Dayton Wants Sex Offender Releases Halted For NowGov. Mark Dayton is calling on the Minnesota Legislature to take action and change sex offender laws in the state. At a press conference on Wednesday, Dayton and his human services commissioner addressed issues surrounding the current state of sex offender laws in Minnesota.
Refurbished Home Is A Thank You For MN Soldier & His FamilyThe former resident at 136 Shadywood Lane in Delano, Minn., was a victim of the nation's housing collapse. Now, this once bank-owned property is a proud symbol of recovery, as it was the the first Minnesota home donated to Operation Homefront’s Homes for Veterans program.
Paul Bunyan Pitching In On MNsure PushThe leaders of MNsure unveiled a new marketing campaign featuring two Minnesota icons that will run for the next month. The campaign features folk hero Paul Bunyan and his faithful companion Babe in a series of unfortunate mishaps along with a twist on familiar slogan, "Minnesota: Land of 10,000 reasons to get health insurance."
Sequestration Putting The Squeeze On Youth Military ProgramA program that gives teens a firsthand military experience is coping with budget cuts due to sequestration, the automatic federal spending cuts. The U.S. Sea Cadets Twin Cities squadron teaches responsibility, dedication, even boot camp-type training drills.
Don't Toss It Out, Henn. County Program Helps You Fix ItInstead of throwing out your broken electronics or appliances, Hennepin County wants to teach you how to repair them, so they stay out of a landfill. Lined up on a Saturday morning waiting to get inside the Hennepin County drop-off facility, Elizabeth Gales brought in a VCR and rice cooker that finally died.
Program Reunites Bike And Owner…25 Years LaterThere's something about kids and their bikes, which is what makes the story of Tom Lowery's Raleigh so special.
Free Summer Meals For School Kids In NeedWhen school closes, many children find themselves dealing with a difficult problem -- the loss of a nutritious meal each day. That's because they may not be able to get one at home. That's why there are programs like the Summer Food Service run by the Minnesota Department of Education.
Minn. Sex Offender Program Could Be ReformedThe prison-like program that houses Minnesota's most dangerous sex offenders could be reformed.

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