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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
January 17, 2015
Letter: Session begins with surplus, tax conformity
In the first week of the 2015 Legislative session, the Senate announced its first six bills aimed at helping Minnesotans across the state recover from natural disasters, secure well-paying jobs, protect their children, and better their educations. These first bills are important steps...
January 17, 2015 - 1:09pm
January 10, 2015
State Senate DFL, House GOP show contrasting priorities
By Don Davis / Forum Capitol Reporter By dON dAVIS FORUM NEWS SERVICE One theme prevails in lists of priorities released Thursday by Democrats who control the Minnesota Senate and Republicans who run the House: greater Minnesota. The two sides differ on how to help those outside...
January 10, 2015 - 1:13pm
January 4, 2015
Help wanted for rural workforce, housing problems
By Don Davis FORUM NEWS SERVICE “Help wanted” signs hang in front of businesses and factories throughout rural Minnesota and in many communities even if those jobs are filled, workers may not find homes nearby. Training workers and building homes are two parts of the same...
January 4, 2015 - 10:16am
December 28, 2014
New rural agenda being prepared
By Don Davis FORUM NEWS SERVICE Republicans who will control the Minnesota House the next two years make it abundantly clear they will focus on rural Minnesota when the legislative session starts Jan. 6. Or, as they prefer to say, GOP members will drop what they call a Minne...
December 28, 2014 - 11:39am
October 29, 2014
Final House debate elicits strong emotions: Candidates answer questions on abortion, Sunday liquor sales
By Zach Zayser BEMIDJI -- Local candidates for Minnesota House of Representatives spots had their third and final debate Tuesday at City Hall. The forum featured the contest between Rep. Roger Erickson, DFL-Baudette, and Republican Dave Hancock in Minnesota House District...
October 29, 2014 - 8:40am
August 13, 2014
Johnson wins four-way GOP governor race
ST. PAUL -- A Republican who grew up in greater Minnesota and now is a Hennepin County commissioner won the governor nomination Tuesday in his party's primary election. Jeff Johnson told supporters after winning that he has a tough race ahead of him because Democratic Gov. Mark...
August 13, 2014 - 3:38pm
June 14, 2014
Legislators pleased with outcomes of 2014 session
By Anna Erickson email@example.com State Sen. Rod Skoe and Rep.
June 14, 2014 - 11:23am
May 31, 2014
Letter: Disappointed in 2014 session
The 2014 Legislative Session is now over. While I’m proud of a few accomplishments, I found the session to be disappointing overall. I’m pleased that we were able to repeal the business-to-business taxes that Democrats enacted in 2013. Specifically, we repealed the sales tax...
May 31, 2014 - 2:29pm
2014 session brought funding to PR, county
By Anna Erickson firstname.lastname@example.org House majority leader Erin Murphy, DFL-St.
May 31, 2014 - 2:03pm
April 10, 2014
Minimum wage set to rise
By Don Davis Forum News Service Minnesota's minimum wage is about to rise. After the House passed 71-60 a higher minimum wage Thursday, it heads to Gov. Mark Dayton, who is expected to sign it into law. "I think this is a great trade off, minimum wage for a better...
April 10, 2014 - 4:50pm
April 5, 2014
Letter: Helping Minnesota’s rural schools
Over the years, there has been a growing disparity between metro and rural schools. Last year, the legislature made changes to education funding throughout the state. A provision that passed in the 2013 Tax Bill increased state aid for districts that have small voter-approved levies...
April 5, 2014 - 12:44pm
March 26, 2014
Resort organization introduces 'common sense' bill
Several members of the Congress of Minnesota Resorts attended their annual Day on the Hill in St. Paul March 18 and 19, lobbying for common sense...
March 26, 2014 - 12:32pm
March 1, 2014
Letter: 2014 session has begun
This past week, I returned to the Capitol in St. Paul to start a new legislative session in the House of Representatives. In our first week alone, we approved $20 million in heating assistance and proposed $500 million in tax cuts for families and businesses across Minnesota. The...
March 1, 2014 - 11:30am
February 28, 2014
Minnesota surplus hits $1.2 billion
February 28, 2014 - 10:50am
February 22, 2014
Letter: Let’s talk about the upcoming session
In a couple weeks, the Legislature will return to the Capitol to begin a new legislative session. Since our budget was passed into law last summer, Minnesota has continued to do well. After significant investments in education and job creation, Minnesota’s economy has been steadily...
February 22, 2014 - 12:07pm