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'Race' called a factor in Minnesota reservation jail appeal
Veterans and victory gardens: World War II program July 21 in Akeley
City of Akeley getting new plow truck
Ciyt of Menahga receives economic development funding
Frazee firefighter shares his story to help others suffering from PTSD
Fall rules meeting set for Park Rapids athletes
Park Rapids to host American Legion baseball tournament
Legion sweeps at Walker to close regular season
Minnesota native gymnast who was first to speak up about Nasser sex abuse to be honored
Three Lynx named to WNBA All-Star team
Maureen Carolyn "Reni" Hendrickx
Virginia Ginger Diane Guptill
John "Jack" G. Thielen
Maureen "Reni" Caroyn Hendrickx
Headwaters Adult Day Services opens on Hollinger
Enbridge will give Minnesota landowners more time to decide fate of old pipeline
Interactive Look: The U.S. exports $135 billion in farm products each year. Here's a closer look.
Watching a kid grow up in 4-H
Farmers look to Washington with concern
Place a Business Announcement
Horochowski exhibit opens Friday at Nemeth Art Center
Dagen resigns from Nemeth Art Center
Monroe Crossing headlining at Sounds of Spirit Lake
Moondance Jam starts rocking Wednesday in Walker
Mosaics unveiled at DAC
COLA COLUMN: Focusing our "Eyes on the Water" helps protect our healthy lakes
Family Fun Night features lure-making clinic
COLUMN: History in the making: Hubbard County's North Country Trail
BIRDWISE: The sound of silence
ABOUT FISHING: The Fourth of July and a rubber, gray mouse
COMMENTARY: Don't just follow the crowd on "crowdfunding" websites
IT'S OUR TURN: Consider ranked-choice voting system
COMMENTARY: What the pledge means
COMMENTARY: A holiday reminder about aquatic invasive species in Hubbard County
Commentary: We should stop lowering the flags for mass shootings
What you need in your winter survival kit
Heads up, Moscow mule lovers: That copper mug could be poisoning you
July 4, 2018
Minnesota's DMV system under scrutiny of 4 watchdog investigations
ST. PAUL—A Minnesota government watchdog agency is running four separate probes related to the state's troubled computer system for vehicle...
July 4, 2018 - 9:34pm
June 5, 2018
Record number of women running for Minnesota House
ST. PAUL — Overshadowed by a mad dash of last-minute candidates seeking Minnesota's top offices, an apparent record number of women have...
June 5, 2018 - 9:26pm
April 17, 2018
Proposed Minnesota law aims to crack down on protesters, but protesters are protesting
ST. PAUL—As the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission prepares to vote this June on Enbridge Energy Co.'s controversial Line 3 replacement...
April 17, 2018 - 6:14pm
March 31, 2018
Guest Editorial: Expand camera access to courtrooms
For more than 30 years, every state bordering Minnesota — Wisconsin, Iowa, North Dakota and South Dakota — has allowed cameras in its courtrooms, boosting the public's understanding of legal proceedings and its confidence in the criminal-justice system. And how many documented...
March 31, 2018 - 1:00pm
February 21, 2018
Families share shocking stories of elder abuse at Minn. care centers
ST. PAUL—They came to the Minnesota Capitol frustrated and angry. Many cried as they told their stories; some struggled to hold back sobs of grief. "I don't have politically correct words to say what I've seen," Corey Tanner told a Senate committee investigating the abuse of...
February 21, 2018 - 6:31pm
January 17, 2018
Bemidji seeks state funding for proposed northern Minn. veterans home
BEMIDJI, Minn.—The Minnesota Senate Capital Investment Committee held a meeting in Bemidji Wednesday, Jan. 17, before an audience of veterans...
January 17, 2018 - 5:26pm
September 23, 2017
A need in northwest Minnesota: Senate majority leader visits Bemidji to talk veterans home initiative
State Senate leadership met Wednesday with members of the Northwest Minnesota Veterans Home Task Force in Bemidji to discuss the project's status and what to expect in the next legislative session. The roundtable event was the latest in a nearly decade-long effort by local officials...
September 23, 2017 - 10:00am
August 13, 2017
Mix-up at Capitol grand opening party over booze breaks state law
ST. PAUL—With all the major details checked and double checked to celebrate the Minnesota Capitol's grand restoration, one little thing was overlooked: the booze. Specifically, the state law requiring all wines, beer and spirits at the Capitol celebration to be Minnesota-made....
August 13, 2017 - 11:40am
Enterprise editorial: LGA remains a top priority for Coalition of Greater Minnesota Cities
The Coalition of Greater Minnesota Cities (CGMC) is a nonpartisan advocacy organization representing 90 cities in Greater Minnesota. The coalition works to educate legislators about issues that most affect small cities like Park Rapids. On Tuesday, Elizabeth Wefel of the CGMC presented...
August 13, 2017 - 9:14am
July 26, 2017
State to provide funds to counties for election equipment
Minnesota Secretary of State Steve Simon stopped in Hubbard County last week as he toured the state talking about the need to replace aging election...
July 26, 2017 - 9:07am
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
2017 Legislature: Not much to brag about
Proclamations of great achievement started pumping out of St. Paul early last Tuesday, not long after the clock ran out on Minnesota's latest lawmaking session. "The 2017 legislative session will be one of the most productive in recent history," Minnesota Senate Republicans declared...
May 31, 2017 - 9:45am
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
Editorial: Minnesota dysfunction has become the norm
Minnesota is once again mired in partisan dysfunction in St. Paul. Gov. Mark Dayton, a Democrat, and Republican leaders who control both chambers of the legislature are far apart in their budget proposals, a troublesome stalemate as the session nears completion. The governor and legislators...
May 25, 2017 - 9:54am
May 3, 2017
Guest Editorial: Don't let lawmakers gut Minnesota's Legacy Amendment
In 2008, nearly 60 percent of Minnesotans who voted supported the Legacy Amendment. The measure raised taxes to support the state's outdoor and cultural heritage. Since then, support for the amendment actually has grown. Some 75 percent of Minnesotans support the amendment today,...
May 3, 2017 - 6:59pm