Minnesota's real budget debate began today when state finance officials announced a $1.9 billion surplus, an increase of $832 million from a report less than three months ago.
Gov. Mark Dayton said he has been told it is the largest-ever state surplus, but Minnesota Management and Budget officials worked to confirm that this afternoon.
The governor, a Democrat, said that he will propose usi...
February 27, 2015 - 2:31pm
Dakota County Master Gardeners
It's that time of year again. My thoughts and expectations are focused onspring andthe new growing season however, winter continues! Looking for the bright spot in this, it does give me time to ponder:
what worked well last year
what didn't go so well and needs to be changed this year
what's new and exciting in backyard gardening
is there a special project I want to focus on this year
February 22, 2015 - 10:42pm
The Beer Blog
Brewery - Cold Spring Brewing Company, Cold Spring, Minnesota
Beer - John Henry Colonial Cream & Brown Ale
Style - Imperial cream and brown ales blended and aged on brandy oak spirals
ABV - 9.3%
Color - Reddish copper with a light tan head
Aroma - Brown sugar, waft of tart cherry, little bit of spice, toasted bread, hint of alcohol
Flavor - Caramel, toasted rye bread, light roast co...
June 10, 2014 - 10:26pm