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Police, parents search for missing Red Lake woman
Veteran ice-fishing event aims to remove barriers
Forum discusses immigrant fears
Gun control rally at Minn. Capitol draws unexpected crowd
State settles for $850M in 3M lawsuit
Strong second half sparks Panthers past Wolverines
Panthers dominate Red Lake Falls to open playoffs
Lindsey Vonn wins bronze in her last Olympic downhill
Fosston/Bagley defeats Warriors in section quarterfinal match
Post players propel Tigers to home win
Paul Eugene Seybert
Joyce Wahlenberg (Massa)
Earl Lynn Miller
Lyle Byron Oja
Simon Matthew Schiffler
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Business items now paid content, giving contributors more control
Top 10 reasons to be sweet on Minnesota's Small Businesses
Report: Minnesota solar jobs jumped 48 percent last year
Aging workforce highlights workplace safety: Companies need to adapt as more employees stay on the job past 65
Local baker to discuss Victorian recipes for Lifelong Learning
World-traveling musician performing at Park Rapids Library
Smashing Pumpkins to visit SD, Minn. in first tour in 20 years
Headwaters Center for Lifelong Learning releases spring schedule
Thematic music slated for Feb. 12 band concert
About Fishing: Maximizing fishing time on ice and open water
Weekend Adventures: In search of the best fish photo
Column: Explore the North Country Trail year 'round
Park Rapids teen catches unwieldy walleye
Weekend Adventures: A fishing foray in the county's four trout lakes
LWV offering civic engagement lessons
Commentary: Rep. Steve Green looking to follow historic 2017 session with another big year
Opinion: Key points to remember about consent this Valentine's
Opinion: Parents serve as positive, negative role models for children in athletics
Opinion: You can protect our democracy: Attend your caucus
What you need in your winter survival kit
Heads up, Moscow mule lovers: That copper mug could be poisoning you
Recipes: Back to school
U.S. Navy Capt. from Park Rapids completes tour in CJTF-HOA
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September 17, 2011
Park Rapids 2012 budget up modest increase from 2011
Park Rapids has approved the preliminary General Fund budget and proposed property tax levy for 2012 at a slight increase from 2011. The Park...
September 17, 2011 - 1:00pm
September 10, 2011
Hubbard County looks to employees to reduce 2012 budget
Hubbard County employees, by enrolling in high deductible health plans and living healthier lifestyles, gave taxpayers a break when their health...
September 10, 2011 - 1:00pm
August 27, 2011
Hubbard County begins 2012 budget
As Hubbard County embarks on its fourth "no frills" budgetary year, commissioners are starting to ask bolder questions. What if the jail were no longer funded? What if certain programs like Sentence to Service were eliminated?
August 27, 2011 - 1:00pm
July 23, 2011
Dayton was right that budget would bring pain
Minnesotans knew, or should have known, that the final state budget would not please people. "My proposed budget solution will be reasonable, balanced - and painful - because I see no easy alternative," Gov. Mark Dayton said in his inaugural address Jan. 3. After that, he repeatedly...
July 23, 2011 - 10:11am
July 21, 2011
Legislators approve nearly $500M in public works projects across state
ST. PAUL -- It's Christmas in July for Minnesota colleges and other state-owned facilities. Minnesota legislators early Wednesday approved $498 million worth of public works projects such as college building renovations, flood-fighting projects and developing the state's newest park. "It...
July 21, 2011 - 7:46am
July 19, 2011
Special session starts today, shutdown ends soon
The Minnesota Legislature begins voting on budget bill this afternoon, setting up the end to the state's longest government shutdown. Late this morning, Gov. Mark Dayton signed a proclamation calling lawmakers back into special session to pass the state budget. "We worked very,...
July 19, 2011 - 11:26am
Capitol opens today; more work to be done on budget
Signs that the Minnesota government shutdown soon may end are surfacing, but work remains. Gov. Mark Dayton ordered the state Capitol to open again at 9 a.m.
July 19, 2011 - 7:52am
July 16, 2011
Council hears from legislators, CGMC rep
Tim Flaherty of the Coalition of Greater Minnesota Cities and legislators Sen. Rod Skoe, DFL-Clearbrook, and Rep. David Hancock, GOP-Bemidji, arrived at this week's Park Rapids Council meeting to share insights on the "new majorities' and governor's quarrel." "The governor supports...
July 16, 2011 - 1:00pm
July 15, 2011
Minnesota leaders announce budget deal 'framework'
Minnesota government could reopen within days if what appears to be a fragile budget agreement holds up. Democratic Gov.
July 15, 2011 - 7:17am
July 13, 2011
Judge to Minnesotans: 'Flood' lawmakers, governor with shutdown stories
The judge deciding what parts of state government can run during a shutdown, which enters its 13th day Wednesday, says legislators and the governor need to hear how it affects Minnesotans. Chief Judge Kathleen Gearin of Ramsey County said that is especially true for people who live...
July 13, 2011 - 7:46am
July 12, 2011
Gambling no sure bet for budget fix
A Minnesota Capitol undercurrent for months has suggested gambling as a way to help solve a budget impasse that now has become the longest government shutdown in state history. "The governor wants more revenue, Republicans want no new taxes," Rep. John Kriesel recently tweeted. "Enter...
July 12, 2011 - 6:34am
July 6, 2011
Budget talks resume with agreement to talk more
Minnesota state government is in a partial shutdown and the first budget negotiations in days resulted in nothing more than an agreement to meet again. When Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton was asked what can be done to reach a budget deal with Republican leaders, his only response was:...
July 6, 2011 - 6:44am
July 2, 2011
Quiet Capitol, quiet government: Six days of tense marathon budget talks end with shutdown
July 2, 2011 - 11:46am
July 1, 2011
Loggers receive Temporary Restraining Order
A Koochiching County District Court Judge issued a temporary restraining order early this morning against the state of Minnesota that allows logging to continue in state forests during the government shutdown. Minnesota's Department of Natural Resources had halted timber harvesting...
July 1, 2011 - 11:20am
June 30, 2011
Today's $34 billion (or more) question: deal or no deal?
Minnesota legislative leaders bought themselves some budget negotiating time today by summoning their members to the Capitol, but they left the talks late this morning without more scheduled. There was no indication if there were problems with the budget talks, but legislative leaders...
June 30, 2011 - 10:38am