$1.8 Million in Small Cities Development Grants Headed to Northwoods

ST. PAUL, MINN. – Three communities located throughout Senator Tom Saxhaug’s (DFL-Grand Rapids) district 5 are receiving Small Cities Development Grants to help pay for rehabilitating housing and commercial structures and improving infrastructure. The grants were made available to cities and townships with populations fewer than 50,000 and counties with populations fewer than 200,000. The […] Read more

Minnesota Making Great Strides in Education Reform

Over the past two years, Minnesota has made exceptional progress in the way it funds the public education system. Since the early 2000’s Minnesota public schools have operated with varying levels of equalization, allowing some school districts to prosper, while others suffered from a lack of property tax base. For years school districts across the […] Read more

$1.7 Million in Small Cities Development Grants Awarded to Northwest Minnesota

ST. PAUL, MINN. – The Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) has awarded five communities across Northwest Minnesota a Small Cities Development Program grant. The funding is awarded to eligible communities to help pay for rehabilitating low-to-moderate income housing and commercial structures and improving infrastructure. The grants were made available to cities and townships […] Read more

Sunday Tap Room Sales and Growler Freedom Now Law

ST. PAUL, Minn. – Sunday tap room sales and the ability to fill your growler at any brewery or tap room is now officially law thanks to the hard work of Sunday Sales advocates, Rep. Jenifer Loon (R-Eden Prairie), and Sen. Roger Reinert (DFL-Duluth). “I’m happy to announce the Governor has signed the Omnibus Liquor […] Read more