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Students competing at MMTA state piano event
DL woman wins in Great 8s lottery
Peterson to announce reelection plans and other news briefs from around the region
Bemidji woman arrested in 6-year-old’s hypothermia death -- 22-year-old cousin of victim faces manslaughter, neglect charges
Lakers post potent attack and 17 wins in 2013-14
Lakers double up wins from last year
Minnesota Flyer gymnasts pack in the meets
Dugger earns All-American consideration
Soccer discount sign-up ends March 20
In the Zone
Three local FCCLA members meet with legislators, shadow during session
Goeun Park: Find happiness wherever you can
Holly McCamant: Women have come a long way
M State cyber team wins state competition
Franken seeks poetry entries for contest
Friends & Neighbors
MN pheasants mostly escape northland’s harsh winter conditions
Sucker Creek Outlaws announce ‘14 schedule
Brad Laabs: Eating fish is healthy, tasty and good for you
Blane Klemek: Elk are well adapted for the wilds of Minnesota
State archery tourney comes to Detroit Lakes
Hospice RRV hires account executive
MN gas prices jump up faster than nation
Farmers encouraged to get crop insurance
Amazon plans Prime fee hike by $20, risks consumer wrath
Computer businesses install themselves in town
Our Opinion: DL should support Mountain
Eric Bergeson: Trip home across the vast west
Letter: I am a tired liberal American
Our Opinion: New sales tax is a smart move
Lynn Hummel: A boxful of unused commas
Neal McCoy at Shooting Star
Home & Sports Show around the corner
Minneapolis singer chosen on ‘Voice’
Author to read from new book Friday in NYM
St. Patrick's Day Specials
Miss Northwest Committee looking for volunteers
Northland Real Estate Guide
Guide to Becker County 2014
February 5, 2009
Klobuchar says that executive pay freeze is significant
ST. PAUL - Freezing salaries of executives whose businesses receive federal economic recovery aid is more than symbolic, Minnesota's U.S. senator says. "It's not just chump change," Sen. Amy Klobuchar said. The Democrat explained that 116 banks that received federal payments paid...
news / government
February 5, 2009 - 6:00am
January 30, 2009
Two North Dakota banks, including State Bank & Trust, tap financial bailout funding
FARGO - Fargo-based State Bank & Trust has tapped a federal fund to get a $50 million injection of capital by selling stock to the U.S. treasury that obligates it to pay dividends of at least 5 percent to taxpayers. Similarly, the parent company of BNC National Bank, with its headquarters...
January 30, 2009 - 12:00am
October 9, 2008
Libertarian presidential candidate says Bush administration hyped danger to justify bailout
Libertarian presidential candidate Bob Barr blasted the Bush administration for using fear to get a $700 billion federal bailout package through Congress. "The Bush administration once again misled Americans into believing extreme danger was imminent and extraordinary U.S.
October 9, 2008 - 12:00am
October 8, 2008
Peterson, Menze oppose bailout
Collin Peterson and Glen Menze are in agreement on at least one issue in their Seventh Congressional District race for a U.S. House of Representative seat. Both candidates are opposed to the $700 billion bailout that was passed by the U.S.
October 8, 2008 - 12:00am
October 7, 2008
Coleman said bailout vote worth re-election risk
Sen. Norm Coleman says his support of a $700 billion bailout of the financial industry could ruin his chances to be re-elected. Coleman, who spoke Tuesday morning on WDAY's "Ben and Jim Show," says based on calls from constituents that it would have been easy to vote against the...
October 7, 2008 - 12:00am
October 1, 2008
Bailout splits MN delegation - Peterson votes no
Minnesota's U.S. representatives agree Congress needs to help fix the country's financial crisis, but on Monday divided their votes on a $700 billion plan to do that. Rep.
October 1, 2008 - 12:00am
September 30, 2008
Bailout splits Minnesota lawmakers -- Collin Peterson votes against it
ST. PAUL - Minnesota's U.S. representatives agree Congress needs to help fix the country's financial crisis, but on Monday divided their votes on a $700 billion plan to do that. Rep. Collin Peterson said congressional leaders need to talk to more lawmakers than they have for the...
September 30, 2008 - 12:00am
September 23, 2008
DFL fundraiser: Assistant Minnesota House Majority Leader tells Democrats to say no to bailout
BEMIDJI - Assistant Minnesota House Majority Leader Frank Moe wants Democrats to write to Congress, telling members "to have some guts -- just say no" to a $700 billion bailout in the current credit crisis. Moe, DFL-Bemidji, in one of his last party appearances before he steps down...
September 23, 2008 - 12:00am
September 22, 2008
Zogby Poll: Voters not sold on government bailout
As the national financial crisis gripping both Wall Street and Main Street moves into the halls of Congress this week, American voters are split on support for the sweeping government rescue plan that some say could cost as much at $1 trillion, a new Zogby Interactive survey shows. The...
September 22, 2008 - 12:00am
September 11, 2008
Libertarian presidential candidate blasts latest government bailout
ATLANTA - Libertarian presidential candidate Bob Barr is none too happy about the federal government's recent takeover of mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. "The federal government is preparing to take over Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae," Barr said. "Congress set up the taxpayers...
September 11, 2008 - 12:00am