• March 2014 (Volume 22, Number 1)
    Cover:
    • Talarico Crosses a Bridge into Retirement
    Affordable Care Act:
    • How the HealthWORKS Coalition is Helping You
    Apprenticeship Corner:
    • Journeyman Upgrade Schedule
    Member Recognition:
    • Gold Card Pictures
    Fair Contracting Foundation:
    • On the Lookout for Your Behalf
    IMI Corner:
    • IMI MN Reaches Out to the Design Community with the Benefits of Masonry Construction
    Events:
    • Calendar
    Government:
    • Time for the State Senate to Act on Minnimum Wage

  • December 2013 (Volume 21, Number 4)
    Cover:
    • Government Changes HRA Rules (Again)!
    Construct Tomorrow:
    • Preparing Today's Youth for Tomorrow's Construction Trades
    Apprenticeship Corner:
    • Journeyman Upgrade Schedule
    Member Recognition:
    • Gold Card Pictures
    Golf Winners:
    • Duluth Building Trades Team Wins Golf Tourney
    IMI Corner:
    • IMI MN Partners with Local Companies and School System to Promote Trades
    Events:
    • Calendar
    Government:
    • The Latest on the Affordable Care Act

  • September 2013 (Volume 21, Number 3)
    Cover:
    • Miller Enjoys Retirement at 126 MPH
    Negotiations:
    • New Contracts Signed and Results
    From the President:
    • Health Plan Gets Major Redesign
    Apprenticeship Corner:
    • Journeyman Upgrade Schedule
    Member Recognition:
    • Gold Card Pictures
    IMI Corner:
    • IMI Promotes Masonry and Skilled Union Labor
    Events:
    • Calendar
    Government:
    • Minimum Wage

  • June 2013 (Volume 21, Number 2)
    Cover:
    • 5th Annual LaborCare Health and Benefits Fair
    Negotiations:
    • New Contracts Signed and Results
    From the President:
    • Health Plan Changes for Active Members and Premedicare Retirees
    Apprenticeship Corner:
    • BAC Apprenticeship Training Center Update
    Member Recognition:
    • Gold Card Dinner Pictures
    IMI Corner:
    • IMI Brings Masonry Training and Awareness into the Community
    Events:
    • Calendar
    Government:
    • Politics-Our Issues

  • March 2013 (Volume 21, Number 1)
    Cover:
    • Ullico Invests in Loring Park Apartments
    From the President:
    • A New Era for Health Care
    Apprenticeship Corner:
    • 2013 Journeyman Upgrade Schedule
    Member Recognition:
    • Metro Area Holiday Chapter Meeting & Grank Forks Gold Card Dinner
    IMI Corner:
    • IMI Welcomes Mark Swanson as the New Director
    Events:
    • Calendar
    Government:
    • Politics-Our Issues

  • December 2012 (Volume 20, Number 4)
    Cover:
    • Dock Street Apartments Will Help Build Strong Sense of Community
    Apprenticeship Corner:
    • 2013 Journeyman Upgrade Schedule
    Member Recognition:
    • Duluth Golf Tournament and Gold Card Dinner Member Photos
    Angel of Hope:
    • Angel of Hope Offers Peaceful Place to Remember
    AFL-CIO:
    • The AFL-CIO BIT and HIT and Your Pension Dollars
    Retiree Highlight:
    • "Tuffy" is Running Example of Just Do It
    Events:
    • Calendar
    Government:
    • 2012 Elections

  • September 2012 (Volume 20, Number 3)
    Cover:
    • Luxury Apartment Homes Add To Uptown's Vibrant Lifestyle
    November Elections:
    • Let's Elect Candidates Who Put Middle Class Families First
    Apprenticeship Corner:
    • 2012 Journeyman Upgrade Schedule
    Member Recognition:
    • Gold Card Dinner/Luncheon and Retirees Breakfast Member Photos
    Wadena-Deer Creek School Set To Open:
    • "Green" Educational Environment and Safe Haven for Community
    Events:
    • Calendar
    Government:
    • Electing Legislators Who Share Our Priorities

  • June 2012 (Volume 20, Number 2)
    Cover:
    • Health Fair Was a Grand Slam at Target Field
    Retiree Focus:
    • "Having Coffee" Has Different Meaning for Tom Steinmetz
    Recreation:
    • Attion Golfers- Don't Miss the BAC Golf Tournament!
    Member Recognition:
    • Gold Card Dinner and Retirees Breakfast Member Photos
    Apprenticeship Corner:
    • Class of 2012
    Events:
    • Calendar
    Government:
    • Governor Dayton's Leadership

  • March 2012 (Volume 20, Number 1)
    Cover:
    • Join Us as We Hit it Out of the Ballpark
    From The President:
    • New Extend Retiree Plus Program
    Apprenticeship Corner:
    • 2012 Journeyman Upgrades
    Member Recognition:
    • North Dakota Members
    IMI:
    • Target Corp/U of M Workshop
    Events:
    • Calendar
    Government:
    • Right to Work

  • December 2011 (Volume 19, Number 4)
    Cover:
    • Union Depot is Restored Back to Life
    Election Results:
    • Local Officers Elected to Three Year Limits
    Apprenticeship Corner:
    • 2010 Journeyman Upgrades
    Health Care:
    • CDI: The Right Test. At the Right Time. Done Right!
    Gold Card Awards:
    • Gold Card Dinner on October 7, 2011 at The Duluth Holiday Inn
    TEAM Assistance:
    • Providing Real Life Solutions To Our Members
    Scholarships:
    • Scholarships Available for Union Families
    Events:
    • Calendar
    Government:
    • A Tough Legislative Session Ahead

  • September 2011 (Volume 19, Number 3)
    Cover:
    • Wadena Community Picks Up Pieces in Big Way
    From The President:
    • Communication and Benefit Payments Go Electronic
    Health Care:
    • Value Based Health Care Design
    Apprenticeship Corner:
    • 2011 Journeyman Upgrades
    IMI:
    • 2011 North American Masonry Conference
    Events:
    • Calendar
    Government:
    • Rapid Response Strategy to Engage Union Members

  • June 2011 (Volume 19, Number 2)
    Cover:
    • LaborCare Health Fair Huge Success
    From The President:
    • Regaining Market Share
    Apprenticeship Corner:
    • Completions and Journeyman Upgrades
    IMI:
    • LEED-ing The Way
    Events:
    • Calendar
    Government:
    • Failing Middle Class Minnesota

  • March 2011 (Volume 19, Number 1)
    Cover:
    • Union Members Set Minnesota Milestone With Arriscraft
    From The President:
    • "Right To Work" Is A Rip-Off
    Gold Card Awards:
    • Apprentices Sworn In
    IMI:
    • New Materials
    Events:
    • Calendar
    Government:
    • Three Steps To A Better Minnesota

  • December 2010 (Volume 18, Number 4)
    Cover:
    • Bemidji Regional Events Center Opens
    From The President:
    • Health Benefits and Pension Overview
    Gold Card Awards:
    • Recipients In Duluth and The Iron Range
    IMI:
    • Jobs/AAC Training
    Events:
    • Calendar
    Government:
    • What The Election Meant

  • September 2010 (Volume 18, Number 3)
    Cover:
    • Minnesota Workers Memorial Garden Dedicated
    From The President:
    • Health Care Insurance
    Gold Card Recipients:
    • Recipients At Prom Center
    IMI:
    • Olene Bigelow Retires/Mark Wictrom Takes Over
    Events:
    • Calendar
    Government:
    • What's at Stake This November

  • June 2010 (Volume 18, Number 2)
    Cover:
    • LaborCare Fair Promotes Health Awareness
    From The President:
    • Jim Lundquist Retires After 36 Years
    Apprentices:
    • Class Of 2010 Totals 22 Completions
    Events:
    • Calendar
    Government:
    • Session for Working Minnestoans

  • March 2010 (Volume 18, Number 1)

    Cover:
    • In Retirement, Rhen Makes The Old New Again
    IU Convention Call:
    • Nominations For Delegates
    International Masonry Institute:
    • Annual Report For 2009
    People:
    • Awards
    Resources:
    • Fare For All Express
    Milestones:
    • Valued Longtime Members
    Calendars:
    • Events
    Government:
    • Jobs Are #1 Priority

  • December 2009 (Volume 17, Number 4)

    Cover:
    • Workers' Memorial Garden Pays Tribute To MN Laborers
    Health News:
    • Updates
    Scholarships:
    • Available For Union Families
    People:
    • Awards
    Special Call:
    • Wage Allocations
    Events:
    • Calendar
    Government:
    • Health Insurance Reform

  • September 2009 (Volume 17, Number 3)

    Cover:
    • Rierson Carves Out Perfect Retirement
    Health Insurance:
    • Updates
    People:
    • Awards Recipients
    Safety Corner:
    • Work Safe-Work Smart
    Events:
    • Calendar
    Government:
    • Health Care Reform Can't Wait

  • June 2009 (Volume 17, Number 2)

    Cover:
    • Palmer Township Park
    From the President:
    • Funding the BAC Benefits
    Recreation:
    • Golf Tournament Set For July 25, 2009
    Apprenticeship:
    • Class of 2009 totals 42 Completions
    Events:
    • Calendar
    Government:
    • AFL-CIO Eyes on the Prize

  • March 2009 (Volume 17, Number 1)

    Cover:
    • Bemidji Regional Events Center to Increase Use of Masonry
    From the President:
    • Union Construction Worker's Compensation Program
    Scholarships:
    • Available to Union Members and their Families
    Milestones of Lontime Members:
    • Celbrating significant anniversaries
    Events:
    • Calendar Important Dates
    Government:
    • Rebuild Minnesota!

  • December 2008 (Volume 16, Number 4)

    Cover:
    • IMI Instructor Certification Program
    Pensions:
    • The Safest Available
    From The President:
    • Midwest Masonry Promotion Council
    Gold Club:
    • Recipients
    Camp Graftwon:
    • Project Takes Shape
    Events:
    • Calendar
    Government:
    • Labor 2008

  • September 2008 (Volume 16, Number 3)

    Cover:
    • From The President
    Golf Tourney:
    • Results
    Gold Club:
    • Recipients
    Recreational Camp:
    • For Disabled Vets
    Events:
    • Calendar
    Government:
    • Employee Free Choice Act

  • June 2008 (Volume 16, Number 2)

    Cover:
    • From The President
    Recreation:
    • Golf Tournament Set For July 26, 2008
    Apprentices:
    • Class of '08 Totals 38 Completeions
    Events:
    • Calendar
    Government
    • AFL/CIO Labor 2008 Campaign

  • March 2008 (Volume 16, Number 1)

    Cover:
    • Unions Contribute
    Mike Cook:
    • Consider International Travel Insurance
    Apprentices:
    • Women's Recovery Center gets Help
    Education:
    • Scholarships Listed

  • December 2007 (Volume 15, Number 4)

    Cover:
    • Attend Special-Call Meeting on January 5, 2008
    About Local 1:
    • Showcase Shrine draws members to Wisconsin to help build a place of beauty and peace

  • September 2007 (Volume 15, Number 3)

    Cover:
    • New ICF Construction Used
    IMI:
    • 3 Local 1 members going to National Competition
    Golf:
    • Here are tournament winners
    Keeping Up:
    • Mark your calendars
    People:
    • Have trowels, will travel

  • June 2007 (Volume 15, Number 2)

    Cover:
    • 3-Year Agreements reached in Minnesota
    Recreation:
    • Golf Tournament set for July
    Apprentices:
    • Class of '07 totals 57 graduates
    Government:
    • State can't afford Gov. Pawlenty's vetoes

  • March 2007 (Volume 15, Number 1)

    Cover:
    • Minnesota members OK HRA
    News To Use:
    • Traveling members must guard benefits
    Official Letter:
    • Reports on Special Call Meeting about wage and negotiotion issues
    Legislature:
    • Think about the middle class

  • December 2006 (Volume 14, Number 4)

    Cover:
    • Attend Special-Call Meeting on January 6, 2006
    Politics:
    • Union Volunteers, Voters bring change
    Education:
    • Scholarships offered
    People:
    • Union members build veterans memorial
    Keeping Up:
    • Here's 2007 calendar. Clip and save it

  • Sept 2006 (Volume 14, Number 3)

    Cover:
    • Carvers Drew National Attention
    Election '06:
    • 34 union members running for House and Senate
    Sports:
    • Congrats golf tournament winners
    Benefits:
    • Controls are in place; funds are safe

  • June 2006 (Volume 14, Number 2)

    Cover:
    • Carvers create a permanent display of public art
    • FOLLOW UP: Some using test for pre-hiring screening
    Commentary:
    • Mike Cook: T.E.A.M. Inc., to return as an employee assistance program
    Recreation:
    • Golf tourney is July 29

  • March 2006 (Volume 14, Number 1)

    Cover:
    • Minneapolis bricklayers is named 'the best'
    • REMINDERS TO CEASE: Union dues, like rent, are due on the 1st
    Photo Story:
    • Tile apprentices create art
    Politics:
    • Minnesota is a battleground state

  • December 2005 (Volume 13, Number 4)

    Cover:
    • Bricklayer Scott Whipps is a youthful victim of silicosis (part 2 in a two-part article)
    • Do you need a Health Reimbursement arrangement?
    Commentary:
    • Prevailing wage laws protect us all
    The Sports Page:
    • Fall is the best time of year for hunting and fishing
    Briefs:
    • OSHA 10 training set for 2006
    Politics:
    • The freedom to form unnions will be an issue in 2006






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