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Group hopes to save Laporte music program
Heartland Homes celebrates 40 years of service
Deputies, firefighters train for ice rescues
First graders delve into Earth Day
House tax bill is 'Ain't My Fault' effort
Park Rapids boys golf team makes debut at Detroit Lakes
Braves open season with three road losses
Panthers dominate at plate, on mound in debuts
Shepersky leads Hurricanes to national title
Braves looking for versatility to offset lack of experience
John Mitchel Kyllonen
Charles Alfred Knutson
Marilyn H. Whitchurch
Charlotte L. Robbins
Charlotte L. Robbins
Judge says Line 3 should stick to its old route; recommendation allows tribes to stop pipeline
Benefactor of Daddy-Daughter Dance delivers $1,000
Drones ahoy! Woman-owned business takes innovative approach
Online purchase scams are the riskiest type of fraud
Citizens National Bank donates to Heartland Homes
Place a Business Announcement
Sculpture entries sought for Red Bridge Park
Energetic woodwind quintet performing March 15
Historical re-enactor brings 'Prohibition in Minnesota' to library
Metallica announces concert dates in region in September
Local baker to discuss Victorian recipes for Lifelong Learning
Gardening 101: Reading a seed packet
If it's predictable, it's preventable: Wildfire Prevention Week
About Fishing: To CHIRP or not to CHIRP
North Country Trail Column: Multiple rewards of maintaining a trail
Minnesota deer management plan due out this week
Commentary: Join one of ACTION Park Rapids' many 90-day plans
Commentary: Is it time to stop electing sheriffs?
Commentary: We should expand MinnesotaCare so anyone can buy in
Commentary: April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month
Letter to Editor: Kudos to law enforcement
What you need in your winter survival kit
Heads up, Moscow mule lovers: That copper mug could be poisoning you
April 23, 2018
Legislative roundup: MN House votes to dump wild rice water rules
ST. PAUL — Scientific and cultural discussions overlapped as the Minnesota House approved a bill to start over on water regulations protecting...
April 23, 2018 - 4:29pm
December 1, 2017
Capitol Chatter: Tuesday report to spell out state finances
ST. PAUL — Tuesday, Dec. 5 is a big day, at least under the Minnesota Capitol dome. It actually will be big stuff for all Minnesotans,...
December 1, 2017 - 4:10pm
July 17, 2017
Capitol Chatter: Dayton administration worries about tight budget
ST. PAUL — Minnesota government will not have much left over when the just-started two-year budget cycle ends, Dayton administration officials say. A new report shows there will be $163 million left from the new $45 billion budget in two years (although money the state already...
July 17, 2017 - 8:44am
June 28, 2017
Park Rapids School Board approves preliminary budget for fiscal year 2017-18
At last week's Park Rapids Area School Board meeting, Business Manager Carol Hutchinson presented the board with enrollment numbers and the factors which altered the budget throughout the 2016-17 school year. For the 2015-2016 school year, enrollment held steady throughout the year...
June 28, 2017 - 3:20pm
May 31, 2017
Dayton signs Minnesota budget, but no Legislature money
ST. PAUL—Minnesota state government has a budget, other than for the Legislature. Gov. Mark Dayton vetoed the Legislature's budget Tuesday,...
May 31, 2017 - 9:04am
May 27, 2017
Dayton to decide whether to OK spending plan by Tuesday
ST. PAUL—The $46 billion question remains unanswered. Minnesota legislators finished passing a two-year state budget of that size early...
May 27, 2017 - 8:51am
May 19, 2017
Minnesota budget talks resume
ST. PAUL—Minnesota legislative leaders and the governor are back in negotiations to finish a $46 billion, two-year budget, but they are...
May 19, 2017 - 6:58pm
May 10, 2017
MN Legislature moves on budget, without governor deal
ST. PAUL—Republicans who control the Minnesota Legislature are moving their budget plan over Democratic claims that their actions are illegal....
May 10, 2017 - 7:03am
May 2, 2017
Real state budget talks start with Minnesota two-step
ST. PAUL — State lawmakers begin the "Minnesota two-step." That is how Senate Majority Leader Paul Gazelka, R-Nisswa, on Thursday, April...
May 2, 2017 - 9:35am
April 21, 2017
Minn. Senate votes to limit local power on minimum wage, related issues
ST. PAUL—Minnesota communities could not regulate wages, benefits or employee scheduling under legislation that appears headed to Gov. Mark Dayton. Bill sponsor Sen. Jeremy Miller, R-Winona, said that it would not hamper local control, as critics say. "I am all for local control...
April 21, 2017 - 10:43am
January 4, 2017
Legislative forecast: Cloudy with a chance of disputes
2017 dawned on the Minnesota Capitol with bright sun Sunday, Jan. 1, illuminating the newly renovated building. But the sparkle dimmed as clouds moved in Sunday, followed by a dreary, wintry Monday for most Minnesotans. Was that a forecast of things to come in the 2017 state Legislature,...
January 4, 2017 - 8:46am
December 17, 2016
County commissioners receive Land Survey yearly report
Ryan Miller, from the Hubbard County Land Survey Department, presented the Hubbard County Board of Commissioners with a 2016 progress report at the regular board meeting held last week. According to Miller, the total monumentation in Hubbard County is 3,677 total corners. Of those...
December 17, 2016 - 7:15am
Menahga Council increases levy 5.4 percent
The Menahga City Council adopted a final 2017 tax levy of $439,264—a $22,588 or 5.4 percent increase over last year. Last year's levy was $416,676. In September, they initially proposed a 21 percent tax hike. The 2017 budget anticipates $926,255 in general fund expenses and...
December 17, 2016 - 7:14am
Hubbard County sets 2017 budget and levy
The Hubbard County Board of Commissioners approved the 2017 Final Levy last week, setting it at $13,900,000 which is a 3.7 percent increase from 2016 when they set the levy at $13,400,000; the levy has been steadily increasing since 2012.
December 17, 2016 - 7:13am
Park Rapids adopts final levy at slight increase
The Park Rapids City Council approved the final budget and property tax levy at a slight increase of .54 percent. City Treasurer Angela Brumbaugh presented budget figures Tuesday during the Truth in Taxation public hearing. The general fund increases 6.15 percent ($107,582) from $1,748,229...
December 17, 2016 - 7:13am