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Throat-slashing victim tells story of survival
Meteorologists, farmers, park rangers and hungry kids — many feel the brunt of the shutdown
The federal shutdown so far — what you need to know
Openness of meetings debated by Hubbard County Board
25 Minnesota National Guard soldiers headed to the Middle East
Warriors roll to wins over W-DC, WHAN
Defense sparks Braves' 45-32 win over Henning
Dravis captures title at Thief River Falls
Fritze places first in diving at True Team
Pirates rally late to edge Panthers
Jerry Keith Sherk
Richard P. Johnson
June Irene Yliniemi
Suzette Amelia Parkos
Beverly Ann Barnum
Minnesota lawmakers trade ideas, jabs on health care costs
Helping put wheels on senior meals
3M Wonewok gives to hospice program
Farm Service Agency offices to reopen for three days
Place a Business Announcement
CHECK IT OUT COLUMN: Library offering Snow Time to Read program and more
Youth invited to enter library's short story contest
New History Channel show tells of pilot's 1948 'dogfight' with UFO above Fargo
Stories, songs, skiing and snowshoeing set for Itasca's lantern-lit event
LaFleur named new Nemeth Art Center director
Fish house on Little Detroit is open to military, vets, police, EM
CWD battle heats up in Minnesota: Fatal deer disease keeps spreading, has crossed species
Isle Royale wolf, moose study lost to federal shutdown
Ice climbing festival draws enthusiasts from Midwest and beyond
BIRDWISE: Christmas Bird Counts provide valuable information
LETTER TO EDITOR: Thanks, Park Rapids, for bringing my puppy home
COMMENTARY: Sen. Tina Smith says, first, open the government, then implement Farm Bill
COMMENTARY: The redistricting process is important to all of us
ENTERPRISE EDITORIAL: County board made the right choice for its legal newspaper
COMMENTARY: Sen. Utke outlines goals of legislative session
What you need in your winter survival kit
Recipes: Back to school
December 20, 2018
Minnesota cattle industry, a $2 billion business, often overlooked
ALEXANDRIA, Minn. — Minnesota often is associated with lakes, trees, corn and soybeans. But cattle are important to the state, too, Minnesota cattle industry officials say.
December 20, 2018 - 6:00am
December 19, 2018
BETTER BUSINESS BUREAU: A warning about online vehicle sellers, shippers
Better Business Bureau of Minnesota and North Dakota (BBB) warns consumers shopping for a vehicle online to be aware of too-good-to-be-true prices. Since this summer, consumers have reported more than 20 fraudulent vehicle shipping companies between the two states.
December 19, 2018 - 11:48am
December 16, 2018
Medical marijuana bill would protect doctors by allowing them to state condition, lawmaker says
GRAND FORKS -- A Grand Forks lawmaker will submit a medical marijuana bill that he said will help put doctors’ fears of liability at ease when...
December 16, 2018 - 8:34am
December 14, 2018
Enbridge to remove existing Line 3 from tribal lands if new pipeline is built
LEECH LAKE, Minn. — An aging oil pipeline is set to be removed from tribal lands east of Bemidji. Enbridge Inc. agreed with Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe leaders to remove the company’s existing Line 3 oil pipeline from the reservation if or when it gets the go-ahead to build a replacement....
December 14, 2018 - 5:39pm
December 12, 2018
Farm bill sails through House with momentum for Trump's signature
WASHINGTON — Farm groups and officials and Upper Midwest members of Congress were quick to cheer the passage of a farm bill by the U.S. House...
December 12, 2018 - 5:17pm
December 11, 2018
Minnesota lawmakers vow action on rising insulin costs
ST. PAUL — Alec Smith died less than a month after he fell off his parents’ health insurance plan because he could not foot the $1,300 bill...
December 11, 2018 - 9:03pm
Detroit Lakes apparel firm puts shoplifters to work
A Minnesota lakes country apparel wholesaler has taken a different approach to punishing people who shoplift from their store. Rather than the usual route of catching the culprits and pressing charges, Detroit Lakes-based Lakeshirts let a few teens who were caught stealing a good...
December 11, 2018 - 2:16pm
December 10, 2018
Stauber’s first act: clear path for PolyMet
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Barring action in Washington, D.C., before the end of the year, Congressman-elect Pete Stauber plans to take up legislation...
December 10, 2018 - 6:32pm
December 8, 2018
The last Christmas: Central Minnesota tree farm to close, neighbor faces uncertain future
BAXTER, Minn. — Hidden from view along a country lane north of Baxter is a humble meadow dotted with young evergreens. But for many lakes area...
December 8, 2018 - 11:28am
December 5, 2018
Operation Round Up distributes $30,000
The Itasca-Mantrap Operation Round Up Trust recently awarded $30,000 to 58 civic projects. Operation Round Up, a charitable program unique to...
December 5, 2018 - 2:00pm
December 3, 2018
Environmental groups appeal PolyMet mine permits
Several Minnesota environmental groups are appealing permits issued last month for a proposed copper-nickel mine in northern Minnesota.
December 3, 2018 - 3:41pm
Alzheimer’s added to medical marijuana treatment list in Minnesota
ST. PAUL -- Alzheimer’s disease is being added as a qualifying condition for medical marijuana in Minnesota, the state health commissioner...
December 3, 2018 - 3:38pm
November 28, 2018
Minnesota-based 3M keeping close eye on group representing those born after 2000
ST. PAUL - Don’t confuse 3M with Gen3M. One is the Maplewood-based $32-billion-a-year maker of products sold worldwide. The other is a business...
November 28, 2018 - 4:53pm
November 26, 2018
What do the midterm elections mean for agriculture?
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The midterm elections resulted in the Democrats regaining control in the House and Republicans picking up additional seats in the Senate. Washington insiders say with the split government, agriculture and the rest of the country need to prepare for even more...
November 26, 2018 - 7:35am
November 23, 2018
N.D. sees boost in online sales tax revenues; retailers hail level playing field
BISMARCK -- North Dakota collected $750,000 more in new online sales taxes since late June, when the Supreme Court ruled states could require...
November 23, 2018 - 6:00am