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Audit shows lax enforcement on elk, deer farm rules in Minnesota
State officials in Minn. fear court ruling will let offenders go free too soon
Centenarian is a bridge-playing 'pistol'
"One Vegetable, One Community" offering free carrot seeds
Celebrating 25 years of Kinship
Rittgers conquers Boston Marathon
1983 football team to join Hall of Fame
Warriors hoping to peak on track at section meet
Veteran lineup returns to lead talented Tigers
Panthers relying on experience
Charles Alfred Knutson
Marilyn H. Whitchurch
Charlotte L. Robbins
Charlotte L. Robbins
Dorothy "Dottie" D. Lego-Erickson
Benefactor of Daddy-Daughter Dance delivers $1,000
Drones ahoy! Woman-owned business takes innovative approach
Online purchase scams are the riskiest type of fraud
Citizens National Bank donates to Heartland Homes
PUC approves Line 3 environmental study: Final decision on need, route expected in June
Place a Business Announcement
Sculpture entries sought for Red Bridge Park
Energetic woodwind quintet performing March 15
Historical re-enactor brings 'Prohibition in Minnesota' to library
Metallica announces concert dates in region in September
Local baker to discuss Victorian recipes for Lifelong Learning
Gardening 101: Reading a seed packet
If it's predictable, it's preventable: Wildfire Prevention Week
About Fishing: To CHIRP or not to CHIRP
North Country Trail Column: Multiple rewards of maintaining a trail
Minnesota deer management plan due out this week
Commentary: Is it time to stop electing sheriffs?
Commentary: We should expand MinnesotaCare so anyone can buy in
Commentary: April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month
Letter to Editor: Kudos to law enforcement
Commentary: Enbridge is pretending fix is in
What you need in your winter survival kit
Heads up, Moscow mule lovers: That copper mug could be poisoning you
January 16, 2015
State of rural Minnesota: poorer and more diverse
Rural Minnesota has some striking differences with Minneapolis and St. Paul, but also some surprising similarities. For instance,...
January 16, 2015 - 8:49am
May 22, 2014
Secretary of state to stop issuing legislators’ ‘get-out-of-jail-free’ cards
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota’s secretary of state said Wednesday that he’ll no longer issue lawmakers the “get-out-of-jail-free” cards that drew some controversy this past legislative session. The issue was raised by Concordia University students seeking to clarify that...
May 22, 2014 - 9:28am
March 27, 2012
Lawmakers want to keep Facebook passwords private
Conservative and liberal Minnesota legislators are combining efforts to stop a business practice they say invades job applicants' privacy. National reports in recent days have told of employers, both private and public, demanding passwords for social Internet sites potential employees...
March 27, 2012 - 3:20pm
February 22, 2012
Judges tweak Minnesota congressional districts
Minnesota's best-known U.S. House member will seek re-election in a district where she does not live and its top-ranking federal representative...
February 22, 2012 - 7:21am
May 25, 2011
Dayton marriage amendment veto will not stop public vote
ST. PAUL -- Gov. Mark Dayton vetoed what he called a "mean-spirited, divisive, unMinnesotan" proposed constitutional amendment that would ban gay marriage, but his action will not stop the public from voting on it next year. The symbolic veto this morning drew attention to the most...
May 25, 2011 - 9:52am
May 24, 2011
Minnesota lawmakers adjourn without budget
The smiles seen on Jan. 4, opening day of the 2011 legislative session, became frowns by Monday as Minnesota's 201 lawmakers headed home with no idea when they will wrap up their primary job: writing a two-year budget. The House adjourned at 11:59 p.m. Monday, 16 minutes after the...
May 24, 2011 - 7:19am
May 20, 2011
Prayer riles House as final Friday begins
May 20, 2011 - 10:17am
April 5, 2011
Dayton, health plans agree to profit limit
The Dayton administration and Minnesota's major health-care plans agreed today that profits from state managed-care contracts will be capped at 1 percent of revenue this year. "I applaud UCare, HealthPartners, Medica, and BlueCross BlueShield for their civic responsibility in recognizing...
April 5, 2011 - 10:49am
February 23, 2011
Area art supporters voice concerns over state funding
Josh Wise, a Minnesota Citizens for the Arts representative, expects art funding will be cut this year. But with enough support from state legislators,...
February 23, 2011 - 1:00pm
November 11, 2010
Zellers' early life made him a Republican speaker
ST. PAUL -- A brew of cattails, oil and beer put Kurt Zellers at the doorway to becoming Minnesota House speaker. Cattails: "I would drive around...
November 11, 2010 - 8:42am
March 18, 2010
Perham incinerator facility wins $5 million
An 11th hour call from the governor's office resulted in a pot of gold for Perham - just in time for St. Patrick's Day. "I don't know if it is freshman luck...or the luck of the Irish," laughed State House Rep. Mark Murdock, the freshman Republican legislator from Perham-who happens...
March 18, 2010 - 7:08am
February 11, 2010
Sailer registers campaign committee to run in 2010
Rep. Brita Sailer (DFL-Park Rapids) has registered a campaign committee with the state to run for re-election to the Minnesota Legislature in 2010. In District 2B, Darrell Auginash of Bemidji, a minister and a member of the Red Lake Band of Ojibwe, has also registered to run. He...
February 11, 2010 - 2:40pm
September 26, 2009
DFL Sen. Mary Olson talks with township group about upcoming 2010 session
The 2009 Minnesota Legislative session, difficult by anyone's measure, will seem like a piece of cake compared with 2010. There will be more...
September 26, 2009 - 1:00pm