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Early education was a huge focus in the $15.7 billion bill, which received slivers of support from Republicans in both chambers of the state capitol.
A contingent of day care providers and families with children who use that care protested against Senate File 778. But the Senate and House approved the measure May 20. It is anticipated Gov. Dayton will sign it.
Legislation to allow gay marriage in the state cleared its final hurdle Monday, May 13. With Gov. Mark Dayton expected to sign the bill as soon as tomorrow, Minnesota will become the 12th state in the country to allow same-sex couples to marry.
Police & Fire
The burn reportedly happened Friday afternoon near St. Michael.
The bill now moves on to the state senate as Minnesota Democrats hope to make the state the 12th in the nation to legalize gay marriage. Gov. Mark Dayton has vocally supported the legislation.
With more than 60 local businesses on its roster, Shop St. Michael is serving the business community of Wright County's largest community.
Arts, The Neighborhood Files, Local Connections
Haley Foucault’s accolades on the dance floor are no stranger to anyone. Now, she’s pirouetted her way into one of the finest ballet schools in the world.
Eschewing prior policy, the St. Michael-Albertville School District postponed school early Thursday evening.
Emily Johnson of Chanhassen was 86 years old.
Sports, Going Green
A first-ever trail run in the St. Michael community encourages participants to "Become Run with Nature" in an effort to raise money for two charities. The early deadline for registration is Monday.
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