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Moderate Drought Conditions Continue
Proposed bill could give families religious right to stop autopsies
Waubun woman is sentenced on burglary charge
Detroit Lakes woman finds long lost sister
Hailey Jutz to speak at Suicide Awareness seminar
Big expectations for Laker softball
Chippewa Triathlon accepting registrants
Track teams fifth and sixth at Bemidji
Jernberg, Smith headed to USAG Regionals
DL wrestlers qualify for NYWA state tournament
Grilled lamb chops provide quick, flavorful meal
Earnings limits apply to widow’s benefits
Henri Patrick LaFond
Essentia Health-St. Mary’s births
Friends & Neighbors
MN legislature talks Sunday liquor sales
Gas prices take big dip in Minnesota
Microsoft Dynamics Lunch ‘n Learn set
The Lodge receives Chairman’s Award
Good named partner at Pemberton Law
Billy Currington at Shooting Star this Friday
DiBlasio at MSUM Friday
Three community theater shows set for this weekend at Holmes
Soul Asylum: Alt-rock favorites to bring tour to Fargo
Shrine and Jose Cole circuses coming to Detroit Lakes
Letter: Big Tobacco continues to target kids with cigars, smokeless tobacco
State taxes hit rich and poor alike
Guest editorial: Health bills make sense
Other opinions: Dayton to railroads: You make a problem, you own it
Letter: Thanks DL Newspapers for Debbie Griffith column
Ed Schultz hopes venture on Wrong Lake is the right move
Governor’s budget would help maintain vitality of Minnesota state parks
Ruffed grouse — the drummer of the woods
Keep up on new, changing angling rules
Spring fire season could start early
Murder mystery at the Holmes
What is your top food pick from the Minnesota State Fair?
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