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Board of Adjustment approves one, denies one variance
Menahga work session held to talk improvements, playground design
HIP Spotlight: Mari Jo Lohmeier
Akeley Council struggles to trim shoestring budget; taxes will go down
Warrantless searches in drunken driving cases at issue in Roehler 2011 crash
Panthers split section games with C-I, Roseau
EGF skates to 5-1 win over Panthers
Five pins key NYM's win over Panthers
Braves end three-game losing streak
Panthers coast to wins over W-DC, LOW
ROBIN "ROB" NAPLIN
ROBIN "ROB" NAPLIN
RODNEY EDWIN LOF
A festive time at the Eagles Christmas party
Arts Downtown PR (3rd Thursdays) continues Dec. 19
Second graders make gingerbread houses
Upcoming events Dec. 18-Jan. 5
It's official: Bull elk is a Minnesota record
Reason for vanishing bees remains mystery, ag official says
ATV clubs compete to maintain trails
The good and bad of ice and snow
Mantrap spearing starts Dec. 2
Panther Prowl fan store expanding
Valuing an employee’s contribution
Editorial Keep lakes on a low-salt diet this winter
Letter: People in so-called socialist countries are happy
Editorial: When temps plummet, think of furry friends
America was built on privatization
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June 5, 2013
Editorial: Big money could stymie reform
Does anybody out there remember the great recession of 2008-2009? Millions of people lost their jobs. Millions of people lost their homes. The stock market sunk like a stone. Housing prices collapsed. That great recession. It was caused by subprime mortgages being bought and sold...
opinion / editorials
June 5, 2013 - 11:24am
March 28, 2013
New funding proposal will provide more sustainable water supplies to Minnesota communities, business, including Park Rapids
Gov. Mark Dayton is proposing a new funding structure to help ensure that Minnesota’s growing economy has reliable supplies of high quality water. The proposal is expected to be introduced in the Legislature early next week. Seventy-five percent of Minnesotans get their drinking...
news / state
March 28, 2013 - 10:37am
March 26, 2013
Governor signs all three ND anti-abortion bills, anticipates court battles
BISMARCK – Gov. Jack Dalrymple has signed three abortion-limiting bills passed by the North Dakota Legislature, giving the state the most anti-abortion laws of any U.S. state and setting up possible legal challenges over provisions critics say are unconstitutional under Roe v. Wade....
news / region
March 26, 2013 - 12:12pm
February 28, 2013
Lawmakers want to increase elderly funding
ST. PAUL -- A proposal to increase Minnesota long-term care funding could help elder care as baby boomers prepare to retire, supporters say, but overall state budget questions threaten its future. House and Senate legislators from both parties on Tuesday released a bill to increase...
February 28, 2013 - 8:12am
February 12, 2013
Nolan unveils bill to overturn Citizens United
Newly elected U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan said Monday he is introducing a constitutional amendment that would overturn the 2010 U.S. Supreme Court decision in the Citizens United case that removed most limits on corporate spending in elections. The amendment states that corporations do...
February 12, 2013 - 6:51am
February 7, 2013
Ex-FBI agent: Assault gun would have killed more at Red Lake
ST. PAUL -- Jeffrey Weise shot and killed his grandfather on March 21, 2005, and tried to load a semi-automatic rifle. But former FBI agent...
February 7, 2013 - 8:21am
July 27, 2012
Law expands illegal synthetic drugs
ST. PAUL -- More synthetic drugs will be illegal under a law taking effect Wednesday, and a state agency will be able to act faster to make newly developed versions illegal. Still, as makers of the so-called "designer drugs" continue to change chemical formulas to skirt the law,...
July 27, 2012 - 7:51am
April 12, 2012
MINNESOTA LEGISLATURE: Increase in hunting, fishing license fees still alive
The Minnesota House of Representatives didn't include an increase in the price of hunting and fishing licenses in the game and fish policy bill it passed last week, but a key Senate lawmaker said he remains optimistic a fee hike will pass the Legislature. "The people who are paying,...
outdoors / hunting / news
April 12, 2012 - 7:44am
April 15, 2010
Legislation would lift spearing ban on Cass Lake
A bill that could lift the ban on spearing fish on Cass Lake is headed to the Minnesota Senate floor, along with measures to provide training on invasive species to dock installers and to realign natural resources agencies. All are bills authored by Sen. Mary Olson, DFL-Bemidji....
outdoors / fishing
April 15, 2010 - 7:08am
November 9, 2009
Swift County will seek legislative clarification of mini truck law
BENSON -- What started out as a seemingly simple request to allow mini trucks to travel on Swift County roads could end up back in the lap of state legislators. After struggling with the issue for about a month, the Swift County Board of Commissioners agreed that the best solution...
November 9, 2009 - 6:57am
February 4, 2009
Teachers pay program given an 'incomplete'
Give Minnesota's Q Comp teacher pay and performance program an "incomplete." That was the message auditors delivered Tuesday to legislators who are considering Gov.
February 4, 2009 - 6:50am
Moorhead mom seeks tougher restraint laws
Dixie Duncan sat in front of the Senate Transportation Committee, with daughter Brynn in a wheelchair at her side, and paused to regain her composure. "Pass...
region / news
February 4, 2009 - 6:20am