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WINTER'S FRIGID FACE
Menahga School task force endorses $29.1 million building project
Senators pass health insurance premium aid bill as debate focuses on rural Minnesota
Hubbard County Incidents
City council approves Armory Square agreement
Wrestlers win pair of Mid-State matches
Panthers stay perfect in duals with easy victory over Perham
Tigers drop pair of conference games
Balanced Tigers roll past Wolves
Prowlers escape with win over Panthers
Robert P. Carlson
Lois Alvira Johnson
Basic Business Cents: Understand your organizational culture
Klein Insurance opens branch in Park Rapids
Longtime Park Rapids business owner sells Bruhn Optical
Sanford to open clinic in Park Rapids
Popular children's musician dies of cancer
"Onward from Selma" celebrates Martin Luther King
Stillwater resident wins 2018 turkey stamp contest
Talking Stick welcomes short submissions
Local jeweler's work to be given at Golden Globes event
2017 DNR Roundtable: Keeping what we have
Take A Kid Ice Fishing this weekend
Lot of pout: Burbot state record is on the books
Itasca State Park offering January snowshoeing events
About Fishing: 2016 fishing season in review
Letter: Hope of unifying the country disappeared
Commentary: Working for progress and people of Minnesota
Commentary: A better person in 2017
Editorial: Another shutdown for Minnesota?
Editorial: Step up and serve community on one of many boards
Recipes: Back to school
U.S. Navy Capt. from Park Rapids completes tour in CJTF-HOA
Recipe: Pasta and Meatballs
March 15, 2016
Dayton lays out budget change proposals
Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton proposes increasing budgets for items ranging from pre-kindergarten programs to broadband to security needs. Dayton on Tuesday announced changes he wants to make in a $42 billion, two-year budget he and legislators approved last year. The most important...
March 15, 2016 - 2:14pm
March 9, 2016
Utke to run for State Senate Dist. 2
Park Rapids resident Paul Utke announced his candidacy for Minnesota Senate District 2. The district includes all or part of eight counties...
March 9, 2016 - 9:03am
House fails to pass Range unemployment bill on opening day
Nearly all Minnesota lawmakers say the state should extend unemployment benefits to laid-off Iron Range workers, but the state House failed to...
March 9, 2016 - 8:02am
March 5, 2016
Drones, drugs and drunk drivers: public safety debate at the Capitol this year
Besides body cameras, many other public safety issues will be debated by the Legislature this year. We spoke with Senate Judiciary Chairman Ron Latz, DFL-St. Louis Park, an attorney, and House Public Safety Chairman Tony Cornish, R-Vernon Center, a retired law enforcement official,...
March 5, 2016 - 7:39am
Legislative auditor: Teacher licensing ‘broken’
Minnesota’s teacher-licensing system is confusing, contradictory and ripe for an overhaul, the state legislative auditor said in a report Friday. “Quite frankly, the system is broken,” Legislative Auditor James Nobles told state lawmakers. The findings of his six-month review...
March 5, 2016 - 7:32am
March 2, 2016
Rubio, Sanders do not dominate delegate count
Marco Rubio and Bernie Sanders won the presidential nod Tuesday from those who attended Republican and Democratic precinct caucuses, but the victories may not have been as big as they appear at first glance. While Republicans have not released how many delegates their candidates received,...
March 2, 2016 - 2:52pm
Sanders wins ‘very decisive victory’
Bernie Sanders won throughout Minnesota, and did it surprisingly easily. Sanders took Minnesota presidential caucus votes from farm country, the Iron Range and urban areas, and most of the rest of Minnesota. He led Hillary Clinton 60 percent to 40 percent late Tuesday. Democrats...
March 2, 2016 - 8:29am
Rubio’s campaigning pays off in Minnesota
Bombastic businessman Donald Trump called Marco Rubio a “little senator” while addressing the media while Super Tuesday was in full swing. Florida’s junior member of the U.S. Senate responded by turning in a big win in the Minnesota caucus. Rubio was active in the...
March 2, 2016 - 8:28am
February 29, 2016
Anti-pipeline protesters interrupt Dayton speech at water summit
Anti-pipeline protesters interrupted Gov. Mark Dayton Saturday as he spoke to more than 800 Minnesotans at a summit about how to clean the state's...
February 29, 2016 - 8:07am
February 26, 2016
Minnesota budget surplus slips
Minnesota's state revenues appear to be down, a state report shows this morning. Minnesota Management and Budget, the state's finance agency, said the projected surplus is $900 million for the current two-year budget cycle. Late last year, the state reported a $1.2 billion surplus....
February 26, 2016 - 12:00pm
February 24, 2016
Minnesota to play larger role than most years on Super Tuesday
Presidential candidates have given Minnesota a bit more love than usual this year as the state holds its precinct caucuses on a day when more presidential nomination delegates will be picked than any other. It is a day that could make or break a campaign. As part of Super Tuesday...
February 24, 2016 - 8:40am
February 10, 2016
Park Rapids teen competing for title of Miss Teen Minnesota
Next week, 16-year-old Chelsea Swenson hopes to wear a crown. She’s competing in the 2016 Miss Teen Minnesota United States Pageant. The...
February 10, 2016 - 2:45pm
January 30, 2016
Chronic diseases cost Minnesotans big
Health care for Minnesotans with chronic diseases such as diabetes, cancer, kidney failure and heart disease costs eight times more than for people without them. “This report shows the significant financial toll chronic disease is taking on individuals, our communities and our...
January 30, 2016 - 6:54pm
January 6, 2016
The good and bad of Minnesota’s economy
Minnesota’s economy is a study in contradictions. So much of the news looks good: near record-low unemployment, overall wage payments rising, few signs of the recession remain. But there also are warning signs: manufacturing, mining and farm economies lag; some parts of Minnesota...
January 6, 2016 - 10:30am
December 30, 2015
Highs and lows define first 6 months of Minnesota’s medical cannibas program
The first six months of medical marijuana in Minnesota have been a mix of ups and downs, stakeholders said this week. The rollout of the program since July 1 has largely been successful for Minnesota Medical Solutions and LeafLine Labs, but a lot of work still remains in shifting...
December 30, 2015 - 9:45am