Sen. Sheran to Hold Additional Office Hours in Mankato

State Sen. Kathy Sheran will hold office hours in Mankato to meet with interested residents on Thursday, October 27, from 1- 3 p.m. at the Blue Earth County Government Center in Auditorium A and B at 410 South Fifth Street. “I encourage anyone with questions, concerns or ideas about current issues to meet with me […] Read more

Enjoy Minnesota’s Parks and Trails

“In every walk with nature one receives far more than he seeks.” -John Muir, Environmentalist Minnesota has the best parks and trails system in the United States, which give us opportunities to experience everything nature has to offer. From the beautiful fall colors to the picturesque lakeside views, Minnesota is full of beauty that everyone […] Read more

Telephone Service Assistance Available

Sen. Kathy Sheran today reminds local residents of the Lifeline and Link-Up programs that provide discounts on basic residential phone service to low-income consumers. “Access to telephone service provides a lifeline to emergency help and a vital link to local emergency services, community and government resources, and family and friends,” Sen. Sheran noted. “I urge […] Read more

Final budget deal is anything but final

This summer’s government shutdown and special session are more than two months in the past now, but the lasting effects of the decisions made to end the budget stalemate are just starting to be noticed around the state. I’ve received a lot of questions about what happened this year, and I’d like to clear up […] Read more

Government Efficiency through Quality Evaluations

In order to develop and maintain efficient services, our government needs to continually evaluate its programs and services and make changes when needed. Leading the change in the evaluation process is Minnesota’s Office of the Legislative Auditor (OLA). The OLA is a professional, nonpartisan audit and evaluation office that provides the Legislature, state agencies, and […] Read more

Sen. Sieben to Host Flu Shot Clinics and Hold Office Hours

State Sen. Katie Sieben will host flu shot clinics in area communities next month and will host office hours at the same time to meet with interested residents. The clinics and office hours will be held in Hastings and Cottage Grove on Tuesday, October 18. The flu shot clinics are run by the Minnesota Visiting […] Read more