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Roundabout project to begin May 2019: U.S. Hwy. 71 South will be closed during final phase
PR council approves 2019 levy and budget
Menahga Council sets 1 percent levy increase, discusses liquor store remodel
Park Rapids grad to appear on 'Jeopardy!'
Whooping cough cases confirmed in Park Rapids
Late-season archers have shot at filling deer tags
Landstrom vaults to all-around title
Panthers outwork Wolverines for first win
Taflin, defense spark C-G's win over Tigers
Baune, Bauck lead Eagles past Braves
Miles K. Femling
Mary Josephine Krachey
Glenda Mae Kluver
Margie Mae Kesler
Enbridge to remove existing Line 3 from tribal lands if new pipeline is built
Farm bill sails through House with momentum for Trump's signature
Minnesota lawmakers vow action on rising insulin costs
Detroit Lakes apparel firm puts shoplifters to work
Stauber’s first act: clear path for PolyMet
Place a Business Announcement
Park Rapids Downtown Business Association announces photo contest winners announced
‘Let’s make it happen,’ Garth Brooks replies to Mark Dayton’s call for another MN show
Share your arts ‘wish list’
Fargo store sells winning lottery ticket — $25,000 a year for life
Guys from Minnesota’s lake country create popular YouTube channel just being themselves
Late-season archers have shot at filling deer tags
DNR adjusts Leech Lake walleye regulations
LEPS & ODES: Butterflies have 'dynamic' population fluctuations
BIRDWISE: Birds may be scarce, but birding is 'in'
Mountain lion found dead near Nimrod in north-central Minnesota
LETTER TO EDITOR: Trump's wall is not too expensive
LIVING AT HOME COMMENTARY: Let's make an effort to help our elders this season
EDITORIAL: David can beat Goliath in retail
KLOBUCHAR COMMENTARY: Developing a more effective flu vaccine is critical
Bursack: Sibling caregiver criticism ramps up over holiday visits
What you need in your winter survival kit
Recipes: Back to school
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