Minnesotans owning homestead property should have Oct. 16 marked on the calendar as the date that the second half of 2017 property taxes are due.
On the heels of this year’s Great Minnesota Get-Together, the Senate is busy reviewing results from the annual state fair poll conducted at the Minnesota Senate booth.
Thanks to a $50 million additional investment in early education supported by Sen. Dan Sparks (DFL-Austin), 54 Austin 4-year-olds will have a spot in a pre-k classroom this fall.
It is incredibly disappointing when the legislature unites to invest $424 million in the Destination Medical Center in Rochester and then Mayo reduces services in other parts of their service area. I voted for the DMC funding and was very frustrated when the consolidation was announced. I did not expect expansion in Rochester and service reduction in Albert Lea. The DMC was advertised as good for the entire region – the decision to reduce services in Albert Lea appears like Mayo is going back on its word.
Sen. Dan Sparks (DFL-Austin) announced his concern over Mayo Clinic’s decision to consolidate some of its inpatient care services between its Austin and Albert Lea clinics.
Minnesota colleges and universities are taking to Twitter, local newspaper editorials and email campaigns to get the word out.