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Partners for Growth: TIF districts let cities pay it forward
By: Tom Kuntz February 1, 2018 Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year to all. I hope everyone had a
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Stopping abuse in elder homes will take ‘dramatic’ reforms, task force says
By: Chris Serres, Star Tribune (TNS) January 30, 2018 Minnesota’s system of preventing violence in senior homes is badly broken
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City approves next steps in downtown developments
By: William Morris January 25, 2018 The Owatonna City Council has approved a preliminary letter of understanding to build a
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Courthouse to fully reopen Feb. 1 after 2017 pipe break
By: William Morris January 20, 2018 It only took 387 days, but the remodeled Steele County Courthouse at last is
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Partners for Growth: entrepreneurs know there’s always a better way
By: Bill Owens December 1, 2017 Much to the chagrin of my spouse, I am fascinated with old or unusual
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Customers take note: Court orders CenturyLink to reform its billing practices
By: S. M. Chavey, Pioneer Press November 3, 2017 Tribune News Service ST. PAUL — Minnesota Attorney General Lori Swanson and
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Partners for Growth: A 20-year tidal wave of workforce shortages
By: Brad Meier October 1, 2017 It’s the problem that’s been looking our state and country in the face for
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Real Estate News: weighing in on water regulations
By: Justin Ohnstad June 10, 2017 Minnesota isn’t just about the lakes (although we certainly love them – fishing is one
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Planning Commission debates new building height rules
By: William Morris August 10, 2017 OWATONNA — When it comes to buildings, how tall is too tall? It’s a
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City names St. James librarian as next Library Director
By: William Morris July 21, 2017 OWATONNA — The city has named the next director of the Owatonna Public Library. Mark
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