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Storm rips through Itasca State Park
A long week of cleanup ahead for many Hubbard County residents
UPDATE: Power restored to Itasca State Park
Former Minnesota Vikings coach Dennis Green dies
High winds down trees across Hubbard County
Panthers reach finals
Midway rebounds for split with Staples
Husby misses cut at 113th MGA Amateur
Park Rapids hosts, plays in District 6 American Legion baseball tournament
Nimrod shuts out Esox in Lake & Pine
James Clarence Canada
Irene D. Borden
Nancy Marie Christofferson
Lawrence P. Buck
Karen E. (Pollock) Hinton
Big River Bread & Breakfast is now open
Basic Business Cents: Job description for vice president of culture
New owners at Foxy's Bar and Grill
A new era for the Schwarzwald Inn
Basic Business Cents: Memorable quotes by Deming
‘Annie Get Your Gun’ opens next week at Armory Square
New grand piano featured at next Noon Hour Concert
Second Street Stage brings blues, funk band to Park Rapids July 21
Every quilt tells a story
Jazz it up at 2nd Street Stage
Fish activity peaks after storm fronts move through
Fly fishing provides stress relief
Hiking 4,600 miles across the country
About fishing: Memories are made with the special people we call friends
About fishing: Crappie time is upon us: Pursue everyone’s favorite fish
Editorial: Be alert; it’s election season
Letter: Progressive logic
Toxic Taters calls on RDO to show true support to local children
Letter: Challenge response to previous letter
Commentary: Where our freedom really comes from
Recipes: Dad’s Day Menu
Home plate: Kabobs: From turkey, to pork, to pound cake
Home plate: Favorites shared
Home plate: Rhubarb, a versatile veggie
August 3, 2013
Commentary: Property taxes projected to decrease
By Rep. Roger Erickson and Rep. John Persell MINNESOTA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES The Minnesota Department of Revenue released new information showing property taxes are projected to decrease for the first time since 2002, thanks to the new state budget. Increased aid to local...
August 3, 2013 - 1:37pm
April 1, 2013
Commentary : Tax hikes could bring moving vans
While other governors are racing to become the tenth state in the nation with no personal income tax, Governor Dayton is headed the opposite direction in a hurry. Even after revising and “scaling back” his widely panned tax plan, the governor has proposed $1.8 billion in net tax...
April 1, 2013 - 8:44am
March 20, 2013
Commentary: Gossip today spreads faster, cuts deeper
Matt Von Pinnon/ Forum Editor - High school might just be harder today. Not necessarily on the academics side. That’s still up for debate. But on the social side, no doubt. Sure, kids have always been bullied and teased, beat up and rumored to have done this and that. That’s part...
March 20, 2013 - 8:22am
March 16, 2013
Commentary:Time for Congress to finish Farm Bill
As Congress digs into federal farm policy this year, “job one” should be enacting a five-year Farm Bill that will give farmers and ranchers in Minnesota and across the country the certainty they need to plan for the future. At recent Farm Bill meetings I’ve held all over Minnesota,...
March 16, 2013 - 12:16pm
February 23, 2013
Commentary: Violence Against Women Act important
"A nation is not conquered until the hearts of its women are on the ground." - Cheyenne proverb Recent debate on the Violence Against Women...
February 23, 2013 - 1:00pm
February 16, 2013
Commentary: State must act to stop spread of AIS
BY jeff forester EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR MN LAKES & RIVERS ADVOCATES Governor Dayton included $7.5 million in the next biennium for AIS from the...
February 16, 2013 - 1:00pm
February 2, 2013
Commentary: AIS prevention needs to be team effort
Hubbard County COLA continues to "haul the water" as far Aquatic Invasive Species awareness and enforcement of the laws currently on the books. While they work tirelessly still a number of questions remain. Can lake groups, county and township agencies continue the responsibility...
February 2, 2013 - 1:00pm
October 13, 2012
Commentary: Schools should have suicide awareness programs
BY Renee Anderson Mother of child who committed suicide My name is Renee Anderson. I am a parent and a suicide survivor. I am deeply hurt and concerned over Menahga's superintendent Mary Klamm's decision to deny a memorial page in this year's annual for Kyle Kenyon. She seems to...
October 13, 2012 - 1:00pm
October 6, 2012
Commentary: A teachable moment for our lakes
BY Jeff forester Minnesota Lakes and Rivers Advocates Election year means a deluge of commercials, robo calls, mail, e-mails and campaign...
October 6, 2012 - 1:00pm
September 15, 2012
Commentary: The importance of lake associations
Thoreau said it best: "A lake is the landscape's most beautiful and expressive feature. It is earth's eye; looking into which the beholder measures...
September 15, 2012 - 1:00pm
August 22, 2012
Common Currency: Public benefit key in tax forfeited land use
"The land belongs to the people. We should give them more cabins." So was quoted a county commissioner in last week's article in the Enterprise...
August 22, 2012 - 1:00pm
July 30, 2012
Our view: Bayfield traffic tragedy offers chilling reminder
Among a host of other run-ins with law enforcement and traffic troubles over the past five years or so, Chelsea Cadotte of Bayfield was cited...
July 30, 2012 - 12:38pm
July 14, 2012
Commentary: Who taught you to drive, anyway?!
I admit, it's been some 47 years since I learned to drive ... behind the wheel of a B John Deere in an oat field in South Dakota. It wasn't long until I graduated to a Chevy Bel Air, straight stick, on the column. I was the official driver for asparagus hunting. A spring ritual...
July 14, 2012 - 1:00pm
June 13, 2012
Commentary: COLA works to keep lakes clean
What a great spring, or should I say extended spring? I actually put my dock into Little Sand Lake on March 31, 2012. I'll probably never do that again. March was absolutely beautiful and then came April fools. Need I say more? Once again, COLA is off to a great start this spring....
June 13, 2012 - 1:00pm
March 31, 2012
Commentary: Giving Minnesota's job creators a boost
David Hancock State representative District 2B Focusing on employment growth and improving the economic climate in Minnesota has been a priority at the Legislature since I arrived in St. Paul.
March 31, 2012 - 1:00pm