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Century School evacuated after gas leak
Bemidji man pleads guilty to child porn charge
Victim identified in ‘suspicious’ death is Detroit Lakes man
Dalton firefighter charged in money theft after fatal crash denied closed courtroom
‘Doctor Who’ inspires 4-H park project
Panthers begin season with 1-3 record in duals
Balanced running attack leads Tigers to 42-8 rout over Bigfork in opener
Warriors persevere, shut out Panthers
Grossinger repeats as triathlon champ, Steinke tops women
Snurdbirds stay alive in region tournament
BEULAH "BEA" CRABB
CLARON "JEFF" SWENSON
City to take over management of Fargodome
Google morphs into 'Alphabet' in major shake-up
Shooting Star plans new casino in Bagley
The Beatles at Met Stadium: 50 years ago today
Founder of Zorbaz chain dies
Bluegrass band performing Aug. 20
Lakeside, country music concert to benefit AIS fund
Pack up the van, Rez Comedians are headed to Hollywood: Kickstarter campaign reaches $10K goal
Zimmerman man admits to illegally taking multiple deer from wildlife refuge east of St. Cloud
Fishing for ciscoes takes a variety of methods
‘Silver’ butterfly counts end; numbers down
DNR northern pike proposal: Three separate fishing regions and regulations
Minnesota tribal members will harvest rice without state license in test of 1855 treaty
A stroll down 'Memory Main'
Hummel: Water, water everywhere?
Letter: Rental property concerns dismissed
Commentary: Enbridge dedicated to pipeline integrity management
Letter: Enterprise article done in poor taste
March 14, 2013
Defense pay cuts could affect 2,000-plus in North Dakota, Minnesota
By Christopher Bkork / Grand Forks Herald - A proposed furlough of Department of Defense employees could mean a 20 percent cut in pay for thousands of employees of Grand Forks Air Force Base and of the North Dakota and Minnesota National Guards. The cuts would fall on roughly 300...
News / state
March 14, 2013 - 8:39am
March 2, 2012
Franken: Mail cuts hurt businesses, families
Shuttering post offices and mail processing centers across Minnesota, including the sorting center in Bemidji, could lead to the end of the U.S. Postal Service, Sen. Al Franken said Thursday. The Minnesota Democrat, on a conference call with reporters, said closing 117 post offices...
March 2, 2012 - 7:38am
December 6, 2011
U.S. Postal Service: Bemidji mail processing to end; more cuts possible
Several mail processing centers used to sort mail across the region - including Bemidji's - are among more than 250 on the chopping block next spring under plans by the cash-strapped U.S. Postal Service. Four Minnesota centers - Bemidji, Duluth, Rochester and Waite Park - will close,...
December 6, 2011 - 8:48am
November 16, 2011
Beltrami County commissioners cut $15,000 from library budget
Beltrami County commissioners voted 4-0 Tuesday to approve $15,000 less in operational funding for the Kitchigami Regional Library System for 2012 than it provided in 2011.
November 16, 2011 - 7:45am
March 9, 2011
Park Rapids mayor joins others in asking governor for LGA
Mayors from across Minnesota, including Park Rapids Mayor Nancy Carroll, gave Gov. Mark Dayton a unified message today: State aid is vital for...
News / local
March 9, 2011 - 11:52am
February 6, 2010
Nevis school cuts possible in wake of budget crunch
A reduction or delay in state aid and the decrease in student numbers this year may lead to cuts in staff, Nevis superintendent Steve Rassier cautioned board members this week. "I believe we will have to trim $250,000 to $300,000" from next year's budget, Rassier told the board,...
News / education
February 6, 2010 - 1:00pm
December 5, 2009
County's 2010 budget planned without state program aid
Hubbard County's first Truth in Taxation meeting in years didn't go quite as planned and most assuredly wasn't timed to coincide with the state's announcement of a projected $1.2 billion shortfall Wednesday, but it was nevertheless a glimpse into Minnesota's future. Several county...
December 5, 2009 - 1:01pm
October 17, 2009
Akeley may cut police services
Akeley may be eliminating its police department as a cost cutting measure. At the conclusion of Wednesday's meeting, mayor Jennifer Mitchell announced the proposal, stating "the city is facing a major (funding) shortage unless we make changes." In September, the council approved...
News / local
October 17, 2009 - 1:01pm
June 20, 2009
Governor's cuts force local cities, county to look hard at budgets
Gov. Tim Pawlenty's Local Government Aid unallotment announcements earlier this week will affect some government entities more than others. Park Rapids will see a decrease of 3.31 percent in 2009, or about $74,778. In 2010, the decrease will be even more, 7.64 percent, or $172,541. "We...
News / local
June 20, 2009 - 1:01pm
School also impacted by Pawlenty's cuts to state aid
Park Rapids Area Schools will need to borrow money because of actions made by Gov. Tim Pawlenty. The governor announced this week he would...
News / education
June 20, 2009 - 1:00pm