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group 00launches plan iNDEPENDENT Ip buel rural areas of Rural stalled amid the Rep. Aaron a group of rural m outlining an eco- kage focused on new energy !rag transportation throughout and income losses rural economy, fox; Minnesota to Peterson, of rural sitting back and !Will come along with isn't going We need an eco- that will position Ivantage of new create good- jobs and have sys- Support for devel- and biofuels - and soy-based element of the has been a )r both, believing reap thousands farm and wage S. Y Works as long as we home, as we have ethanol said. "Our goal Rural Minnesotans facili- a few crumbs Corporations. If we turbines and fuel face the possibil- is promotion )eed Internet gap-free cellular are critical, in thrive, and for cre- nuting" - Peterson said. and cellular phones railroads and paved years ago - nunities to the World," Peterson )f the lan include rural highways, to pay Offer full benefits, industries in cut- SITTING AND WAITING, Odessa residents Gary Deal (left) and Tom Karels (right) are pictured above enjoying their usual morning cup of coffee. The only difference is, they usually drink the coffee inside the Mudhen Care, however, the cafe has been closed for awhile, so the men found a new way to enjoy the Mudhen. According to Deal, they are waiting for the Mudhen to reopen. ting-edge fields like nanotechnology and genomics. A detailed list of the economic growth proposals is attached. Growing Minnesota The House DFL Strategy for Rural Economic Growth Investing in... Job Creation & ' Entrepreneurship Rural Minnesota needs more good- paying, full-benefit jobs and innova- tive small businesses. * The state should encourage and even invest in emerging technologies (nanotechnology, genomics, etc.) and site new facilities in Greater Minnesota. * The state should offer tax incen- tives to companies that add workers and/or increase pay and benefits in Rural Minnesota. * Creative ideas to restore the reach and value of the U of M Extension Service - such as partnering with MnSCU or the Ag Department - should be explored. * The state should offer incentives for companies to invest in telecom- muting. Many of today's jobs can be done via the internet (graphic arts, computer programming, technical writing, drafting). In conjunction, the state should promote affordable high UB-A-DUB-DUB men in a tub say... lorden and Dillan Roggenbuck Your vehicle to Progressive!" Largest windshield inventory in the area 100% customer satisfaction handle all the insurance work RE$SIVE' & GLASS CENTER, INC. Steve and Linda Roggenbuck Second Street • Ortonville, Minnesota 56278 839-2255 Toll Free 888-819-2255 speed internet services. * We need to continue supporting entrepreneurship in Greater Minnesota - not cut back on proven initiatives like AURI and Minnesota Technology - and focus on value added opportunities.. * It is critical that the state provide local economic developers the tools to recruit and retain business, such as T1F, worker training and more. Investing in... Biofuels & Wind Energy State government policy must lake the lead in developing a home-grown energy industry and move Minnesota toward energy indepen- dence. * With the national market for ethanol expected to double in the next 10 years, the state should restore funding for development of ethanol and position Minnesota to take advan- tage of this growth. * Minnesota should apply our ethanol development model to the emerging soy-based biodiesel fuel industry. * Minnesota's congressional dele- gation should work to re-authorize the wind power producer credit in 2003/4, while Minnesota still has an opportu- nity to lead in development of locally owned (not leased) wind power. * Minnesota should prohibit the bundling of 2MW windpower project tax incentives by large out-of-state corporations. This loophole allows them to acquire and consolidate indi- vidual projects into 20-30MW pro- jects. We should cap ownership at 8MW. * Minnesota should encourage farmer-owned wind turbines and the development of co-ops including farmers, cities and businesses to coor- dinate their investment in wind. Investing in... Transportation & Communications Minnesota cannot afford a second- class highway system or a second- class communications system. * Greater Minnesota regional cen- ters need four-lane, high-speed con- nections while all rural counties need better farm-to-market roads and tran- sit alternatives for the growing senior population. * Minnesota should create a bal- anced transportation network for rural areas, including good roads, improved local air service, freight rail, and in the St. Cloud-Minneapolis corridor, commuter rail. * Minnesota should work to ensure affordable high-speed Internet access is available statewide. * The state should assist in creat- ing statewide, gap-free cellular phone service. Save this paper 10r recycling Stop sign fatality occurred here and Codington County (Courtesy of Grant County Review) Prior to the tragic accident in which Congressman Bill lanklow was involved, state records indicate there had been only two deaths in the state this year resulting from stop sign violations. Killed in the Grant County accident on April 17 was Jessica Moen, 21, of Odessa. She md Chad Hall, 29, Revillo, were involved in a collision southeast of Milbank at the intersection of SD Highway 158 and 482 Avenue. Hall who had failed to observe the stop sign was found guilty, tie was sentenced to serve 30 days in jail and pay a fine of $50. according to Sheriff Mike McKernan. The second fatality occurred in Codington County and resulted in the death of Marie tteitland. Ortley. The driver of the car which ran the stop sign was charged with careless driving and failure to stop at a stop sign. both misdemeanors. The sentence is not known Things are buzzin' in the WANT ADS II REPAIR , II Antique "Mantle II 400 Day, Anniversary IJ strikinsc°chin"ng W II CRAIG I/ II RANDLEMAN II Neon LX s7,985,,0000 SETTING SAIL ON BIG STONE LAKE recently were Ortonville's Tom Dorry and Marcia Anderson on the Hunky-Dorry II. The winds were just right for a nice relaxing sailboat ride. ffordable, Well Built, e Buildings, Delivered to You i: DAKOTA URES: DBL doors, 1 window and two vents ° 4x4 Pressure  ithin In and 2x6 treated floor joists • All frame-work 16" oc • 5/8 plywood / rrli/e.q v • 15/32 Duratemp fir exterior siding ° 7/16 OSB roof sheeting (choice of color) ° 25 year CT shingles (choice of color) TA STORAGE BUILDINGS treet • Milbank, SD 57252 (5.8 miles South of Milbank, Hwy 15) :ri 8am-5pm • Sat. By Appt. Call 605-432-6889 group 00launches plan iNDEPENDENT Ip buel rural areas of Rural stalled amid the Rep. Aaron a group of rural m outlining an eco- kage focused on new energy !rag transportation throughout and income losses rural economy, fox; Minnesota to Peterson, of rural sitting back and !Will come along with isn't going We need an eco- that will position Ivantage of new create good- jobs and have sys- Support for devel- and biofuels - and soy-based element of the has been a )r both, believing reap thousands farm and wage S. Y Works as long as we home, as we have ethanol said. "Our goal Rural Minnesotans facili- a few crumbs Corporations. If we turbines and fuel face the possibil- is promotion )eed Internet gap-free cellular are critical, in thrive, and for cre- nuting" - Peterson said. and cellular phones railroads and paved years ago - nunities to the World," Peterson )f the lan include rural highways, to pay Offer full benefits, industries in cut- SITTING AND WAITING, Odessa residents Gary Deal (left) and Tom Karels (right) are pictured above enjoying their usual morning cup of coffee. The only difference is, they usually drink the coffee inside the Mudhen Care, however, the cafe has been closed for awhile, so the men found a new way to enjoy the Mudhen. According to Deal, they are waiting for the Mudhen to reopen. ting-edge fields like nanotechnology and genomics. A detailed list of the economic growth proposals is attached. Growing Minnesota The House DFL Strategy for Rural Economic Growth Investing in... Job Creation & ' Entrepreneurship Rural Minnesota needs more good- paying, full-benefit jobs and innova- tive small businesses. * The state should encourage and even invest in emerging technologies (nanotechnology, genomics, etc.) and site new facilities in Greater Minnesota. * The state should offer tax incen- tives to companies that add workers and/or increase pay and benefits in Rural Minnesota. * Creative ideas to restore the reach and value of the U of M Extension Service - such as partnering with MnSCU or the Ag Department - should be explored. * The state should offer incentives for companies to invest in telecom- muting. Many of today's jobs can be done via the internet (graphic arts, computer programming, technical writing, drafting). In conjunction, the state should promote affordable high UB-A-DUB-DUB men in a tub say... lorden and Dillan Roggenbuck Your vehicle to Progressive!" Largest windshield inventory in the area 100% customer satisfaction handle all the insurance work RE$SIVE' & GLASS CENTER, INC. Steve and Linda Roggenbuck Second Street • Ortonville, Minnesota 56278 839-2255 Toll Free 888-819-2255 speed internet services. * We need to continue supporting entrepreneurship in Greater Minnesota - not cut back on proven initiatives like AURI and Minnesota Technology - and focus on value added opportunities.. * It is critical that the state provide local economic developers the tools to recruit and retain business, such as T1F, worker training and more. Investing in... Biofuels & Wind Energy State government policy must lake the lead in developing a home-grown energy industry and move Minnesota toward energy indepen- dence. * With the national market for ethanol expected to double in the next 10 years, the state should restore funding for development of ethanol and position Minnesota to take advan- tage of this growth. * Minnesota should apply our ethanol development model to the emerging soy-based biodiesel fuel industry. * Minnesota's congressional dele- gation should work to re-authorize the wind power producer credit in 2003/4, while Minnesota still has an opportu- nity to lead in development of locally owned (not leased) wind power. * Minnesota should prohibit the bundling of 2MW windpower project tax incentives by large out-of-state corporations. This loophole allows them to acquire and consolidate indi- vidual projects into 20-30MW pro- jects. We should cap ownership at 8MW. * Minnesota should encourage farmer-owned wind turbines and the development of co-ops including farmers, cities and businesses to coor- dinate their investment in wind. Investing in... Transportation & Communications Minnesota cannot afford a second- class highway system or a second- class communications system. * Greater Minnesota regional cen- ters need four-lane, high-speed con- nections while all rural counties need better farm-to-market roads and tran- sit alternatives for the growing senior population. * Minnesota should create a bal- anced transportation network for rural areas, including good roads, improved local air service, freight rail, and in the St. Cloud-Minneapolis corridor, commuter rail. * Minnesota should work to ensure affordable high-speed Internet access is available statewide. * The state should assist in creat- ing statewide, gap-free cellular phone service. Save this paper 10r recycling Stop sign fatality occurred here and Codington County (Courtesy of Grant County Review) Prior to the tragic accident in which Congressman Bill lanklow was involved, state records indicate there had been only two deaths in the state this year resulting from stop sign violations. Killed in the Grant County accident on April 17 was Jessica Moen, 21, of Odessa. She md Chad Hall, 29, Revillo, were involved in a collision southeast of Milbank at the intersection of SD Highway 158 and 482 Avenue. Hall who had failed to observe the stop sign was found guilty, tie was sentenced to serve 30 days in jail and pay a fine of $50. according to Sheriff Mike McKernan. The second fatality occurred in Codington County and resulted in the death of Marie tteitland. Ortley. The driver of the car which ran the stop sign was charged with careless driving and failure to stop at a stop sign. both misdemeanors. The sentence is not known Things are buzzin' in the WANT ADS II REPAIR , II Antique "Mantle II 400 Day, Anniversary IJ strikinsc°chin"ng W II CRAIG I/ II RANDLEMAN II Neon LX s7,985,,0000 SETTING SAIL ON BIG STONE LAKE recently were Ortonville's Tom Dorry and Marcia Anderson on the Hunky-Dorry II. The winds were just right for a nice relaxing sailboat ride. ffordable, Well Built, e Buildings, Delivered to You i: DAKOTA URES: DBL doors, 1 window and two vents ° 4x4 Pressure  ithin In and 2x6 treated floor joists • All frame-work 16" oc • 5/8 plywood / rrli/e.q v • 15/32 Duratemp fir exterior siding ° 7/16 OSB roof sheeting (choice of color) ° 25 year CT shingles (choice of color) TA STORAGE BUILDINGS treet • Milbank, SD 57252 (5.8 miles South of Milbank, Hwy 15) :ri 8am-5pm • Sat. By Appt. Call 605-432-6889