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Local co-op hosts membership picnic
Litte Caesars looking for franchisee
Average MN gas prices dropped 5 cents last week
Avoiding estate mistakes
Award for Minnesota Management and Budget
DCC’s Lakeside to host golf festivities in honor of centennial
The joys of curling and other Olympic pursuits
NLOC’s ‘Annie Get Your Gun’ opens July 28
Movie magic – in your own backyard
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Petronilla "Patty" Wander
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Lester R. (Butch) Mosher
Carol M. Linden
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It should be easy to vote, hard to cheat
Classified 911 report ‘very disturbing,’ should be released to the public
MN gains primaries, keeps caucuses
North used to be thata way
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How to hook, use leeches and crawlers
These two birds are way easier to hear than see
Fine fishing so far in MN
Northwest MN Fishing Report
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June 13, 2016
District 3 Tribal Council seat: Fabre sites accomplishments
Barb Fabre and Umsy Tibbetts will face off for District 3 Tribal Council representative in the White Earth general election Tuesday. Each candidate was invited to respond to questions. Here is Fabre’s response: My name is Barb Fabre and I am running for District III representative...
June 13, 2016 - 9:48am
June 12, 2016
District 3 Tribal Council seat: Tibbetts will speak for district
Umsy Tibbetts and Barb Fabre will compete for the District 3 Tribal Council seat in the White Earth general election Tuesday. Each candidate was invited to respond to questions. Here is Tibbetts’ response: Aniin! Hello out there to all our White Earth enrollees. I’m Eugene Tibbetts,...
June 12, 2016 - 5:10am
New White Earth chair will be elected Tuesday
The White Earth General Election will be held this Tuesday, June 14, from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Terry Tibbetts and Mindy Iverson will vie to be the next chair of the White Earth Nation, and Barb Fabre and Umsy Tibbetts will compete for the District 3 seat on the five-person Tribal Council....
June 12, 2016 - 5:10am
May 27, 2016
Age not a factor in presidential race
The age factor in the presidential campaign has turned out to be no factor at all. The three candidates left standing are, in popular parlance, senior citizens. They qualify for Social Security and Medicare benefits. They are grandparents. Should he win, Donald Trump would be 70 years...
opinion / editorials
May 27, 2016 - 5:35am
May 1, 2016
White Earth candidates asked to prove residency
Winona LaDuke is calling on several winning candidates in the White Earth Primary Election to release their 2015 federal income tax statements,...
May 1, 2016 - 5:35am
April 28, 2016
Judge rejects White Earth primary challenge
A tribal judge has shot down a challenge to the April 5 primary election on White Earth. Peggy Treuer, chief judge of the Bois Forte Band of Chippewa Tribal Court, issued a decision Friday on the challenge by candidate Marvin Manypenny. The primary election was challenged on several...
April 28, 2016 - 10:24am
April 25, 2016
Challenging the election results: White Earth candidates question process
Peggy Treuer, chief judge of the Bois Forte Band of Chippewa Tribal Court, was expected to rule Friday on a challenge to the April 5 White Earth Primary Election. No decision was announced as of press time. The primary election was challenged on several issues, including questions...
April 25, 2016 - 11:32am
April 6, 2016
White Earth Tribal chair spot narrowed to two
Terrance “Terry” Tibbetts Sr. and Melinda “Mindy” Iverson were the top two vote-getters in a field of 12 candidates in the primary vote Tuesday for White Earth Tribal chairman. They will now face off in the general election June 14. Tibbetts had 416 votes, or nearly 20 percent...
April 6, 2016 - 10:32am
March 5, 2016
Keep energy, excitement of Super Tuesday going; Our hope for general election
You could feel the energy and excitement during Super Tuesday’s caucuses in Douglas County. Local organizers for both the Republican and Democratic parties were beaming with enthusiasm, and for good reason — record-breaking attendances. Combined, nearly 2,000 people turned out...
opinion / other opinions
March 5, 2016 - 5:10am
March 2, 2016
Becker County picks Cruz and Sanders
It was hard to find a parking spot at M State in Detroit Lakes Tuesday night as hordes of people showed up to vote for their presidential favorites...
March 2, 2016 - 11:13am
Sanders wins Minnesota caucus with wide margin over Clinton
ST. PAUL – Bernie Sanders turned Minnesota into one of his rare wins in Tuesday's precinct caucuses. He led Hillary Clinton 59 percent to 42...
March 2, 2016 - 8:20am
Rubio gets big Super Tuesday win in Minnesota
MINNEAPOLIS – Bombastic businessman Donald Trump called Marco Rubio a “little senator” while addressing the media while Super Tuesday was...
March 2, 2016 - 8:18am
February 18, 2016
Hillary vs. Bernie: Minnesota Caucus voting is March 1
The front-running Democratic Presidential Candidates Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders were guest speakers at the Annual DFL Humphrey-Mondale...
February 18, 2016 - 5:50am
August 22, 2015
On voting...and not voting
The campaigning for next year’s elections is starting to draw more attention, and with it comes a focus on voters and their mood. Which is all well and good, but it leaves out of the equation one large bloc of citizens: people who are eligible to vote, but don’t. Over the years,...
opinion / editorials
August 22, 2015 - 5:05am
February 27, 2015
Lawmakers consider changes to state elections
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota's elected officials are looking at election changes. On Thursday alone, lawmakers considered bills to change the primary election date, allowing 16-year-olds to preregister to vote and establishing a commission to redraw political district lines every 10 years. All...
February 27, 2015 - 5:35am