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Another Cold Forecast
Shooting incident between father and son investigated in rural Perham
Speed limits will increase on some MN highways
Sno-Daze royalty crowned
Cody’s Corner: Speaking of heroes, villains and loving dogs, regardless
Panthers end Mid-State schedule with 5-5 mark after victory over W-DC
Panthers shut out by EGF in playoffs
Park Rapids, Nevis boys to host section games
Menahga boys close out regular season with loss to B-H
Panthers rally in second half to defeat Sebeka
MARY L. LINDER
Basic Business Cents: Culture eats strategic plans for lunch every time!
Pending approval, new PR bank to be called Northview
Dog food made by Perham company is recalled
State Bank to merge with Northview Bank
Eagles Club to close; Legion Club sponsors dances
March 4, 2015
Pioneer in straw bale gardening to speak at Park Rapids Library
Park Rapids artists rally at the Capitol, ask legislators to support arts funding
Annual Minnesota winter moose survey shows big drop from last year
Black bear emergence is coming as hibernation ends
Local resorters meet with legislators: Post Labor Day school opening?
Officers find too many cases of ice anglers leaving trash behind
Bills would end Endangered Species Act protections for wolves
Letter: The party of no
Letter: Potato plan dangerous
Letter: Thank you from the Crandalls
Editorial: Privacy in a digital world is nearly absent
Editorial: List of road projects merits our attention
December 16, 2009
Hubbard County VSO resigns
Embattled Hubbard County Veterans Service Officer Dave W. Konshok abruptly submitted his resignation to the county board Wednesday afternoon. This comes after months of wrangling over staffing of the part-time position. He also serves as the county's Emergency Management Director...
December 16, 2009 - 2:32pm
December 10, 2009
Wadena County rebuilding reserve in tough budget times
The difficult tasks of being a tax payer and county official during rough economic times were addressed at a public hearing Tuesday night when the community had an opportunity to discuss 2010 budget and levy information with commissioners and department heads. The county has proposed...
December 10, 2009 - 7:50am
December 7, 2009
Becker County shoreland resort expansion moratorium lifted
On July 28, the Becker County Board of Commissioners placed a six-month moratorium on the expansion of existing resorts within shoreland districts. That ban was rescinded last week, with the passage of five amendments to the county zoning ordinance. The moratorium was originally...
region / fishing
December 7, 2009 - 7:29am
December 2, 2009
Early retirements could save Wadena County $217,000
The Wadena County early retirement incentive program is anticipated to provide a net savings of $217,000 during the next three years at social services, according to a proposal approved by the social services board. Three long-term social services employees took advantage of a temporary...
December 2, 2009 - 7:33am
Beltrami County Board: Task force to probe mental health transports
A Beltrami County Board-led task force was charged Tuesday with finding alternatives to transport mental health patients once the Sheriff's Department...
December 2, 2009 - 7:28am
November 17, 2009
Wadena County pays five employees to walk away
Five Wadena County employees have accepted an early retirement incentive plan designed to save the county money by replacing higher wage long-term employees with employees on a lower step. The departments will have to replace the positions with at least a 25 percent savings to the...
November 17, 2009 - 7:16am
November 7, 2009
Wadena County Jail will become 'pay to stay'
The days of free room, board and medical care at the Wadena County Jail will be over when a pay to stay plan takes effect next year. Inmates will be charged $20 per day in custody for room and board plus all medical expenses and other correctional fees. A custody day is any day...
November 7, 2009 - 10:35am
October 12, 2009
Firing of former Roseau County Deputy upheld
An arbitrator has upheld Roseau County's decision to fire a former deputy sheriff. Chad Maurstad was terminated Dec. 11, 2008 for various acts of misconduct including sexual harassment. He filed for a grievance and a hearing was conducted over a five-day period in May and June 2009. Arbitrator...
October 12, 2009 - 12:17pm
October 10, 2009
Former Wadena County solid waste director terminated
The Wadena County Board terminated the employment of Scott Carpenter, who served as the solid waste director until he was placed on unpaid leave in March. The motion the board approved said the termination was due to "his misuse of county property, county funds and county employee...
October 10, 2009 - 9:59am
October 9, 2009
Norman County, Minn., pays in 'awkward' dispute with county attorney
Norman County, Minn., commissioners were forced to add money to the county attorney's budget this week, the latest step in a protracted lawsuit between the county and its chief legal counsel. This week, the county board added $28,417 to the 2008 budget for the office of Norman County...
October 9, 2009 - 6:21am
July 20, 2009
Hubbard mulls joining regional consortium at Perham incinerator
The possibility of a regional solid waste collaboration, including the expansion of the Perham incinerator, was the topic of a meeting of Wadena, Otter Tail, Hubbard, Todd, Clay and Becker Counties and the city of Perham last Wednesday. The Perham Resource and Recovery Facility needs...
July 20, 2009 - 7:43am
County mulls size of joint LEC building
Although it wasn't on the agenda and no board action was taken, the topic of a new joint Law Enforcement Center (LEC) was a big part of the discussion at Tuesday's regular Douglas County board meeting. John McNamara from Wold Architects and Douglas County Sheriff Troy Wolbersen addressed...
July 20, 2009 - 7:38am