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Boating accident on Fish Hook Lake
Teardrop camper builders comfortable with cozy camping
Lake Itasca Region Pioneer Farmers 41st Annual Show draws over 3,000
Architectural firm discusses building repairs with Menahga School Board
Charges filed against family friend in kidnapping, murder of 5-year-old
Panthers edge Aitkin in season debut
Rasmussen, Etter sparked Midway's offense
Fisher defends Club Championship
Schroeder captures Club Championship
Grossinger repeats as triathlon champ
JoAnn Elavsky Whitaker
Delbert G. Smith
Gary L. Bohall
Fern Marie Crocker
Lickin' Good Whole Pet Foods opens new storefront on Main
Dorset's Heartland Art Studio bolsters regional art
Basic Business Cents: Job description for vice president of culture
Big River Bread & Breakfast is now open
New owners at Foxy's Bar and Grill
Forestedge Art Fair pleases the eye and palate
Local youth get creative at Youth Music & Art Showcase
2nd Street Stage concludes Aug. 25 with ‘Circle of Heat’
‘Upper Mississippians’ performing at Aug. 25 Noon Hour Concert
Headwaters Center for Lifelong Learning programming resumes Sept. 6
Minnesota DNR proposes changes to 48 trout stream designations
Minnesota’s high school clay target state championship drew 7,000 shooters
Minnesota master sergeant takes some blind veterans on a turkey hun
Fish activity peaks after storm fronts move through
Fly fishing provides stress relief
Commentary: Slow down and take a deep breath
Letter: Take time to read Menahga school report
Permanent home needed for future Olympics
Editorial: Support exists here for law enforcement
Letter: Data requests are a legal right to know
U.S. Navy Capt. from Park Rapids completes tour in CJTF-HOA
Recipe: Pasta and Meatballs
Local students spent a week at Camp RYLA
Recipes: Dad’s Day Menu
January 29, 2011
Kandiyohi County jail could take a big financial hit
WILLMAR -- The Kandiyohi County jail is no longer housing state convicts. Inmates were moved out of leased cells in the Kandiyohi County Jail...
January 29, 2011 - 10:00am
August 2, 2010
Beltrami County Board to examine PILT funding
Beltrami County is expected to receive $2.1 million from the state of Minnesota in compensation for state nontaxable lands. That money could soon go away, as the state faces a $5.4 billion and growing state budget deficit in the next biennium. Beltrami County commissioners at their...
August 2, 2010 - 7:17am
July 19, 2010
Douglas County board approves courthouse remodeling
The Douglas County Courthouse remodeling project received a green light at Tuesday's county board meeting. Despite opposition from the board's chair, Paul Anderson, Phase 1 of the remodeling project is set to begin yet this year. The cost of the project is approximately $2 million. Phase...
July 19, 2010 - 7:39am
Road woes: North Dakota counties grapple with repair costs
Faced with the ever-increasing cost of maintaining roads and stagnant or decreasing revenues, counties throughout the region are facing some...
May 19, 2010 - 6:54am
May 5, 2010
Clay County leaves more positions unfilled
The vacancy rate in Clay County government is growing. Since getting hit with cuts in state revenue, the county has been trying to hold off filling positions when they become vacant. Before Tuesday, the county had about 12 positions unfilled. The Clay County Commission approved...
May 5, 2010 - 7:02am
March 15, 2010
Wadena County won't spring for sandbags
The Wadena County emergency manager said it's unlikely the county, state or federal government will pay for sandbagging in the county this year if flooding makes it necessary. "With the spring flooding that occurred in parts of Wadena County in 2009, many lessons were learned," Scott...
March 15, 2010 - 7:19am
February 11, 2010
Becker County to start burning garbage
The Becker County Board took action Tuesday to finalize its participation in the Prairie Lakes Municipal Solid Waste Authority. The commissioners unanimously passed a resolution authorizing the county's participation in the joint powers agreement with Otter Tail, Todd and Wadena...
February 11, 2010 - 7:33am
February 2, 2010
MinnCann pipeline will add $506,000 in taxes to Wadena County coffers
Much to commissioners' relief, the proposed tax dollar increase for added value from the MinnCan pipeline project from taxes payable in 2009 to taxes payable in 2010 is $506,194 for Wadena County. County Assessor Lee Brekke presented the county board with a list of estimated market...
February 2, 2010 - 8:00am
January 31, 2010
DL planning commission shoots down Zorbaz expansion
It seems like everybody loves Zorbaz, but that doesn't mean the Detroit Lakes Planning Commission is willing to approve an expansion plan that would eliminate most of the few existing parking spaces there. Zorbaz, located on West Lake Drive, now has 20 parking spaces, rather than...
January 31, 2010 - 9:08am
January 25, 2010
Lisbon, N.D., considers closing police department
The town of Lisbon, N.D., which has about 2,200 people, has a police department of three, including the chief. Now, the city council is talking...
January 25, 2010 - 7:09am
January 12, 2010
Wadena County turns down sheriff's request for new squad cars
The Wadena County Board asked Sheriff Mike Carr to come back in June with requests for two squads for 2010. Carr came to the Jan. 5 board meeting asking to purchase a 2010 Crown Victoria for $23,658.32 from Elk River Ford, which holds the state bid. He also wants approval to buy...
January 12, 2010 - 7:32am
January 8, 2010
Beltrami County won't adopt sewage treatment rules by Feb. 4 deadline
Although mandated to adopt new rules governing on-site sewer treatment systems by Feb. 4, Beltrami County commissioners plan to let that date...
January 8, 2010 - 7:42am
January 4, 2010
Hubbard County dumping new tax assessment software; will lose $200,000
Like a gambler dealt a bad poker hand, Hubbard County will leave $200,000 on the table Tuesday and walk away from its new property recording, billing and tax assessment software. County board members will discuss suing Manatron, the Michigan-based company that promised to streamline...
January 4, 2010 - 3:52pm
December 30, 2009
After a shakeup, Wadena County solid waste 'on track'
After a tumultuous 2009, Wadena County Solid Waste will enter 2010 with a new department head, three full-time employees and a reorganized system. "I'm...
December 30, 2009 - 7:24am
December 28, 2009
Rebuffed in sharing effort, Wadena County seeks its own highway engineer in January
After pursuing some unfruitful efforts to share a county highway engineer, Wadena County is opening up the position vacated by Joel Ulring in October. Commissioner Rodney Bounds said the opening was an opportunity to look into some other options, but now he is satisfied the county...
December 28, 2009 - 8:00am