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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
Ahlf lifts Menahga girls to 75-29 win over LP-A
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
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
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December 1, 2017
Capitol Chatter: Tuesday report to spell out state finances
ST. PAUL — Tuesday, Dec. 5 is a big day, at least under the Minnesota Capitol dome. It actually will be big stuff for all Minnesotans,...
December 1, 2017 - 4:10pm
July 17, 2017
Capitol Chatter: Dayton administration worries about tight budget
ST. PAUL — Minnesota government will not have much left over when the just-started two-year budget cycle ends, Dayton administration officials say. A new report shows there will be $163 million left from the new $45 billion budget in two years (although money the state already...
July 17, 2017 - 8:44am
June 28, 2017
Park Rapids School Board approves preliminary budget for fiscal year 2017-18
At last week's Park Rapids Area School Board meeting, Business Manager Carol Hutchinson presented the board with enrollment numbers and the factors which altered the budget throughout the 2016-17 school year. For the 2015-2016 school year, enrollment held steady throughout the year...
June 28, 2017 - 3:20pm
May 31, 2017
Dayton signs Minnesota budget, but no Legislature money
ST. PAUL—Minnesota state government has a budget, other than for the Legislature. Gov. Mark Dayton vetoed the Legislature's budget Tuesday,...
May 31, 2017 - 9:04am
May 27, 2017
Dayton to decide whether to OK spending plan by Tuesday
ST. PAUL—The $46 billion question remains unanswered. Minnesota legislators finished passing a two-year state budget of that size early...
May 27, 2017 - 8:51am
May 19, 2017
Minnesota budget talks resume
ST. PAUL—Minnesota legislative leaders and the governor are back in negotiations to finish a $46 billion, two-year budget, but they are...
May 19, 2017 - 6:58pm
May 10, 2017
MN Legislature moves on budget, without governor deal
ST. PAUL—Republicans who control the Minnesota Legislature are moving their budget plan over Democratic claims that their actions are illegal....
May 10, 2017 - 7:03am
May 2, 2017
Real state budget talks start with Minnesota two-step
ST. PAUL — State lawmakers begin the "Minnesota two-step." That is how Senate Majority Leader Paul Gazelka, R-Nisswa, on Thursday, April...
May 2, 2017 - 9:35am
April 21, 2017
Minn. Senate votes to limit local power on minimum wage, related issues
ST. PAUL—Minnesota communities could not regulate wages, benefits or employee scheduling under legislation that appears headed to Gov. Mark Dayton. Bill sponsor Sen. Jeremy Miller, R-Winona, said that it would not hamper local control, as critics say. "I am all for local control...
April 21, 2017 - 10:43am
January 4, 2017
Legislative forecast: Cloudy with a chance of disputes
2017 dawned on the Minnesota Capitol with bright sun Sunday, Jan. 1, illuminating the newly renovated building. But the sparkle dimmed as clouds moved in Sunday, followed by a dreary, wintry Monday for most Minnesotans. Was that a forecast of things to come in the 2017 state Legislature,...
January 4, 2017 - 8:46am
December 17, 2016
County commissioners receive Land Survey yearly report
Ryan Miller, from the Hubbard County Land Survey Department, presented the Hubbard County Board of Commissioners with a 2016 progress report at the regular board meeting held last week. According to Miller, the total monumentation in Hubbard County is 3,677 total corners. Of those...
December 17, 2016 - 7:15am
Menahga Council increases levy 5.4 percent
The Menahga City Council adopted a final 2017 tax levy of $439,264—a $22,588 or 5.4 percent increase over last year. Last year's levy was $416,676. In September, they initially proposed a 21 percent tax hike. The 2017 budget anticipates $926,255 in general fund expenses and...
December 17, 2016 - 7:14am
Hubbard County sets 2017 budget and levy
The Hubbard County Board of Commissioners approved the 2017 Final Levy last week, setting it at $13,900,000 which is a 3.7 percent increase from 2016 when they set the levy at $13,400,000; the levy has been steadily increasing since 2012.
December 17, 2016 - 7:13am
Park Rapids adopts final levy at slight increase
The Park Rapids City Council approved the final budget and property tax levy at a slight increase of .54 percent. City Treasurer Angela Brumbaugh presented budget figures Tuesday during the Truth in Taxation public hearing. The general fund increases 6.15 percent ($107,582) from $1,748,229...
December 17, 2016 - 7:13am
May 18, 2016
Minnesota budget talks expand from transportation
At least they are talking.
May 18, 2016 - 8:44am