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Minnesota State universities' tuition rising 3.9%, colleges 1%
River Art Community is newest art endeavor
Bandits steal the show at annual Amazing Chase
City council approves Crystal Brook lift station
Park Rapids area injury accidents reported
Clay Dusters prove to be top guns
Carlson places in two events at NSIC Championships
Area runners compete in Grandma's Marathon races
Midway stays undefeated in league play
Relatively speaking, trout angler makes himself at home in the walleye world
Dale E. Warble
James Merril Steinke
Miles W. "Pete" Peterson
Rob Belanger named Sanford Bagley's administrative director
Women helping women
A stretch a day keeps the doctor away
Nickelodeon star Jimmy Neutron to appear in Park Rapids
Basic Business Cents: Design systems to avoid mistakes
USO-style show to salute area veterans
Nemeth Art Center symposium explores colonialism
'Circle of Heat' rocking next 2nd Street Stage
Professional African drum and dance show on June 21
Boyd Sharp teaching abstract art workshop for kids
Three sharpies who knew when and how to fish
Kittilson passionate about maintaining natural shorelines
Crow Wing River ATV crossing awarded Ecofootprint Grant
Musical tribute to Civilian Conservation Corps coming to Itasca State park
Letter to the editor: Tails on the Trail support appreciated
Guest Editorial: Health care debate affects all of us
Commentary: Eleven little mallards, swimming in a row
Port: Who's the source of a hateful political climate?
Commentary: The new fellowship
Recipes: Back to school
U.S. Navy Capt. from Park Rapids completes tour in CJTF-HOA
Recipe: Pasta and Meatballs
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
May 18, 2016
Minnesota budget talks expand from transportation
At least they are talking. State leaders expanded budget talks Tuesday to deal with major money issues remaining before the Minnesota Legislature...
May 18, 2016 - 8:44am
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
September 12, 2015
Park Rapids City Council approves preliminary 2016 budget
The Park Rapids City Council adopted the 2016 Preliminary General Fund Budget with an overall increase of 4 percent over last year. The total increase to the budget is $121,601 with a levy increase of $65,999 (3.84 percent). When including the levy for the bonds the total increase...
September 12, 2015 - 2:40pm
June 15, 2015
Minnesota lawmakers OK final budget piece
Minnesota legislative leaders succeeded early Saturday to pass the final piece of the state budget. The central issue was a controversial agriculture and environment finance bill that environmentalists said was too weak. After senators voted to change the bill, the Republican-controlled...
June 15, 2015 - 7:53am