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Group hopes to save Laporte music program
Heartland Homes celebrates 40 years of service
Deputies, firefighters train for ice rescues
First graders delve into Earth Day
House tax bill is 'Ain't My Fault' effort
Park Rapids boys golf team makes debut at Detroit Lakes
Braves open season with three road losses
Panthers dominate at plate, on mound in debuts
Shepersky leads Hurricanes to national title
Braves looking for versatility to offset lack of experience
John Mitchel Kyllonen
Charles Alfred Knutson
Marilyn H. Whitchurch
Charlotte L. Robbins
Charlotte L. Robbins
Judge says Line 3 should stick to its old route; recommendation allows tribes to stop pipeline
Benefactor of Daddy-Daughter Dance delivers $1,000
Drones ahoy! Woman-owned business takes innovative approach
Online purchase scams are the riskiest type of fraud
Citizens National Bank donates to Heartland Homes
Place a Business Announcement
Sculpture entries sought for Red Bridge Park
Energetic woodwind quintet performing March 15
Historical re-enactor brings 'Prohibition in Minnesota' to library
Metallica announces concert dates in region in September
Local baker to discuss Victorian recipes for Lifelong Learning
Gardening 101: Reading a seed packet
If it's predictable, it's preventable: Wildfire Prevention Week
About Fishing: To CHIRP or not to CHIRP
North Country Trail Column: Multiple rewards of maintaining a trail
Minnesota deer management plan due out this week
Commentary: Join one of ACTION Park Rapids' many 90-day plans
Commentary: Is it time to stop electing sheriffs?
Commentary: We should expand MinnesotaCare so anyone can buy in
Commentary: April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month
Letter to Editor: Kudos to law enforcement
What you need in your winter survival kit
Heads up, Moscow mule lovers: That copper mug could be poisoning you
November 15, 2017
Letter to Editor: Utke and Green support insurance companies instead of consumers
A recent letter to the editor from Sen. Paul Utke glowingly discussed health insurance legislation pushed this year by him and Republicans, like Rep. Steve Green. Regardless of the claims Utke makes, after these supposed Republican "reforms," many Minnesotans may pay more next year...
November 15, 2017 - 1:00pm
April 4, 2017
Private school credits will not count at public schools
ST. PAUL—Public high school students in Minnesota will not likely be allowed to earned credits at private schools as one piece of legislation...
April 4, 2017 - 12:52pm
January 21, 2015
Letter: Working to strengthen Greater Minnesota
The committee that I am most looking forward to serving on this session is the Greater Minnesota Economic and Workforce Development Policy Committee. On Tuesday and Thursday of this past week, I was honored to chair this committee as committee Chair Bob Gunther was away from the Legislature....
January 21, 2015 - 11:54am
March 26, 2014
Minnesota bills focus on communications during response to oil spills
ST. PAUL - North Dakota oil is a regular discussion item around the Minnesota Legislature, with improving communications among oil transportation companies, public safety officials and state government the latest topic. Primarily, lawmakers have concentrated on how to deal with...
March 26, 2014 - 8:56am
March 4, 2014
Minnesota physicians ponder medical marijuana
Minnesota Public Radio Is marijuana an effective treatment for pain, illness and disease? It's a question many Minnesota physicians are pondering as the Legislature prepares to debate a measure that would allow doctors to prescribe some form of the drug. Mayo Clinic...
March 4, 2014 - 8:07am
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.
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.
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....
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...
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,...
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....
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...
November 9, 2009 - 6:57am