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  • State Surplus Property Public Auction takes place this weekend in Arden Hills
    November 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, November 15 in Arden Hills. The auction will include approximately 100 cars and trucks, automotive shop equipment, band saws and table saws, hand tools, sporting goods and toys, a snow blower, a stump grinder, various abandoned airport and property room items, and much more.
  • State Surplus Property Public Auction this weekend in Arden Hills
    October 24, 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, October 25 in Arden Hills. The auction will include approximately 140 cars and trucks, inflatable Zodiak and trailer, John Deere 425 mower, trailers, push mowers and weed whips, hand tools, sporting goods and toys, sunglasses and other abandoned airport items, property room items and lots of bikes.
  • State Surplus Property Public Auction this weekend in Bemidji
    October 01, 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, October 4 in Bemidji. The auction will include approximately 70 cars and trucks including a dump truck and plow trucks, a Case 1155 crawler/loader, a John Deere riding lawn mower, trailers, pumps, welders, woodworking equipment, and much more.
  • Quadriga Charioteer Will Be Removed and Transported for Repairs Next Tuesday
    September 19, 2014 - The charioteer figure who guides the golden horses on the Minnesota State Capitol Building’s Quadriga statue will be temporarily removed on Tuesday, September 23. The charioteer figure is being removed to repair corrosion discovered at the statue’s base.
  • 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.
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