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Holiday DWI enforcement in Minnesota kicks off statewide
Turkey tale: Did Ben Franklin suggest the wild turkey be our country's national symbol?
Thankful for family: Wadena couple weathers the rollercoaster of adoption process
Making a wish come true: Eischens receives custom-built Ice Castle Fish House through Make-A-Wish Foundation
Park Rapids fourth grader is Super Bowl Super Snack Challenge winner
International Falls scores final four goals in 6-2 win over Panthers
Panthers persevere through adversity
Hovelsrud caps off career at state meet
Two power-play goals spark Northern Lakes in 4-1 win over Panthers
Tigers advance to state championship game
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Food shelf thankful for Coborn's donation
Two more northern Minn. resorts pass down ownership to next generation
Skarpness joins Enterprise editorial staff
Cranberry overload spurs U.S. producers to dump extra supply
Fun Ta Boot Resort inducted into Minnesota Hospitality Hall of Fame
Public invited to weigh in on criteria for proposed sculpture trail
Let the winter games begin
Veteran tuba soloist joins community band concert
New choir director leading Park Rapids High School ensembles
Bemidji's Ojibwe Language Project: Can it be applied in Park Rapids?
11-year-old boy bags rare spotted doe
Park Rapids area is 'go-to destination' for deer hunters
In the deer 'blind': Area man helps his legally blind brother bad his first deer at age 62
Minnesota gets first new bird atlas in 81 years
Weekend Adventures: The lost art of deer camp
Commentary: 'I am tired of being invisible to you all'
Letter to Editor: Our youth help our community thrive
Letter to Editor: Park Rapids volleyball team grateful for local support
Letter to Editor: Utke and Green support insurance companies instead of consumers
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
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 13, 2017
Minnesota Senate's sexual harassment policy is 27 years old. Some say it urgently needs updating.
ST. PAUL — The Minnesota Senate's official policy on sexual harassment says supervisors should report any complaints to "The Senate Personnel Director." Except there is no such person. Hasn't been for years. It's just one example of how the Senate's policy might be considered...
November 13, 2017 - 9:16am
November 10, 2017
Farmers hope tours will 'open eyes' to Minn. governor candidates
RAYMOND, Minn. — After explaining how technology-driven, prescription fertilizer methods make economic and environmental sense because...
November 10, 2017 - 8:25am
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
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 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
May 1, 2017
Capitol Chatter: Peterson wants to stay in Congress; Nolan still thinking
ST. PAUL — Collin Peterson is running for U.S. House again, but Rick Nolan is waiting to decide whether to make a re-election or governor...
May 1, 2017 - 9:25am
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
April 8, 2017
Guest Editorial: Eliminating Election Day voter registration not supported by facts
The commentary published by Rep. Steve Green (March 29, 2017) as a follow-up to his comments at the Park Rapids Area League of Women Voters Legislative Town Hall (February 22, 2017) adds further confusion rather than clarification. Rep. Green attempts to defend his citation of 24,000...
April 8, 2017 - 4:45pm
Capitol Chatter: Who says lawmakers can't agree?
ST. PAUL — Minnesota legislators actually can work together. Sure, the media mostly covers things when Democrats and Republicans disagree....
April 8, 2017 - 4:25pm
April 4, 2017
Law limits car forfeiture after drunk driving
Minnesotans will have a chance to keep their vehicle after someone else is convicted of drunk driving in it. Gov. Mark Dayton signed a bill into law Monday, April 3, protecting an innocent vehicle owner when someone else uses it without permission or knowledge. Existing law allowed...
April 4, 2017 - 3:22pm
March 25, 2017
EDITORIAL: Pay attention to fast-moving healthcare changes
In Washington, a vote on repeal-and-replace was postponed this week. A bill to scrap the state's health exchange, MNsure, in favor of the federal version is being debated in St. Paul. Clearly, "It is time to pay attention to this because it's going to have a big impact on Minnesotans,"...
March 25, 2017 - 3:33pm