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'Making Memories' at Itasca State Park
Itasca State Park hosts enjoy being campground 'ambassadors'
Learning from their mistakes
Woman jumps into Minnesota lake to help save duck hunters in dramatic rescue
Tamarac Fall Festival set for Oct. 1; waterfowl themes abound
Panthers coast to another dual win
Tigers control net in win over Blackduck
Pirates hand Braves first conference loss
Fast start keys Cardinals' win over Warriors
Tigers roll to another impressive victory
Orrin "Bud" E. Barnum
Sharon Lee Mead
Everett Lee Langland
Basic Business Cents: Innovate for success
Basic Business Cents: Image Management
Lickin' Good Whole Pet Foods opens new storefront on Main
Dorset's Heartland Art Studio bolsters regional art
Basic Business Cents: Job description for vice president of culture
Anne Dunn wins first annual storytelling contest
Poet, folk singer offering free songwriting workshop at Nemeth Art Center
Who Will Be the Great American Storyteller?
Free screenings of Pine Point documentary this weekend
America's top female quintet performing Sept. 23
Minnesota DNR proposes changes to 48 trout stream designations
Minnesota’s high school clay target state championship drew 7,000 shooters
Minnesota master sergeant takes some blind veterans on a turkey hun
Fish activity peaks after storm fronts move through
Fly fishing provides stress relief
Respect your neighbor's right to put up political yard signs
Letter: Aluminum can collection trailer to be moved
Editorial: Minnesota struggles just to get grip on mental health problems
Letter: Klabunde supports local interests
Commentary: Breaking home ties
Recipes: Back to school
U.S. Navy Capt. from Park Rapids completes tour in CJTF-HOA
Recipe: Pasta and Meatballs
December 14, 2011
Minnesota legislators plan a short session next year, with a couple of extended breaks
House Speaker Kurt Zellers, R-Maple Grove, today released the legislative calendar Republicans who control the Legislature have drafted. It features a nearly week-long break in early February for precinct caucuses, after convening for the year on Jan. 24.
December 14, 2011 - 10:47am
December 6, 2011
White Earth proposes casino to keep Vikings in Minnesota
December 6, 2011 - 2:06pm
December 1, 2011
Auditors say Minnesota legacy funding needs to be monitored
ST. PAUL -- A new method of funding Minnesota outdoors and arts programs needs better oversight, the Minnesota legislative auditor warns. "Things generally are OK," Legislative Auditor Jim Nobles said in an interview. "But given the amount of money involved and the expectations,...
December 1, 2011 - 8:08am
October 7, 2011
Some in Minnesota GOP to fight anti-gay marriage amendment
ST. PAUL -- Some well-known Minnesota Republicans announced today that they will fight the proposed anti-gay marriage constitutional amendment,...
October 7, 2011 - 11:01am
October 6, 2011
Minnesotans tell judges to save communities in redistricting
October 6, 2011 - 6:48am
October 5, 2011
Transportation officials see challenges down the road
Many people have trouble planning next weekend, but the Minnesota Department of Transportation is looking 50 years down the road. Not surprisingly, MnDOT discovered it faces many challenges. A draft "vision statement" indicates that transportation planners must consider a variety...
October 5, 2011 - 6:32am
September 28, 2011
Minnesota Capitol being fixed
Workers removed chunks of marble from the Minnesota Capitol exterior in recent weeks, meaning scaffolding protecting visitors from falling debris soon will come down. But work will continue on the 106-year-old iconic building. A report on the status of the outside marble is due...
September 28, 2011 - 7:28am
September 24, 2011
Third agency lowers Minnesota credit score
The country's third major credit-ratings agency has downgraded Minnesota's bond rating, meaning that borrowing money for new construction and repair projects likely will cost more. Minnesota Management and Budget on Friday announced Standard and Poor's dropped the Minnesota rating...
September 24, 2011 - 9:50am
June 13, 2011
Minnesota asks courts to allow some spending in shutdown
June 13, 2011 - 2:54pm
June 10, 2011
New lawmakers willing to negotiate, but not on taxes or total spending
Pressure of the clock ticking toward a potential state government shutdown does not seem to affect the resolve of Republican legislators, many of whom are rookies who say they were elected to keep government in check. Rep.
June 10, 2011 - 3:06pm
June 8, 2011
Colleges prepare for possible shutdown
Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system trustees today voted to prepare for a state government shutdown, followed by 90-minute meeting between Republican legislative leaders and Democratic Gov.
June 8, 2011 - 3:21pm
GOP lawmakers start voter ID amendment work
ST. PAUL -- Republican lawmakers say they will push a proposed constitutional amendment early next year requiring Minnesotans to show photographic identification cards before voting. Sen. Scott Newman of Hutchinson and Rep. Mary Kiffmeyer of Big Lake on Tuesday said they are disappointed...
June 8, 2011 - 7:29am
June 7, 2011
GOP promises to repay counties' recount costs
Republicans say they are paying what they owe Minnesota counties for information from last fall's governor election recount. "We have about 20 counties left to go," GOP Chairman Tony Sutton said. "We have been chipping away on them." Sutton estimated that the party could finish...
June 7, 2011 - 6:34am
Two weeks later, still no agreement on how to balance budget
It is two weeks since the regular Minnesota legislative session adjourned without passing a state budget, and less than four weeks to a potential government shutdown, but Democratic Gov.
June 7, 2011 - 6:32am
May 28, 2011
State parks could be closed if government shuts down
Itasca State Park could fall victim to a government shutdown if Minnesota lawmakers can't agree on a budget by June 30. The Highway 34 reconstruction...
May 28, 2011 - 1:00pm