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Sculptures revealed at Red Bridge Park
'Heartland Lakes' is new community brand
Paul Bunyan Days celebrates 70 years
Man, 76, drowns in northern Minnesota lake
Some areas of western Minnesota saw up to 7 inches of rain
Pre-registration is open for Firecracker Footrace
Clay Dusters qualify for state tournament
Carlson, Overmyer earn medals at NSIC meet
Vaudrin concludes career at NSIC meet
Esox rally to edge Midway in battle for first place
Ralph Nelson Morben
Kenneth William Parsons
Ronald "Ron" Ralph Lindbom
27 new foods, 5 new vendors announced for Minnesota State Fair
Closing arguments for and against Line 3
PUC decision on Line 3 expected by end of June
Robocalls fray consumers' nerves
Take time for a mid-year small business checkup
Place a Business Announcement
Great American Story deadline approaches
An afternoon with author Ahmed Ismail Yusuf
Red Bridge Park Sculpture Trail to be unveiled June 16
2nd Street Stage kicks off June 14
Upcoming Prince album features nine new tracks
NORTHLAND NATURE JOURNAL: The big catch up
Lindows take top honors at Cirks Fishing Tournament
Lake Winnibigoshish back to being a walleye wonderland
Local and state fishing reports
WEEKEND ADVENTURES: Best intentions for Boundary Waters trip
Commentary: Anti-gun Parkland students expected to visit Fargo/Moorhead, Bismarck, and Standing Rock this month
COMMENTARY: Politics: We need it
Paid political letter policy takes effect
COMMENTARY: A Memorial Day message from the Park Rapids DAV
Letter to Editor: This community is awesome
What you need in your winter survival kit
Heads up, Moscow mule lovers: That copper mug could be poisoning you
May 16, 2018
Minnesota bonding loses, tax bill faces veto
ST. PAUL—Legislation that would affect every Minnesota taxpayer appears headed toward a veto. A separate measure to fund public works projects...
May 16, 2018 - 4:03pm
May 7, 2018
Senators vote to ease Minnesota child care rules
ST. PAUL — Rural Minnesota legislators say the most-heard needs from their constituents is lack of affordable child care, and now senators...
May 7, 2018 - 4:42pm
April 12, 2018
'He finagled the system': Gov. Dayton blasts millionaire who took food stamps to make a point
ST. PAUL — A wealthy Minnesotan who signed up for food stamps to prove people could get them even if they did not need assistance should...
April 12, 2018 - 3:24pm
November 16, 2017
Court says Minnesota Legislature has enough money to remain open
ST. PAUL — Gov. Mark Dayton's veto of legislative funding was constitutional, the Minnesota Supreme Court ruled Thursday, Nov. 16. A majority...
November 16, 2017 - 1:20pm
November 8, 2017
Funding dispute could force MN Senate to lay off workers Dec. 1
ST. PAUL — Minnesota Senate leaders say they are preparing to lay off their employees. If the courts do not decide a funding dispute between...
November 8, 2017 - 5:11pm
September 16, 2017
Editorial: Now Dayton, lawmakers have to work together
As disappointing and frustrating as it may be, if this is how it has to happen, with the Minnesota Supreme Court having to order Gov. Mark Dayton and the Minnesota Legislature to work together, so be it. At least they'll be working together. Forced compromise is still compromise....
September 16, 2017 - 10:00am
July 20, 2017
Judge says Dayton wrong when he 'effectively abolished the Legislature'
ST. PAUL—A judge reached all the way to the Federalist Papers of 1787 to conclude Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton violated the state Constitution...
July 20, 2017 - 10:43am
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
May 31, 2017
Dayton changes, signs tax-cut bill
ST. PAUL — Legislation cutting several Minnesota taxes is law. Gov. Mark Dayton announced at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 30, that he would let...
May 31, 2017 - 12:53pm
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