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Minnesota has a Confederate symbol --EMDASH-- and it is going to keep it
Hubbard County Law Enforcement Incidents
Menahga City Council delays grant application for bike path
County board tables decision on property dispute in Akeley
Teamsters Local 320 threatens Hubbard County with possible labor strike
Northwoods Triathlon binds Engebretson family
Fisher defends Women's Club Championship
Grossinger, Agre defend Northwoods Triathlon titles
Taylor captures first Men's Club Championship
Midway wins Region 14C title, advances to state tournament
Malissa Lorraine Rogers
Robert "Bob" E. Andrus
Mason J. Smith
Stephen John "Packy" Pachel
Basic Business Cents: Learning about your processes
Carters upgrade look of Red Wagon Market
Rob Belanger named Sanford Bagley's administrative director
Women helping women
A stretch a day keeps the doctor away
'Farewell Milwaukee' wraps up 2nd Street Stage
Enjoy big band music at next Noon Hour Concert
Muhm featured poet for First City Poetry Reads
Australian blues singer at Sounds of Spirit Lake
'4ontheFloor' returns to 2nd Street Stage
Weaver poses questions regarding fishing tournaments
Upcoming North Country Trail hikes planned
Favorite summer crappie fishing patterns
Floating the Crow Wing River
Biologists monitoring wolf movements near Duluth
Administration in a hurry to get building design
'Toolkit' support letters confusing
'Operation Pollinator' is good, but RDO can do more
Letter to Editor: Rep. Green should represent us all
Supporting a free press
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
August 2, 2017
Letter to the editor: Out of the rubble
Almost stopped trying to sort through the debris of the past six months in domestic and foreign affairs to find some positive events... only one made the grade. The political courage of Senators Susan Collins, Lisa Murkowski, and John McCain to cast deciding votes against continuing...
August 2, 2017 - 2:21pm
July 26, 2017
Keith Downey, former GOP chair, is running for governor with the message: 'I believe in you.'
ST. PAUL — After four years of running the Minnesota Republican Party, former chairman Keith Downey is bidding to run the entire state....
July 26, 2017 - 8:57am
July 22, 2017
Editorial: Local guy wants civil, respectful political discussion
Scott Bentson wants to talk, and he wants us to get back to civil discussions with people of opposing political viewpoints. Bentson wants to...
July 22, 2017 - 11:11am
July 15, 2017
Commentary: Be old-fashioned and encourage good media
I'll be the first to admit that when it comes to journalism, I'm a traditionalist. Old-fashioned, even. But I don't think it's a coincidence that even while confidence in the media drops to new lows and Time magazine feels moved to wonder "Is Truth Dead?" on its cover, huge numbers...
July 15, 2017 - 11:45am
June 28, 2017
Letter to the editor: Advice from a political junky
This election and the ensuing train wreck has had a numbing effect on our nation and the world. At 82 years old and a political junky since the start of World War Two, there has never been a period so devoid of optimism for the future. This, despite the fact we have entered the most...
June 28, 2017 - 3:32pm
June 7, 2017
Letter to the editor: Trump move sidelines America
Donald Trump, petulantly whining about "fairness," pulled the United States out of the Paris Climate Agreement last week. Trump quit the game, walking off the field, and in the process abdicated leadership both at home and across the world in the movement to transition the world to...
June 7, 2017 - 3:44pm
May 31, 2017
Commentary: Historic tax and transportation bills highlight 2017 legislative achievements
On Friday morning, the Minnesota House of Representatives and Senate concluded the special session, passing the final bills that comprise the 2018-2019 biennium budget. In all, the legislature passed seven bills during special session: Taxes, Transportation, State Government, Health...
May 31, 2017 - 1:16pm
Letter to the editor: Europeans don't trust the American government
Raylene and I have been travelling in Europe for the past 4 weeks. The trip has been marvelous beyond description and has shown us how far ahead the Europeans are in many things. Things such as alternative energy, alternative transportation systems, human rights, health care, acceptance...
May 31, 2017 - 1:15pm
May 25, 2017
Guest editorial: The budget and the damage done
When Minnesotans voted for the Legacy Amendment, we agreed to increase our own taxes to help ensure funding for the state's environmental and cultural legacy needs. At the time, I bet few of us likely thought those new taxes would eventually be used as a tool to patch our highways,...
May 25, 2017 - 10:01am
May 6, 2017
Pawlenty returns to the spotlight
EAGAN, Minn. — Former Gov. Tim Pawlenty returned to the public spotlight Friday to warn Minnesotans to prepare for the profound changes...
May 6, 2017 - 7:15am
April 5, 2017
Commentary: Legislative funding not keeping up with library use
Does a public library play a vital role in Becker and Hubbard Counties? Stop in on any given day and you'll see infants and their new mothers using language and rhythm to help in brain development or a box of books being delivered by a volunteer to residents of a retirement home....
April 5, 2017 - 10:54am
February 22, 2017
Constituents flock to town hall meeting
More than 70 constituents jammed into the Northwoods Bank community room Saturday to voice their concerns to their Minnesota legislators. They...
February 22, 2017 - 1:38pm
Sunday liquor sales, banned since statehood, inches forward in Minnesota
Minnesota representatives lifted their glasses to Sunday liquor store sales, the first time either chamber of the state Legislature has approved...
February 22, 2017 - 10:37am
February 15, 2017
Letter: United we stand; divided we fall
For over 60 years, since the Truman Administration, this writer has been a student of American political affairs. This period has included wars, civil rights protests throughout America, the 1968 Democrat Party Convention in Chicago which was seriously marred by violence in the streets,...
February 15, 2017 - 11:30am
February 5, 2017
Letter: Government management of 'rights' does not make 'America great'
In his Feb. 1, 2017 letter, "Back to the Future," Mr. Purrier in his fifth paragraph makes the premise of his argument that "since the basic necessities for life are food, shelter and health care" that "the words (from the Declaration of Independence) 'inalienable rights and life'...
February 5, 2017 - 11:31am