Starbuck News

09/02/2018 11:02 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Federal grants prop up small Minnesota towns 

Clarkfield scored near the top this year in the annual distribution of Small Cities Development Program grants, which are given out by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development through the state to help rehabilitate housing for low- to moderate-income people, mitigate blight and slums and eradicate health and safety problems. Clarkfield was awarded $1.1a million, one of 35 communities in greater Minnesota to get a share of $19a million distributed by the state Department of Employment and Economic Development .

05/25/2018 03:20 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Ticks abound at Minnesota's Glacial Lakes State Park 

Anthony and Genna Souffle learned a few lessons about ticks in Minnesota during an overnight trip at Glacial Lakes State Park on Monday, May 21, 2018, outside Starbuck, Minn. Gallery: Genna and Anthony Souffle looked over their dog Elsa for ticks before departing from Glacial Lakes State Park Monday morning.

05/24/2018 01:48 AM  ~~~Source~~~
In the Hopper: Catching up on bills signed and vetoed 

The legislative session is over, but Gov. Mark Dayton still has work to do as he decides the fate of legislative bills-notably the supplemental omnibus budget bill and an omnibus taxes/education aid bill, both of which he has pledged to veto. In the session's concluding days, however, Dayton did take action on various bills that traveled as standalone legislation.

05/20/2018 09:10 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Legislative committees delay Dayton nitrate rule ... maybe 

House Agriculture Chairman Paul Anderson of Starbuck talks to a Minnesota Capitol visitor Sunday, May 20, 2018, as he tried to delay implentation of a fertilizer rule for a year. Don Davis / Forum News Service ST.

05/02/2018 09:05 PM  ~~~Source~~~
One Minnesota water issue mellows as rally begins 

A large blue banner made one of the main points of Water Action Day at the Minnesota Capitol on Wednesday, May 2, 2018. Don Davis / Forum News Service Hundreds of people rallied for clean water in the Minnesota Capitol Wednesday, May 2, 2018.