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Itasca-Mantrap launches solar project
Galloping grass fire challenges three departments
Certificate of Need ruling on Sandpiper pipeline expected April 13
EDA approves additional loan for Armory Square
Motorcycle visibility hinges on numerous blind spots
Panthers open track season by placing 14th at Paul Bunyan Classic at BSU
New boys track coach has to replace talent, state experience
Girls track team expecting to make a run at defending section title
Pike qualifies for national wrestling tournament
Menahga girls basketball team took roller-coaster ride to 10-16 record
GWENDOLYN "GWEN" THEISEN
TERRANCE "TERRY" BURKMAN
MELVIN "MEL" BENTON
MICHAEL "MIKE" WAGNER
Tuning in to an instrumental career
Kraft Foods to merge with ketchup maker Heinz
Basic Business Cents: Leadership should follow PDSA cycle
Tinkering his way into a career: New HVAC business opens in Park Rapids
When muse meets her artist:Manet’s favorite model inspires Maureen Gibbon’s new novel
Mevissen appearing at Bloomington Writers Festival
Dance academy successful at Duluth contest
Northern Light Opera Company garners regional theater awards
David Johnson still enjoys riding the trail nearly 60 years after building the first Polaris snowmobile
DNR urges state forest and off-highway vehicle trail users to check for temporary closures
Spring burning restrictions take effect this week in much of Minnesota
DNR alerts the public to spring burn restrictions
Minnesota DNR wants to ban bear feeding
Letter: Rep. Peterson has always supported Keystone XL
Editorial Investing in state parks, trails system a good plan
Letter: Big Ag bills take away Minnesotans’ rights to file complaints
Letter: Nolan working to block freetrade agreement fast-track
Editorial Gov. Dayton’s proposal to tax railroads logical
August 22, 2012
Dayton, lawmakers agree to Friday disaster session
Minnesota legislators will return to St. Paul Friday to approve $168 million in disaster relief for floods and other storm damage in June and July. An agreement Gov. Mark Dayton and legislative leaders signed at 11:27 a.m. today allows no other action during the session, which must...
August 22, 2012 - 12:39pm
August 17, 2012
Disaster-relief bill includes individual aid
Individuals and small businesses recovering from summer storms would share in a disaster recovery bill lawmakers are discussing. The Federal Emergency Management Agency rejected Minnesota's request to help home and business owners, but a proposed nearly $190 million funding package...
August 17, 2012 - 7:16am
May 19, 2012
Local legislators talk 2012 session
Local legislators met with Hubbard County leaders Thursday afternoon in a legislative wrap-up to discuss the good and bad from the last session. Sens. Rod Skoe, DFL-Clearbrook and John Carlson, R-Bemidji, along with Rep. Dave Hancock, R-Bemidji, participated in the meeting. The...
news / local
May 19, 2012 - 1:00pm
Dayton frustrates business leaders
MINNEAPOLIS -- Many in Minnesota's business community were pleased with the Legislature's performance during the 2012 legislative session, but they are frustrated with Gov.
news / business
May 19, 2012 - 12:33pm
May 16, 2012
2012 Minnesota Legislature: What passed, what failed
Here is a list of how some issues fared in the 2012 Minnesota Legislature. n Bonding: Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton signed a public works bill, to be financed by selling bonds, of $496 million.
May 16, 2012 - 1:00pm
May 11, 2012
Legislative issues: What passed, what failed
Here is a list of how some issues fared in the 2012 Minnesota Legislature. -- Bonding: The governor signed a public works bill, to be financed by selling bonds, of $496 million.
May 11, 2012 - 3:02pm
May 10, 2012
Legislature approves stadium bill
Lawmakers approved the final version of a Vikings stadium construction plan Thursday, sending it to the governor's desk for approval. The new stadium would make Minnesota "a better place to live," Rep. Morrie Lanning, R-Moorhead, said shortly after the House approved his stadium...
May 10, 2012 - 2:09pm
Stadium passes House, on to Senate
The Minnesota Vikings are close to a new stadium after the House early today approved a construction plan 71-60. Representatives debated the stadium bill an hour and 50 minutes after day-long negotiations produced a compromise bill after the House and Senate passed differing versions....
May 10, 2012 - 7:41am
May 9, 2012
Legislators prepare for the end
May 9, 2012 - 3:35pm
Senate shoots down White Earth metro casino proposal
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota Vikings fans would pay user fees under a revised Senate bill to construct a stadium debated Tuesday. Many senators, especially conservative Republicans, prefer expanding those fees to all users of a new stadium or finding other funding sources to eliminate the...
May 9, 2012 - 8:37am
Governor to decide on public works borrowing
ST. PAUL -- A plan to borrow $500 million for public works projects is headed to Gov. Mark Dayton, who is expected to sign it into law. The...
May 9, 2012 - 8:34am
May 8, 2012
Stadium heads to Senate vote today
The largest single construction project Minnesota officials ever have considered goes in front of the state Senate today. A $975 million plan to build a new Vikings stadium may face tougher opposition in the Senate after it passed surprisingly easily in the House. Senate Republican...
May 8, 2012 - 7:11am
House to review public works bill
The Minnesota House will decide today whether to send a nearly $500 million public works borrowing bill to the governor or continue work on it. On Monday, the House and Senate passed slightly different versions of the bill, which would allow state funds to go toward colleges, roads,...
May 8, 2012 - 7:10am
May 7, 2012
Vikings stadium debate under way in House
A debate a decade in the making began this afternoon as the state House considered whether to build a nearly $1 billion Vikings stadium. "This...
May 7, 2012 - 2:57pm
House passed bonding bill; heads to Senate
The Minnesota House this afternoon passed a public works finance bill 99-32 that would spend nearly a half billion dollars on a wide range of projects, ranging from beginning a several-year Capitol building renovation project to fixing college buildings. Senators could take up the...
May 7, 2012 - 2:07pm