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Minnesota has a Confederate symbol --EMDASH-- and it is going to keep it
Hubbard County Law Enforcement Incidents
Menahga City Council delays grant application for bike path
County board tables decision on property dispute in Akeley
Teamsters Local 320 threatens Hubbard County with possible labor strike
Northwoods Triathlon binds Engebretson family
Fisher defends Women's Club Championship
Grossinger, Agre defend Northwoods Triathlon titles
Taylor captures first Men's Club Championship
Midway wins Region 14C title, advances to state tournament
Malissa Lorraine Rogers
Robert "Bob" E. Andrus
Mason J. Smith
Stephen John "Packy" Pachel
Basic Business Cents: Learning about your processes
Carters upgrade look of Red Wagon Market
Rob Belanger named Sanford Bagley's administrative director
Women helping women
A stretch a day keeps the doctor away
'Farewell Milwaukee' wraps up 2nd Street Stage
Enjoy big band music at next Noon Hour Concert
Muhm featured poet for First City Poetry Reads
Australian blues singer at Sounds of Spirit Lake
'4ontheFloor' returns to 2nd Street Stage
Weaver poses questions regarding fishing tournaments
Upcoming North Country Trail hikes planned
Favorite summer crappie fishing patterns
Floating the Crow Wing River
Biologists monitoring wolf movements near Duluth
Administration in a hurry to get building design
'Toolkit' support letters confusing
'Operation Pollinator' is good, but RDO can do more
Letter to Editor: Rep. Green should represent us all
Supporting a free press
Heads up, Moscow mule lovers: That copper mug could be poisoning you
Recipes: Back to school
U.S. Navy Capt. from Park Rapids completes tour in CJTF-HOA
August 13, 2017
Piece by piece: New Bug-O-Nay-Ge-Shig school comes together in sections
BENA, Minn.—Rene Fructuozo gestured toward a group of looming wooden constructs in the woods off U.S. Highway 2. "I know it's kind of hard...
August 13, 2017 - 9:20am
Park Rapids School Board approves new bus lease
The Park Rapids School Board on Monday approved a resolution authorizing a governmental lease-purchase agreement for three new school buses. The three buses arrived last week and include a 65-passenger regular route bus, a 77-passenger regular route bus and an 84-passenger activities...
August 13, 2017 - 9:07am
August 9, 2017
Commentary: Toolkits add to educational confusion
I read with interest the letters from Rep. Steve Green, Mr. Gebhard and the President of the Women League of Voters. As they discussed the recent attempt by the Minnesota Education Department to inject governmental directed gender training (Toolkit) into our educational process, all...
August 9, 2017 - 10:03am
August 2, 2017
School bus drivers in demand
The call out for bus drivers is an annual plea for the Park Rapids School District and most other districts across the state. Cindy Leach, transportation...
August 2, 2017 - 2:12pm
July 29, 2017
Nevis approves Long Term Facility Maintenance Plan
At Monday night's regular Nevis School Board meeting, Superintendent Gregg Parks discussed the school's 2018-2027 long-term facility maintenance plan with the board members. "Two years ago, it was enacted and this is our plan over the next 10 years and we need to take a look at the...
July 29, 2017 - 10:39am
July 8, 2017
Grant focuses on expanding rural health care with nurse practitioners
Nurse practitioner students at the College of St. Scholastica will have more opportunities to train in rural communities, thanks to a $1.4 million federal grant. "Our ultimate goal, of course, is to reduce the health disparities of those who are living in rural areas, or underserved...
July 8, 2017 - 12:43am
June 22, 2017
Minnesota State universities' tuition rising 3.9%, colleges 1%
ST. PAUL — Tuition will rise by 3.9 percent at state universities and 1 percent at state colleges, but a rate freeze will follow in 2018-19. The seven universities on average will charge $7,289 for full-time tuition next school year, an increase of $272. The colleges on average...
June 22, 2017 - 9:09am
June 19, 2017
Despite new money, school districts tightening their belts
ST. PAUL — Even though the Minnesota Legislature approved $483 million in new funding for public schools, two-thirds of districts in the Twin Cities are tightening their budget belts. Twin Cities schools have a combined $92 million hole in their budgets for the coming school...
June 19, 2017 - 8:42am
May 31, 2017
Dayton signs Minnesota budget, but no Legislature money
ST. PAUL—Minnesota state government has a budget, other than for the Legislature. Gov. Mark Dayton vetoed the Legislature's budget Tuesday,...
May 31, 2017 - 9:04am
May 9, 2017
Commentary: Positive changes for school lunches
The recent announcement of U.S. Ag Secretary Sonny Perdue's rollback of school lunch regulations relating to whole grains, sodium and dairy drew much attention. We applaud Perdue's quick action to give more flexibility back to states and local school districts to find the best solutions...
May 9, 2017 - 2:29pm
April 4, 2017
Private school credits will not count at public schools
ST. PAUL—Public high school students in Minnesota will not likely be allowed to earned credits at private schools as one piece of legislation...
April 4, 2017 - 12:52pm
March 25, 2017
Letter: Let the buyers beware
Wow! The state is going to pay half the cost of the school! We will have new college credited technical training for welding and robotics, staffing and maintenance costs will magically be paid for and the school board will continue to under-levy for 20 years. Welcome to the land of...
March 25, 2017 - 12:50pm
March 8, 2017
Audit: Educators do not understand how to use test results
Many Minnesota educators do not understand how to interpret scores of state and federal mandated tests. An Office of Legislative Auditor report...
March 8, 2017 - 8:36am
February 22, 2017
Tugging at deer heart strings
"You can tell the age of a deer by its teeth. Isn't that interesting?" avid hunter Karl May asks Tina Ridlon's fourth grade class. For eight...
February 22, 2017 - 10:47am
February 19, 2017
Fewer teachers entering field leads to statewide concern
Minnesota schools are facing a teacher shortage and the problem could get worse for rural districts. A state report released earlier this month...
February 19, 2017 - 8:35am