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Minnesota election judge removed after being accused of making illegal comments
Federal appeals court affirms $1.3 million in attorney fees to North Dakota after dispute with Minnesota
Three lawsuits filed against Minnesota Public Utilities Commission
Minnesota primary features plenty of twists
North Dakota voters to decide whether to legalize recreational marijuana
Erickson, Becker pitch well for Esox in playoff losses
Steady golf leads Wilcox to Men's Club Championship
Lynx star Lindsay Whalen announces retirement from the WNBA
Unopposed Fisher repeats as Women's Club champion
Biggest catch, so far
Phyllis Margaret Vaadeland
Evelyn Ruth Poole
Calvin K. Johnson
Baby Allana Christine Teigen
Minnesota surgery costs vary widely, report says: Identical procedures can cost one patient seven times more than others
Minnesota looking to attract 'mass timber' producers as alternative to steel for building construction
Dakota Access developer files amended complaint against Greenpeace
Farmers wonder how ag 'bailout' for farmers affected by trade war will work
Testimony time extended for Minnesota ban on fall fertilizer rule
Place a Business Announcement
Legendary singer Aretha Franklin is 'gravely ill' in Detroit hospital, reports say
National poet Bao Phi performing at '2nd Sat Hap'
ART BRIEFS: Art news in the Heartland Lakes region
Raccoon Antlers finding steady work
Park Theater neon shines again
Biggest catch, so far
BIRDWISE: Nest location is important
NORTHLAND NATURE JOURNAL: Summer of plenty -- for some
Minnesota DNR unveils statewide deer management plan
ABOUT FISHING: Roxanne Blanchard: Bit by the fishing bug
LETTER TO EDITOR: Edelmans reflect on Northwoods connections
ASK THE SHERIFF: How does law enforcement handle property disputes?
COMMENTARY: Fighting fires, fighting cancer
Letter to the Editor: County board knows jurisdiction/control statute
COMMENTARY: WIC celebrates World Breastfeeding Week
What you need in your winter survival kit
Heads up, Moscow mule lovers: That copper mug could be poisoning you
August 8, 2018
COMMENTARY: Fighting fires, fighting cancer
When firefighters like Jeff Laskowske from Albert Lea arrive at a fire, they are fully aware of the dangers they face from the flames and smoke. But Jeff, and millions of other firefighters like him, are exposing themselves to another deadly risk each time they show up to work: cancer....
August 8, 2018 - 11:30am
July 18, 2018
COMMENTARY: Don't just follow the crowd on "crowdfunding" websites
People hear on the news that someone in their community has lost her home in a fire or a spouse to an illness. They want to help, so search...
July 18, 2018 - 3:00pm
June 9, 2018
Paid political letter policy takes effect
The political campaign season is underway! Filings for public offices at the federal, state and local levels opened May 22 and closed June 5. (The filing period for cities and school districts that do not have primaries is from July 31 to Aug. 14.) We hope this draws some excitement,...
June 9, 2018 - 12:58pm
April 28, 2018
Commentary: Wouldn't you want to know? Well testing at the time of home sale just makes sense
Buying a house is one of the most significant financial and personal decisions that people and families make. Your home is the place where you make memories and where you expect and strive to be safe. In some cases, however, Minnesotans who rely on private wells find out belatedly...
April 28, 2018 - 1:00pm
April 14, 2018
Commentary: We should expand MinnesotaCare so anyone can buy in
For nearly three decades MinnesotaCare has been a trusted choice for health care coverage, providing an affordable option for working people earning too much to qualify for Medicaid but not enough to afford traditional insurance.
April 14, 2018 - 11:00am
March 31, 2018
Guest Editorial: Expand camera access to courtrooms
For more than 30 years, every state bordering Minnesota — Wisconsin, Iowa, North Dakota and South Dakota — has allowed cameras in its courtrooms, boosting the public's understanding of legal proceedings and its confidence in the criminal-justice system. And how many documented...
March 31, 2018 - 1:00pm
March 10, 2018
Guest Editorial: Public is best served by full menu of news
Strike up a conversation about press rights and many individuals likely conjure a picture of editors and reporters demanding access to top-secret data from government officials. No doubt, that occurs more often than most people would like to believe. The reality, however, is that...
March 10, 2018 - 3:00pm
February 28, 2018
Commentary: Summit bringing together AIS experts to protect Minnesota's natural resources
Hubbard County could be the poster county for taking smart, preventive measures against the spread of aquatic invasive species (AIS) in its destination lakes. Since the 1990s the Hubbard Coalition of Lake Associations and Hubbard County Commissioners have been working together to...
February 28, 2018 - 1:00pm
Guest Column: Marijuana poses risks for teenage brain
February is Marijuana Awareness Month. As more states have legalized marijuana, the perceived risk of harm has decreased among youth. This leads to an increased use of marijuana among teens. Most Hubbard County students do not use marijuana in a typical month, but all students are...
February 28, 2018 - 10:00am
January 12, 2018
If you’re using Facebook to find your news, you’re going to be seeing less of us
If you get your news using Facebook, you deserve to know that the social media platform is changing the way it delivers that information to you....
January 12, 2018 - 4:15pm
December 23, 2017
Enterprise Editorial: We're thankful for you, dear reader
You're the best, you know that? Throughout this crazy, politically charged year, you are still reading your local newspaper. Even if you're reading this on social media, it's still us — you're still reading the paper, and we love you for it.
December 23, 2017 - 12:30pm
December 16, 2017
Commentary: U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar writes about making the most of Minnesota apprenticeships
It's no secret that our workforce is one of our state's greatest assets. Minnesota is home to some of the best educated, hardest working people in the country. We have the numbers to back that up. As of October, the unemployment rate here was just 3.3 percent, well below the national...
December 16, 2017 - 10:40am
September 30, 2017
Editorial: Real newspapers, real news
"Real Newspapers, Real News" is the theme of this year's National Newspaper Week (Oct. 1-7.) Indeed, there's always been lots of "real" at newspapers. Real stories, real journalism, real work, real deadlines, real honesty, real facts, real changes and, now, real threats.
September 30, 2017 - 11:00am
September 16, 2017
Editorial: Now Dayton, lawmakers have to work together
As disappointing and frustrating as it may be, if this is how it has to happen, with the Minnesota Supreme Court having to order Gov. Mark Dayton and the Minnesota Legislature to work together, so be it. At least they'll be working together. Forced compromise is still compromise....
September 16, 2017 - 10:00am
September 13, 2017
Editorial: Park Rapids grad provides motivational message
Park Rapids Area High School graduate and motivational speaker Travis Guida delivered a encouraging message to students the first day of school. Representing the Class of '97 and father of seven children, Guida said he has a "vested interest in this specific high school" and wants...
September 13, 2017 - 10:00am