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Three auditor-treasurer candidates talk finances and elections at candidate forum in DL
Mendota Heights cop shot and killed during traffic stop
Free water testing for nitrate at county fair Thursday
DL man accused of gun threats
City, school filing opened Tuesday
Thielen making big progress in Mankato
Birchmont medalists crowned
Mary’s Place is No. 2 seed
Laker duo take part in summer tennis
Waubun U-12 team takes state silver
In the Zone
Photo of the Day
Cool summer treats: Make popsicles in your favorite flavors
Social Security: Wait for full retirement age for Social Security benefits
Local students on dean’s list at Bethel
Lundgren awarded scholarship
Friends & Neighbors
WE Fest 2014
79th Annual Northwest Water Carnival
Garden-grown delights: Union Central residents enjoying fresh veggies this summer
Kings of the kitchen
Assumption Catholic Church ‘blessed’ with parish center
Blane Klemek: Where have the swallows gone?
Brad Laabs: Tips to keep equipment working safely, properly
DNR seeks lake sturgeon info from area anglers
Minnesota DNR to allow more licenses, set higher harvest level for 2014 wolf hunt
Minnesota scales back deer hunt
Continental Land Co. of LP hires Monson
Arctic Cat reports lower earnings
MN gas prices take nearly 9-cent drop
Radiologist joins DL’s Essentia-St. Mary’s
Tuning up the business: Oil isn’t the only thing Valvoline is changing
Letter: Vote for Darryl Hensel for Becker County recorder
Letter: Most people want peace, some want power, control
Shine a light on political cash
Lee H. Hamilton: Why incumbents keep getting reelected
Missing the boat on the AIS battle
Becker County Fair on the upswing
Make some memories: Take your kids fishing!
Taste of Dorset festival is on Aug. 3
Lineup set for Perham’s Pioneer Fest, Aug. 16
It’s no tall tale: Library has scoop on MN folklore
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