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Woman dies in head-on collision near Wadena
With pilot out of options, plane grazes county car during emergency landing on Hwy 10 near Hawley
Two-year-old who fell through ice dies at hospital
Minnesota plane crash victims remembered
Missing U of M student presumed dead after video shows her entering river
Panthers open track season by placing 14th at Paul Bunyan Classic at BSU
New boys track coach has to replace talent, state experience
Girls track team expecting to make a run at defending section title
Pike qualifies for national wrestling tournament
Menahga girls basketball team took roller-coaster ride to 10-16 record
DONNA MAE JOHNSON
CHARLES "CHUCK" LONG
MARY AUDREY FREEMAN
CHARLES "CHARLIE" HASBARGEN
HERSHEL L. KOENIG
Tuning in to an instrumental career
Kraft Foods to merge with ketchup maker Heinz
Basic Business Cents: Leadership should follow PDSA cycle
Tinkering his way into a career: New HVAC business opens in Park Rapids
When muse meets her artist:Manet’s favorite model inspires Maureen Gibbon’s new novel
Mevissen appearing at Bloomington Writers Festival
Dance academy successful at Duluth contest
Northern Light Opera Company garners regional theater awards
David Johnson still enjoys riding the trail nearly 60 years after building the first Polaris snowmobile
DNR urges state forest and off-highway vehicle trail users to check for temporary closures
Spring burning restrictions take effect this week in much of Minnesota
DNR alerts the public to spring burn restrictions
Minnesota DNR wants to ban bear feeding
Letter: Rep. Peterson has always supported Keystone XL
Editorial Investing in state parks, trails system a good plan
Letter: Big Ag bills take away Minnesotans’ rights to file complaints
Letter: Nolan working to block freetrade agreement fast-track
Editorial Gov. Dayton’s proposal to tax railroads logical
July 13, 2009
Emergency repairs necessitate detour on Highway 71 north
The "unforeseen collapse" of a culvert on north Highway 71 has necessitated a temporary detour near Summerhill Farm north of Park Rapids. "We didn't anticipate the way it worked out," said department of Transportation engineer Todd Vonasek of the detour. Nancy Utke, co-owner of...
July 13, 2009 - 2:27pm
Highway 71 construction starts today; detours begin
Work on the stretch of Highway 71 between Menahga and Park Rapids began this morning. Detours are in place. Over the weekend contractor Central...
July 13, 2009 - 6:55am
June 30, 2009
Franken declared winner of Senate race
The Minnesota Supreme Court says Al Franken won the U.S. Senate race and should be sworn in as the state's second senator. In an early-afternoon ruling, five members of the high court agreed with a district court decision that Democrat Franken received more votes than Republican...
June 30, 2009 - 1:19pm
June 16, 2009
Governor releases list of budget cuts
Governor Tim Pawlenty and Management and Budget Commissioner Tom Hanson today announced recommendations to resolve a projected $2.676 billion budget gap through use of executive actions. Today's recommendations from Commissioner Hanson to Governor Pawlenty follow Hanson's determination...
June 16, 2009 - 2:02pm
June 2, 2009
Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty expected to rule out third term
Gov. Tim Pawlenty plans to announce "his future plans" this afternoon, his office announced, with most speculation that he will say there will be no third term in his future. While sources would not confirm Pawlenty's decision on the record, there are several media reports that the...
news / state
June 2, 2009 - 11:10am
May 26, 2009
Bleeding man wanders away from Saturday rollover; seeks stranger's help
Early Saturday morning a bleeding man startled Duane Raze, needing assistance at 5 a.m. Before Raze could answer the door the man had left. He was bleeding from one leg. Concerned, Raze got into his vehicle to try to locate the injured man.
May 26, 2009 - 1:13pm
May 21, 2009
Law enforcement preserving evidence in pot case
In court cases, there's a dastardly principal called "spoliation of evidence." Attorneys dread it. It essentially means the evidence seized...
May 21, 2009 - 10:24am
May 15, 2009
Two arrested after report of pointing gun at pedestrians on Main street
A male and female were arrested Thursday night after Park Rapids law enforcement officials were notified of people in car pointing a gun at individuals on Main street. According to Park Rapids Police Chief Terry Eilers, a witness notified dispatch of the incident at 7:53 p.m. and...
May 15, 2009 - 10:53am
April 30, 2009
Minnesota swine flu case confirmed
Minnesota's first swine flu case has been confirmed. The federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta today confirmed the illness was caused by what Minnesota officials call the "H1N1 novel influenza virus." A woman connected to central Minnesota's Cold Spring school...
news / state
April 30, 2009 - 10:50am