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Akeley Police Chief says knocking down drug 'kingpin' is goal
Hwy. 34 project in Akeley moving forward
Central Minn. officer shot with arrow in standoff
SpaceX plans to fly a Japanese billionaire, several artists on trip around the moon
All Veterans Museum celebrates first anniversary
Austin, Odorizzi lead Twins over Tigers
Yabandith scores four TDs in Tigers' win over Laporte
Near miss: Vikings, Packers end in tie after field goal frustrations
Sauk Centre's Sayovitz breaks two records at Park Rapids Invitational
UPDATED: EGF's defense makes key plays in 13-12 win over Panthers
Doris May Mitchell
Barbera Lee Hadler
Robert L. Birnstengel
Gerald Edward Mack
Surprise! Some area land values seem to be rising
Minnesota's uninsured rate rose in 2017
Feds end ban on mining exploration near BWCAW
Hearing set for Cass County solar project
More than 1 in 4 American users have deleted Facebook, Pew survey finds
Place a Business Announcement
Art Leap expands in 2018
CHECK IT OUT: Library leads readers on adventures
Who will be the Great American Storyteller?
Author David Sedaris sets show at Fargo Theatre
Burt Reynolds, Hollywood action star with Southern-fried machismo, dies at 82
Grouse hunters can volunteer to help collect samples for West Nile virus study
Hunt Minnesota's most popular game bird -- ruffed grouse
NORTHLAND NATURE JOURNAL: Goodbye summer, hello autumn
Darners: The Northwoods' largest dragonflies
Story of bear rescued from a metal cream can with Jaws of Life has happy ending
Park Rapids Lakes Area Arts Council Column: And the Art Beat goes on
IT'S OUR TURN: The power of 'thank you'
LETTER TO EDITOR: Tennis community drew us to Park Rapids
COMMENTARY: What are political parties good for? Plenty, actually
GUEST EDITORIAL: The Four horsemen of marriage...and politics
What you need in your winter survival kit
Heads up, Moscow mule lovers: That copper mug could be poisoning you
government and politics
August 31, 2018
It's fair time, so Minnesota governor's race hits high gear
FALCON HEIGHTS, Minn.—Minnesota's governor race got real at the State Fair, the location where the public begins to notice election campaigns....
August 31, 2018 - 3:39pm
August 26, 2018
Hubbard County OKs land sale for roundabout
The Hubbard County Board authorized a quitclaim deed and offer to sell county land to the Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) for...
August 26, 2018 - 12:24pm
August 25, 2018
Hubbard County support sought for Bemidji veterans home
Beltrami County Veterans Service Officer Scotty Allison spoke with the Hubbard County Board Tuesday to gauge their interest in helping fund a new veterans home in Bemidji. In May, the Minnesota Legislature passed a bonding bill that included $32 million for the construction of three...
August 25, 2018 - 10:00am
August 23, 2018
Minnesota minimum wage to rise on Jan. 1
ST. PAUL — The 219,000 Minnesotans paid minimum wage will get a raise Jan. 1. State officials announced Thursday, Aug. 23, that employees...
August 23, 2018 - 10:58am
August 22, 2018
Park Rapids Airport awarded $132,000 for infrastructure improvements
U.S. Senators Amy Klobuchar and Tina Smith, and U.S. Representative Rick Nolan announced on Tuesday that the U.S. Department of Transportation...
August 22, 2018 - 9:00am
August 21, 2018
Panel suggests Minnesota build 300,000 more homes
ST. PAUL — A governor's housing task force says 300,000 homes should be built by 2030 in Minnesota, but provides few specific suggestions...
August 21, 2018 - 2:11pm
August 20, 2018
Vice president plans another Minnesota visit
ST. PAUL — The White House is leaving no doubt that Minnesota is important in its 2018 political strategy. The Minnesota Republican Party...
August 20, 2018 - 2:49pm
August 19, 2018
Problems within child care licensing persist in Minnesota, North Dakota
GRAND FORKS — Audits of North Dakota's and Minnesota's day care systems raise red flags in child care licensing, with problems ranging from leaving children in unsafe care to making data inaccessible for parents. The North Dakota State Auditor's Office 2017 biennium report of...
August 19, 2018 - 6:00am
August 18, 2018
Rematch is on for Park Rapids mayor
The candidate filing period for city and school offices closed Aug. 14. Park Rapids City Council In Park Rapids, incumbent Pat Mikesh and challenger Pam Hauber filed for the position of mayor with a two-year term. It isn't their first election facing each other.
August 18, 2018 - 2:00pm
August 17, 2018
Johnson, Walz spar in first governor's debate since primary victories
NISSWA, Minn.—With their interparty rivals eliminated in the primary, Minnesota's remaining gubernatorial candidates can turn their attention...
August 17, 2018 - 7:27pm
August 15, 2018
Governor's race: Trump endorses Johnson; Walz strong in Twin Cities, southern Minnesota
ST. PAUL -- President Donald Trump wants to influence Minnesota's governor race. The winner of the Tuesday, Aug. 14, Republican primary received...
August 15, 2018 - 4:53pm
August 14, 2018
Turnout for Minnesota primary election highest in 24 years
ST. PAUL—Nearly a quarter of Minnesota's registered voters cast ballots in Tuesday's state primary elections, with DFL voters nearly doubling the turnout of Republicans. Around 780,000 of the state's registered 3.2 million voters had cast ballots as of 10:40 p.m., with 83 percent...
August 14, 2018 - 11:36pm
Walz, Johnson win governor primaries; to face off in fall
ST. PAUL -- Jeff Johnson and Tim Walz will be Minnesotans' choices for governor this fall. "I think we sent a message, people want something...
August 14, 2018 - 10:07pm
Minnesota election judge removed after being accused of making illegal comments
An election judge in Dakota County was removed from his duties Tuesday afternoon after a voter in South St. Paul reported that the judge was...
August 14, 2018 - 6:00pm
August 13, 2018
Minnesota primary features plenty of twists
ST. PAUL — The 2018 primary election is as different as it gets, with more contests than usual, late surprises and a ton of votes already...
August 13, 2018 - 3:16pm