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  • Minnesota Among Top Tier States in New Census Data Indicators
    September 18, 2014 - Minnesota continues to rank in the top tier of states for key measures of employment, income, and health insurance according to data released today by the U.S. Census Bureau. The data from the 2013 American Community Survey reveals Minnesota made broad reductions in unemployment, as well as poverty rates for several racial and age groups, while the percent of uninsured Minnesotans was stable. Median household income also rose by $1,000 between 2012 and 2013.
  • State Surplus Property Public Auction this weekend in Arden Hills
    September 18, 2014 - Members of the public are invited to bid on a variety of surplus goods at a State of Minnesota auction taking place on Saturday, September 20 in Arden Hills. The auction will include approximately 150 cars and trucks, Polaris Ranger 6X6 UTV, Toro 455D riding lawn mower, trailers, boat/motor/trailer packages, office equipment and furnishings, property room items and much more.
  • Minnesota Archaeology Week is September 13-21
    September 10, 2014 - Minnesotans have the opportunity to learn about underwater archaeological expeditions, examine artifacts from archaeological digs, and construct a replica of a 2,000-year-old house. These are just a few of the Minnesota Archaeology Week events happening statewide between Sept. 13 and Sept. 21, 2014.
  • State Surplus Property Public Auction this weekend in Grand Rapids
    September 03, 2014 - Members of the public are invited to bid on a variety of surplus goods at a State of Minnesota auction taking place on Saturday, September 6 in Grand Rapids. The auction will include approximately 50 cars and trucks, tractors, loaders, skid steers, riding lawn mowers, trailers, boat/motor/trailer packages, canoes and much more.
  • State Surplus Property Public Auction this weekend in Arden Hills
    August 14, 2014 - Members of the public are invited to bid on a variety of surplus goods at a State of Minnesota auction taking place on Saturday, August 16 in Arden Hills. The auction will include approximately 80 cars and trucks, riding lawn mowers, trailers, wood shop equipment including saws, sanders, and drill presses, property room items, bikes, and much more.
  • State Surplus Property Public Auction this weekend in Arden Hills
    July 09, 2014 - Members of the public are invited to bid on a variety of surplus goods at a State of Minnesota auction taking place on Saturday, July 12 in Arden Hills. The auction will include approximately 120 cars and trucks, riding lawn mowers, trailers, metal working equipment, grounds maintenance equipment, vintage parking meters, property room items, bikes, and much more.
  • Minnesota State Capitol Restoration Project Enters Next Phase
    July 03, 2014 - After this July 4 holiday weekend, the Minnesota State Capitol Restoration Project construction will become much more visible. Workers will begin replacing the roof and prepping much of the interior for new mechanical and electrical system installation. Key areas of the building will be closed to protect the public and irreplaceable architectural details.
  • State Surplus Public Auction this weekend in Arden Hills
    May 13, 2014 - Members of the public are invited to bid on a variety of surplus goods at a State of Minnesota auction taking place on Saturday, May 17 in Arden Hills. The auction will include approximately 125 cars and trucks, riding lawn mowers, trailers, EZ Go golf carts, snowmobiles, bikes, household items, field tarps and stainless steel trash cans from the Metrodome and much more.
  • State Surplus Public Auction season continues this weekend in Arden Hills
    April 08, 2014 - Members of the public are invited to bid on a variety of surplus goods at a State of Minnesota auction taking place on Saturday, April 12 in Arden Hills.
  • Exterior Lights of State Capitol Darkened for Earth Hour
    March 28, 2014 - The exterior lights of the Minnesota State Capitol Building will be darkened tomorrow, Saturday March 29 from 8:30 to 9:30 p.m. as part of the City of Saint Paul’s recognition of Earth Hour.
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