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Legislature pushes ahead on budget bills
The Minnesota Legislature got back to work Wednesday afternoon after missing a self-imposed 7 a.m. deadline to finish. The special session will continue into Thursday and perhaps beyond.
Curtiss A at the Ramberg Senior Center, and more free music at the 2017 Minnesota State Fair
The Grandstand gets the big names, but it’s the entertainment at smaller stages across the grounds that gives the Minnesota State Fair the right to call itself “Minnesota’s biggest music festival.” The fair has just released the lineup for this year’s free (with fair admission) stages, and it’s a doozy. National artists on the lineup…
In a tower 300 feet above Rochester, a new carillonneur plays songs for all to hear
Mayo Clinic has one of the rare full-time positions for a carillonneur, some who plays the bells in a bell tower. Twenty-four-year-old Austin Ferguson just took the position and now takes requests via Twitter.