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Flames engulf Lake Park elevator
Park Rapids BP station robbed Friday night
Woman accused of hitting 6-year-old boy with ATV in Dent makes first court appearance
2 hurt in 3-vehicle crash in Mahnomen
Man injured in rollover crash near Pelican Rapids
Taekwondo team participates at Greenquist Festival
DL girls golf third at Ridges invite
Laker girls place at Hamline Elite
Golf: Laker boys take Jordan Invite title
Tennis team fills holes with young players
Monday Matters: Everyday Never Sleeping
Mary Lee is calling it quits after 35 years selling parts!
Museum’s bear trap has rich history
Turning back the pages
Museum to host Hidden History event
Friends & Neighbors
Carhartt store opens in DL despite construction
Essentia DL receives stroke education fund
Minnesota gains 7,800 jobs in March
Gas prices jump up in Minnesota this week
Small bump up in gas prices throughout MN
DLHS Student Art Show to open Sunday at Trinity Lutheran in DL
DLMS Band Concert is Thursday
Simply Pink Truly Teal: Run/walk supports cancer patients
Stressed? Calm down and visit your library
Keeping Music Live grants available for Minnesota artists
Tribal college extending its arms
Union needed between development, environment
Letter: Becker County Transit serves seniors well
Letter: Four-way stop at Frazee and Washington a delight
Working to meet a healthy community’s needs
Forest tent caterpillar numbers should be minimal this year in Minnesota
Unpredictable spring weather slows the bite
Eastern bluebirds among the favorites of bird enthusiasts
Prairie chicken show exceeds expectations
Go take a hike
Spring Laker Book
What is your top food pick from the Minnesota State Fair?
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 obelisk in downtown Grand Forks, located just south of the Sorlie Bridge on the bank of the Red River, at 10:45 a.m. The public is invited...
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
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
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
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