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A recipe for success: Richville cafe owner starts 'A Little Summer Fun' to keep town alive
Collin Peterson to speak at health care forum in DL
Sanford bash for 15,000: Concert featuring Fergie, Lionel Richie, marks completion of nearly $500 million hospital
Snake hiding in engine pops out at driver on Interstate 29
Essentia receives 249 high-ranking patient-feedback awards
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Angels fall at Pelican Rapids
Busker, Herzog top five at Duluth Jr. PGA
Unruh third at Players Tour Series A at Northland CC
Frazee 14U places third at West Fargo tourney
Tough stretch continues for Post 15
Unearthing history:Minnesota couple seeks to remember the 'forgotten woman'
Column: The most significant Minnesota address in 1790
Turning back the pages
Essentia Health-St. Mary's births
Bakko family welcomes son
Friends & Neighbors
Could you turn your hobby into a career?
Unemployment rate falls to 3.7 percent in May
BTD Manufacturing ramps up production capacity with new machines
A flavor for everyone: McKinley Nutrition serves teas, shakes in McKinley Plaza
If your old AC no longer beats the heat, it may be time for a new one
'A kind of merry war': Shakespeare in the Park's 'Much Ado' opens Thursday at DL's City Park
Duluth benefit concert to spotlight Native American artists
It's time to party!: Oak Crossing fundraiser set for June 23 at Holy Rosary
Rock of the 70s Tour comes to Shooting Star June 23: Iconic bands to take the stage in Mahnomen for one night only
New Yorker named 'America's Greatest Thinker' in New York Mills: Pamela Lewis Wins 25th annual Great American Think-Off June 10
LilyAnn Evelyn (Flermoen) Roed
James Ray Peach
Warren C. Koester
Kermit H. Rodewald
Who is the source of this hateful political climate?
Guest Editorial: Avoid trouble at your door
McFeely: Star Lake Casino project hits a possible snag
Sen. Al Franken column: Healthcare plan would hammer Minnesota and Becker County
Letter: Vaping can help people quit smoking
Blane Klemek column: Discovering the scarlet tanager
Column: Fishing and finances
Blane Klemek column: Cuckoos feast on forest tent caterpillars
Warm water fishing is here, time to adjust
Blane Klemek column: Saying goodbye to an old friend
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
May 18, 2017
Is child care, child protection getting lost in political dust?
Saying it was "reckless and foolish" to cut $505 million in projected spending, Gov. Mark Dayton vetoed the health and human services budget...
May 18, 2017 - 9:00am
May 1, 2017
WCI offers forgivable loans for child care providers
FERGUS FALLS, MINN — A $50,000 grant from the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Employment (DEED) has made it possible for West Central Initiative (WCI) to offer forgivable loans for home- and center-based child care providers for a second year. In 2016, WCI piloted...
May 1, 2017 - 10:42am
March 3, 2017
Child care providers blame over-regulation for Minnesota shortage
ST. PAUL—A bobby pin left on a bathroom counter might go unnoticed in most homes, but the tiny object sparked a larger discussion about...
March 3, 2017 - 11:08am
April 1, 2016
MN parents can help solve worker shortage
Unfortunately, child care is not thriving in too much of Greater Minnesota. With the fourth-highest cost in the nation for infants and 4-year-olds, according to a recent survey, high-quality care in Minnesota is unaffordable for too many working families. A state-federal subsidy program...
April 1, 2016 - 5:20am
March 22, 2016
Minnesota lawmakers look to retain child care providers
ST. PAUL – More than 3,000 Minnesota child care providers have stopped providing the service in the past decade, and a bipartisan legislative...
March 22, 2016 - 8:28am
April 5, 2015
Simplifying the hunt for child care
Parents searching for childcare in Becker County know all too well how daunting the task can be, but that’s about to change. Becker County Human Services has just launched a new initiative that will essentially pair up parents in need of childcare with licensed childcare providers...
April 5, 2015 - 5:50am
February 3, 2015
$13.5 million verdict returned in Mille Lacs day care lawsuit
MINNEAPOLIS - A Hennepin County jury late last week eturned a verdict of over $13.5 million in the case of a 3-year-old boy who was physically and sexually assaulted at a New Horizons day care center at Grand Casino Mille Lacs in 2008. Twin Cities-based TSR Injury Law, which represented...
February 3, 2015 - 4:09pm
December 18, 2014
Child care, home health scam bilks state of $4M, prosecutor says
ST. PAUL -- Four people were charged Tuesday in what Ramsey County authorities called a “massive” multimillion-dollar public benefits fraud scheme. The four were accused of falsifying records to obtain public assistance through a home health care business and three child care...
December 18, 2014 - 7:59am
January 22, 2014
US Supreme Court case on unionizing child care workers expands
ST. PAUL – A U.S. Supreme Court hearing that could affect a Minnesota law allowing child care workers to join unions took on broader interest during Tuesday’s arguments when it became apparent that justices could make a decision to ban forcing government workers to join unions. The...
January 22, 2014 - 8:39am
May 30, 2013
Child care providers challenge new state law in federal court
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota child care providers who want nothing to do with a union are taking a new law to federal court. The law Democratic Gov....
May 30, 2013 - 8:34am
May 15, 2013
Marathon Minn. Senate session OKs child care union
ST. PAUL – Minnesota senators took nearly 17 hours to approve a bill allowing childcare providers and personal care attendants to unionize. The bill passed 35-32 a little after 8 a.m. today after senators debated it continuously since Tuesday afternoon. “Republicans stalled...
May 15, 2013 - 11:28am