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U.S. Senate keeps Keystone XL pipeline bill from moving forward
2 New Hope police officers shot at City Hall; gunman killed
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Governor Dayton details plan to fix Minnesota’s aging, underfunded transportation system
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GERALD "JERRY" W. JOHNSON
RUSSELL CLINTON CARTER
GERALD "JERRY" W. JOHNSON
GENEVA A. SWANSON
LILA MAY ZUBKE
First Responders on path to success after rough times
Legion Christmas dinner raises $3,000 for Salvation Army
Toys For Boys is an institution for memorabilia collectors
Original art by Judy Wegenast selected for honors, exhibition
Fargo's Zach Johnson advances on 'American Idol'
Marilyn reviews the Grand Forks' McDonalds
Rescued loon dies of lung ailment
5-year DNR TIP investigation results in charges against four, seizure of 37 guns, 28 sets of antlers; fully intact, frozen piebald deer
Hundreds attend Menahga Family Fishing Derby
Winter trout fishing to open for first time on 24 lakes
Letters: Enbridge responds to pipe yard letter
Editorial: It’s tax season: Here’s a few tips to assist
Letter: GOP waving white flag on transportation?
Letter: Working to strengthen Greater Minnesota
Letter: Thanks for support of senior nutrition
Cody’s Corner: Briards are great dogs
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