STAFF BLOG CAPITOL CHATTER Legislative notebook: Senate DFL not on board with surcharge
By Don Davis and Danielle Killey
Senate Democrats do not want to place an income tax surcharge on the richest of the rich, but they are looking into expanding a new tax the governor wants on the to... Posted on 3/20/13 at 7:22 PM
STAFF BLOG DIVERSION DISCUSSION SPECIAL REPORT: Diversion committee meets behind closed doors
MEDIA LAWYER SAYS LAW CALLS FOR MEETINGS TO BE OPEN TO PUBLIC
FARGO Area leaders and key officials with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers plan to meet again behind closed doors this week as executive ... Posted on 5/2/12 at 6:35 AM
MOORHEAD AREA PUBLIC SCHOOLS Moorhead High School Hall of Honor inducts 2011 members
Four graduates and a former employee of Moorhead High School were inducted into the Moorhead High School Hall of Honor at a recognition ceremony Sept. 24 at Meadows Golf Course, Moorhead. The 2011 ind... Posted on 10/11/11 at 1:44 PM
Local leaders meet with corps officials
A top U.S. Army Corps of Engineers official met with local leaders behind closed doors on Monday to discuss the latest on the proposed Fargo-Moorhead Red River diversion.
A Moorhead ordinance prevents any one person from serving for too long in city-appointed positions. But it is another law that has kept longtime Moorhead Public Service Commission President Ken Norman at his post much longer than normally allowed.
I note in a Forum article that Moorhead mayoral challenger Travis Reimche says, “There are always places budgets can be streamlined,” but that he’s not prepared to say where until after he’s elected and has a chance to learn the ins and outs of city finances.
For his efforts in revitalizing his city’s downtown, as well as the many hours he put into the flood fight of 2009, Moorhead Mayor Mark Voxland has received the highest award the League of Minnesota Cities grants elected officials.
Now is the time to get federal funding and support for permanent protection against Red River flooding in Fargo, Moorhead and the whole valley, North Dakota and Minnesota political leaders declared Friday.
Despite the state’s budget woes, Minnesota has the Red River Valley’s back.
That’s the message Gov. Tim Pawlenty delivered on Thursday in Moorhead as he spoke to about 100 civic leaders about the recovery from flooding on the Red.
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