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Minnesota Tax Collections Slide Over Summer Months

Minnesota's fiscal year is off to a rocky start as state government revenues slip below projections.

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Governor Mark Dayton, Photo by WJON.com's Jim Maurice
Governor Mark Dayton, Photo by WJON.com's Jim Maurice
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Dayton Seeks Boost in Minnesota’s Cybersecurity Funding

The tech experts charged with protecting Minnesota's vast state government computer network from hackers are seeking more money to shore up their cyber defenses.

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Cold Spring Looking Into Starting City Facebook Page

Cold Spring is looking to start a city Facebook page in the near future. Cold Spring currently has a website, but no social media accounts. The city is looking to hire a company to create and manage social media accounts.

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St. Cloud Cracking Down on Disruptive Intoxication

St. Cloud is toughening its stance against drunk individuals who create public disturbances. The city adopted the disruptive intoxication ordinance in 2010 as part of an effort to address binge drinking and its negative impacts in the Southside and University neighborhood.

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photo by WJON.com's Alex Svejkovsky
photo by WJON.com's Alex Svejkovsky
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St. Cloud Discusses Alternative Plan For Downtown Parking Ramp

St. Cloud is looking into a different plan for a new downtown parking ramp. St. Cloud has $11.56 million in state bonding money for the project. However, recent bids for the project came in too high, with the lowest being $17.4 million. The bids were rejected by the council earlier this month.

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Governor Dayton To Sign Bills Avoiding Government Shutdown

Gov. Mark Dayton says he will sign the bills passed by a special legislative session, avoiding a government shutdown.

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Dan DeBaun, WJON
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Four Apply For Open Cold Spring City Council Seat

Four people have applied for the open Cold Spring City Council seat. The seat is open because former council member Bob Thelen was sworn in as mayor in January.

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Cold Spring Council Looking to Fill Empty Seat [AUDIO]

Cold Spring residents are encouraged to apply for an open seat on the city council. The seat is open because former council member Bob Thelen was sworn in as mayor earlier this month.

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Bob Thelen (coldspring.govoffice.com)
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New Mayor Bob Thelen Ready to Lead Cold Spring [AUDIO]

After a sometimes rough and bumpy 2014, Cold Spring has a new mayor ready to lead the city. Bob Thelen took the oath of office on Tuesday night during the city council meeting.

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Cold Spring Addresses City Administrator Concerns [AUDIO]

Concerns were addressed involving Cold Spring City Administrator Paul Hetland during a city council meeting on Tuesday.

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