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Tickets available for Trump rally in Fargo
1,700 reading, math tutors sought for Minnesota schools
DAC collaborates with artist Marsha Wolff
Head off the heartbreak: Child drowning can be prevented
New park ordinance approved in Nevis
Esox rally to edge Midway in battle for first place
Area runners compete in 42nd Duluth Marathon
Legion makes season debut by sweeping Walker/Nevis
Teen girl wows speedway crowd by playing national anthem, then racing her car
NORTHLAND NATURE JOURNAL: The big catch up
Kenneth William Parsons
Ronald "Ron" Ralph Lindbom
Millie Ann Donnay
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
Saying goodbye: Historic Norby's Department Store closing leaves family, community heartbroken
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
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