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Cake artist springs into fast forward
Aide accused of stealing pain patches from seniors
Hubbard County in for thunderstorms tonight
Osage boy struck by car in Park Rapids
Panthers pound Prowlers
Park Rapids girls, Utke advance to section meet
Tigers open playoffs with win over Frazee
Snurdbirds hold off late comeback by Esox
Offense struggles as Warroad, EGF oust Panthers from playoffs
LLOYD "BOB" HANSEN
JUDITH "JUDY" HANSEN
Rustic Cabin Decor is fun, funky furniture and more
Basic Business Cents: Turning knowledge into action
Basic Business Cents: A process is a process is a process
Woodland Store under new ownership; had banner weekend
Friends of Headwaters to hold benefit concert
Street fair, cabaret at Armory kicks off downtown events
Narrowing the Straight
Bear sightings increase slightly this spring: Dry conditions may force them to roam farther for food
Minnesota Fishing Opener lived up to great expectations
Fishing Opener sees cooler start to the season
Boomtown madness: Prairie chicken rite of spring is fun
Letter: Pipeline not worth the risk here
So much to think about this Memorial Day
Letter: Thank you for Post Prom support
Letter: Rep. Hancock votes misguided
Letter: Fed practices leading country to inflation
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