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Spleen tumor takes life of K9 Macho
1 of 3 teens pleads guilty in death of Willmar woman
Hubbard County court docket for Dec. 10-27
Bemidji truck driver dies in crash with Amtrak train
Sun pillars light up the sky
Rudquist's double-double sparks Braves
Panthers net one goal in tie, loss against section foes
Braves looking to take on new roles
UNC's Kjellberg, Lusti, Carlson receive honors
Balance lifts Rangers past Panthers in season debut
ETHEL R. DODGE
Donna Mae (Brossoit) Conzemius
CATHERINE ANNE THOMSEN
JAMES EDWARD YLINIEMI
Upcoming events Dec. 4 - 9
Christmas has arrived in PR
The good and bad of ice and snow
Reason for vanishing bees remains mystery, ag official says
ATV clubs compete to maintain trails
Mantrap spearing starts Dec. 2
Chateau being built, ski slopes being shaped as project moves ahead
Valuing an employee’s contribution
Knute Nelson showcases GrandCare
Basic Business Cents: Workplace behavior operating principles
Forester plans for trees and wildlife
Big Sand Lake supports community
Privatization has been a costly failure
Commentary: Pipeline spills unlikely but possible
Letter: Not in favor of new pipeline proposal
Editorial: County should pay for second investigator
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The tale of the Christmas cactus
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