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A 'Fly Night' in DL
Clarification on river study
True Islam: educating muslims and non-muslims to combat fear
Barack and Michelle Obama's' first date becomes feature film
Laker XC teams host Make the Lake run
Weiss shuts down Angels at state
Angels take on Lastrup in state Class C first round Saturday
DL 412 BMX Single Point Race Results Aug. 3rd
Park Rapids dancer trains with renowned Rockettes
Miss Wolf Lake Pageant is Aug. 26
Tasty summer slaw Recipe showcases fresh veggies, ND canola oil
Brenk on dean’s list at Bethel University
Friends & Neighbors
'Brew boys' bring new flavor
State gains 11,300 jobs in July
Bell Bank hires Amundson, promotes Erickson
Waubun Insurance Agency purchased
The Inn at Dunvilla opens
Man of 1,000 voices
Headwaters Center programming resumes Sept. 6 in Armory Square
Medora Musical ticket sales break 100,000
Down to the Nitty Gritty: McEuen talks Dirt Band, Music on the Mountain
Let your local library help you update your home
Thomas Raymond Savageau
Maurice F. "Maury" Gagnier
Barbara (Duncan) Erickson
Peter M. Koshowski
Monika A. Fredin
Read more, watch less TV: Follow these steps and become an informed voter
All MN students now taking ACTs
Columnist Rob Port has secret agenda--affiliated with the Koch brothers
The tale of my trip to Denmark, it's the 'perfect country for me'
Letter: Democrats are dead wrong on their energy platform
Electronics now a key part of fishing
Hundreds to attend Hiking Fest Aug. 27 at Itasca Park
This songbird has a killer attitude
Wolves are intelligent and social
'Coffee with the Council' set Saturday in DL
DL Jaycees fire up for 2nd annual Rib Fest
Wething celebrates 88 years
Theater for everyone
Pine to Palm
Minnesota legislative session will be short but full
ST. PAUL — Expect a minimum wage increase, but no tax increase, when Minnesota legislators return to St. Paul for the year on Tuesday. Expect...
February 24, 2014 - 8:36am
February 21, 2014
Minnesota coalition seeks $100 million in bonds to address homelessness
WILLMAR, Minn. – A statewide homeless coalition with roots in west-central Minnesota wants the Legislature to approve $100 million in bonds this year to build affordable housing. The money is needed to ensure stability in families, schools and communities, said Rhonda Otteson,...
February 21, 2014 - 8:30am
February 20, 2014
Emergency responders want Legislature's help with safety concerns as crude oil is transported through state
ST. PAUL – Local emergency responders say they want the state’s help handling safety concerns as crude oil travels on railroads, highways...
February 20, 2014 - 8:23am
February 5, 2014
Jeff Johnson wins Becker County straw poll for governor, McFadden wins for Senate race
Detroit Lakes native Jeff Johnson scored a close victory over Marty Seifert in a straw poll for governor — and Mike McFadden was the clear...
February 5, 2014 - 12:00pm
February 4, 2014
Senate passes farm bill, sends it to Obama for expected signature
WASHINGTON - The U.S. Senate gave final congressional approval on Tuesday to a nearly $1 trillion farm bill that trims food stamps for the poor, expands federal crop insurance and ends direct payments to farmers, and sent it to President Barack Obama for his expected signature. The...
February 4, 2014 - 3:14pm
January 31, 2014
Minimum wage remains on legislative agenda
ST. PAUL -- President Barack Obama's State of the Union speech promise to "give Americans a raise" raised the hopes of Minnesotans who want the state minimum wage increased. The Democratic-controlled Minnesota House already is on record in favor of a $9.50-an-hour wage, but fellow...
January 31, 2014 - 8:40am
January 13, 2014
MN Political Notebook: Daudt says he was witness to dispute, not troublemaker
ST. PAUL - House Minority Leader Kurt Daudt says he was a witness to a confrontation when he traveled to Montana to buy a Ford Bronco. A Twin Cities television station reported he was involved in the dispute and was handcuffed, but not charged. Daudt, R-Crown, said in a statement...
January 13, 2014 - 8:39am
December 20, 2013
Latest delay adds to chaotic rollout of Obama's health law
WASHINGTON - The government's move to delay for some people a requirement to buy medical insurance raised new doubts about the already chaotic...
December 20, 2013 - 2:30pm
December 9, 2013
Peterson: Farm bill talks close, bill heading for January vote
WASHINGTON – After months of doubt, the top House Democrat in ongoing negotiations says lawmakers are a near a deal that would pave the way for passing a farm bill in the next month. Minnesota Rep. Collin Peterson, one of four House and Senate negotiators working behind the scenes...
December 9, 2013 - 1:53pm
November 23, 2013
Senators introduce bill to crack down on sex trafficking
U.S. Senators Amy Klobuchar (D-MN), John Cornyn (R-TX), Heidi Heitkamp (D-ND) and Mark Kirk (R-IL), introduced a comprehensive bipartisan bill to crack down on sex trafficking. The Stop Exploitation Through Trafficking Act (SETT) will give prosecutors the tools they need to tackle...
November 23, 2013 - 11:00am
November 14, 2013
Minnesota Nursing Board seeks more investigative power
ST. PAUL – State regulators may treat nurses too leniently, a key Minnesota senator said Wednesday after a legislative committee meeting looked...
November 14, 2013 - 9:30am
November 3, 2013
Capitol Chatter: Single subject a tough sell
One of the most discussed provisions of the Minnesota Constitution is a requirement that every legislative bill may contain only one subject. It is a provision similar to constitutions in about 40 other states, but there is no solid definition of “subject.” That means former...
November 3, 2013 - 10:00am
November 2, 2013
Heitkamp introduces first bill
The first bill introduced by U.S. Sen. Heidi Heitkamp since taking office in January would create a commission to study poverty, child abuse, drug abuse and other issues facing Native American children and recommend ways to improve services to them. Heitkamp, D-N.D., a member of...
November 2, 2013 - 9:00am
October 30, 2013
Fed maintains strong stimulus as U.S. growth stumbles
By Pedro da Costa and Alister Bull WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Federal Reserve extended its support for a slowing U.S. economy on Wednesday,...
October 30, 2013 - 6:00pm
Senators seek military service applications
U.S. Sens. Al Franken and Amy Klobuchar’s offices are now accepting applications from young Minnesotans interested in attending one of the nation’s four military service academies, including the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, the U.S. Naval Academy, the U.S. Air Force Academy,...
October 30, 2013 - 10:19am