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UPDATE: Last of 9 prisoners who escaped in state van caught on Minneapolis bridge
Minnesota legislature and Gov. Dayton grind out compromise on $46 billion in spending
Summer blood drive helps save lives
Volunteers needed in Otter Tail and Becker counties for DNR loon survey
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Frazee wrestlers aid VFW with holiday flags at Oak Grove
Parsons, Lormis repeat all-conference performances
Foster 29th at NCAA Outdoor West Prelims
Titans end Raiders’ baseball season
Prowler pitching stymies Detroit Lakes
Column: Big winners, big losers
Turning back the pages
Ehnerts celebrate 50 years together
Yliniemi is UMC's Student Volunteer of the Year
DL's Weber graduates from NSU
Friends & Neighbors
Okeson named Director of Nursing for Emmanuel Nursing Home
Food waste is money down the drain
MN gas prices up two cents
DL Public Utilities earns Reliable Public Power Provider designation
Outlet Graphics has new graphic designer
Minnesota judge officially confirms heirs to Prince's $200M estate
Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, other acts headed to Fargo later this year
Local chef publishes culinary memoir
Column: There's nothing quite like a fresh-grilled burger...
Country singers Dwight Yoakam, Mary Chapin Carpenter add Fargo Theatre shows
Gabriel Nephi Megran
Dale W. Fagerlie
Ronald D. Lanoue Sr.
Victor M. Lindstrom
Remember to look around at the hurting heros among us
Lynn Hummel column: Everybody needs a Bud
Letter: Bad time to cut opioid drug prevention program
Letter: More than just a three-day weekend
Rural Minnesota leader: Lawmakers, please support County Program Aid
Getting squirrely: Be creative in keeping critters out of bird feeders
Walleye opener dubbed a 'big success'
Blane Klemek column: Minnesota wouldn't be the same without haunting call of the loon
Preparing to slay? Suggestions for opening weekend
MN CREP sign-up begins May 15, 2017
Consume those leafy greens for a healthy body
You've gotta have faith: Christian filmmakers start up business, teaching academy in rural Audubon
My Christmas in Denmark: Different traditions, same feel
Late arrival for New Year's baby: First birth of 2017 at Essentia Health-St. Mary's is Azyloh Roberts
DLHS named 'Safe Sports School'
Pine to Palm
June 29, 2016
U.S. Congress passes child recovery bill
A bill U.S Sen. Amy Klobuchar wrote to help recover missing and exploited children is on the presidents' desk to be signed into law. "As a former prosecutor, I know that returning missing children to thier families is one of the most important tasks law enforcement officers have,...
June 29, 2016 - 11:21am
Capitol Chatter Politicians wonder about different 2016 elections
The big question politicos discuss these days is how a Hillary Clinton-Donald Trump presidential race would affect races such as for the state Legislature. The answer, of course, is that nobody knows, especially given the fact that the two are pretty unpopular. On Minnesota Public...
June 29, 2016 - 11:00am
January 24, 2013
Crystal union supporters join anti-lockout bill debate
ST. PAUL -- A lockout of 1,300 workers in the Red River Valley has become evidence for Minnesota Legislature Democrats as they draw up bills...
January 24, 2013 - 8:36am
March 16, 2012
How to see Bill Clinton in Grand Forks
Grand Forks residents will have two chances to see former President Bill Clinton when he visits Saturday. Clinton will speak at the flood...
March 16, 2012 - 9:23am
February 9, 2009
In Minnesota, bill to help workers faces opposition
ST. PAUL - The economic crisis means Minnesota must help citizens facing job losses, struggling to find work or who risk losing their home, Democratic legislators said. Lawmakers on Monday unveiled a package of potentially costly proposals to help poor residents and unemployed workers...
February 9, 2009 - 7:00am
January 14, 2009
Editorial: Farm bill COOL rule aids buyer and seller
The long-delayed mandatory country of origin labeling requirement for meats and other foods took a step closer to reality this week when USDA issued its final regulation. COOL, as the program is known, has been on the agenda for nearly a decade, but got a final push in the 2008 Farm...
January 14, 2009 - 12:00am
August 8, 2008
Farm bill does not end federal ag work
Despite newly enacted federal farm policy that is supposed to last for five years, more agriculture-related work remains to be done in Washington. Most important is to make sure the Bush administration and its successor implements what Congress passed, top farm experts told a FarmFest...
August 8, 2008 - 12:00am
July 6, 2008
Farm bill politics: Peterson 'surprised' by the way Bush Admin negotiated
WASHINGTON - Congressional agriculture leaders moved from crafting a farm bill to skeptically watching Bush administration officials put it into action. Congress used two veto overrides to make the sweeping agriculture policy law.
July 6, 2008 - 12:00am
May 20, 2008
Coleman makes 'victory lap', extols virtues of farm bill
WILLMAR -- Sen. Norm Coleman made a stop Monday in Willmar on what he called a "victory lap" for the 2008 farm bill. The Republican senator extolled the virtues of the $288 billion, five-year bill that "should be the nutrition, conservation and biofuels'' bill, Coleman told an audience...
May 20, 2008 - 12:00am
April 30, 2008
Guest Editorial: Farm bill may hold reforms after all
The Bush administration telegraphed Tuesday morning that the president was leaning toward vetoing the farm bill. And by Tuesday evening, the threat seemed to be having an effect. Negotiators in Congress accepted some of the reforms that the administration suggested, wire services...
April 30, 2008 - 12:00am
April 26, 2008
Coleman discusses Farm Bill passage, importance
For the fifth time since the 2002 Farm Bill expired in September, the deadline for federal legislators to reach an agreement on the 2007 Farm Bill has been extended until this Friday, May 2. But despite President George Bush's expressed opposition to further extensions, Senator...
April 26, 2008 - 12:00am
April 3, 2008
Bonding bill heads toward vote, possible veto
Minnesota's Democratic-led Legislature is ready to send Republican Gov. Tim Pawlenty a public works funding bill he doesn't like, setting the stage for a possible veto and a new attempt to fund projects ranging from college buildings to passenger rail lines. Legislative leaders...
April 3, 2008 - 12:00am
March 1, 2008
Other Opinions- Transportation bill will generate many state jobs
The recently passed transportation bill will do far more than repair our roadways or cause price increases at the gas pump. According to our local state senator Dan Skogen (D-Hewitt), the transportation bill will generate 33,000 jobs a year across Minnesota. Most viewed the Roads...
March 1, 2008 - 12:00am
New road money to come gradually
ST. PAUL - A $6.6 billion transportation package put into law paves the way for more Minnesota highway and bridge projects, but it could be a couple of years before motorists really notice the difference. When the Legislature overrode Gov.
March 1, 2008 - 12:00am
January 26, 2008
Other Opinions: Negotiation needed on Farm Bill
It is understandable that the Bush Administration is concerned about a Farm Bill that might subsidize millionaire farmers at a time when commodity prices are high. However, for the long term, it is important the President and Congress come to an agreement on a Farm Bill. Similar...
January 26, 2008 - 12:00am