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White Earth Nation, Mahnomen County establish drug court
Northeast Minn. school district cancels class following threats on Snapchat
Bug-O-Nay-Ge-Shig school locked down after threat
Bemidji High School walkout against gun violence cancelled
Diggins delivers long-awaited U.S. gold in cross country skiing
Braves maintain No. 5 ranking in Class A poll
Braves give top team in conference a battle
U.S., mostly with Minnesotans, beats Canada to reach gold medal game in men's curling
Fast start leads DL past Panthers
Strong second half sparks Panthers past Wolverines
Mark Louis Wilkins
Kara Rebecca Blevins
Paul Eugene Seybert
Joyce Wahlenberg (Massa)
Earl Lynn Miller
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Business items now paid content, giving contributors more control
Top 10 reasons to be sweet on Minnesota's Small Businesses
Report: Minnesota solar jobs jumped 48 percent last year
Aging workforce highlights workplace safety: Companies need to adapt as more employees stay on the job past 65
Local baker to discuss Victorian recipes for Lifelong Learning
World-traveling musician performing at Park Rapids Library
Smashing Pumpkins to visit SD, Minn. in first tour in 20 years
Headwaters Center for Lifelong Learning releases spring schedule
Thematic music slated for Feb. 12 band concert
About Fishing: Maximizing fishing time on ice and open water
Weekend Adventures: In search of the best fish photo
Column: Explore the North Country Trail year 'round
Park Rapids teen catches unwieldy walleye
Weekend Adventures: A fishing foray in the county's four trout lakes
LWV offering civic engagement lessons
Commentary: Rep. Steve Green looking to follow historic 2017 session with another big year
Opinion: Key points to remember about consent this Valentine's
Opinion: Parents serve as positive, negative role models for children in athletics
Opinion: You can protect our democracy: Attend your caucus
What you need in your winter survival kit
Heads up, Moscow mule lovers: That copper mug could be poisoning you
Recipes: Back to school
U.S. Navy Capt. from Park Rapids completes tour in CJTF-HOA
February 19, 2018
Gun debate begins as Legislature begins 2018 work
ST. PAUL — Minnesota lawmakers will be drawn into a gun debate that has blossomed since last week's Florida school shooting that left 17...
February 19, 2018 - 3:03pm
February 17, 2018
What do federal tax changes mean in Minn.?: Lawmakers decide if taxpayers pay less
ST. PAUL — The federal overhaul of the tax code that Congress approved in December could have serious consequences for Minnesotans depending...
February 17, 2018 - 10:43am
January 16, 2018
Dayton announced $1.5 billion construction proposal
ST. PAUL — Gov. Mark Dayton wants the state to fund $1.5 billion of public works projects across Minnesota and asks legislators to approve...
January 16, 2018 - 12:31pm
November 22, 2017
Republican Tim Miller hopes to take on Collin Peterson
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. — Tim Miller is fighting to win the Republican endorsement to take on longtime Democrat Collin Peterson for a seat...
November 22, 2017 - 5:50am
September 26, 2016
Letter: Klabunde supports local interests
It's important to elect people to our Legislature who support issues like promoting tourism and keeping our waters clean. We need legislators who will work to mobilize state resources to help do what we can't do alone. Bryan Klabunde will be this legislator.
September 26, 2016 - 7:50am
September 14, 2016
Special Session: Tax, bonding issues are urgent
With the conundrum of paying for needed light rail in the Twin Cities now out of the legislative negotiations for a special session, it's time for Gov. Mark Dayton and the House GOP leadership to come to an agreement and convene the session to provide tax relief and bonding for all...
September 14, 2016 - 11:52am
September 7, 2016
Capitol Chatter: Dayton looks at special session again
Minnesotans, those who care about such things at least, figured special legislative session talk was dead. They could be wrong. Gov. Mark Dayton...
September 7, 2016 - 1:26pm
August 3, 2016
Minnesota House candidate accuses opponent of not disclosing financial contributions
FOSSTON, Minn. -- The race between two Democratic candidates for the Minnesota District 1B House seat continues to heat up, now with allegations of breaking campaign finance laws. On July 28, Erwin Rud submitted a complaint to the state Campaign Finance & Public Disclosure Board...
August 3, 2016 - 8:54am
July 20, 2016
Franken pushes bills to help rural health
Rural Minnesota needs medical healing, and U.S. Sen. Al Franken says he has part of a cure. The Minnesota Democrat said Monday that he is pushing three bills to help bring better medical services to rural areas: One would provide more ways to get to health-care services, including...
July 20, 2016 - 9:04am
June 12, 2016
Capitol Chatter: Campaigns are on for special session
Minnesota Democrats and Republicans agree on the need for a special legislative session, but that does not mean one is certain.
June 12, 2016 - 7:12pm
June 7, 2016
Dayton: 'We can't agree on anything'
June 7, 2016 - 11:30am
June 1, 2016
Congress to address epidemic opiate, heroin abuse on a national level
Congressional leaders from Minnesota and North Dakota are backing bills that would help stem the tide of a nationwide epidemic of opiate and heroin abuse and overdose that has claimed thousands of lives in the U.S. and has reared its head locally. At least 10 people have died from...
June 1, 2016 - 3:15pm
Heartland Trail funding in limbo
Supporters of the Heartland State Trail project are among those holding their breath in anticipation of a special legislative session being called by Gov. Mark Dayton this week. Funding to complete a Frazee-Detroit Lakes extension to the multi-purpose recreational trail was included...
June 1, 2016 - 8:52am
Bonding backer nervous about Dayton special session decision
The Minnesota state representative responsible for drawing up legislation funding public works projects statewide said he is "nervous" about getting a second chance for passing the $1 billion measure.
June 1, 2016 - 8:32am
May 26, 2016
A look at Minnesota legislative results
Minnesota legislators introduced 7,763 bills in the 2015-2016 legislative period, most of which went nowhere. Here is a look at some of the bills that passed or did not pass this year, including some still awaiting Gov. Mark Dayton’s approval. Animal trusts: Minnesotans will be...
May 26, 2016 - 8:59am