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Osage artist shares talent with local kids
Hubbard County Law Enforcement Incidents
County board split on supporting roundabout
Storm damage assessment presented to county board
Minnesota's largest rodeo ready to buck in Park Rapids
Vaudrin competes in javelin, sprints for Dragons
Pre-registration open for Firecracker 5K race
Sebeka shuts out Legion
Hanson named Female Athlete of Year at Concordia-St. Paul
Park Rapids 18U softball team shuts down Waubun
Miles W. "Pete" Peterson
Dale E. Warble
Paul Albert Grams
James Merril Steinke
Rob Belanger named Sanford Bagley's administrative director
Women helping women
A stretch a day keeps the doctor away
Nickelodeon star Jimmy Neutron to appear in Park Rapids
Basic Business Cents: Design systems to avoid mistakes
USO-style show to salute area veterans
Nemeth Art Center symposium explores colonialism
'Circle of Heat' rocking next 2nd Street Stage
Professional African drum and dance show on June 21
Boyd Sharp teaching abstract art workshop for kids
Best and busy summer weeks ahead In the Park Rapids area
Three sharpies who knew when and how to fish
Kittilson passionate about maintaining natural shorelines
Crow Wing River ATV crossing awarded Ecofootprint Grant
Letter to the editor: Thank you to the Greenwood Cemetery crew
Letter to the editor: Witness to stranger's act of kindness
Editorial: Newspapers still top choice for news
Letter to the editor: Tails on the Trail support appreciated
Guest Editorial: Health care debate affects all of us
Recipes: Back to school
U.S. Navy Capt. from Park Rapids completes tour in CJTF-HOA
Recipe: Pasta and Meatballs
May 25, 2016
MnDOT urges travelers to use caution in work zones over Memorial Day weekend
ST. PAUL, Minn. - The Memorial Day weekend is approaching and summer construction roadwork around the state is getting into full swing. The Minnesota Department of Transportation urges motorists to use extra caution while driving through highway work zones. Sue Mulvihill, deputy commissioner...
May 25, 2016 - 3:50pm
May 24, 2016
Three southwest Minnesota men sentenced for California to South Dakota marijuana operation
Three Worthington, Minn., men who ran an extensive marijuana operation bringing pot from California to the Sioux Falls area to sell have been sentenced in federal court in South Dakota. Law officers believe at least 500 pounds of marijuana was sold in the operation. The three all...
May 24, 2016 - 11:37am
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