humanity chapter celebrated the completion of its first sponsored home at a dedication ceremony Saturday morning. Peggy White and her family, the new homeowners, attended the...

Police to meet, brainstorm on Jenkins, other missing men

by Rocky Thompson
Published January 27, 2003

Police from across Minnesota and Wisconsin will meet in Stearns County on Thursday to pool information on four missing persons cases involving young men. Chris Jenkins, a 21-year-old Carlson School of...

Attorney General: Anti-smoking group’s reforms aren’t adequate

Published January 24, 2003

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - A district judge should appoint a new entity to run stop-smoking programs that are funded by Minnesota's 1998 settlement with tobacco companies, the state said Thursday in a court filing. The...

Marcy-Holmes area slated to receive summertime facelift

by Emily Johns
Published January 23, 2003

When students living in the Marcy-Holmes area leave for the summer, the neighborhood won't be deserted. Road workers, tree planters and bike path planners will take their place, working on projects designed...

Nearly 150 Minnesotans to deploy to SW Asia

Published January 22, 2003

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - Almost 150 members of the Minnesota Army National Guard have been deployed to Southwest Asia to support the war on terrorism. The troops will leave next week for training at Fort...

State grant program faces funding shortage this year

by Kari Petrie
Published January 21, 2003
Dearth amounts to $9 million to $16 million

Bulls on parade: third bronze sculpture hits St. Paul mall

by Branden Peterson
Published December 13, 2002

Early last spring, two 14-foot bronze bull sculptures were placed on the St. Paul campus mall, a short walk down the front steps of Haecker Hall. Observers might have believed the herd was complete. But...

Changes in wellfare laws challenge some Minnesotans

by Libby George
Published December 13, 2002

Darlene McKissick is in a precarious situation, as she has been since she gave birth to twins at age 17 and first entered the welfare system. "I just don't make enough right now to let go," said McKissick,...

Dinkytown Kitty Cat Klub offers a variety of foods, atmospheres

by Nathan Halverson
Published December 12, 2002

With quizzical expressions, newcomers step through the front door of Dinkytown's newest business, the Kitty Cat Klub, at 313 14th Ave. S.E. A huge gold cat statue sits erect at the edge of the bar, beckoning...

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