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UPDATE: Man dies, grandson hospitalized after ATV breaks through ice near Alexandria Tuesday night
Essentia in talks to join Sanford Health Plan provider network
Librarian charged with entering Grafton homes, saying she was looking for books
Man sentenced in crash that critically injured PR woman
Area artists paint women killed by domestic violence for Beautiful Life Project
Baumgartner, Dravis win medals
Fritze, Benson advance to state
Panthers eliminate Rams from tournament
Panthers host Rangers as section playoffs start
Browerville boys eliminate Menahga from section play
PERCY D. ANDERSON
IDA MAY BENHAM
Target plans to cut thousands of jobs in Minnesota
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
Figure skating extravaganza is 26th annual
Park Rapids High School choir performs March 2
Nevis graduate publishes first book
Chili Challenge Wednesday
Osprey platform goes to new heights
Wolf seen pursuing snowmobiles in Voyageurs National Park
About Fishing: New wave for information on fishing; technology trumps know-how?
Black bear emergence is coming as hibernation ends
Local resorters meet with legislators: Post Labor Day school opening?
Letter: Thank you for making Cabin Fever a success
Letter: Obama’s remarks to WDAY were dishonest
Letter: Other options to transportation plan
Letter: Mental health jail diversion will save lives, money
Editorial: Social Security numbers are all over the place
March 26, 2014
Editorial: Don’t gamble with this addiction
It’s fun to spend a couple bucks on gambling every now and then. Oftentimes, you’re helping a good cause, it’s exciting when you win and it can provide entertainment value. Until you don’t know when to stop. Until it starts to control your life. Until it damages relationships...
opinion / editorials
March 26, 2014 - 1:22pm
July 30, 2012
Tenstrike saloon owner sentenced for pull-tab theft
BEMIDJI - The owner of the Got-R-Dunn Saloon in Tenstrike was sentenced last week for stealing pull-tab proceeds from the Blackduck American Legion Post. Renee Marie Dunn, 56, of Tenstrike, was convicted of gross misdemeanor theft and was sentenced to one year in jail with 355 days...
July 30, 2012 - 7:44am
July 12, 2011
Gambling no sure bet for budget fix
A Minnesota Capitol undercurrent for months has suggested gambling as a way to help solve a budget impasse that now has become the longest government shutdown in state history. "The governor wants more revenue, Republicans want no new taxes," Rep. John Kriesel recently tweeted. "Enter...
July 12, 2011 - 6:34am
May 5, 2011
Pair asks legislators to back Minneapolis casino
A southwestern Minnesota farmer and an eastern Twin Cities Army veteran, two unlikely supporters, are leading a legislative effort to allow a downtown Minneapolis casino. Sen. Doug Magnus, R-Slayton, and Rep. John Kriesel, R-Cottage Grove, said the entire state would benefit from...
May 5, 2011 - 7:19am
February 16, 2011
Racino proposal would add $125 million to revenues
If the Minnesota Legislature approves a racino it could receive $125 million in revenue each year, according to former state Sen. Dick Day. In a pitch to the Park Rapids Rotary last week, he said he is talking to organizations across the state to garner support for a state-operated...
February 16, 2011 - 1:00pm
December 31, 2010
Charitable gambling not a big money maker locally
Traditional milestones such as 25th anniversaries are usually celebrated with silver, gold if you make it 50 years. But with Minnesota's quarter...
December 31, 2010 - 5:30pm
August 18, 2009
Fond du Lac band stops casino payments to Duluth
Millions of dollars the city of Duluth plans to use toward an aggressive street repair program has been put at risk as the Fond du Lac Band of...
August 18, 2009 - 6:35am