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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 3, 2013
Will Mayor Tufts win re-election?
BY JEAN RUZICKA email@example.com Hundreds, perhaps thousands, will be holding their breath Sunday in Dorset as a member of the audience reaches into the vote bin to determine who will be the next mayor. Media in number are expected to attend the Taste of Dorset...
entertainment / events
August 3, 2013 - 1:18pm
June 12, 2013
Halstad mayor steps aside after being accused of sexual assault
The mayor of Halstad, Minn., is taking a leave of absence after being accused of rape. Steve Sortland, 44, is charged with two counts of criminal sexual assault. According to the criminal complaint, Sortland pushed a female victim to do sexual acts after she said no. The...
news / region
June 12, 2013 - 7:16am
May 15, 2013
Dorset Mayor takes new fame in stride
Dorset’s Mayor, Robert “Bobbie” Tufts, has become a national sensation after a WCCO TV interview went viral over the weekend. Robert is no ordinary mayor. The 4-year-old from Nevis was “elected” mayor of the tiny town of Dorset (population 22) at last year’s...
news / local
May 15, 2013 - 3:12pm
May 9, 2012
Learning from the experts: PR Mayor teaches for a day
Park Rapids Mayor Nancy Carroll served as an educator for a day at Century School as part of Education Minnesota's "K-12 Business Connection"...
news / education
May 9, 2012 - 1:00pm
December 7, 2011
Park Rapids Mayor Nancy Carroll earns national acclaim
Park Rapids Mayor Nancy Carroll was the featured mayor of the week for Reader's Digest as part of the ongoing "We Hear You America" campaign, which officially launched Nov. 16. Each week during the Reader's Digest campaign, ReadersDigest.com will feature an interview with a mayor...
December 7, 2011 - 1:00pm
May 28, 2011
Mrs. Carroll goes to Washington
Park Rapids Mayor Nancy Carroll is headed for the White House, not via political aspiration but by invitation. The president of the Coalition of Greater Minnesota Cities will join three other Minnesota mayors in welcoming German Chancellor Dr. Angela Merkel Tuesday morning, June...
news / local
May 28, 2011 - 1:00pm
January 8, 2011
New Nevis mayor's priority will be sewer system
After five years as a member of the Nevis Council, Paul Schroeder will assume the gavel Monday, having been elected mayor in November. "It's a sickness," he joked of the lure of officialdom. "We'll see how long before I'm in trouble," he said of being in the forefront of council...
January 8, 2011 - 1:00pm
September 12, 2009
Health concerns prompt Akeley mayor to resign
Akeley mayor Scott Vettleson resigned Wednesday night, citing an "unexpected long-term health issue" as grounds for the decision. The council appointed council member Jennifer Mitchell to fill the position, and will advertise for a replacement. Mitchell was appointed to fill...
news / local
September 12, 2009 - 1:00pm