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November 7, 2018
State Rep. Ron Kresha re-elected in District 9B
Minnesota House of Representatives candidates Stephen Browning of Little Falls, a Democrat, and incumbent Ron Kresha of Little Falls, a Republican,...
November 7, 2018 - 11:08am
September 26, 2018
2018 Voter's Guide: House District 9B
House District 9B Representative Stephen Browning Age: 36. Employment: Second-grade teacher. Public office experience: None. Party affiliation:...
September 26, 2018 - 12:30pm
August 1, 2018
Kresha foster-care bill garners bipartisan support, signed into law
Legislation authored by Rep. Ron Kresha, R-Little Falls, to make improvements to foster child care in Minnesota became state law Wednesday, Aug. 1. The bill, HF3265, was passed by lawmakers with overwhelming bipartisan support, and received the governor's approval May 20.
August 1, 2018 - 8:14pm
July 26, 2018
Kresha congratulates Borash family as local Farm Family of the Year
LITTLE FALLS—Rep. Ron Kresha, R-Little Falls, is congratulating Borash Farm on being named a 2018 Minnesota Farm Family of the Year by the University of Minnesota's Farm Family Recognition Program. "I would like to extend my congratulations to Borash Farm for earning this year's...
July 26, 2018 - 1:30pm
July 19, 2018
Kresha named NCSL Child Welfare Fellow
Rep. Ron Kresha, R-Little Falls, was recently selected to participate in the National Conference of State Legislatures Child Welfare Fellows...
July 19, 2018 - 12:30pm
June 2, 2018
CentraCare Health receives funding for Long Prairie Regional Community Well-Being Center
LONG PRAIRIE—CentraCare Health-Long Prairie will receive $700,000 from the Minnesota Legislature to be used toward a Regional Community Well-Being Center after Gov. Mark Dayton signed the Omnibus Bonding Bill, which totaled $1.5 billion in projects across the state. Local lawmakers...
June 2, 2018 - 6:30am
May 27, 2018
Business Note - May 27
Little Falls chamber to host Gazelka, Kresha LITTLE FALLS—The Little Falls Area Chamber of Commerce is hosting a Legislative Update, 10:30 am — noon, Thursday, May 31, in the Little Falls City Hall Council Chambers, 100 Seventh Ave. NE, Little Falls. Senate Majority Leader...
May 27, 2018 - 3:00am
May 19, 2018
Other Opinion: Lawmakers sentence Minnesotans to death
The heartlessness is a bit hard to fathom. Legislative leaders in St. Paul this session listened to tragic tales from fellow Minnesotans, had a bill before them to prevent more tragedy, and then did nothing.
May 19, 2018 - 5:30am
May 16, 2018
Reader Opinion: Poston to be commended
I am writing today to commend your local state representative, John Poston for his leadership in the House on matters related to our veterans. In his short time in the legislature, Rep. Poston has quickly emerged as one of our leading voices on veterans issues. Last week he was the...
May 16, 2018 - 9:30am
May 3, 2018
Minnesota leaders ready to negotiate taxes
ST. PAUL—Minnesota state leaders are preparing to negotiate one of the most complex tax law rewrites in decades. With the Senate passing,...
May 3, 2018 - 5:38pm
April 19, 2018
Morrison County Food Shelf receives donation after bagging contest
The Morrison County Food Shelf received a $1,000 donation on behalf of Rep. Ron Kresha, R-Little Falls, who won the second annual Minnesota Grocers...
April 19, 2018 - 4:30am
March 21, 2018
Health professionals say school safety includes them
ST. PAUL — Many students say gun restrictions can help keep them safer in schools, but the Minnesota legislative conversation on safe schools...
March 21, 2018 - 6:02pm
March 6, 2018
Minn. agency that protects nursing home residents has been labeled dysfunctional
ST. PAUL — A state office that exists to protect vulnerable Minnesotans, such as those in nursing homes, is dysfunctional and fails to...
March 6, 2018 - 4:38pm
March 5, 2018
Opinion: St. Gabriel's a leader in opioid abuse prevention efforts
During the 2017 legislative session, opioid abuse prevention pilot projects to determine the cause of opioid abuse, as well as to allow hospitals...
March 5, 2018 - 9:30am
January 25, 2018
Reader Opinion: Medicare Advantage
One-size-fits-all suits no one well. That's as true in health care as in any other part of the economy. No wonder more choices are a big part of why Medicare Advantage is so popular. Medicare Advantage is an option for any Medicare-eligible senior or disabled person. It provides access...
January 25, 2018 - 7:30am