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A peaceful place for healing pain: At MN lakes country retreat, military widows forge lasting connections
Park Rapids Graduation
Donna Anderson earns U of M Extension's Distinguished Staff Award for Nutrition Educator
100 deadliest days on Minnesota roads
Food shelf upgrades services with new freezer
Panthers open section baseball playoffs by hosting Bagley
Senior athletes honored at All Sports Banquet
Panthers capture Northern Pines Conference golf titles
Golfers get tune-up for 8AA North meet
Panthers suffer first loss of season
Jean Marilyn Martin
Joseph J. Charmoli
Clarence "Bob" Kastama
Basic Business Cents: Change the work environment
Business: Main Street Meats wins grand championship awards
Basic Business Cents: Optimizing inventory
L&M Fleet Supply earns top dealer honor from Cub Cadet
T&M Express completes remodel at Park Rapids location
‘Life is a Highway’ on stage
Nemeth Art Center celebrates 40th anniversary this season
Author Heid Erdrich leading book discussion
Clarinet virtuoso concludes Heartland Concert season
Summer library programs focus on STEAM and Design
Kittilson passionate about maintaining natural shorelines
Crow Wing River ATV crossing awarded Ecofootprint Grant
Musical tribute to Civilian Conservation Corps coming to Itasca State park
Iowa couple wins guided hike on North Country Trail
Expect to find hungry walleyes this warm opener
Letter to the editor: Thank you for supporting All Veterans Memorial
Guest Editorial: Honoring our fallen heroes, by caring for those heroes still with us
Commentary: Never be fooled or lied to
Letter to the Editor: Increased warming unsettled science
Commentary: Everybody needs a bud
Recipes: Back to school
U.S. Navy Capt. from Park Rapids completes tour in CJTF-HOA
Recipe: Pasta and Meatballs
December 8, 2010
Emmer concedes governor's race to Dayton
Emmer stood outside his Delano home in a sport coat, without gloves, this morning and said he would not take the election to court, adding that...
December 8, 2010 - 11:23am
Emmer to concede Minnesota governor's race today
Tom Emmer apparently is leaving the Minnesota governor's race at his home, an appropriate ending to a campaign in which he discussed his wife and seven children more than any other topic. Numerous reports indicate that what his campaign calls a "major announcement" this morning will...
December 8, 2010 - 7:11am
December 2, 2010
Dayton numbers edge up as recount nears end
ST. PAUL -- More than 84 percent of the 2.1 million Minnesota governor race ballots have been counted a second time, with Democrat Mark Dayton maintaining a lead far bigger than any Minnesota recount ever has overturned. Short of a major surprise, Republican Tom Emmer cannot find...
December 2, 2010 - 7:41am
November 30, 2010
Dayton gains a bit as quiet recount starts
ST. PAUL -- Recount 2010 started quietly Monday, with one exception, as Mark Dayton picked up a mere 24 votes in the Minnesota governor race. Democrat Dayton extended his lead over Republican Tom Emmer to 8,794 votes out of 2.1 million ballots cast. Dayton picked up 20 votes while...
November 30, 2010 - 7:38am
November 25, 2010
Ballot counters hope Minnesotans learned their lesson
ST. PAUL -- Minnesotans remember all too well the days, weeks and months of squabbling over ballots two years ago. There were ballots with stray marks, raising in some minds a question about who those voters actually picked in the 2008 U.S. Senate race. In a classic example, the...
November 25, 2010 - 10:00am
November 24, 2010
Election board in recount balancing act
ST. PAUL -- The Minnesota State Canvassing Board ordered a statewide recount in the governor's race Monday while trying to balance campaigns' rights to challenge local election decisions with limiting frivolous challenges. It was no surprise that the board ordered a recount in the...
November 24, 2010 - 7:20am
November 17, 2010
Emmer takes election issue to high court
The Tom Emmer campaign is asking the Minnesota Supreme Court to order a state election board to consider irregularities in the number of ballots cast Nov. 2. Emmer, the Republican governor candidate, said the campaign and Republican Party officials have heard many stories relating...
November 17, 2010 - 1:48pm
November 10, 2010
Dayton into transition deeper than Emmer
ST. PAUL -- Mark Dayton leads Tom Emmer in the Minnesota governor vote count and also leads in getting ready to serve. Even though it probably will be more than a month before a winner is known, Dayton is beginning the process of picking top aides with a lead of less than 9,000 votes...
November 10, 2010 - 6:50am
November 9, 2010
Emmer plans for transition, just in case
ST. PAUL -- Tom Emmer said he soon will announce a transition team in case he overcomes am 8,751-vote deficit to become Minnesota governor. But in a 20-minute news conference today, the Republican candidate repeatedly refused to say whether he planned to challenge any recount in...
November 9, 2010 - 2:13pm
November 4, 2010
GOP seeks voting problem stories
November 4, 2010 - 2:13pm
It's beginning to look a lot like 2008
ST. PAUL -- Hit the rewind button for 2008. Minnesotans probably will wait weeks to find out who they elected governor while they watch judges wade through stacks of ballots to decide a winner in the tight race. Secretary of State Mark Ritchie said the process of determining the...
November 4, 2010 - 7:14am
November 2, 2010
UPDATED 11:30: Dayton maintains slight lead in governor's race
Minnesota voters gave a liberal they know a governor's race lead late Tuesday, but no one was declaring victory. Mark Dayton, a well-known liberal with a long record in office, received 47 percent of the vote with 42 percent of Minnesota precincts reporting, unofficial secretary...
November 2, 2010 - 10:25pm
Voters look at new conservative and veteran liberal
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota voters Tuesday faced a choice about who best can fix the state's budget woes: Mark Dayton, a well-known liberal with a long record in office, or Tom Emmer, a conservative new to statewide politics. Democrat Dayton and Republican Emmer traveled the state for...
November 2, 2010 - 7:09pm
November 1, 2010
Last time together for 3 governor hopefuls
ST. PAUL -- Tom Emmer, Mark Dayton and Tom Horner drew their record-setting debate series to a close where it all started in a Sunday governor's forum sounding a lot like their first one just after the Aug. 10 primary election. The three had not changed their tunes in the last three...
November 1, 2010 - 7:19am
October 30, 2010
Final governor TV debate feisty
ST. PAUL -- Tax talk ruled as Minnesota's governor candidates Friday night engaged in their final televised debate. Democrat Mark Dayton and Republican Tom Emmer were the prime combatants as the most recent poll indicated they are locked in a neck-and-neck race, with Tom Horner of...
October 30, 2010 - 11:37am