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'Making Memories' at Itasca State Park
Itasca State Park hosts enjoy being campground 'ambassadors'
Learning from their mistakes
Woman jumps into Minnesota lake to help save duck hunters in dramatic rescue
Tamarac Fall Festival set for Oct. 1; waterfowl themes abound
Panthers coast to another dual win
Tigers control net in win over Blackduck
Pirates hand Braves first conference loss
Fast start keys Cardinals' win over Warriors
Tigers roll to another impressive victory
Orrin "Bud" E. Barnum
Everett Lee Langland
Anton "Tony" Joseph Panek
Basic Business Cents: Innovate for success
Basic Business Cents: Image Management
Lickin' Good Whole Pet Foods opens new storefront on Main
Dorset's Heartland Art Studio bolsters regional art
Basic Business Cents: Job description for vice president of culture
Anne Dunn wins first annual storytelling contest
Poet, folk singer offering free songwriting workshop at Nemeth Art Center
Who Will Be the Great American Storyteller?
Free screenings of Pine Point documentary this weekend
America's top female quintet performing Sept. 23
Minnesota DNR proposes changes to 48 trout stream designations
Minnesota’s high school clay target state championship drew 7,000 shooters
Minnesota master sergeant takes some blind veterans on a turkey hun
Fish activity peaks after storm fronts move through
Fly fishing provides stress relief
Respect your neighbor's right to put up political yard signs
Letter: Aluminum can collection trailer to be moved
Editorial: Minnesota struggles just to get grip on mental health problems
Letter: Klabunde supports local interests
Commentary: Breaking home ties
Recipes: Back to school
U.S. Navy Capt. from Park Rapids completes tour in CJTF-HOA
Recipe: Pasta and Meatballs
May 21, 2016
Success predicted after another legislative failure
Two failures may equal success. The Minnesota House and Senate failed to pass their public works funding bills, but in the three days lawmakers have left this year, major legislative players expect those defeated bills to be merged into one that funds rail safety, college building...
May 21, 2016 - 12:49pm
May 18, 2016
Minnesota budget talks expand from transportation
At least they are talking. State leaders expanded budget talks Tuesday to deal with major money issues remaining before the Minnesota Legislature...
May 18, 2016 - 8:44am
May 17, 2016
Dayton offers to drop gas tax increase
Minnesotans likely will pay higher vehicle license fees if the governor and lawmakers reach a transportation funding deal this year. Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton on Monday offered two transportation funding plans that he called compromises, and both contained higher tab fees. Senate...
May 17, 2016 - 12:35pm
May 16, 2016
Dayton offers to drop gas tax increase
Minnesotans likely will pay higher vehicle license fees if the governor and lawmakers reach a transportation funding deal this year. Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton Monday offered two transportation funding plans that he called compromises, and both contained higher tab fees. Senate...
May 16, 2016 - 1:56pm
May 9, 2016
Few solutions for mentally ill facing charges in Minnesota
Tim Leslie still remembers the house on Victoria and Selby where he’d regularly respond to calls as a patrol officer from a resident who was convinced there was something landing on the roof. There wasn’t, but police learned how to talk him down anyway. “The first couple calls,...
May 9, 2016 - 12:32pm
April 25, 2016
Real ID deadline in danger
A key Minnesota driver's license official says the state may not be able to meet federal guidelines by Oct. 1, meaning some people could be forced to get new licenses before their old ones expire. Dawn Olson of the state Motor and Vehicle Services department told a House committee...
April 25, 2016 - 4:39pm
April 22, 2016
Dayton honors ‘water heroes’ on Earth Day
Dayton honors ‘water heroes’ on Earth Day Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton honored three Minnesota “Water Heroes” for their efforts in protecting and improving the water quality and availability in Minnesota as part of his Water Action Week that culminated with Earth Day on Friday....
April 22, 2016 - 1:10pm
April 20, 2016
Body found near Canadian border on Lake of the Woods
A body has been found on Lake of the Woods near the Canadian border after a man disappeared six months in a boating accident on the lake. The Lake of the Woods County Sheriff's Department told the Northern Light Region Tuesday night that its deputies and Ontario Provincial police...
April 20, 2016 - 8:49am
April 17, 2016
Capitol Chatter: Legislators look for investigations
Minnesota lawmakers do more than legislate; They also sometimes ask people to investigate, and they want to see those reports. Such is the case in a couple of recent issues: a state worker who seemingly emailed opposition to a northern Minnesota oil pipeline and a Commerce Department...
April 17, 2016 - 8:07am
April 13, 2016
Judge calls misfire on 13 counts of poaching in high-profile Minnesota case
MADISON, Minn. – A district judge has dismissed all 13 charges against a Dawson man in a poaching case that has attracted statewide attention....
April 13, 2016 - 5:52pm
April 9, 2016
Enbridge protestors found guilty of trespassing
A judge on Friday rejected the defense of three men who were arrested during an anti-pipeline demonstration inside Enbridge Energy’s downtown Duluth offices in November. Scot Bol, 64, and Jesse Peterson, 35, of Duluth, and Thane Maxwell, 32, of Minneapolis, were among seven protesters...
April 9, 2016 - 2:45pm
Appeals Court rules blood draw from 2011 Park Rapids fatality is lawful
The Minnesota Court of Appeals ruled this week that a warrantless search - blood drawn from Dean James Roehler following a fatal car accident on Highway 34 in 2011 - was lawful. The Appeals Court decision will have statewide implications, Hubbard County attorney Don Dearstyne and...
April 9, 2016 - 10:12am
April 8, 2016
Game and fish bill would allow trophy walleye to be taken on Mille Lacs Lake
ST. PAUL -- Early birds on Mille Lacs Lake may get to keep a walleye this year after all if a provision in the Department of Natural Resources’ annual game and fish bill becomes law. A short section near the end of the bill, awaiting House Ways and Means debate after being the House...
April 8, 2016 - 12:59pm
April 6, 2016
Minnesota farm incomes continue to decline
Editor’s note: This article was provided by University of Minnesota Extension. Despite record crop yields, the incomes for Minnesota farms continued to decline in 2015, reaching their lowest point in inflation-adjusted dollars in 20 years. A major factor was the continued decline...
April 6, 2016 - 1:06pm
Price of postage stamps to drop
Consumers are about to begin saving pennies at the post office. While that may be good news for those sending items off via the United States Postal Service, the USPS is predicting it will lose $2 billion a year due to the price reduction. Starting April 10, stamps for one-ounce letters...
April 6, 2016 - 10:30am