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Bemidji introduces charging stations for electric cars
MN state agencies receive 10 government innovation awards
MN minimum wage set to go up August 1
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Local golfers compete at The Birchmont (Friday Update)
Cubs defeat Sox for Little League title
DL Babe Ruth team wraps season at districts
Three-time champion Jack Rule to play in 2016 Pine to Palm
Young Life Triathlon: Rock the Beach 5K, Kids Run part of the action
Saying goodbye to the old and hello to the new
These s’mores can be made any time of year
Jorgenson piano students end season with recital, awards
Social Secuirty: Thank you for last 31 years… and goodbye
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‘Bait boys’ take over Quality Bait and Tackle
Encouraging good spending
MN property tax refund filing tips
Tips on insurance and storm damage claims
Former patrons buy Bleachers
Bluestem extends summer concert series into October
‘Annie Get Your Gun’ has strong native presence
Apple Music buys ‘Carpool Karaoke’ TV series
Park Rapids Crazy Days July 28-29
Frazee Turkey Days set for July 29-31
Julie Ann Stewart
Timothy J. Karsnia
Dean W. Sanders
David Lomen Stenseth
Wind power destabilizing power grid
Adults playing their games...
Letter: Unendorsed 7th District candidate should bow out
Letter: Union workers advocate for pipeline
Cheers to young volunteers
Northwest MN Fishing Report
Northland Outdoors TV goes in search of monster trout
DNR advice for handling damaged trees
Time to get over trauma, learn to cast
Birds vary wildly in how, where they build nests
Becker County Fair Premium List
Celebrating Solstice at Richwood Winery
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Biking becoming bigger with area trails
Get out and golf
April 27, 2016
Gun control bills draw large crowd at Minnesota Legislature
ST. PAUL – A state Senate hearing chamber's ample seat capacity proved barely adequate Tuesday as lawmakers received a double earful of input on a pair of gun control bills introduced—but unlikely to pass—this year. Police chiefs and gun control advocates called the bills common-sense...
April 27, 2016 - 8:26am
March 11, 2016
Minnesota Democrats aiming to expand gun background checks
ST. PAUL – Surrounded by toddlers, badges and gun control advocates, a pair of lawmakers introduced legislation Thursday calling for universal...
March 11, 2016 - 8:18am
December 9, 2013
After Newtown, focus of U.S. gun control battle shifts to states
WASHINGTON - In the year since the massacre of 26 schoolchildren and adults in Newtown, Connecticut, efforts to pass gun legislation have stalled...
December 9, 2013 - 8:36am
August 20, 2013
Gun proponents outnumber opponents at Minnesota legislative committee meeting
ST. PAUL - Gun opponents testified Tuesday that they felt uncomfortable earlier this year when they knew gun advocates were packing in the...
August 20, 2013 - 10:31pm
July 7, 2013
Giffords brings gun control message to Fargo
FARGO – Supporters here of former Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords and her astronaut husband, Mark Kelly, say the couple offer a middle-ground...
July 7, 2013 - 5:00pm
March 22, 2013
Committee sends gun bill to full Minnesota House
ST. PAUL -- The Minnesota House will debate guns. The House public safety committee passed a watered-down gun regulation bill on a 10-8 vote...
March 22, 2013 - 8:31am
March 20, 2013
Agreement expands background checks only to gun shows in Minnesota
ST. PAUL — Gun control backers have given up controversial proposals in an effort to pass some measures aimed at curbing gun violence in Minnesota....
March 20, 2013 - 8:16am
March 19, 2013
Minnesota gun control bill set for vote tonight
ST. PAUL – A House committee is poised to take a vote on a gun control bill tonight. As it stood when the committee recessed just before noon, the measure included expanded background checks. But amendments tonight could dramatically change the bill. “There is no easy answer,”...
March 19, 2013 - 12:43pm
March 15, 2013
Background checks key in Minnesota gun debate
ST. PAUL — Universal background checks for gun buyers remain a major focus of debate as Minnesota lawmakers moved forward Thursday with a gun...
March 15, 2013 - 8:47am
March 7, 2013
New gun bill would do less than earlier bills
ST. PAUL -- The author of a new gun bill says she wrote it as a compromise, but those who already have related bills are not buying it. Rep. Debra Hilstrom, DFL-Brooklyn Center, on Wednesday announced a bill that falls short of what the Legislature’s judiciary chairmen plan to discuss...
March 7, 2013 - 8:19am
February 25, 2013
Reducing gun violence common goal, Minnesota gun rights and gun control advocates say
ST. PAUL -- Something can be done about gun violence in Minnesota. Gun rights and gun control advocates generally agree on that point, but they don't necessarily agree on what comes next. "To do nothing ...
February 25, 2013 - 8:34am
February 13, 2013
Minnesota not alone in debating gun laws
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota legislators are considering gun-related laws at the same time lawmakers in other states are walking similar paths. In New York, Gov. Andrew Cuomo last week signed legislation fortifying the state's existing assault weapon ban and limiting size of ammunition...
February 13, 2013 - 8:36am
February 8, 2013
Rural Democrats could shoot down gun changes
ST. PAUL - The message from Minnesota's rural Democratic senators about this week's gun-bill flurry is simple: Don't expect a warm reception in the Senate. "The Senate has always been the more reasonable body," Sen. LeRoy Stumpf, DFL-Plummer, said Thursday, joining with others in...
February 8, 2013 - 8:53am
February 7, 2013
Ex-FBI agent: Assault gun would have killed more at Red Lake
ST. PAUL -- Jeffrey Weise shot and killed his grandfather on March 21, 2005, and tried to load a semi-automatic rifle. But former FBI agent...
February 7, 2013 - 9:45am
February 6, 2013
Obama: Americans need to push for gun solution
MINNEAPOLIS -- President Barack Obama says citizens must make their opinions heard on gun violence issues for change to be possible, and Monday he had the support of at least one member of an audience of law enforcement officials, lawmakers and local leaders on that point. "We need...
February 6, 2013 - 11:14am